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Viet - Laptop Tech
Viet - Laptop Tech, Computer Support Specialist
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I cannot enable wi fi on my toshiba satellite laptop. It is

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I cannot enable wi fi on my toshiba satellite laptop.
It is windows 8 what do I do
Hi,

What's the exact model of your toshiba satellite laptop, such as S655-S5049? Please check at the back/bottom.

Thank you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
L 870 - 169
Please make sure Airplane mode is turned off.

Please press the key F12 and/or press at the same time the two keys Fn and F12 in order to turn on/off the wireless.

Also, please note the wireless light:

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If it does not work, please let me know. Thank you
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I already trie the flight mode it makes no difference but does say flight mode off
The wireless light is orange.
Did you try the F12 key? And/or did you try both the Fn and F12 keys? Thank you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes
Does any of the function keys work, such as for connecting the monitor to the laptop?

Can you download and install the Toshiba Function key Utility:
http://support1.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-files2/0/tfnkeyu-20121023182200.zip

, then try Fn and/or F12 keys again? Does the laptop see any wireless network name at all? Was wireless working previously on this laptop?

Thank you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The function keys work in the sense that they produce a reaction on the PC .
Wireless was working.
I will try utility tomorrow.
At the moment I cannot download because I do not have an Internet connection.
Can you connect an Ethernet/network cable from the laptop to the wireless router to download?

And/or can you download/save from a working computer, then transfer over via a USB / flash drive and install?

Also, restart the laptop also.

OK, please take your time and let me know any time. Thank you