Solved How do I turn on wireless connection on my toshiba laptop

April 1, 2012 at 07:57:39
Specs: Windows 7, 1GB

Hello everyone it has been about a year that I have bough TOSHIBA satellite C660 laptop. I used Broadband to connect to the internet at my home and now I am at collage.
We have Wireless connection facility in our collage. All my friends can access to wireless but I cannot. Please anyone help me to connect to wi fi in my laptop.
I tried to power on the wireless by pressing FN+F8 together but at network connection it displays as No connection is available.
Secondly I checked the device manager and under Network adapters there is only three driver Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network), Bluetooth Device (RFCOMM Protocol TSI) and Realtek PCIe FE Family Controlleer are working.
I also checked the driver of this PC and found one folder named WLAN_B and even did the setup but still not working. Please any one help me with some steps, I am using windows 7 Professional and 64 bit of OS.
Thank You

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April 1, 2012 at 08:21:22

First you need to make sure that you have installed correct wireless adapter driver on your laptop. If you have not done it, go to this Toshiba website to locate and download wireless adapter driver.

After that you need to activate the wireless adapter by turning on the wireless button, press Alt+F2 or other keys on the laptop. Read the laptop manual on how to activate the wireless adapter on laptop if you are not sure.

If you are new to this, check out this wireless adapter configuration in Windows 7 article to help you.

Hope this helps.

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April 8, 2012 at 03:12:33

Hi sir I did as you suggested but it didn't work. I also tried to visit web of Toshiba and couldn't find good solution. I also tried to manage the Wireless connection but it says "The windows wireless service is not running" and displays as Wireless is not currently enabled. Please help me sir how can I enable wireless in my laptop.

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April 8, 2012 at 07:59:32
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Make sure that you have enabled this WLAN AutoConfig service, this is then allows you to connect wireless adapter to wireless network.

Hope this helps.

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April 21, 2012 at 13:21:02

Hi sir,
Firstly sorry for long delay of reply. I was out for holiday and went to meet my family. Today I saw your message and found some tips for my question.
Really sir today I am so happy because today I could connect to wireless and now I am sending you reply through wireless. Really you deserve the above mentioned Best Answer sir. Thank you very much sir for your kind and wonderful help to me. Hop to get help from you in future also sir good bye.
Thank You,Thank You once again sir.

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April 21, 2012 at 23:42:09

You are welcome. Glad to see that it helps. :)

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