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Student
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Member Since: ‎09-02-2011
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Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

My laptops touch panel is not working. So now, i cannot switch on my wifi in my laptop.

Is there any alternate way (like drivers) to switch on the wifi in my laptop?

 

Model: HP 6510b Compaq

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Top Student
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Message 2 of 30 (115,996 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

HI Michael,

 

If you go to the Control Panel, and select the "Network and Sharing Center" item, in the bottom left of the screen there should be a "HP Wireless Assistant" link in the "See Also" section. Click that, and it will allow you to enable the wireless adaptor. That may achieve what you need to do.

 

Regards,

John

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Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

Hi John

I have the same problem. My touch panel suddenly stopped working. I have dv5t series laptop running windows Vista home premium. I opened the HP wireless assistant but the option to enable wifi and bluetooth is not enabled. Nor can I enable it through windows mobility centre. The enable button is disabled. Please could you let me know any way to fix the touch panel or enabled the wifi through some other method.

 

I am stuck with a cabled connection till then. Awaiting your response.

 

Thanks 

Sumeet

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Member Since: ‎01-15-2013
Message 4 of 30 (114,687 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

Hey guys,

 

I'm experiencing exactly the same issue. If a solution is found I would sincerely appreciate a message! Pretty unlucky to have this happen really... And it seems no software function is available to enble the wireless again, not even in the BIOS... All the other quicktouch buttons' functions are easy to use without the actually buttons, and there are even .exe files for most of them in the program files folder for QLB... but not wireless.

Student
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Member Since: ‎08-01-2013
Message 5 of 30 (112,041 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

just remove the battery and wifi card from the laptop.

 

first i just check and start the laptop without battery and wifi card and all touch buttons except wifi works well which before didnt work.

 

then i insert the wifi card and attach the battery and now all touch buttons along with  wifi buttons works well.

 

good uck to every one

sp singh

1st Aug 2013

 

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-HP-ProBook-EliteBook/Problem-with-touch-buttons-on-HP-Compaq-6...

Top Student
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Member Since: ‎11-17-2013
Message 6 of 30 (109,918 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

such hold windows key with x in your keypoard, a table of information pumps out and then click the botton that says turn off/on wireless. see if the light changed to blue. good luck 

Student
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Member Since: ‎08-05-2015
Message 7 of 30 (93,497 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

Thank you so much this really helped me with my wifi swich problem. Good Job!

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Honor Student
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Message 8 of 30 (90,425 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

But i couldn't on that , Any other solutions?
Student
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Member Since: ‎11-06-2015
Message 9 of 30 (88,839 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

Thanks a lot....

It's works!!!!!!

:smileyvery-happy:

Student
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Member Since: ‎12-12-2015
Message 10 of 30 (87,067 Views)

Re: Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its not working

Hy every one. I have the same problem on my hp dv4 2169nr with sensor wifi button on ubuntu and windows os.
I have try many different ways but help just one - restoring default settings in bios.
Good luck!

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