04-04-2009 06:17 PM
04-04-2009 06:21 PM
The best way i think is giving him to the service cause you have warranty on it.
04-04-2009 08:29 PM
your in luck!! I just fixed this exact problem, on the same model notebook this today !!
I am assuming you have Vista 32bit
click this link :
then scroll down to "Driver - Keyboard, Mouse and Input Devices" and click on "HP Quick launch buttons" and download and install it
then restart your notebook and it should be just fine. I know your wondering what the quick launch buttons have to do with it, trust me, it will fix this
situaton of having to hold the button down to connect!!
01-14-2011 05:08 PM
I want to thank you for your post. The same solution worked on my G70. What really pisses me off is I called HP Tech Support and their answer was to return the laptop to HP for repair as the "button appears to be broken"! Can you believe that? I wonder how much that would have cost me?? That is the second time I have been misled HP Tech Support. The first incident I was charged $60 to be handed over to their support vendor, who pointed me back to HP site to download a driver. I ended up writing a presidential letter of complaint to get my money back. Now this incident. Looks like my next computer is going to be a Dell.
Again, thank you for your post, if anyone has the same problem with their G70, this solution will work on that laptop as well. All the best, Correne
02-15-2011 08:00 PM
I tried the fix listed below and it worked one time. After trying many many things found on the internet with nothing working. Finally, I tried shutting down the computer while continuously holding down the wireless button as being "on" until it was totally shut down. IT WORKED.
06-16-2012 05:27 PM
Thank you so much for taking the time to post what worked for you so that others might benefit. I have spent hours trying to figure out why wireless only worked while I held down the wireless button on my Compaq laptop. I followed these steps, and it worked like a charm! God bless you!
11-08-2012 12:52 PM
My wife's laptop would not logon to wireless, (after 3 years of good service.) Held down wireless button until it turned blue, it took two tries , then selected shut down. Problems solved.
Thanks for sharing!