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Wifi in windows 8

  1. #1

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    Wifi in windows 8

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    Guys i have HP 1000 Notebook PC.(Core i3).i have installed windows 8.

    problem is that my wifi option in the windows shows OFF.
    when i move cursor to it it is not fact it seems its not even installed.(cannot be turned on.)
    i am attaching an image of it for your help.
    Please check this problem.
    thank you.
    (Hammad From Pakistan).

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  2. #2

    DeLand, FL
    Posts : 380
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

    I suggest you go to the Device Manager from Control Panel and double-check the device list. My first guess is that you're having a driver issue with your WiFi radio.

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  3. #3

    Click "Network and Sharing Center."

    Click "Change Adapter Settings."

    Right-click the icon that reads "Wireless." Click "Enable." The HP notebook wireless light will illuminate, indicating that the wireless adapter is now on.

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  4. #4

    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Do you have a mechanical wifi on/off switch somewhere on the machine? Maybe it accidentally got turned off.
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