1.    06 Jan 2016 #1
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    Cannot connect Wifi (Button won't change)


    Good day all,

    My son disconnected the wifi on his laptop. I know it is in Parameters - Réseau et internet (network - internet) - Wifi but the button to activate won't move. Don't know what to do.

    Thank you

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  2.    06 Jan 2016 #2
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    Do you have some other programme controlling WiFi that might have been installed by laptop manufacturer? Check in the system tray for any wifi software and activate it from there.
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  3.    06 Jan 2016 #3
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    Have you tried switching on from flight mode?
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  4.    06 Jan 2016 #4
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    Will verify in 10 hours. Laptop went to school with my son. Thanks, but I have my dought. Have looked there before. Maybe not enough
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  5.    06 Jan 2016 #5
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    Also check the Wi-Fi adapter is enabled, go via Network Settings.
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  6.    06 Jan 2016 #6
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    Have you also checked that the wireless switch on the laptop is ON? Many laptops have a slider switch that controls whether wireless is ON and your son may have turned it off.
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  7.    06 Jan 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Have you tried switching on from flight mode?
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  8.    06 Jan 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by philc43 View Post
    Have you also checked that the wireless switch on the laptop is ON? Many laptops have a slider switch that controls whether wireless is ON and your son may have turned it off.
    Yep, that was it. Tje switch is on the side of the lap top. Did not know that existed. My son did - ''It's on mom! - Mom: No - IT'S OFF!''

    Thank you so much everyone for helping me! I'll pay it forward HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!
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