How to fix Windows 8 WiFi-Off Problem
Windows 8 users find themselves struggling with this error after upgrading from Windows 7. Some have experienced this with their new computers pre-loaded with the new Windows 8 operating system. It’s an issue that the Microsoft Support doesn’t have a direct answer on. What causes the wi-fi network to turn off abruptly without warning.
The following solutions will help you fix this issue:
1. Check the WiFi Switch.
For some reason, the wifi switch is being turned off without our knowledge. From the keyboard, verify that the wifi is on by pressing Fn+wireless key function. Depending on your machine, it could be a dedicated button apart from your keyboard.
Go to your PC Settings, then to the Wireless Tab and make sure that the Airplane Mode is set to OFF and WiFi is set to ON.
3. Check if the WiFi Network is disabled.
Right click the mouse over the Wi-fi network icon and enable it if it has been disabled.
4. Use the windows diagnostic feature.
In the network and sharing center settings, Select Wifi Network icon and choose diagnose this connection in the option menu. The windows system will automatically detect and fix the incompatibility issue of the wifi connectivity.
Those are the steps that you can do to fix the wi-fi error in Windows 8. Hope this article has been of some help.