Wireless capability turned off

  Vincent 09:57 AM 06 Sep 11

My HP laptop (Windows Vista, 4-5 five years old) has started to malfunction. I cannot connect to the router attached to my PC. The message tells me that the wireless capability is turned off. It says "Turn on wireless capability - this can be done by using as switch which can usually be found on side of computer or a function key combination." I can find no switch on my laptop, and don't know how which function key combination to press. Can anyone help me, please?

  mgmcc 11:20 AM 06 Sep 11

If there isn't an actual switch on the side/front of the Laptop to switch "wireless" On/Off, it is probably done with a combination of the Fn key and one of the F keys at the top of the keyboard. Look for one with a symbol in the same colour as the Fn key showing a radio icon - a mast with a series of concentric circle segments radiating from it.

  onthelimit1 15:19 PM 06 Sep 11

What model is your HP?

  Vincent 16:45 PM 06 Sep 11

Thank you both who replied to my request for help. I have resolved the problem by being shown how to find the wireless button on my laptop. This is now resolved.


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