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Internet problems on my Lenovo

  1. Hello, yesterday I was using my computer and I shut it off. When I came back a few hours later, the wifi couldn't connect, and, unlike most times life this, it displayed an ethernet symbol with a red 'x' opposed to the normal wireless symbol with an 'x'. My computer stopped connecting to any wireless, though works fine with ethernet.

    It is a Lenovo Ideapad with Windows 8

    I've tried rebooting (I'm clueless, but not that clueless), updating the OS, uninstalling and reinstalling the computer's drivers along with some more far-fetched stuff (I got desperate) such as removing the battery, waiting a few hours, and plugging it back in, but nothing has worked.

    If anyone can help, that would be amazing, thanks!
  2. nipherstudent

    nipherstudent TS Rookie Topic Starter

    That doesn't seem to be the problem, the adapter is enabled and the computer is not in airplane mode
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,408   +314

    What computer? Airplane mode is for iPads and iPhones.
  4. nipherstudent

    nipherstudent TS Rookie Topic Starter

    A Lenovo Ideapad. Fn + F5 toggles all Bluetooth and Wireless activities, dubbed 'Airplane mode' by my computer.
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,235   +232

    Is there by chance a switch you might of accidently switched off? If so, check it out .
  6. nipherstudent

    nipherstudent TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No, my laptop doesn't have a WiFi switch.
  7. nipherstudent

    nipherstudent TS Rookie Topic Starter

    An Intel Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2200
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,235   +232

  9. nipherstudent

    nipherstudent TS Rookie Topic Starter



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