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It depends on which version of Windows you are
using. Like me, you are using Windows 7, so,
with a bit of luck, your task tray will have the same layout as
Press INSERT+F11, to open the Task
Press the END key, to move to the bottom
of the list. This is generally where the information about the sound card is
Press the UP ARROW key once. on all my Windows 7
systems, this is where the information about the network is displayed.
If you do not have an ethernet wire
connected to the computer and the wireless connection is turned off, JAWS will
read the information "no connection, you are not connected to any network".
If the machine to which you are referring is an HP laptop, the
HP laptop keyboard command is usually, FN+F12. This command is a toggle
command. If this is the correct keystroke command, Hold this keystroke
for 2 or 3 seconds before releasing it, then go into the task tray and if the
wireless is turned on, JAWS should tell you the name of the connection to your
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2018 11:00
Subject: Turning wifi on and off
Could somebody please give me step by step instructions on
how to find out if the wifi in my computer is on or off? …… Using Windows 7
and Jaws 16.