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Q: Wifi drops constantly on brand new HP Envy Notebook.

I've always thought so highly of HP and as such, decided to purchase an HP laptop - an HP Envy 15-K233ca Notebook. I have had some issues from the start and one in particular, is making for a rather unpleasant experience. The wifi connection keeps dropping. It drops when the system is put in sleep mode, when I surf the net and even after a reboot. I walked through the issue (and a few others) with HP's help desk this evening and after 2 hours was met with the same problem. I am now having to reboot the computer and troubleshoot to try and maintain a wifi connection. This is my first experience with an HP Laptop and I'm disappointed. It's unfortunate, but I may have to return it. I'll be walking over to Apple for a replacement. If someone from HP can resolve this for once and for all, it would be helpful. Otherwise, I will have no choice but to return the unit. Note: I've noticed that others experience the same issue. I requested that HP's Help Desk install drivers to resolve the issue. If this didn't work after our session this evening, then I'm afraid it may be a hardware issue.













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Preferred Solution: Wifi drops constantly on brand new HP Envy Notebook.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Wifi drops constantly on brand new HP Envy Notebook.

Hello, Thank you for taking time to respond. It appears that the box was already unchecked. Good idea though as others may have this checked and can hopefully look into this solution. I asked tech support in India to download drivers that could rectify the issue. It appears to have worked. Thank you again.Madison.

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Hi,
I have a Toshiba M45-S359 notebook laptop. About every 20-30 seconds, the wireless connection drops off (and immediately automatically reconnects). This is not a router issue because I tried 2 different routers (Linksys and Netgear) and also the wireless connection is perfectly stable on the other laptop I have. There are no interference issues. My phone operates at a very different (5.8 GHz) frequency. Also, the issue exists even when I have the laptop sitting very close to the router. Any suggestions/advice? Thanks in advance.
HT
 

A:Wireless connection constantly drops - Toshiba Satellite M45-S359 notebook

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I have an HP Envy 15 running Windows 10. For awhile now (at least the past 6-8 months), the wifi has been randomly cutting out with no discernable pattern. It has happened on multiple networks and no other devices are affected, so it seems to be the computer itself. What is especially weird is that, when this occurs, it will appear to still be connected to my usual Wifi network but no others will be available. Eventually it says it is still connected to the network but the internet is not available. And if I disconnect from the network I was connected to, it says that no networks are available. I'm wondering if it's a problem with the Network Adapter. When the problem arose the last time, I went into my Device Manager and the network adapter didn't appear there. Thanks for the help.

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Good Evening,  I recently purchased a Lenovo Erazer x315 for my girlfriend which worked fine for the first week. Now however the Wi-Fi keeps dropping connection, though it shows it?s still connected and she has to manually disconnect and reconnect to the Wi-Fi. It has disconnected her 4 times in the last hour as I've been trying to google solutions. She did the scan via the diagnostics page on this website and nothing failed. We thought it could be her router taking a dump, but her old laptop has been able to maintain a connection throughout her disconnects. The tower is primarily used for Teamspeak, Archeage, Minecraft, YouTube, FB, and a few artsy programs she has. Don?t know if any of that would affect it. Any help would be appreciated, being that I'm in the military, gaming is our main source of keeping in touch. The constant DC's are kind of aggravating to say the least. 

A:Lenovo Erazer X315, Constantly drops Wifi.

Hi there. Try to reinstall the wireless driver for the computer. QCA Wifi driver: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/Lenovo-Erazer-X-Series-desktops/Le... Realtek Wifi driver: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/Lenovo-Erazer-X-Series-desktops/Le... Realtek Wireless Lan driver: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/Lenovo-Erazer-X-Series-desktops/Le...



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I turned on my brand new HP Envy x360 Notebook last night. It asked me for a Microsoft id, password and pin. I did all that and entered it into my Envy. I then turned off the WIFI and turned off the notebook and went to bed. Today I turned on the notebook and the screen lit up nicely. The screen asked me to type in my Microsoft pin. I did and a mesage came up that says "Your device is offline. Sign in with the last password used on this device." I hit okay. Then the screen asks me for the pin again. It won't accept a password. It wants a numerical pin. It won't accept my pin or open the computer. What do I do?

A:Brand New HP Envy x360 notebook turns on but won't accept my...

Hi, My suggestion: use a different computer to reset Microsoft password to logon to new computer online and leave it for a while before turn it off.     https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/12429/microsoft-account-sign-in-cant Note: Normally new computers can take up to 2 hours to update. Regards.

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Hello,
My laptop consistently manages to drop its connection, despite every other device in the house managing to access websites just fine, my iPhone 6 for example.
My WiFi connector is Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter.
Sometimes as I connect to a website, this pops up:
"Your connection was interrupted
A network change was detected
ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED"
Or sometimes:
"There is no Internet connection
Try:
Checking network cables (these are fine since other devices work)
Reconnecting to WiFi (also fine since my laptop says I am connected and have Internet access even though I don't)
Running Windows Diagnostics (when I did this last time it just said "No problems detected" or something along those lines).
I am using Windows 10 and when I open the WiFi list, it says I am "Connected, secured" to my WiFi.
I have run Malwarebytes AntiMalware, CCleaner, Adware Cleaner, Malwarebytes JunkWare Removal Tool, MalwareBytes AntiRootkit and Avast Antivirus Free.
No viruses/trojans found.
Could someone help me to see if there is anything hidden or if its something else?
Thank you!

A:WiFi connection drops out constantly, but every other device in the house works

Some people have had success by disabling, not uninstalling the LAN adapter in Device Manager. Windows 10 seems to have an issue when both the LAN and Wifi adapters are enabled. Also set our Wifi adapter to maximum power in the Power Options of Control Panel.
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/613939/wifi-randomly-dissconects-on-pc/?p=3999564

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Hello,
My laptop consistently manages to drop its connection, despite every other device in the house managing to access websites just fine, my iPhone 6 for example.
My WiFi connector is Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter.
Sometimes as I connect to a website, this pops up:
"Your connection was interrupted
A network change was detected
ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED"
Or sometimes:
"There is no Internet connection
Try:
Checking network cables (these are fine since other devices work)
Reconnecting to WiFi (also fine since my laptop says I am connected and have Internet access even though I don't)
Running Windows Diagnostics (when I did this last time it just said "No problems detected" or something along those lines).
I am using Windows 10 and when I open the WiFi list, it says I am "Connected, secured" to my WiFi.
I have run Malwarebytes AntiMalware, CCleaner, Adware Cleaner, Malwarebytes JunkWare Removal Tool, MalwareBytes AntiRootkit and Avast Antivirus Free.
No viruses/trojans found.
Could someone help me to see if there is anything hidden or if its something else?
Thank you!

A:WiFi connection drops out constantly, but every other device in the house works

Some people have had success by disabling, not uninstalling the LAN adapter in Device Manager. Windows 10 seems to have an issue when both the LAN and Wifi adapters are enabled. Also set our Wifi adapter to maximum power in the Power Options of Control Panel.
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/613939/wifi-randomly-dissconects-on-pc/?p=3999564

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My computer is a Toshiba Sattelite o/s win 7. My wi fi signal is excellent, yet my signal keeps dropping or saying limited access. I have tried resetting the router and resetting my default windows settings on the computer. All other lap tops and wireless devices in the house do not have an issue. I discovered the other day as long as the laptop ( not the router) is plugged in and not running on batter power that i do not have a problem staying connected. For fun i wondered if it had something to do with the power cord making some kind of connection when plugged into the lap top, (since everything is more compact in them) I tried having the power cord plugged into the lap top but not into a power source but I still lost signal. Any suggestions?
 

A:Wifi connection constantly drops when lap top is operating on battery power

Sounds like you may have some power saving option for the wireless adapter when on battery. If so, try a higher (e.g., maximum performance) setting.

My attachment shows that for the plan I'm using I have 'medium power saving' for the wireless when on battery. If I were having your problem I would change that setting to 'Maximum Performance' and test.
 

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Hi all, I ordered 4 brand new HP Envy Notebook 13-d099nr, 2 of them are working fine, the other 2 are not. I plug them in, I press power, the laptop seems to start (power button lights up) but the screen stays black. I went through the troubleshooting, but none of the options there are working. Any help would be much appreciated as we are starting with 4 new people on Monday. Thanks

A:HP Envy Notebook 13-d099nr brand new laptop doesnt start (bl...

Okay, I figured it out. For any future people with the same issue, definitely try this: Shut off laptop, hold windows button + b, while holding this press the power button for 1 sec, after releasing the power button also release the windows button + b. Wait 10-60 seconds, your screen should start and follow all the steps on the screen. Cant say I'm very happy about having to go through multiple pages of troubleshooting with a brand new laptop of 700 USD, but it works in the end.

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Hi,

My computer has recently started to drop the WiFi connection, reconnect after a while and at times, not even detect my WiFi connection for a while. Then repeats the process for no apparent reason, I'm not sure when exactly thus problem started as I had been using Ethernet cable up until last week. I am certain that this is not related to my router as 3-4 other devices in my house can access the internet perfectly fine.

I have tried doing a power cycle of the router, restarting the notebook, re-installing/updating drivers and cmd ipocnfig /refresh (and other commands along those lines)

My notebook model is the hp pavilion 3132tx- windows 7 64bit, intel I7, 8gb ram and uses a ralink RT3090 network card.

Ps: the problem appears to be alright if I use older versions of the driver (have tried 3.1.18.0 and the default one which came with the notebook [which is older than it]) however, I would prefer not to have to use the older versions as task manager says that its link speed is only 39 mbps whereas versions 5.0.5.0+ would show 79 mbps

Thankyou in advance.

A:Notebook drops wifi connection randomly- Ralink network card

It sounds to me like a signal problem. A competing signal drowning out your wireless signal can cause these kinds of random losses.

To test for this try this program:
inSSIDer for Home – Discover The Wi-Fi Around You | MetaGeek
It will tell you if you have a stronger signal in your area that is interfering with the channel.

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I bought this version of the laptop in November 2013 and a few days later I had to return it because the WiFi would not work. I got my second one and the WiFi worked for about 6 months. For months I thought it was Time Warner Cable and I would argue with them time after time doing speed test after speed test and sending me a new router. So then I started calling Tech Support for both Microsoft and HP and got the run around. Finally the place where I bought told me it was HP. So again I called Tech Support and they finally agreed that it was their hardware they began helping me. Each of their solutions would last for a months. FInally the WiFI just flat stopped working. After arguing with them about how long this problem has been going they finally agreed to fix it even though the 1 yr Warrenty had expired. They had me send it off to the facotry or HP repair shop for 7 days. Here they replaced 3 or 4 items.  This worked for about 8 months. I have been asking for help but again they want to be paid for knowledge even though the probem was never really solved. I have been trying use this Forum for help but I cannot find anything.  HP Envy dv6 Notebook PC Windows 10 64-bitOS Build 14393-.321Intel (R) Core (TM) i5--3230M CPU @ 2.60 GHz 2.60GHz That I am aware of the Updates have been installed as they took place on 10/12 and today is 10/14. When I plug into an Ethernet connection it works great. The WiFi will work like a champion for months at a time ... Read more

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I connect my laptop to the router using 2.4 GHz WiFi with the laptop's built in WiFi.  The router is the BT Home Hub 6. Sometimes several times a day I will find that I lose the connection (I am sitting virtually next to the router).  I just turn the WiFi off then back on and all will be OK.  I have another PC that is at the other side of the house and is connected 24/7 without any apparent problems.  That suggests there is nothing wrong with the router or an incompatibility problem with the internal WiFi though only happens occasionally.  Mobile phone seem to stay connected OK though I usually connect it on 5 GHz. Just wondering if there are any known problems or things to check?  I have some tests that I must do as well. 1. My desktop connects via Ethernet so will run that off WiFi only. 2. I will dig out a WiFi dongle and use that instead of the internal WiFi. 3. Must see if the laptop can recover from the loss without me switching the WiFi but I don't think it does. 4. I have a second router that I can run off the main one, basically as an extra WiFi, will turn that on and connect to it. 5. I could use the old BT Home Hub  instead of the BT Home Hub 6 for a few days.  

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Hi,  I have had this laptop for over a year now. From the begining it has been randomly disconnecting me while doing various things on the internet. It stopped doing it for a few months but has recently come back. I have tried suggested actions on this page.  Has anyone got any ideas on how to fix this?Thanks

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Double, seehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Will-my-Envy-17-Notebook-take-a-dual-b...

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Please see this thread: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/ENVY-QUAD-17T-J100-wifi-Model-E...It confirms that your laptop has no whitelist and can accommodate dual band cardBut I'll request you to check yourself whether wireless card indeed has 2 antennas before going in for upgrade, just for making sure

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I purchsed and registered this notebook in May 2016. A couple of times in the past I have had trouble connecting to the internet. The first time I deleted the wifi adapter in device manager and on reboot all was fine. The second time the problem just disappeared by itself. The problem has since returned but is now hard and using the trouble shooter it tells me the wifi doesn't have a valid ip. I have tried following another thread on this support site but it appears to refer to a different laptop and windows version so hasn't really helped. So far I haveidentified the folowing data which was asked for int the other thread.No viruses or malware detected. IPV 4: 169.254.219.75(preferred)Default Gateway: (Blank) A ping to an external website results in 100% loss. ipconfig /all resultsWindows IP ConfigurationHost Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LAPTOP-IHIFQHBJPrimary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . :MixedIP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : NoWINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : NoWireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 2:Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnectedConnection-specific DNS Suffix . :Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual AdapterPhysical Address. . . . . . . . . : 48-45-20-68-17-13DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : YesAutoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : YesWireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) dual  Band Wireles... Read more

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Hi! Kindly please help me troubleshoot my Hp envy notebook. I am having a hard imenusing since I bought it 4 months ago.1. wifi keeps turning off and it takes time to turn on.Only airplane mode appears in the network connection.2.the battery will easily to consume eventhough I always shut it down properly.3. there was an instance the touch pad function didn't worked(zoom in and zoom out)I am hoping for your immediate response of the above issues.Thank you.

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Hi, um firstly I'd like to say that any help/advice you can give would be much appreciated.

Recently (3 weeks ago) I purchased a new computer (will list spec later), and everything seems fine except in ALL games, it would run fine (very very smooth) for about 2-5mins, then I would experience intermittent drops in FPS to like 1-4fps for roughly 3 seconds, at intervals of around 10 seconds. Needless to say this makes games unplayable. The drops in FPS occur regardless of the game settings, and occur even in old games which my PC is overkill for (eg runs at a constant 130FPS then starts dropping to 1-5fps and then goes back up and down etc)

My spec:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Socket AM2
Asus M2N8-VMX
Gigabyte Geforce 8600GT
Windows XP Home (SP2 with all updates)
~320gig HD partitioned to 25gigs (windows) and rest for everything else
2gig RAM

Things I've tried:

-Installing different drivers (out of box, latest, third party) for Motherboard/CPU/Graphic card/Sound

-Reformatting

-Updating windows

-Thought might be a dual core issue, so installed Microsoft hotfix, AMD Dual Core Optimizer, AMD CPU drivers, Cool n Quiet Drivers (also disabling/enabling CnQ), setting affinity to 1 CPU in games, also using boot.ini to boot up with only 1 CPU

-No Antivirus or anything like that on, since new computer, just windows, the games and drivers.

-Updated BIOS (flash)

None of the above has worked. The problem occurs in all games (old/new, different types of games, different compani... Read more

A:Intermittent drops in FPS. Brand new PC

Hmm.. what comes to mind is when it writes or gets new info for the game.
Like flushing the buffers and refilling them.
I suspect some is normal.. But not sure that much is.
I thought there is some tweaks to set your system for gaming.. But as of this moment I can't think of what they are.

All that stuff you tried.. Did you defrag after installing?
Defrag can be over looked, even on a fresh install programs are scattered all over.

Also default windows services that can be turned off. Things hidden in the background can play heck with games... Again, I forget what can/should be turned off.

First guesses anyway.
 

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I am currently using a Thinkpad L440. For about a year and a half now, I have been having random Wifi drops on my laptop. The wifi will suddenly stop working and my browser will prompt me to run Windows Diagnostics. Windows Diagnostics will detect the problem and reset my wifi adapter which fixes the problem. Then the same problem occurs after some time. I tried updating all the drivers, as well as the BIOS. I also tried removing the wifi apapter driver through Device Manager and reinstalling but this did not solve the isse. In fact, the wifi seems slower after doing this. As a note, whenever I run a scan using LSC, under WIreless > Local Connection Test, I get a warning sign. This has been consistent for about as long as the problem has been occuring.  Model: L440BIOS: J4ET91WW(1.91)Wifi Adapter: 2x2 11bgn Wireless LAN M.2 Adapter Appreciate any advice.

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A problem has recently developed with my Envy notebook.   About 2 weeks ago my entire wireless network began slowing down when on it.   Noticeable on all devices.    When my provider came out, checked and tweaked some issues it appeared to be ok.   I went on with my daughers HP laptop and was drawing 20-24 mbps all over the house. When I reconnected mine to the system I was only pulling 6, 3, 5, up and down.   It doesn't start right away but after a few minutes.   So I put my duaghers right next ot mine and low and behold, when I ran her's it pulled 3 - 6 also.   So I turned my wi-fi off and hers' popped right back up.   I have also tried this with an old XP mini, my i-pads etc.   As soon as mine gets on the network the speed crashes.    This also happens with no one else home and no other devies conncted. I have downloaded the latest up to date Intel driver for this network adapter and it hasn't changed anything. Any ideas?

A:ENVY Notebook - m7-k111dx w/intel 7260 - notebook sucks dow...

Bill_Ving Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about wireless networking poor performance and wanted to help. My immediate guess is that you might have mixed-mode networking going on.  This happens when you have two different PCs networking in two different modes -- one using "G", the other using "N".  The wireless router (or access point) can optimize performance for either mode, but not for both.  So, the "G" mode drags down the performance of the "N" mode PC, but even worse, with the router set for mixed modes, it performs more slowly than with either PC connected by itself.Here are some other troubleshooting steps you can try: HP PCs - Troubleshooting Wireless Network and Internet (Windows 8) | HP® Customer SupportGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================

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Hello, I just recently purchased a Lenovo Ideapad U310. I'm very satisfied with everything about it... except for one little problem.

It constantly drops the wireless connection, unless I'm in the same room as the router. If I'm in the same room, everything runs super fast, however, if I'm across the house or upstairs (the router is downstairs), it'll drop connection every 20-30 minutes. The weird thing is, other devices (4 laptops & 3 iPhones) work just fine. Even my old HP laptop has fine connection upstairs, so I'm starting to think it's a problem with my laptop's wireless card.

Another thing that makes me think it's the laptop's problem... I was with my dad at a public library using their wifi the other day. My dad's computer ran at an average speed while mine was ridiculously slow.

The card is Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200. I've updated the driver directly from the Intel website, but no help. I've tried changing channels, no help. I'm not sure what else I can do. Is it just simply because the laptop has a weak wireless network card? It can't be the router's problem right? Since all other devices work?

For the next two years I'll be living in a dorm, most likely using a ethernet cable, will this problem still appear if I'm not using the internet wirelessly?

I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Core i5, and since the laptop is new, I haven't downloaded/installed... Read more

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My laptop is an Intel Pentium Inside, made by Toshiba.

From what I can tell, my laptop is the only one in the house that seems to have issues with its wireless connectivity. At any given point in time, it will just seem to have issues staying connected, drop the connection for a few moments, and then restore it a few seconds later.

Now, while this doesn't interfere with internet usage very often, this does mean that Instant Messengers and things such as chatrooms are frequently exited out of for me, which has grown to be very annoying.

Every time I move my laptop from one room to another or shut down the computer and start it back up, it drops the connection. Recently, it has even started randomly dropping the connection throughout the day.

I'm at wit's end, and I have no idea what to do. Can anyone help me with this?

A:Wireless Connection Constantly Drops

and welcome to the Forum

The first thing to do is update the network driver . . download the newest one from the Toshiba support site.

Official Toshiba Support | Toshiba

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I have an Alienware M14x, Windows 7 and Killer Wireless N1202 Wireless Adapter. My issue is that I'll be on a game server humming along just fine (lets say Minecraft for now) when all of a sudden I notice that I haven't been getting connection for about 7 seconds then. Once its over everythings okay. However, it happens almost once every minute and it lasts for much longer at times resulting in my getting kicked for no response. It doesn't hamper normal browsing but its an obvious pain for gaming. I solved it once before, a while back, but its come back in its original form. I couldn't find the method I used before. All I remember is reading a forum that said to uninstall something from my Device Manager that Windows had added in and once I did it worked beautifully. I think it might have cropped back up in an update or something. But I have tried renewing my IP, turning off power saving on my network adapter, restarting everything, but I can't find that utility to uninstall nor the forum I saw. I could really use some help here...

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8077 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, -1984 Mb (My Discrete is nVidia GeForce GTX 765M)
Hard Drives: C: Total - 704920 MB, Free - 365965 MB;
Motherboard: Alienware, 07MJ2Y
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I have a Netgear WGR614v.5 wireless router connected to my Quest DSL internet connection. My HP Pavilion laptop has problems connecting if it is not sitting in the same room as the router. The built in wireless card (Broadcom) will not see the network at all once it is in another room and the card I bought (D-Link) will pick up a connection in various places in the house, but will drop the connection if the computer gets moved my even an inch, sometimes less. It's extremely eratic. Both cards are included in my list of approved MAC addresses, and have the correct WEP password. There are three other laptops (Dell, Tosiba, Apple) that belong to family members or friends that have no problem connecting at all. The network signal is strong throughout the house. The settings on my HP are all equivalent to the settings on the compters that work, so I'm can't figure out why I can't connect. Anyone have an idea?
 

A:HP laptop constantly drops wireless connection

Hi, did you try without the MAC filter, I had the same problem with my Linksys router and my Dell Inspirion. I disabled MAC filteringand it's working fine.
 

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The new P70 Docking Station constantly drops peripheral connection with. There is never a reconnection, just constant drop sound.I can tell which by the beeps. And the beeps are annoying. I don't know what it is, but it happens every ten minutes or so, sometimes every minute. The only thing connected is monitor, mouse, keyboard. Thoughts on how to diagnose? I've tried watching Device Manager, etc, but can't notice any change (or it's buried too deep)

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Ok to make things as clear as possible:

Equipment Used:
I am using a Belkin 802.11g Wireless Router - "54g"

Along with a:

2WIRE Modem provided by Telstra Bigpond (Australia) [Not sure what model] (it's not a modem/router, just a plain modem)

Now I bought the Belkin router and it's an Australian Model as seen here
PROBLEM:
Brief:
The connection from my computer to the internet drops every few mins for a few seconds (About 20-30)

Detailed Life Story:
I had Optus net using a motorola netstream 4200 modem prior on the OptusNet ISP "DSL" network (512/128). After some problems with payment/money issues I upgraded to Telstra Bigpond's ADSL Network (1500/256).

Now supplied with the new modem stated above I installed it normally then attached it to the router once I finished configuring it using the ISP's provided CD.

The Internet was working fine for the first few hours and I didn't notice any dropouts or what ever (Maybe because I wasn't very attentive). A couple days later I started noticing drop outs frequently ie. D/Cing from MSN, Downloads Stopping, Firefox not loading during the drop causing me to refresh, D/C during Counterstrike Games.

Now I thought it was the modem at first so I did the process of elimination and directly connected the modem to my computer (Removed the router from the equation) and BAM no dropouts. Only problem is now my sister has no net! So obviously I have to reconnect the router on to and blah b... Read more

A:Belkin Router - WLAN Constantly drops

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The new P70 Docking Station constantly drops and reconnects...something. I can tell by the beeps, so it's annoying. I don't know what it is, but it happens every ten minutes or so. The only thing connected is monitor, mouse, keyboard. Thoughts on how to diagnose?

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Hey im having some trouble with my wireless adapter. I know that it is not my routers problem since i have my xbox set up into it and i never get any kind of lag on it same if i hook a pc up to it. Problem is my wireless adapter that is new will start out in the 40-50s mbps. But after a few mins of useing my computer it will make a sudden drop down anywhere from 1-18 mbps. I am the only person useing internet in my household and i have a good internet plan with verizon. Usealy the only way to fix this is to pull out my wireless adapter for a few mins than put it back in. If not i have to just do something else for a few hours and it will go back up again. I am getting a decent signal strength so i really do not understand the problem. Also when my mbps drops down very low it will even go so far as not letting me browse the internet at all. It will say i am connected to local and internet like normal yet i wont beable to connect to anything and i will have to restart my connection again.
 

A:My wireless adapter gets around 54 Mbps but it constantly drops to 5-18

Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework. For machines with no Internet connection, download this NET Framework 3.5 Full Package on another machine and transfer it with removable media to the problem machine.
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
 

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This is an area I have less knowledge on than other areas.

Is there a way to optimise my wireless router/connection?

When I'm in games, it drops me out, but I still have internetivity.

I'm baffled, and I'd like to give wireless a good chance, instead of thinking it is useless. I know a couple other people who use wireless, but don't get dropped, but experience ping spikes.

I gather that my dropping out is a result of some ping spiking, but it's not all because of a ping spike, am I correct?

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I put in a DVDROM, to install UT3 and COD4. I had previously done some MS updates and needed to restart after installing COD4. When I restarted the DVDrom was no longer detected. The DVDrom does have power, but it gets cut off, when the Windows Loading screen starts up. Is this a problem I can fix in setup.

Also, my monitor connection worked it's way loose, and I tightened it, is this just a coincidence that I tightened the monitor cable and then the DVDrom no longer worked?

Thanks for any help.
Eljan81
 

A:Gamer, wireless network drops me out constantly.

I don't know much at all about networks, so I can't help there, but...

about the DVDROM I believe it is coincidence, but you may wann check once more that all the connections are tight on the DVDROM.
 

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HiI hope someone can help me, this problem has been ongoing since the first day i bought it in 2012 december. the wifi disconnects to a 'limited' state. upon checking the device manager, the wireless adaptor is disabled. so i enable it and it gets back on again but no sooner is it on, it drops again. in 2014 i got dell tech to replace a new wifi card. on the spot, he too see how the new card didnt solve the problem. he nevertheless still left with the problem unsolved.recently the problem got very bad to a point it disconnects almost right away when i connect it back. i googled and found theres tonnes of issue with this wireless n2230. i came across a solution (disabling bluetooth). it worked for a day but the same thing came back after.i have done all sorts. factory reset, disabling and re-enabling, update windows and browsers and everything i can think of, its updated. im currently on win8, i do not know what other info i need to provide. i hope someone can help me im on the verge of smashing it out the window

A:intel wireless n2230 drops constantly

My first question would be if you have upgraded to Windows 8.1. If not that would be the first thing I would do.
 
If you have 8.1 then I am assuming it is 64bit.
 
What is the make and model of the computer?

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We have a number of X1 Yoga 2nd Gen (20JG) w/ EM7455 LTE cards. We have updated all drivers on some machines but we continue to have issues w/ the card at time dropping connectivity to LTE and it not returning until a reboot or a disable/enable of the LTE card.When the connectivity hangs you are unable to ping any IP addresses. This occurs randomly but is seen within an hour of waking up from a sleep.  Lastest driver as of July 29, 2019 has helped some but not fixed the problem. We have tested newer firmware version for Verizon but in those cases when the connectivity issues happen the entire card resets itself losing connectivity anyway. We have tested on Windows 10 1803 and 1903 w/ similar results. Any suggestions would be appreciated. 

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Recently , the NVIDIA NForce Networking Controller is constantly dropping connection and when it does , I lose connection to the Internet and I am booted out of my applications. It only happens for a few seconds.

I am running Windows XP Home and SP3

I am running a cable modem to a Linksys Wireless G Broadband Router.

What could be the cause of this and how can it be corrected?

thanks
 

A:NVIDIA NForce Networking Controller constantly drops

This is happeneing to the wired PC and not a laptop connected via Wireless. When it happens I see a small network Cable unplugged popup on the toolbar.
 

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Hello. Tearing hair out here. Been searching threads here and all over google. I have DSL thru Century Link. Router is Zyxel pk5001z. 2 laptops being used. ( well, they were until my MB fried out.) My laptop has Win 7, my girlfriends has Vista.- Dell inspiron 1525. Only had the service for about 2 mo's. My laptop was working fine wirelessly. Hers drops constantly.Currently hers is the only one being used.Sometimes shows the red x, other times just local only.- Drops and reconnects within seconds. I have set channel to 6 and 11. disabled IPC 6 in laptop adapter, uninstalled/reinstalled wireless card in device manager, checked for newer driver, checked for firmware upgrade in modem, set to g/n only, ( no option for G only) connection strenth is full. No wirless phones, no close neighbors, etc. I have read posts indicating the routers are junk, other posts saying Vista has issues with certian routers, but nothing that pinpoints my exact problem. Also, just re-loaded Vista the other day. Had this problem before and after reload. Oh and the laptop works fine hardwired. Please help.
 

A:Solved: Wireless connectin drops constantly on second laptop

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Hi, i have been having some problems with my internet connection in that it drops constantly, as in every 20 - 30 minutes or so. I live in a house where there are three laptops in operation but mine is the only one with this problem. i have tried moving to different areas around the house but this still doesnt help and the problem persists. It is even worse when i am streaming something such as a video or when im on skype sometimes dropping out after 5 minutes.
I thought it might be my computer but it also happens on my phone at the same time as it drops on my laptop.
about a year ago my laptop did overheat which damaged some of the components and that has been a persistent problem also but the last time this happened was about two months ago and this problem with the internet has only been present for about a week!
I am at a loss and have no idea what why it is happening or how to fix it. Any help would be much appreciated.
Thankyou.
 

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The network Wi-Fi constantly drops the connection in Windows 10. I have to go to device manager, disable it and then enable it to reconnect. This is very annoying and interrupts my work on the internet. What can I do to fix it?

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Brand new Ideapad 310-15IKB (Intel Core i5-7200U, 8GB RAM, 512 GB SSD); two days old. *** When I enter Windows 10, the fan starts after a few seconds... and it NEVER stops again! *** It runs at low speed, no rattling or anything. Accelerates sometimes, as it should. But NEVER stops entirely, not even when ALL programs are closed down.  The pc is almost virgin. I only installed Chrome, and McAfee was already on. NO CPU usage (0-3%). NO disk usage. NO scan running. I updated Windows and the BIOS, and I even chose the Power Saving mode. Still the fan runs constantly - at low speed, but enough to get me irritated. Any help will be much appreciated. Otherwise the pc goes back! \

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So I am new to the world of Lenovo, I used to have a cheap HP laptop computer and now updated to a ThinkPad P71, the first time i turned it on it obviously updated for Windows 10. However, i shut it off at when ever I am no longer using it, and it always updates that same update. Whats going on?

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Just built a new computer. Asus Rampage Extreme III mobo, PNY Geforce 470, 6gb OCZ ram, 800w PSU, Intel i7-930. Windows 7 pro 32

It is constantly freezing during games and during video playback, like netflix or youtube. Some times it will freeze right away, sometimes after hours of play. On a bad day it just makes doing anything impossible. I get two types of freezes. One, the audio continues to go, the screen is just frozen, forcing me to reset. Other is it will freeze in game, with no audio, forcing a reset, and I get a BCCode 116 error. I reinstalled windows and all drivers last night, dont get a BCCode anymore on reset, but it continues to freeze just the same. I have checked temps and power and everything seems to be good. All the drivers are the latest. I haven't loaded the newer bios for my mobo yet, but last time I did that before the windows reinstall, it didnt help anyways. All I can think of is some crazy driver issue that I just cant tell, or maybe something physically wrong with the video card?

Help needed!
NVIDIA System Information report created on: 08/14/2010 15:02:34
System name: BEAST-PC

[Display]
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz (2803 MHz)
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional, 32-bit
DirectX version: 11.0
GPU processor: GeForce GTX 470
Driver version: 258.96
CUDA Cores: 448
Core clock: 607 MHz
Shader clock: 1215 MHz
Memory clock: 1674 MHz (3348 MHz data rate)
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A:Brand new build constantly freezing

I get a BCCode 116 errorClick to expand...

STOP error 0x116 can mean that an attempt to reset the display driver and recover from a timeout failed. STOP code 0x00000116 may also display "VIDEO_TDR_ERROR" on the same STOP message.

First, uninstall your installed nVidia drivers, reboot, and run Driver Sweeper (you can find it in TS download section) to clean any remaining nVidia driver files.

Download latest WHQL driver from nVidia's site, and install it, reboot the system, and see whether it help resolve the issue.

If it doesn't, please download OCCT, and thoroughly stress test your graphic card including vRAM, and come back with your results.
 

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Hey,

I had to reinstall Vista on a laptop but even opening internet explorer causes it to freeze, not just IE, same with other programs.

I installed Firefox today, the only thing that has been installed and it is the same.

It is showing the 2gb ram so that isn't the problem.
It never had the problem before when it also had Vista.

Any ideas?

Thanks

A:Constantly freezing when trying to do anything - Brand new install

Please post the make and model of your machine....
If it is a custom built machine please post the motherboard model
CPU specs
Graphics Card Specs
RAM installed
and PSU brand and wattage.

For now if you have a desktop take off the side panel and clean out all the dust inside with a can of air. If you have a laptop clean all dust and dirt from the air vents on the side and underneath.

All though you have done a reinstall of Windows try defraging the hard drive update all drivers starting with the chipset drivers then update graphics drivers Audio than LAN drivers.

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So, i've been having trouble with my notebook.....it doesn't matter which game i run, i run them on medium or low settings and get a steady 45fps , sometimes above 50...however, every 5 or 10 minutes ( doesn't matter what game, it takes about the same time in every game... ) my FPS drops to 12/15 fps.....i've been reading up on this problem, i've updated all of my drivers, did a complete clean install, tried running it without the battery in it , did a BIOS update ( current version .....3.0? ) ,  the specs are :  AMD A10-5750 M APU ( maxed out at 2,50 ghz according to system manager, but on the left side i see it running at 2,88/3,01 at times ) 8 GB RAMAMD Radeon HD 8650G videocard i tried calling tech support, who told me they would get back to me in 2 to 4 days?! how hard can it be....right? anyway....some help would be appreciated! cheers!

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Recently noticed the notebook wasn't aligned to my desk. Thought the feet on the bottom were uneven. They're fine. The notebook seems to have a "bubble" on the keyboard where it's higher than the rest of the keyboard. Obviously it's impacting the entire notebook since it's no longer sitting level. I'm concerned it's going to impact the performance of the keyboard and the fact that it's not even and "rocks" when I'm typing is driving me crazy.   Can someone please direct me on how this can be repaired. It was purchased new in 2013. 

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Hello everyone, this problem has got to the point to where I am not sure what to do next. I am a pc technician for a living so I never usually have problems I cannot fix on my own,

I have a Dell Studio 1745 Laptop and its only a few years old, I recently upgraded my router to be wireless a year or so ago and have had a few d/c issues here and there but mostly has not been a problem.

Recently I have had tons of d/c issues while playing warcraft or browsing the internet in general, anything really.
So I made the mistake of recently updating my WNR1000V3 router's firmware from my laptop's wireless connection. After I did this I saw all sorts of warnings (none built into the firmware itself, sigh) that this was a big no no.

Since then my d/c issues have been horrible but what it does now is my connection will be completely normal then all of a sudden my wireless access point will switch to 'No Internet Access' and it will drop my internet.

The only way I can get it back is to go into the other room and reset the router by either unplugging it, or pressing the reset button on the back, once it reboots and everything, my laptop sees the connection again, and it has Internet Access fine.
Soo I went and made the problem much worse, the lame part of the situation is before I had this firmware issue I was getting this problem anyways.

I decided if I could flash a older version of firmware to the router using my desktop that is wired to the router I could th... Read more

A:Solved: Router seems to constantly disconnect from my network, wireless signal drops

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I purchased a new laptop yesterday and a couple of hours after i set it up it started to constantly freeze and programs will stop responding. Windows 8 is fully up to date.

Specs:
Asus VivoBook F550LD-CJ321H Laptop
Core i7 4500u
8gb ram
NVIDIA geforce 820m 2gb
1tb hdd

A:Windows 8.1 Constantly freezes on a brand new laptop.

windows 8 is up to date but is all of the hardware running up to date drivers. and the bios up to date ,check manufacturer website to make sure ,or take it back to retalor and have them fix it ,you usually have 30 days to do so ,before having to send back to manufacture

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Last week's excitement, where I bought my brand new laptop - a HP G62, has completely vanished.

I am left with a very unstable machine that BSOD'ies somewhere around 5 times daily - i hope it wont do so while i am writing this...

Here is what i've got

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1030
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF80002A1A477
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Sometime the bsod is heavily decorated with flickering pink and green lines that almost makes the error not readable...

I only installed a couple of programmes on the machine, all and all its still very "vanilla"

I included the dumps
Can anyone see if this makes sense? I otherwise had a very good feeling about bying HP...

A:My brand new laptop is constantly BSOD'ying on me

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jes C


Last week's excitement, where I bought my brand new laptop - a HP G62, has completely vanished.

I am left with a very unstable machine that BSOD'ies somewhere around 5 times daily - i hope it wont do so while i am writing this...

Here is what i've got

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1030
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: a
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF80002A1A477
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Sometime the bsod is heavily decorated with flickering pink and green lines that almost makes the error not readable...

I only installed a couple of programmes on the machine, all and all its still very "vanilla"

I included the dumps
Can anyone see if this makes sense? I otherwise had a very good feeling about bying HP...




These were all probably caused by NETw5s64.sys which is part of your intel wifi driver. I do note that they may in fact be caused by utorrent (running at the time in all of them)forcing the wifi driver to fail
I would uninstall the driver and get a fresh copy. I would also think about using a different torrent client

Let us know if you need help

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Hello, I purchased a M900 Thinkcentre desktop a few months ago, right away I was having issues with the computer freezing randomly. Nothing works when the computer freezes and I'm forced to do a hard reboot each time. The computer will freeze in the middle of literally anything I'm doing, no rhyme or reason as far as I can tell. I've even stepped away and come back to the machine frozen on the screensaver while I had no applications running in the background. Being a new computer this is very strange and I've tried to troubleshoot the issue and find a fix, but with no luck. Has anyone encountered similar problems or has any idea what the underlying issue may be? Some specs: Processor:  Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3408 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)(RAM):  16.0 GBGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720OS: Windows 10 64bit 

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Hello,I purchased a M900 ThinkCentre desktop a few weeks ago, right away I was having bad issues with the video players (Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, but also You Tube, and all videos - long or short ? I.E. from newspaper sites with Mozilla, Chrome, Edge, IE 11 browsers) freezing vision. Same if you try to play a DVD or AVI, MPC etc. files.Download is ok, but you see only the first frame! No more or any result sliding cursor, but no action and any movement on the video. Single photos, not movies!!!I upgraded more times all possible drivers (Nvidia, Adobe Flashplayer and Shockwave, Java, etc?) and Intel chipset drivers, I played CCleaner and others diagnose software, but some final result: no success, anything don?t work.For more mysterious thing, I created - on a full new Samsung 256 Gb SSD (850 Pro) - an new OS copy (identic Window 10 Pro, 64) using a rescue image copy of the original Lenovo SSD disk, and in this case all work very well. Wow! That?s indicating all hardware run OK. No problem. But the problem is on the Software from Lenovo.I restore once again the system ? originally installed on Lenovo Factory, in Hungary, but ever without any success. No video is working with the original SSD. Every time freeze at first frame!A third SSD with Linux OS (Ubuntu 10.16) play ok all videos, with the same M900 hardware.And actually I have (paradox) two different SSD 256 Gb, Windows 10 Pro 64 software, but one (the original from Lenovo, not playing videos... Read more

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