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Unable to switch on the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

SYMPTOM:

Unable to switch on the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

AFFECTED CONFIGURATIONS:

The above symptom may occur on the following system:

All Idea Laptops

VALID REGIONS/COUNTRIES:

Worldwide

SOLUTION:

1. If the physical button is not available for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, we can enable both of the devices by installing the energy management/power management to enable the Fn (Function Key).

Click the following link to download EM for your machine:

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?

2. Once the Fn key is enabled, we can activate the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices by press Fn+F5. Here we get the pop-up windows after press Fn+F5 (Fig.1). From this window, we can enable the devices accordingly.

Fig.1

Fig.2

TRADEMARKS:

Lenovo, Lenovo 3000, IdeaCentre and IdeaPad are trademarks of the Lenovo Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Document ID:

IN20110124-002

Last modified:

2011-02-18