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Compaq f500ea presario wireless not working

After a 2 month use and updating bios and drivers didn't fix my problem

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  • kimotheking Mar 01, 2009

    hi my problem is that my wireless lan is not working the wireless indicator is always off (red) even if my buton is turned on , it works sometimes for almost a minute and it's off again , i tried updating the bios, drivers , nothing changed,
    please help
    thanks

  • Alex J.
    Alex J. May 11, 2010

    are you trying to connect to your own WiFi router?

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RESTART YOUR COMPUTER, ON REBOOT, CLICK F10 WHEN YOUR CHANGE BOOT OPTIONS SCREEN COMES UP. YOU MUST PRESS F10 QUICKLY OR IT WILL LOAD WINDOWS AND YOU WILL HAVE TO RESTART AGAIN. ONCE YOU GET INTO THE BIOS SETUP UTILITY GO TO SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, SCROLL DOWN TO BOOT OPTIONS CLICK ENTER. GO DOWN TO INTERNAL NETWORK ADAPTER BOOT AND ENABLE IT. GO TO EXIT AND SAVE.. THIS SHOULD SOLVE IT.

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This is a known issue on the F500 notebooks. HP may fix it for you even if the unit is out of warranty. Check out the link below:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01480071&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=3441671#c01480071_updatebios

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