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Wireless capability is turned off? Fix it now!

Wireless capability is turned off

Here you will find out:

  • how to fix wireless capability is turned off issue
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

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Did you just notice that your Windows 10 wireless capability is turned off? Here are some handy tips on how to reactivate it.

1. Turn on Wireless Connections

On laptop computers, there's usually a button that activates or deactivates wireless connectivity on the laptop. So, look out for the button on your keyboard and press it. Actually, the location of the button differs from laptop to laptop; simply look out for the button with a wireless symbol.

Another way to do this is via the Network & Internet Settings page. This method is mainly for Desktop users or laptop users who can’t find the wireless connectivity button.

  • Open Network and Sharing center
  • Click on Change Adapter settings
  • Right-click on your network adapter and choose “Enable.”

2. Adjust Power Settings

Windows OS comes with a built-in feature that lets you control how your PC should function when plugged into power and when plugged out. This feature is to help power utilization, but it sometimes affects the functionality of certain drivers. So, by adjusting the power settings of your PC, you could fix this problem being discussed here.

  • Press Windows Key + R and enter devmgmt.msc
  • On the Device Manager page, expand Network adapters and right-click on your wireless network adapter
  • Go to Properties and change the power settings.

3. Update Your Network Adapter/Driver

Sometimes, most errors you encounter on a Windows computer are caused by outdated drivers. Thus, once the drivers are updated, the error could stop coming up. In this case, you need to update your network driver following the steps below:

  • Open Device Manager and expand Network Adapters
  • Right-click on your wireless network adapter and select “Update driver.”

If this doesn’t still fix the issue, then you need to roll back OS updates on your computer.

Need To Roll Back OS? Make Sure No Data Is Lost

Rolling back your OS would cause your most recent changes on the computer to be wiped. Also, it can lead to the loss of recent files saved on the computer. Hence, to be on the safe side, it is advisable that you run a data recovery process to get back all your lost and mistakenly deleted files, after that, you should make a backup of your hard drive. This way, nothing would be lost after the rollback.

Well, recovering your lost files and making a comprehensive backup of your hard drive is not a difficult task. With the DiskInternals Partition Recovery software, you can easily achieve these tasks. This professional software allows you to recover all kinds of files (including lost partitions), as well as allows you to create disk images, which act as backup copies of your hard drive.

Disk Image is an advanced data backup technology that simply clones your hard drive with all the data and files inside. It is more comprehensive than regular backups created with other tools. Hereunder are steps to use DiskInternals Partition Recovery in backing up your hard drive and recovering lost data.


How To Recover Lost Data

  • Install DiskInternals Partition Recovery and launch the app
  • Follow the Wizard menu
  • Select the drive where the lost partition or file was previously created/saved
  • Choose a scanning mode (choose Full Scanning) for the holistic recovery of all the lost data on the selected drive
  • Wait for the scan to complete, and the lost/deleted files would appear with a red asterisk marking
  • You can preview most of the files before actual recover

How to Backup Your Files?

  • Launch DiskInternals Partition Recovery and close the “Wizard” interface that’d launch automatically
  • Select the faulty hard drive and right-click on it
  • Choose “Create Image” from the context menu
  • Follow the on-screen prompt to create a backup of the drive.

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