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WLAN Problem Hi, I have a notebook which I have not used for 5 months when starting up it now says WLAN disabled - I looked up on how to switch this on and have checked the bios, this said it was enabled? I have no network/internet connection so am lost as to what to do next? can anybody offer any advice

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  • Apresh Jan 04, 2008

    My Vaio laptop was connecting to WLAN until few days ago but suddenly it has stopped working. When I start the laptop, WLAN light comes-up but as soon it tries to connect to network, the light goes off and the network adapter gets disabled. After enabling it, message comes to switch-on the wireless n/w button (which is already switched-on), and switching it on-off doesn't make any difference.

  • XBL Fanboy Apr 18, 2008

    Mine was working fine as well until a few weeks ago as well. I only used it for Xbox Live, my PC and my Laptop. Now all of a sudden the WLAN light wopnt come on and my PC wont detect it. I go into the device manager and i cant find it on the list, HELP PLZ, im dieing w/o my XBL!

  • lileve1501 Jun 22, 2008

    I a trying to connect my computer wireless and I say my wireless radio is off and my light shows the wireless is on and I looked it up in my computer and it says it is enable but when I set it up wireless it says wireless radio is off.

  • angelajoy Sep 03, 2008

    I have an hp compaq 6720s and it says that the wLAN is disabled. It keeps pointing me to change it in the BIOS, but I have done that and my internet connection is still not working. I've gone through everything and it says windows cannot load the drivers required for the device (code31). I have not found any solutions that gave me any help. In my device manager there are nine yellow ! under network adapters. I haven't done anything to make my wireless disable. help!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I have sony VGN-N250E and mine is doing same thing the WLAN light goes on and off I have installed nwe itelwirless switch softwear along with sonys new softwear but having the same issues. when it goes out it is B**** to get it back and running but only runs for little while and then goes off . this issue is constant. I have another wirless P.C that is running linksys adapter but never loose connections . can some one please help My E-Mail is




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Hi, A couple of things you can try: 1. In your Device Manager, expand your Networking Adapter, right click on your WiFi and click on enable; 2. Some notebook/laptop models have a hard swtich on either the side or the front to activate the radio of the WiFi; 3. Verify that your WiFi drivers are installed and that it has no red or yellow markings (Device Manager); 4. If you are using plug-in (USB or PCM card), verify that they are plugged in snugly.

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I have a similar problem. Two weeks ago suddenly my WLANappears as disable! It doesn't appear in the device manager and once (of the many times) that I reinstalled the driver it said the WLAN adaptor cannot be enble from windows (vista) and it should be done through the BIOS (which has no option to do so). I have a HP Pavillion 1320 us. PS: HP just sent me a new wireless card and it is the same. :-(

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