How to enable Wireless on an HP Pavilion DM3-1023US Netbook

Description: This article describes how to enable the wireless radio on an HP Pavilion DM3-1023US Series Netbook. When the Pavilion DM3-1023US notebook computers are shipped from the manufacturer, the wireless radio is turned off by default.

  1. On the keyboard the key used to enable or disable the wireless radio is on the right side of the computer next to the power button.
  2. When the wireless button is pressed, and the light is blue the wireless is on, when the light is amber it is turned off.
    wireless button blue
    wireless button amber
  3. If the wireless radio is turned on or off, the Wireless Assistant icon in the system tray near the time will display the status.

Wireless Connected:
Wireless Connected

Wireless Disconnected:
Wireless Disconnected

Wireless Disabled:
Wireless Disabled