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Windows 7: Disabled wireless does not show up

29 Jul 2011   #1
eddyq

 
 
Disabled wireless does not show up

If I disable my wireless it no longer shows up in Network and Sharing Center. On XP they would group them so I could re-enable when I want it again. How do you do that on Win7?


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29 Jul 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eddyq View Post
If I disable my wireless it no longer shows up in Network and Sharing Center. On XP they would group them so I could re-enable when I want it again. How do you do that on Win7?
Might help if you filled in your system specs so we know what hardware you have.

Usually on laptops there is a key combo to enable wifi (dells use fn +2). If not a laptop right click network and sharing and enable it there.

More info please.
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29 Jul 2011   #3
mak74

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

Click on then network icon at the Taskbar, click "open network and charing center", at the left choose "change adapter settings", right click on "wireless network connections", then enable.
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29 Jul 2011   #4
eddyq

 
 

Thanks, that did it.
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