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can't access any wireless network

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    can't access any wireless network


    i upgraded my drivers and bios recently and i can't access any wireless network. iobit driver manager tells me that all my drivers are updated. when i press the wireless buttom flight mode turn on and off instead of changing the light color from red to white to activate the wireless. can't even turn on wireles at setting. hp 2000 369wm

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    See what Device Manager says about your network adapters--whether or not problems exist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmentvaliantino View Post
    i upgraded my drivers and bios recently and i can't access any wireless network. iobit driver manager tells me that all my drivers are updated. when i press the wireless buttom flight mode turn on and off instead of changing the light color from red to white to activate the wireless. can't even turn on wireles at setting. hp 2000 369wm
    Often times a bios update requires that you set the bios to defaults after the update, then make required adjustments to the bios and F10 save.
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    windows 8 pro


    thanks guys. Chev65, everything worked after i followed your instructions. thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmentvaliantino View Post
    thanks guys. Chev65, everything worked after i followed your instructions. thanks.
    Yes forgetting to go back to defaults after the bios update has thrown me off before as well.

    If you can mark as solved this post may help others with the same problem.
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    windows 8 pro


    i hope it is done
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