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Can't turn on wifi in newly installed window 8.1

  1. #1


    India
    Posts : 46
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Can't turn on wifi in newly installed window 8.1


    hey please help i cant turn on wifi in my newly installed win 8.1 driver is upto date i checked it in device manager
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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Airplane mode needs to be on. It appears that you are connected through a dial-up connection at that moment.
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  3. #3


    India
    Posts : 46
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    so what should i do now
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  4. #4


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Quote Originally Posted by parashar View Post
    so what should i do now
    Turn on WiFi if the device has a wifi adapter built in. Wifi will only work if you are trying to connect to an Access Point or wifi hotspot. It will not if you are using a dial-up connection.
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  5. #5


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Disconnect from the dial-up connection. Click on it and there should be a disconnect option. Airplane mode should remain off, Wi-Fi needs to be on.
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