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Windows 7: Wireless adapter stuck in off position due to keyboard issue

05 Apr 2016   #1
Brokewire

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Wireless adapter stuck in off position due to keyboard issue

I have an HP laptop running Windows 7. The keyboard F12 serves as the switch for the wifi. The button is stuck off because the keyboard ribbon is disconnected from the motherboard.

None of my external keyboards include a button for activating wireless. Is there another way to activate it without an external switch?


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05 Apr 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Brokewire,
have a look at this thread, should fit the bill nicely.
Map Any Key to Any Key on Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista

Roy
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05 Apr 2016   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why is the keyboard ribbon disconnected ?

Do you need a new keyboard ?

Torch, how would that program work ? The wifi switch is just that, a switch, or sometimes a button. not a key, it may not show up on that list.

Unless using the switch has the same affect as pushing a key ????????
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05 Apr 2016   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brokewire View Post
...The keyboard F12 serves as the switch for the wifi....
It should take a combination of the Fn key plus the F12 key.

The on-screen keyboard that comes with Windows 7 should do include an Fn key.

Start > search for on-screen.....
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