12-20-2012 07:21 PM
Just downloaded Wireless Button Driver sp59720. This effectively toggles the antenna on/off. The confusion appears to be that Win 8 reports "Airplane Mode" when this key is toggled. That is different than Win 7. AS long as it does the job I'm satisfied.
Hey thanks for this post. This solution worked for me. I am going to repost this on the other thread and give you credit for coming up with a fix, no thanks to HP.
12-21-2012 12:28 PM
finally hp has released F22 Bios update.
install this update from hp driver page, everything works fine in windows 8 with this update.
08-02-2013 01:00 PM
Sorry, I have to tell that the solutions doesn't work.
I have a HP envy dv6 and the airplane mode is off, but still the keyboard's wirelss buttons display the orange light, and I can't enable the wireless shown as in the image:
I have WIN 8, I updated the BIOS, F.23
And then I also installed the HP Wireless Button Driver but nothing...
I'm totally upset, can't beleive this kind of behaviour.
I supect that this happend when I closed my notebook, then open and finally turned off pressing the power button for some seconds...
Please fix this as soon as possible if you need more information contact me, but please fix it.
08-02-2013 01:26 PM
Hello I have discovered that the issue can be solved in this way:
changing the PC Setting Wireless ON. Man is a fuc... problem of WIN 8, a bad design.
06-27-2014 01:51 PM
Finally found the solution after 3 weeks. Tried and manupulated all drivers and NIC lan card of my hp laptop dv6 7011tx.
UNINSTALL HP Quick Launch which caused the whole lot of problems and do the following
- Shut down laptop
- Remove power cable & battery
- Press power switch for 30 sec
- Attach power
- Power up laptop without battery
- Switch on wifi ---it works
- Now switch on the laptop with battery
HP quick launch describes itself as "
06-22-2015 04:38 PM
For dv6t-6c00 - Quad Edition Entertainment Notebook - after the upgrade to windows 8.1 PRO from windows 7, F12 key - WIFI button stopped working. I have upgraded the WIFI button driver SP59835 from your webpage for this laptop and installed but, it has activated the airplane mode to on or off but, the ornage light stayed solid meaning the button is not really on and not working. Can you please, help. I have updated all the drivers provided on HP website including the BIOS but, that didn't help either. I see you ahve a intel, broadcom, qualcom wireless netowk drivers but, not REaltek drivers posted on your webpage. So, I have upgraded the realtek RT8188CE wireless card driverss from Realtek for windows 8 but, that didn't help also.
This is strange after more than three years we are still reeling with this issue. Can you please, help.
06-22-2015 04:39 PM
I have foloowed the steps mentioned by you here, but, that didn't help. WOnder, if I should remove the Realtek driver for windows 8! Or, this is another problem.
06-23-2015 01:14 AM
I have EXACTLY the SAME problem on my DV6 TOO. What a Strange Coincidence!
This is truly an ancient thread.
Have you updated the BIOS o the most recent version?
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