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Check if the wireless adapter is correctly installed and make sure it is not disabled

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How to turn on bluetooth radio


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There are a variety of ways to connect to the Internet or a home/business network using your Hewlett-Packard (HP) desktop computer---via a modem, Ethernet cable and even wirelessly.
A wireless connection works by sending a signal from your modem or router to your HP desktop's built-in wireless radio.
The radio receives and processes the signal so you can access the Internet or a home or business network.
In order for the signal to be received by your HP desktop, you must enable the wireless radio within the computer's configuration.

Click "Start," "Control Panel."
Double-click on the "HP Wireless Assistant" icon.
The HP Wireless Assistant dialog box will open.
Click the "Turn On" button next to the words "Wireless LAN."
Click "Close" to activate the wireless radio.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00045315&product=12455 - DeviceEnabled
Using Bluetooth Devices (Windows XP)

http://h20239.www2.hp.com/techcenter/wireless/wireless_TS.htm
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Maybe you don't have your wireless turned on. Look onboth sides and in front for the Wireless Switch and turn it on.

Also once the wireless switch is turned on there are keystrokes that can togglethe wireless on or off. Normally you would Press and Hold the FN functionkey located at the lower left of the keyboard, then hit the correct F1 thru F12key that toggles the wireless. The correct F1 thru F12 key to hit willhave the wireless signal icon )))) on it. Or it might have the icon of a towerwith the wireless signal icon )))). Normally the screen will displayWireless On or Wireless Off when you toggle the wireless.

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On a desktop? The wireless if on a desktop is controlled by software that came with the adapter. There is no switch on the desktop.

Look in the software that drives the wireless and make sure the Radio is not turned OFF (which functions like a wireless switch).

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This product complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any

country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on

configurations, this product may or may not contain wireless radio devices (such

as wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth modules). Below information is for products
with such devices.
refer to this link to assist you

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If i rigt click on my network connection icon and go to view available wireless network i am not showing a network why?


Make sure that your wireless adapter is enabled and your wireless radio is turned on (sometimes on a laptop there is a small switch that can accident ly be turned off). Also ensure that your wireless router is on and functioning (I am assuming you are trying to access a home network and not a wireless hot spot somewhere).

If you have another wireless device try that to see if you are picking up anything.

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If you need further help you may contact the staff of Live-Tech http://www.mylive-tech.com.

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On desktops, that's usually software controlled, not via a button.
nce you have the right software installed for the usb adapter for your operating system, there should be an icon in the system tray where you can activate the wireless feature.
I stress for your operating system because I had to get a new adapter once because i couldn't find vista or windows 7 drivers for my old adapter which I used with windows xp.

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look for a little radio symbol on your keys numbered f1,f2,f3,f4,f5 usually in a different colour.

eg. if it is on f2 hold down the key marked Fn or Func and then press f2 and it should turn on

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According to the laptop's quick guide this is how you enable and disable your wireless:

Radio components: Wireless LAN/ Bluetooth/UMTS

The installation of a wireless LAN module not approved by Fujitsu
Siemens Computers GmbH voids the permits issued for this device
(see chapter "Technical data", Page 22).

Depending on the device variant, wireless LAN, Bluetooth and/or UMTS may be integrated in your notebook.

On delivery, WLAN components are switched on, Bluetooth components off.

Switching the radio components on and off
Start the WirelessSelector using the key combination Fn + F1 .
The WirelessSelector enables you to switch the radio components activated in
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Press the key combination Fn + F1 to start the WirelessSelector.

The radio component indicator will be illuminated when one or more
radio components is switched on.

If you switch off the radio components, the Bluetooth module, UMTS and wireless LAN transmission unit (antenna) will also be switched off.

You can enable or disable the radio components individually.

BIOS Setup allows you to specify which radio components can be switched on
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Only those components that have been activated in BIOS Setup can be switched on and off using the key combination Fn + F1 .
Conversely, components that are deactivated in BIOS setup cannot be controlled using the key combination.

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