[BCAB] A wireless connection issue

Mobeen Iqbal mobeeniqbal at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 11:55:12 BST 2016

Hi Mike.

Normally, most laptops have a hardware button on them to turn WiFi on 
and off. double check to see if your hardware wireless control is 
definitely turned on. It could be a touch sensitive control or one of 
the function keys in conjunction with FN. let us know how it goes.



On 10/08/2016 11:51, M F Mason wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Lenovo g500 laptop.
> Having switched on the laptop and arrived at the desktop,
> if I go to the system tray to check my wifi connection I discover that
> I am not connected and no connections are available.
> If I then go to the device manager,
> locate the appropriate device, disable it then enable it and then shut 
> down with the restart option
> I see that my wifi connection is working correctly.
> It seems that as long as I continue to shutdown my laptop with the 
> restart option,
> my wifi connection continues to work.
> ,If, however, I shut down my laptop with the shutdown option, when i 
> switch on my laptop again,
> I am again in the position where I am not connected and no connections 
> are available.
> I do not know whether upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 is 
> relevant but I did not experience this issue before the upgrade nor 
> immediately after.
> Any insights into this issue would be very much appreciated.
> Many thanks,
> Mike.

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