If the wireless button of your HP Compaq Presario isn't working properly:
- Install HP wireless assistant (this will install an icon to windows task bar). I did not have this before.. it's free.. just google it and go to the link for HP wireless assistant..
- Reboot then double click HP wireless assistant icon in the task bar to open the program window. it will show there is no connectivity, confirming your dilemma
- Next, hold down the stubborn wireless button (mine is above the F8 key) for 30 seconds and make sure it stays blue (activated/enabled) for the entire time it is depressed
- Release the button
- Now, push the same button one time and release immediately. It should switch from orange to blue and REMAIN BLUE! Enabled!
Thanks to dood
for this tip.