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How to make sure the Wi-Fi feature is turned on in Windows 8.

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Follow the steps below to verify wireless connectivity:

  1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Settings charm.
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    NOTE:  The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.

  2. In the Settings screen, in the lower-right corner, click Change PC settings.
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  3. In the PC Settings screen, click Wireless.
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  4. Under Wireless devices, make sure Wi-Fi is turned On.
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  5. Once the Wireless device is confirmed On, click Settings.
  6. Verify connection to the access point.
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