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nayak
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Registered: ‎02-07-2013
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Connectivity problem in ideapad Z580

So, i bought my laptop(ideapad Z580) a few months back, and it came with Windows 7  Quite few days back i have installed windows 8 Pro (fresh installation). Now, iam facing problem with the wireless connectivity  .whenever  i am pressing (FN +F5) keys ,it is showing as "AIRPLANE MODE ON /OFF".  i have installed the wireless driver which is in the lenovo support site.

  

 i have installed "Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter" & it shows as working properly.

my system is not able to detect any wireless network

 

 

Any suggestions & advices!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Connectivity problem in ideapad Z580

hi nayak,

 

Welcome to the Lenovo Community.

 

Can you try to apply these fix:

 

1. Wireless unable to switch on in Windows8

2. If the problem persist, see Wireless card enabled but not connected after Win 8 Pro was installed

 

 

Let me know your findings.

 

Cheers

 

 

 

 



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nayak
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Re: Connectivity problem in ideapad Z580

THANK U Mr. neokenchi (Support Specialist)  for our advice. I have  installed energy management for Windows 7 and then press "Fn+F5" and it worked for  me.

thank u a lot........................

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