how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr (2676 Views)
Reply
Honor Student
losieloos43
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-18-2013
Message 1 of 6 (2,676 Views)

how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

Im sorry but im bad with computers. So my airplane mode is off but my wifI continues to be off, I cant even move the bar over to the on switch its just a grey solid colour please help thanks.
Professor
Pankay
Posts: 2,032
Registered: ‎03-19-2011
Message 2 of 6 (2,664 Views)

Re: how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

Hi,

have you tried pressing the F12 or Fn+F12 key to enable the Wifi
||-Although I am working on behalf of HP, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.-||
//Click on Kudos if my reply was helpful and answered your question//

||-If my answer solved the problem please mark the topic as the accepted solution-||
Honor Student
losieloos43
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-18-2013
Message 3 of 6 (2,661 Views)

Re: how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

Hello, thank you very much the fn plus f12 worked.
Intern
jimmyghd
Posts: 53
Registered: ‎01-04-2013
Message 4 of 6 (2,651 Views)

Re: how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

You can also do it in network adapters. Right click on the wireless icon and hit on disable. But Fn+F12 is the quickest way. 

Honor Student
losieloos43
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-18-2013
Message 5 of 6 (2,639 Views)

Re: how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

Will this only work if wifi is available? Now its not working I get free wifi where I live. I can connect my other devices to wifi but not my laptop, I keep hitting fn+f12 but the light just stays orange.
Honor Student
losieloos43
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-18-2013
Message 6 of 6 (2,622 Views)

Re: how do I turn wifi on on my windows envy dv7 7238nr

It randomly turns on by itself.
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation