Windows 10: unable to turn wireless on

  1.    23 Jul 2017 #1

    unable to turn wireless on


    After Windows 10 Home is updated,
    wireless switch is not able to be turned on.
    I clicked an icon wifi, no lucks, and
    wireless switch is on in settings.
    any fix?

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  2. Posts : 7,002
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1709
       24 Jul 2017 #2

    Hi electron100.

    If you wouldn't mine reset your network and see if this helps.

    Start => Settings => Network & internet => scroll to bottom of right hand side => Reset Network

    You will "Forget" all your wireless passwords.


    Ken
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  3.    30 Jul 2017 #3

    No luck,
    hit reset, and
    my laptop restarted,
    Not working.
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  4.    30 Jul 2017 #4

    Hey electron100,
    You don't specify with model toshiba laptop you have, but most have a Function Key to turn wireless on/off. Check the Toshiba website for your specific model, but usually you .. Press the Fn Key, then F8. Some even have a physical switch on the front of the laptop.
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  5.    30 Jul 2017 #5

    I tried that wireless switch on this hardware before wireless is reset,
    that did not work,
    Ten may not supported hardware switch,
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  6. Posts : 7,002
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1709
       31 Jul 2017 #6

    Time to see if this is your Windows or the machine.

    Please have a look in your device manager, are there any unrecognized devices, yellow exclamation points. Within menu at top please click on show hidden devices.

    Next please ensure your touchpad has been detected as proper make, had a Toshiba that thought it had a Lenovo touchpad, reset it and it cleared strange keyboard. Does your device manager show a wireless card?

    Next I would enter BIOS, note current BIOS settings and then load defaults. Each machine is different on what F key or sequence of keys to achieve but most BIOS's have a process to perform reset.

    I would then download and create a Kyhi's Recovery disk. Boot from it and see if Windows detects wireless


    Ken
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  7.    03 Aug 2017 #7

    my device manager looks like this;
    I clicked "update driver" on keyboard and touch pad, there is none.

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  •    03 Aug 2017 #8

    Hold F2 key in boot,
    BIOS doesn't show up
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  •    03 Aug 2017 #9

    Airplane mode is turned on. Click on the airplane mode icon/button to turn airplane mode off.

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