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There are users who have been having problems with their Wi-Fi Wireless connections. The problem is that the scanning does not show any available device and there is nothing found when you try troubleshooting. The Wi-Fi remains disabled. In case you are facing this error, rest assured because we will help you fix it by introducing methods which work in any situation or configuration.

We have compiled this guide with fixes which are available all over the internet as well as external sources. We have done this so that you do not need to waste a lot of time jumping from website to website in order to fix the issue.

There have been instances where the users have cause irreversible damage to their systems. The damage is caused by the misconfiguration of certain files which are important to the operating system. Make sure you create a system restore point so that your system will be recoverable and you can go all out on all the fixes which are mentioned below.

Steps to fix the ‘Wireless capability is turned off (radio is off)’ error

Fix 1: Turn the Wi-Fi on (no pun intended)

There is a chance that you physically pressed the button which is related to your Wi-Fi device and there is a chance that program might have been disabled because of that. You can simply press that button once again so that the Wi-Fi will start working once more.

If the issue still persists, make sure you move on to the next fix in order to check the root cause of this problem.

Fix 2: Use the troubleshooter

  • Right click the icon related to the network
  • Click on the option to Troubleshoot
  • Follow the instructions which are provided to you by the Troubleshooter UI
  • Reboot your computer

This should fix the wireless capability is turned off issue.

If the issue still persists, make sure you move on to the next fix in order to check the root cause of this problem.

Fix 3: Use the network and sharing options in order to enable the connection

  • Once again, open the Network Settings and click on the Network and Sharing options
  • Use the Change Adapter Settings link and right click the name of the Wi-Fi connection which you are connected to
  • Enable the Wi-Fi connection and reboot your computer

The Wi-Fi related problems should be gone now.

If the issue still persists, make sure you move on to the next fix in order to check the root cause of this problem.

Fix 4: Switch on the Windows capability mode

  • Press the Start + Q button and type the term Network and Sharing Center in the Cortana search input box
  • Open the link called Change Adapter Settings
  • Open the Properties of the connection which you are using
  • Click on the Configure button and then open the tab called Power Management
  • Disable the radio button which says Allow the Computer to Turn Off this Device to Save Power
  • Reboot your computer

The issue should be gone now

If the issue still persists, make sure you move on to the next fix in order to check the root cause of this problem.

Fix 5: Use the mobility center to turn the Wi-Fi on

  • Open up the Cortana search using the Start + Q buttons
  • Search for the term called Windows Mobility Center and open it up
  • Now enable the Wi-Fi connection by pressing the Turn Wireless On button
  • Reboot your computer

Fix 6: Use BIOS in order to start your Wi-Fi connection

In some cases, the Wi-Fi adapter might have been disabled through the BIOS. Open the BIOS of your computer by rebooting and pressing the appropriate key. Search for the Wireless LAN support option and enable it in BIOS. Open the mobility center once again after booting and enable the Wi-Fi there.

This should solve the wireless problems which you are facing.

Conclusion:

This is one of the best guides which you can use in order to fix all your issues. Make sure to follow each and every step under each and every fix so that the problem solving process is smooth. We hope this guide helps you. Good luck.

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