1. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       03 Jan 2016 #1

    HP notebook model 15-F211WM with Windows 10


    I see there's a wireless light at the top of the keyboard that is constantly on. White light is 'normal' mode on, red light is 'airplane mode' on. Am I correct in assuming that I'm not actually connected to the internet, and that no one can access my equipment, unless I activate my Firefox browser??
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7
       03 Jan 2016 #2

    You are possably connected and that has nothing to do with the browser. But what is your problem ??
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,858
    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Jan 2016 #3

    The white or red light on the keyboard is only an indication of whether your WiFi card is turned on and active or disabled. It gives no indication whether or not you are connected to a network or the internet. You have to look at the task bar icon for WiFi to determine what the condition of your connection to a network or the internet is.
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  4. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       03 Jan 2016 #4

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    The white or red light on the keyboard is only an indication of whether your WiFi card is turned on and active or disabled. It gives no indication whether or not you are connected to a network or the internet. You have to look at the task bar icon for WiFi to determine what the condition of your connection to a network or the internet is.
    Thanks. That's what I needed to know.
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