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My wireless control button won't turn on and i can'g get a wireless signal..

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Just download the wlan software from hp official site for your laptop

install and run u sud be ok

i had the similar problem as soon as i installed new wlan drivers
and restarted my laptop

my wireless was on

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Firstly, you should try updating the BIOS. You can find the latest BIOS on HP.com. To find the correct modell search for the modelnummber. You can find it under the unit on a white lable. It will look something like this AA111BB#CCC. Then go to software and drivers downloads and chose operating system. You should find the latest BIOS somwhere on the page.

You could also check the device manager in case it has been disabled. You can find the device manager by right clicking my computer and selecting manage. If its icon has a red X over it, it is disabled. In witch case just right click it and select enable.

You should also run a system recovery to make sure it isnt caused by other software faults. You can run a system recovery by pressing F11 at the HP logo during boot.

If the WLAN is still malfunctioning after this, the unit will need a new mainboard or WLAN card. Unless your able to change these yourself, the unit wil need to be sendt in for service.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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