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Windows 7: How to Turn On/Off Wireless Connectivity Without FN+ Keys

21 Feb 2014   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
How to Turn On/Off Wireless Connectivity Without FN+ Keys

I've looked up this on the internet and found nothing, they all said the keyboard is the only way, BUT, i have a Toshiba and i never touch the keyboard to enable WIFI, i use a Toshiba Program to do this and it does The same thing that the FN+F8 does..

So the question that i couldn't find an answer for it yet is : how these manufacturers programs are able to turn on/off wireless the same way pressing FN does ?, It's just a program so i want to know the command responsible for it..

I'm not talking about disabling adapter or Turn on/Off Wireless via Win Mobility Center..

P.S : I just want to know how the Toshiba Program can switch off Wireless without disabling the Adapter

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22 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 7 64-bit SP1 (VM)

Hi BassGaz

If I read your question correctly, you are looking for a command line to disable/enable a Wireless Network Connection?

There are several ways to do this.
The easiest way is to type these command's into command prompt:

To disable the Wireless Network Connection:

netsh interface set interface name="Wireless Network Connection" admin=disabled
To enable the Wireless Network Connection:
netsh interface set interface name="Wireless Network Connection" admin=enabled
Make sure you run Command Prompt as Administrator, otherwise the command will not work.

I hope this answers your question :).
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