1. Joined : Jul 2015
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    win 8.1
       31 Jul 2015 #1

    Airplane mode and wifi in action center


    I have windows 10 pro and in my notifications and action center, airplane mode is in blue and wont let me turn it off, I'm using a desktop and not a laptop anyway to fix this or is this normal?

    Also in the notification and action center, the wifi tab is greyed out. Anyway to fix this or is this normal as well?
    Thanks
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 16
    win 8.1
       03 Aug 2015 #2

    Anyone else have this issue?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       03 Aug 2015 #3

    studmonkey76 said: View Post
    I have windows 10 pro and in my notifications and action center, airplane mode is in blue and wont let me turn it off, I'm using a desktop and not a laptop anyway to fix this or is this normal?

    Also in the notification and action center, the wifi tab is greyed out. Anyway to fix this or is this normal as well?
    Thanks
    Yeah, there was a time when Wifi and Airplane worked in Notification & Action Center.

    MS decided that this belonged in the network Center. Press the network icon to show the same tiles - they work there.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       01 Sep 2015 #4

    Airplane Mode will not disconnect!


    I.m having the same problem as Slartybart. I did as you suggested and it still wouldn't turn off. I'm totally disconnectd from the internet on my laptop.

    Is there any other way to fix this problem?
    WiFi will not turn on.

    Many Thanks if someone can HELP!!!!!
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 99
    Windows 8.1
       01 Sep 2015 #5

    Do you have a physical on/off switch for your WiFi card. Turn the switch on and you should be able to turn off airplane mode.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       01 Sep 2015 #6

    sciencegeek said: View Post
    Do you have a physical on/off switch for your WiFi card. Turn the switch on and you should be able to turn off airplane mode.
    No, I don't have a physical on/off switch for my WiFi card. I have a Dell Laptop.
    Are there anymore suggestions? I'm greatful for the help I'm receiving.

    Thank You One And All
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  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #7

    I am having this same issue. Airplane mode stays on, this disables the detection/display of WiFi/Bluetooth on a desktop machine.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10 pro
       30 Sep 2015 #8

    Airplane mode and wifi in action center


    I also have the issue with windows 10 pro not turning off airplane mode don't know if this is also causing other issues like , This pc wont find other pcs on my network . Windows 8.1 pro seemed to be much smoother and smarter than windows 10 pro .Hope these glitches get fixed soon updated 5 pcs on my network to 10 pro hate to redo them back to 8.1 pro any ideas on fixing these issues ?
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
       05 Oct 2015 #9

    Fought withissue for a few days solved Fn prt scrn
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  10. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       20 Oct 2015 #10

    Big thanks!!!!!!


    papafrankm said: View Post
    Fought withissue for a few days solved Fn prt scrn
    While I didn't write in about the issues in this thread, I just had this problem happen to my computer and I want to thank you VERY VERY MUCH for putting up the solution to the issue and also (of course, I don't believe you have control over this) thanks to someone, anyone, or noone for making it such a simple solution!

    Do you think this issue happened because someone hit Fn PrtScr by accident? I'd imagine that is a random and not an easy combo to hit, but not when you have a cat who's favorite thing in the world is to walk on my laptop when I'm working at peak proficiency which will happen ~3 to 4x per day and it just so happen that's about the amount of times he'll do his struttin'. And then once I step away from my computer for a minimum of 30 seconds, 50% of the time the cat will be using the laptop as his personal space heater.

    So, I'm thinking that this could have caused it? While I'm interested in the why?, it is fixed now and I got my thanks out and a little story that POSSIBLY created a few smiles so if I figure out a way, cool, but if not, its pretty low on my 'to do' list.
    Thanks again,
    Ryan
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