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07-04-2014

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-04, 13:34 PM

I had the exact same problem. Try disabling the wifi from device manager, the windows will restart and the wifi will work fine hopefully (worked for me).

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06-23-2014

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-07, 15:15 PM

Disabling the wifi NIC in device manager and rebooting did nothing.  Disabled , rebooted, reenabled, rebooted, still no dice..  The problem is that there is a writable bit on the wifi NIC itself that functions as a radio switch.  This feature should have been either completely disabled or not accessible (OR THE FEATURE SHOULD BE ACCESSIBLE TO TURN ON/OFF BY THE END USER EITHER VIA BIOS OR VIA KEYBOARD).

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-07, 15:20 PM

For the average Windows user, this is not an ideal solution, as most are probably not going to be familiar with the linux make function and running any terminal commands via bash.  I would think that Lenovo could hopefully create a BIOS update or something to fix this - or Intel could update drivers to give users access to the radio switch.

 

The radio switch is turned off and once turned off it remains off - OS independent.

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06-13-2014

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-07, 15:23 PM

Totally agree, im still waiting for lenovo answer :(. Brand new notebook and im using one of the two usb ports to connect a wifi adapter :(

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07-28-2014

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-28, 0:27 AM

I would think that Lenovo could hopefully create a BIOS update or something to fix this - or Intel could update drivers to give users access to the radio switch.

 

The radio switch is turned off and once turned off it remains off - OS independent.



 

Bump.

 

Lenovo, this is ridiculous. Please address this problem.

 

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-28, 1:49 AM

Any news? someone?

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-07-30, 5:26 AM

Well, I fixed via HansdeGoede's handy ubuntu patch 

 

This sort of thing is well out of reach for the average user I would guess.

 

Lenovo / Intel need to make an easy fix for this....

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-09-07, 23:58 PM

Bumping to see if anyone has received an answer for this issue.

 

My son's new Yoga 2 has this issue and just spent the day running the gambit of normal fixes.

 

Nothing worked.

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-09-08, 1:34 AM

 


wrote:

Bumping to see if anyone has received an answer for this issue.

 

My son's new Yoga 2 has this issue and just spent the day running the gambit of normal fixes.

 

Nothing worked.



https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Idea-Windows-based-Tablets-and/Yoga-2-13-wifi-hard-blocked/m-p/1690103#M25835

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10-26-2014

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Re: Yoga 2 13 non pro wifi always off

2014-10-27, 22:58 PM

hi everybody... my wifi was broken in windows8.1 too after i tried to run a liveusb ubuntu pendrive... then today i made a new pendrive with ubuntu 14.10 so i could try the fix that is mentioned in this forum... for my surprise when i booted on ubuntu wifi was working perfectly!!! than i rebooted windows and wifi was working again!!! very happy because this notebook is awesome!!!

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