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Windows 7: External Asus WiFi Switch Doesn't Work

02 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
External Asus WiFi Switch Doesn't Work [FIXED]

I have an Asus U50F Laptop and the external wireless switch to turn the WiFi on/off isn't working. The splash screen will show up indicating I turned off my WiFi but then nothing happens and I still have a wireless connection.

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18 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I managed to fix this by installing the Asus wireless console 3. Delete this thread please.
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18 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

FYI just click on the red triangle and report it as resolved next time.
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01 Aug 2015   #4

windows 7

I had the exact same problem. Whether the switch was on or off it would say "wireless lan off". I have no clue why this fixed it but when I hit fn f2, it would say "wireless lan on".
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01 Aug 2015   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I believe Fn+F2 disables/enables wireless for your mobo, just like an airplane mode of smartphones. Press it again to test it, there may even be a little icon on the F2 key about wireless.
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