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WLAN program Only way to enable WLAN feature on my Fuji laptop is to hit Fn / F1 whch then runs a program enabling me to switch on wireless or bluetooth. Can someone tell me what program hitting Fn / F1 runs (so that I can create a desktop shortcut rathe than hitting Fn / F1 as I often use the laptop via separate keyboard / monitor with the lid closed). Many thanks in advance ! Simon.

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    i have a problem fn+f1 not working on sony laptop

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Go into your hot keys program and make the change there.

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I am not the first one that helped you.

If you have a program for your wireless you should be able to bypass the button. You can also check in your BIOS to see if there is a way to keep it on. To get into the BIOS you will have to hit the DEL key or one of the F keys.

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