How do I turn on the wireless button on windows 7?

  sunyla 12 Aug 11
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I can't turn on the "wireless turn on" button in the windows mobility center because it's light grey - how can I turn it on and how can I get wireless work? Thanks for your help.

  buteman 12 Aug 11

Try Services and scroll down to WLAN and make sure it is set to automatic.

  sunyla 12 Aug 11

Thanks, I set it on automatic and it's still the same.. Also my HP Wireless Assistant tells me Status "Disabled" and the "Turn off" (the disabled status) button is not clickable / light grey - any other thoughts?!

  rawprawn 12 Aug 11

Have you accidentally turned off WI FI, the switch is usually at the front Right hand side on laptops.

  rawprawn 12 Aug 11

Have a look here Mobility Centre

  woodchip 12 Aug 11

If you are using a Laptop is WiFi turned on on the Laptop

  rdave13 12 Aug 11

Try pressing the F12 key.

  sunyla 12 Aug 11

F12 does nothing; I get nowhere in the mobility centre because the button is not clickable. There is a little button thing on the front right on my laptop, but I can't press it, I think it may just be a light when wireless is turned on (?) -- Any other thoughts?? Thanks!!!

  rdave13 12 Aug 11

What model is it? On my HP G56 model I only press F12 without the FN key. We could search for how to enable wlan on your model.

  sunyla 12 Aug 11

Thanks so much for your help. It's HP DV61330 SA T4300W7! I have a party tomorrow and need wireless for spotify!

  rawprawn 12 Aug 11

Try sliding it to one side

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