Wireless capability off but on

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John_Kellz

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Well, In the middle of using a wireless connection, it stops working. When I go to diagnose the problem, It tells me that my wireless capability is turned off. However, the light on the front of my computer tells me that it's on and pressing FN F8 only reconfirms that.

I'm using a Satellite A-305 Toshiba Lap-top and running Windows Vista

Any help?
 

TerryNet

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Maybe the adapter is failing even though the LED remains on? When it stops working can you still detect any wireless networks?

How do you get it working again?
 

John_Kellz

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When it does this, it acts like it's off, so there is no available connections, and i have no idea why it decides to work sometimes and some not. I'm using a direct Ethernet cable right now.
 

TerryNet

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Check to see if the adapter is loose. Otherwise, it's probably failing--perhaps heat related.
 

John_Kellz

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I think your right, my mouse pad thing stopped working to.

I thank you for your help.
 

John_Kellz

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Well, now it's working, it seems that when windows repair turns it on itself, it works, but manually it won't. so, is there a way to make it do that every time?
 
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