I thought it might be some conflict with some process, so I tried using wifi in safemode with networking, and the problem creeps up there too. That should tell you whether it’s a hardware ro software issue. The network adapter is listed in the devices list but the system says it is turned off and I should slide the network switch to the on position. Share This Page Tweet. Message 4 of 4. Yes, my password is:

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Your name or email address: I had this problem with vista pre installedon Ubuntu, and on Win 7 which I am using now. It wireless most of the time when I disable it and again enable it. Then it shows wifi turned off. Lenovo Vantage not working. I have no idea what I did, but my last steps were going to: Lenovo r61 wirelessAug 5, Now I go to Device manager and disable the network adapter, then lenovo r61 wireless it again.

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That should tell you whether it’s hardware or software. I feel so stupid, lol.


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I was a little iffy about running a linux disc, because I never touched on any of its feature before, besides the name. Do you already have an lenovo r61 wireless Since your software installation is botched, it’s kind of hard to tell whether lenovo r61 wireless a hardware or software issue.

That should tell you whether it’s a hardware ro software issue.

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Similar Threads – Wireless internet working. Glad you found it! But I’ll try to call them anyway. You might have turned wireless off by accident. It doesn’t turn on no matter how many times I press it. Wifi keeps getting turned off on lenovo R61 Discussion in lenovo r61 wireless Networking and Wireless ‘ started by t0mcru1s3Sep 25, I appreciate everyone for lenovo r61 wireless help, very greatly. New Clevo PER, wifi keeps dropping, help!

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Sure enough, there is a switch, working like a charm now. Now I press the button again to turn it back on.


You can download it from Lenovo’s site. Anyway, I let the notebook finish installing all its lwnovo and other applications, only to later notice that the wireless internet and Bluetooth do not work.

Following the procedures of inserting the Rescue and Recovery dischowever once it was about to finish with Disc lenovo r61 wireless it said that Rescue and Recovery failed, but it continued to boot up as if it really finished the installation. Can not turn on wireless on R61i. Shawn Lenovo r61 wireless 14, Both the WiFi device and its driver may be good. Must’ve slipped the switch by accident.

I have installed the latest driver but no luck.