Disabling/Enabling Wireless Communication
<Only for model with wireless LAN, Bluetooth, and/or wireless WAN>
There are 5 ways of disabling and enabling wireless communication.
The wireless switch on the front of the computer (below)
Wireless Switch Utility (
Settings in the Network and Sharing Center (
Settings in the [Advanced] menu of the Setup Utility (
Setting in the Wireless Connection Disable Utility (
For further information about Wireless LAN: (
For further information about Bluetooth: (
For further information about Wireless WAN: Refer to the instruction manual of the wireless device.
The wireless communication can be enabled or disabled by connecting or disconnecting the LAN cable. (
The Wireless Switch
To disable all wireless communication
Switch (A) to OFF.
To enable wireless communication
Switch (A) to ON.
In the default setting, the wireless switch enables all wireless devices when it is
set to ON.
To check the wireless communication status
Place the cursor over the Wireless Switch Utility icon (
A tool tip appears.
If you uninstall the Wireless Switch Utility, set the wireless switch to ON beforehand.
Do not turn on/off the switch repeatedly at too short intervals.
Do not restart, log off, or enter sleep or hibernation immediately after turning on/off the switch.
Do not turn on/off the switch while Windows is starting up.
To use wireless communication, set the wireless devices ([Wireless LAN] / [Bluetooth] / [Wireless WAN]) to [Enabled]
(default) in the [Advanced] menu of the Setup Utility (
) on the notification area.