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Gamer, wireless network drops me out constantly.

Q: Gamer, wireless network drops me out constantly.

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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Also:
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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 am having a frustrating time with my network. I work for an animall hospital and we have a wired/wireless network with 9 computers (mixed vista ultimate and xp pro with server 2003 sp2 on the server). I am using a Linksys WRT320n router.

My main problem is with my 2 wireless computers, a desktop with a US Robotics 802.11g turbo and one of my laptops, a Dell Inspiron 6400. They are no more then 30 feet from the router and always have a strong signal but will drop their connection and have to be logged of and logged back on. It is very frustrating because there is no rhyme or reason for it. Sometimes it will stay connected all day without dropping and other days it will drop 6-8 times.

I am not sure if this is related or not, but there are several wireless networks that can be seen by these computers including a Comcast WIFI and an Optonline WIFI.

Also, the network will slow down every so often (wired as well as wireless) and I am no sure what the is about. Our applications that we run are not very intence (no graphics or large packets being sent.) Some one said they thought there might be a some sort of a Windows Sharing App. running on the server that was bogging it down but I am not sure.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Supergroomer
 

A:Solved: Wireless network drops signal and network is slow

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Hi I'm having problems with my internet connection. It used to work no problem but just in this last week it has started playing up. I have tried resetting the router and setting up the internet connection again from scratch but it hasn't solved the problem.

It will connect to the wireless network but then drop it every so often, sometimes it will go to local access only, next minute it will lose connection all together. This is very frustrating and I have no idea how to fix it

Can anyone give me some advice?

Also, having issues with Microsoft Office - it won't save anything without crashing.... this is a relatively new problem as well.

It's windows vista that I am using.
 

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When connected to my home wireless network for extended periods with no activity, I come back to find that my wireless connection has been lost. Sometimes, right-clicking on the wireless icon and selecting Repair fixes the problem. Sometimes, the Repair stops on the first action "Windows was unable to disable the wireless network adapter".

I'm using a Netgear G router (from a Motorola modem) with wire to my desktop and wireless to this laptop.

Laptop profile
WinXP Pro SP2 Lenovo X60 Thinkpad Centrino Duo
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

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Hi,

My wireless network speed cuts out every 20 seconds or so during high-speed downloads and/or file transfers within my LAN (i.e., it's not my ISP). My signal strength never drops below 70%, but yet for some reason, the network drops out. It is almost like the entire computer locks up a little bit. I can't even get another web page to load while it's happening until it recovers.

I'm running Win7 RC x64. The adapter is a Realtek RTL8187. I've tried 3 years worth of drivers (including the ones that I had running on my Vista x64 OS), switched the wireless channels from 1 to 6 to 11 and back again. I've tried every possible 'netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=...' value. I've disabled every other adapter in the system. I've tried downloading to different drives, on different controllers, even tried IDE/SATA.

See attachments for samples of whats going on. As I wrote this, the ping window was still running--it's fine... until I download something.

Very very annoying...

A:Wireless network drops out during downloads

well, a few things you can start to do.... first is to swap out routers if possible. Next, swap out wireless cards if possible or vice versa, cards then router. next would be to do a line stress test, or just a test of the line. This can be done at dslreports.com , tho you may have to signup/register to be able to use this feature.

there is probably a few more things to try, but i would get past these steps first before i go doing much anything else.

btw, am having the same problem here... but my swapping out routers does nothing, and its not the wireless card here, as it happens on the whole network, wireless gets bottlenecked, and therefore shuts down just the wireless signal, if on wire you are fine. Point in case, not just my belkin wireless G, but the laptop gets the same treatment. Atleast by that i mean, if i lose connection here, so does the laptop. I have yet to see if i can create the same results in reverse, having to see if the laptop can crash the wireless network signal. So, i'm still investigating this myself.... welcome aboard matey! Is all i can say for now.

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Hello all.

Yes, it's yet another "My Wireless Won't Work Right" thread! Your help would be greatly appreciated!

I recently moved to a new house, and set up one PC downstairs, with a Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router. PC#1 is hardwired to the router, no problems there. PC#2 (with a Linksys WMP54G card) is upstairs, one floor up and probably 20 feet over. Both PCs are above ground (nothing in the basement).

Initially, PC#2 was connecting pretty well. Generally I'd hit 54 Mbps and "very good" signal quality. But, it was spotty. While the connection wouldn't drop entirely, it would frequently drop enough to disrupt my FTPing of large files across the internet. I had my suspicions about the card, which had been jostled a lot and didn't seem to have a great connection between the antenna and card itself.

So, I replaced the whole setup with a brand-spanking new WRT54GS router and a WMP54GS card. Unfortunately, things have gone from bad to worse. It took me 3 hours on Support Chat with Linksys to even get any kind of a connection from PC#2, and now it just dies completely for huge chunks of time. I'll be online with a 54 Mbps connection, Very Good signal strength, then BOOM, couldn't find a network. Then 30 minutes later, it will miraculously find it again. It happens often enough that the PC is essentially useless for any work that requires an Internet connection. Note: Linksys' monitoring tool finds my network with a c... Read more

A:Wireless Network Connection Drops

If I understood correctly, your laptop experience pretty much proves that you are getting a constant good strong signal to the location of the problem computer. If so, don't mess with router's antenna.

Go to the Linksys web site and make sure you have the latest driver and utility for the adaptor.

Move the computer around a little. Maybe the fan or power supply or something is in the direct path of the signal.

Are you managing the connection with the Linksys utility or with Windows' Wireless Zero Configuration? Try the other one.

Are you using encryption? If so, WEP or WPA?
 

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My wife's computer running XP OS with SP3, connected to our WPA-2 wireless network with Linksys WUSB100 adapter, keeps losing its Internet connection whenever she is offline (not logged off for a period of time), connected to a broadband modem through a Linksys WRT120N Wireless Router. Linksys has its own wireless manager, which conflicted with Windows XP WZC, so I went in and disabled that ( did nothing to solve problem). However, we have an unsecured wireless network in our immediate neighborhood, and that is the network (albeit with a weak signal, and a speed of only 24mbs speed) that her computer connect to. There must be a way of blocking her computer from connecting to that network, or to remove that network from the available networks list. I have been searching online for solutions, and have contacted Linksys support several times for support, but they claim to have no solutions.
 

A:Wireless XP drops secured network.

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This is a common problem judging by the results of a web search. I'm hoping one of the good folks here knows of a solution that actually works!

I have an Epson Artisan 810 printer that has wireless networking. My desktop connects to this printer by USB and the network by Ethernet. Our laptop connects to everything wireless. Everything works just as you would expect except:

When the printer goes into "idle" mode (low power - standby) it drops off the network and the laptop can't find it to print to. The desktop (of course) can print to it in low power mode. But, this only happens in a particular order:
If the laptop connects to the printer and prints, then the printer goes into idle mode, the laptop can still print to the printer.
If the printer is on (not into idle) and the laptop restarts it can print.
If the printer is in idle, and the laptop is restarted, it will not print.
If I turn the printer off, then back on, it is recognized and works again wirelessly.
What I have tried:
Set a static IP on the printer
Reserved the IP on the router (Trendnet TEW-691GR) for the MAC of the printer.
Tried to ping the idle printer IP from laptop: No. Restarted: Yes.
Tried to ping the idle printer from the desktop: No.
Removed the printer from the laptop, deleted the printer port, re-installed the printer using the manual IP port.
I've run out of ideas and have started drinking! Any suggestions?

A:Wireless printer drops off the network

Is the laptop dropping it, or is the router dropping it. That's my first real question even if you've manually set it routers like to just ignore things that have no traffic after a set amount of time. It doesn't appear there is a way to change the sleep mode settings in that model of printer though.

Anyhow if it's dropping off the nat table there may still be some way to tweak the router a little bit more to keep the connection alive. The printer itself has no setting or feature I can see that would help with this. (I can't believe I actually looked at a manual for something I don't even own.)

At any rate I tried man, but I don't see anything you missed, and as you already pointed out the other mentions of this online are all dead ends too.

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My Verizon wireless ( cellular air-card 4G hotspot ) modem / router ( jet pack 890l ) constantly times out or only partially loads pages while browsing the internet. Or I get an error that the "server not found" This had happened ever since I got a new PC with Windows 7. I have reset the modem, reseated the SIM card, checked for new soft ware and firmware (none at this time). I have updated my network adapter driver. Checked for a hidden Microsoft mini adapter, none there. Checked Microsoft's support forums for compatibility issues. Nothing has helped. What else can I do?

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 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8151 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5670, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 942685 MB, Free - 698153 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G3HR7
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Peggy-XPS
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : DW1525 (802.11n) WLAN PCIe Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : C0-CB-38-59-37-EB
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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Hi guys im new to this site and was recommended by a friend. I have spent the last 2 days looking through old posts before finally registering to ask for help, so here goes:

I have a home network with 2 PC's both running windows XP.
They are networked via 2 USB 802.11b wireles cards. The network is set up as an Adhoc network with file,printer and internet sharing running. I set up the network using the windows network set up wizard.
The main PC with internet connection is connected to blueyonder 1MB cable service via an external USB modem.

The network works great with an "excellent" signal strength at all times (upstairs to dowstairs). But...

Every now and again the remote PC will drop the connection. It seems totally random as it could be after 10 minutes or after 1 hour, Its very random. To reconnect i just disable then re-enable the network card (on remote PC) it connects instantly and all is well again, untill it decides to do this again. Does anyone have any suggestions to what could be causing this? It is not a huge problem but is iritable. It even happens when network/internet is in use. But may still be some type of power managment issue. But my hands are in the air and im open to all sugestions.

Thanks in advance for anyone who tries to help me out.
 

A:wireless adhoc network drops connection

Could be interference from microwaves, mobile phones, etc.
The paper "ABGs_of_Wireless_2.03.1.pdf" on http://www.netgear.com/products/wireless.html lists possible sources of interference for the various wi-fi standards.

The general advice about improving range at http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101160.asp may also be of some use in general troubleshooting.
 

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I have had my wireless network running with only recurrent (monthly) glitches for nearly six months. Most of the glitches have involved my wife's PC dropping off the network unexpectedly. This problem occurred before I updated to Leopard earlier this month, but in the last two weeks the problem has been worse than ever; today I reinstalled the network and her pc still drops off almost every fifteen minutes (if she is not using it.) There are two computers on the network, a PowerMac G5 w/2Gb ram and her Toshiba laptop running XP Pro SP2. The network consists of an Airport Extreme card, 2 Airport Express Base Stations (main and remote), a Linksys Cable Modem and Hi Speed Internet access. The PowerMac is in a different room than the PC and although there is a clear sight connection between the doorways of the two rooms, the walls are 9" poured concrete. When the network is operating optimally, I get a reading on the PC that the signal strength is "Excellent."

I usually have to correct the dropped connection by clicking on Change Advanced settings button in Wireless Network Connection and opening the Wireless Network tab in the WZC dialogue box. I check the 13 digit WEP key and it is then accepted. When I launch IE, I get an error message indicating I'm not online, but if I highlight the URL and press enter, I arrive online.

Is this problem related to DHCP supplying an ip address?

A:XPsp2 PC drops from Airort Wireless Network

I doubt this has anything to do with DHCP, it's a connectivity issue. Have you tried changing channels on the router? I'd consider using WPA instead of WEP encryption, since you may also have a freeloader mooching your Internet access.

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Hi,Several weeks ago my network connect started randomly dropping. The only way to I've been able to re-start it is to restart my laptop which is very annoying.I'm running Windows XP on a Sony Vaio laptop with wireless connection.I'm sure it's a laptop issue as it does this at work and home (on different wireless routers).I've run Event Viewer and I can see several types of error messages:1. WARNING - Source = DHCPYour computer was not able to renew its address from the network (from the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0018DED6B8C8. The following error occurred:The operation was canceled by the user. . Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.2. WARNING - Source = PlugPlayManagerThe service "NetFxUpdate_v1.1.4322" vetoed a power event request.3. ERROR - Source = Service Control ManagerThe BrPar service depends on the Parallel arbitrator group and no member of this group started.4. ERROR - Source = DHCPThe IP address lease 192.168.1.3 for the Network Card with network address 0018DED6B8C8 has been denied by the DHCP server 192.168.2.254 (The DHCP Server sent a DHCPNACK message).5. WARNING - Source = TCPIPTCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts.6. ERROR - Source = ATAPIThe device, \Device\Ide\IdePort0, did not respond within the timeout period.I think the items in bold above are what's ca... Read more

A:Wireless network connection randomly drops

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Ok so I have had this problem for months, I really have tried everything I can think of but just don't get what is happening.

Set Up:
Speedtouch ADSL modem - DHCP server - 192.168.1.254
Linksys wireless router - connected to modem - 192.168.1.253
A PC is conncted to the wireless router via ethernet, and I use a laptop via wireless.
The Problem:

Mostly the laptop works fine over wireless. But whenever I do something over the local network (view files on the pc, try to back up laptop files to the pc, or even access laptop files from the pc) the laptop's wireless connection drops out within 30 sec. By 'drop out', the laptop still says it is connected but has no internet access. I cannot access the wireless router by IP address when this happens either.

The worst bit is that when I disconnect and try reconnecting to the wireless router, I can't - the only solution is to restart the
ADSL modem (rebooting the linksys router doesn't help..). Also, I do get disconnected and can't reconnect very occasionally when I'm just using internet (once a day max).

What I've Tried:
ipconfig/all - didn't see anything unusual
changing DHCP to the wireless router. Now this was weird - I couldn't get DNS working when I did this. Tried using openDNS but no luck, and when I decided to copy the modem's DNS settings, they were all set as 0.0.0.0. (???)
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A:Wireless drops out when accessing local files on the network

my initaill reaction was to see if there are firmware updates avaible for the modem/router/ and a driver update for the pc network adapter
BUT when you said
When the laptop is close to the wireless router (i.e 5 bars instead of the normal 3), the problem doesn't seem to occur. Click to expand...

wasnt so sure - BUT it would be worth looking at the firmware and see what updates are available
If we could have makes and exact models of all devices - we should be able to post the information here

This only ever happens on wireless - the ethernet connected PC still works fine on the internet when the "drop out" occurs
correct ?

Lets try a few things -
When its working normally - make a note of all the status light on the router and modem
then when it "drops out" check those light and post any difference here

again when its working correclty lets see an ipconfig /all and various ping tests and post results here- see below
Now when it drops out repeat all the tests and save to something like notepad and when you have internet access post back here - make sure we know which is which

Also lets see what the wireless landscape looks like - post and image of the xirrus wireless tool - see details below
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{ipconfig /all}
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Was wondering if anyone has an idea of what may be happening. Everything was working fine then this happened out of no where one day. I am on a Windows 7 64 bit machine using wireless. Linksys WRT350N Router all of the other computers on the network are working perfectly fine. I have tried 2 different wireless adapters.

The internet will stay for a few minutes then cutout for about a minute. I have been running ping tests side by side one going to the internet the other going to my router.
The router is constant connection no interruptions the internet cuts out as stated before.

Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.

A:Win7 64 bit Wireless Drops - Rest of network fine

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dwd84


Was wondering if anyone has an idea of what may be happening. Everything was working fine then this happened out of no where one day. I am on a Windows 7 64 bit machine using wireless. Linksys WRT350N Router all of the other computers on the network are working perfectly fine. I have tried 2 different wireless adapters.

The internet will stay for a few minutes then cutout for about a minute. I have been running ping tests side by side one going to the internet the other going to my router.
The router is constant connection no interruptions the internet cuts out as stated before.

Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.


It could be a channel crossover problem or something else but this is difficult to just guess at because it can be many different problems.

If you can download the Xirrus WiFi inspector and post a screen shot of the read out here it would be helpful.

xirrus wifi inspector - Bing

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I have a new HP desktop running Vista 64 bit. It has Atheros abgn dualband network module. It connects but will soon (seconds, minutes, hours variable) drop the internet connection and say access is "Local only." Signal strength is still reported as "High." It may or may not reconnect automatically. Disconnecting and reconnecting usually works but it will soon drop again. Upon re-connecting the number of networks presented varies from none to 10. I am pretty sure the 10 are always there but they are not being detected.

HP support had me ensure the card was in ,etc. and wanted me to restore pc to factory settings. As I have had 2 new from factory that start with this problem I am not so keen to do this. This is second machine to have this exact issue.On first machine I re-installed driver with no effect. They replaced it because I was having other strange issues within my return window.

The computer sits 12" from an HP laptop also with Vista 64 bit, same software and configs, with Broadcom abgdraft-n wifi adapter. The laptop never has lost a connection nor have other computers on the network.

My router is Linksys wrt310n with WPA security. It is 30 ft line of site to the computer in question. I have 3 other computers connected via wireless (g or n) with no issues. I have tried tweaking channels, etc. but to no effect.

Any help is appreciated.....

here is ipconfig

C:\Users\Steve>ipconfig /all

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A:Wireless network connection drops internet - goes local only

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My dad recently started having wireless internet trouble with his Dell Inspiron I6400. He will be connected to the wireless internet in our home and the computer will drop the wireless signal automatically. This happens approx every 2 minutes, but it will not do it on consecutive days or even weeks. This all started about 1.5 months ago, I have checked if his computer did updates around that time, thinking it is a glitch with a windows update, and there were none done during that time. The integrated wireless card is a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card. And we get our internet through Hughes Satellite which is routed through their modem and then plugged into our wireless router, which is a Linksys WRT54G. The wireless signal is controlled on the computer by the Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility, which I do not like, but when I uninstalled or disabled it, the wireless on the computer stopped working all together. I have changed the channels on the router, thinking it may be an interference issue, but that did no good. Also there are 3 other laptops in the house that use this same wireless signal, and this one is the only one that has problems with it.

If anybody has any suggestions or ideas to what it may be, please respond. I am an IT major, so please don't hold back on IT jargon.

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Hello, I don't know where to begin. When I log on and my start programs run, I receive a couple different messages about something not being in the library. I would check right now before writing this, but I'm afraid my wireless connection would take too long to fix again. I've been having problems for the past week. Very irritating. Lots of time spent trying to unfold this disaster.1) I do have a hijack this log if someone would look at it. 2) Maybe two or three months ago, I updated Internet Explorer7 to IE8 and now it doesn't work at all. I'm stuck, forced to use Mozilla. 3) The wireless router IS in my house and it IS encrypted. YES, I DO have the password key... 4) For the past couple weeks, if I am in a program like MOBSTERS by MYSPACE my computer will freeze. It happens every time, SHORTLY after going into the MISSIONS tab. I have to do a hard restart or it'll stay frozen for the entire day.5) On my wireless connection... IF/When I click "repair".... It will work for maybe 15-30 seconds MAYBE!! and then it will restart my computer. 6) I can't afford to pay for help, but I do have a few rare coins I would happily exchange for some help here. I am new to this and don't understand how I will be contacted or how I will know if someone is trying to reach me. Call me if you wish. Or email. PH # removed or email me at: Same gmail.comMoved from HJT to AII no logs..Although I have read the rules and ... Read more

A:cpu freezes, crashes, IE no longer works, wireless network drops frequently

Hello, I realize you are new here. I moved your post from HJT forum to here Am I InfectedCan you run this and post the log please.run MBAM (MalwareBytes):NOTE: Before saving MBAM please rename it to zztoy.exe....now save it to your desktop.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives sele... Read more

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Hi,

I have a laptop in our office that is about 4 months old and is constantly identifying the wireless network. I have tried everything! I even have just re formatted it and re installed everything from scratch but I still have the same problem.

Any help would be much appreciated!!!!

Thanks,

Daniel

A:Wireless Constantly Identifying Network

Hi,

Many of these issues are caused by drivers, this frequently happened on my IBM T42, it identifies a network, connects and then disconnects. Give details on the laptop or at least the laptop brand and model.

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Hello, I am running Windows 7.  About every ten minutes my wireless network adapter is disconnecting.  I am running Windows 7.  Is this usually caused by a virus of some sort?  It's not like it's on a timer from some kind of script though.  For example it's been working right now at least for the past 15 mins.   
 
The behavior is inconsistent also.  I say this because when I right click on the disconnected wifi connection (lower right in the tray) and select "Troubleshoot" about every one out of three times Windows will successfully reset the wireless network adapter.  The other two times it says it can't.  Does this provide a clue as to what it is?
 
Any help much appreciated.

A:Wireless network adapter - constantly disconnecting

Something that will cause this is wireless interference on a certain channel.
 
Logon to your router and change the Wifi channel (normally auto, channel 6).
 
Try channels up and down and see if that helps.

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Ok I have a Dell Latitude D600 with a Intel Pro/wireless lan 2100 mini pci adapter internal on my computer. The router is a linksys wrt54gs v7 router. The laptop will constantly disconnect and reconnect from the router mostly when I am downloading something. Sometimes the network will lock up and disappear completely under View network connections. The problem only occurs at my GF/s apartment. And i know its not poor signal in the walls cause she just moved and have the same problems in the new place. I have the same make and model router at my place and have no problems. I also have no problems when I connect to the wireless network at my school. I also have no problems with the network using my girlfriends laptop . Also my ps3 has no problems connecting wireless to the router either, so i'm pretty sure the problem is not the router but is the laptop but why only having problems with this router is really puzzling me.

I'm at a loss of what to do , i updated the firmware on the router, updated the drivers on my laptop and still no solution. I also changed the router's channel to one that wasn't being used by any other networks in the area.
 

A:Wireless network constantly disconnects laptop

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Problem is with UDP based games and networking I'm finding I'm getting an extremely consistant ( too regular! ) lag spike every 60-65 seconds, and lasts for 3 seconds (hence the 65 I think). I've two levels of firewall, wireless router, which I know for a fact works fine, and a secondary personal firewall (sygate). With sygate enabled and blocking win32 services, ntoskrnl and scvhost I still get the lag spike. I have no idea why ntoskrnl or svchost is trying to use UDP either, I've not seen that before.

The only difference in network solution is my wireless is a usb netgear ma101 rather than the pci version I have in my win2kpro machine ( this is because the damn aerial is at the back so usb is to get the device from under the desk). Either way they are both wireless, does winXPpro do anything like periodically poll for new networks ? I only allow trusted pc's through mac addresses, so I do not worry about wep encryption. (dont want to slow stuff down ). I have disabled a lot of my services, and put a lot on manual, there is a wireless service enabled, something I do not remember from win2k.

any help would be extremely helpful

thanks

bollo
 

A:xp pro wireless network spikes every minute.. constantly

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Hey folks-

hoping i could get some advice or at least some troubleshooting/diagnostics steps to take on an extremely frustrating problem i'm having connecting to the internet wirelessly. here's what i'm working with:

Gateway 6510GZ
Windows XP Home Edition SP3
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection, Driver version 9.0.4.39
Intel Pentium M processor 1.60GHz, 1.0GB RAM

I'm trying to connect wirelessly to an Airport/Time Capsule connection at the office. for the most part, up until a couple days ago, this connection worked well. since i've started having problems, other computers at the office (all macs) have still been able to connect perfectly, so the problem seems to be isolated to my computer.

what happens is that my computer basically will not connect to the internet, and when it does, disconnects after 5, 10, or 15 seconds, looks for the network, connects, and then repeats it all. sometimes, when it reconnects, it tells me that i'm connecting to an unsecured network, even though the network is password-protected. the quality of the connection varies from "no signal" to "very good" to "excellent," all within the span of a minute or two.

i also intermittently get the following messages:
"this network has limited or no connectivity" with the little exclamation point inside the yellow triangle;
"unable to connect to preferred wireless network"

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A:Wireless constantly disconnecting, reconnecting, not finding network

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I have a wireless home network set up with 3 desktop computers and 3 laptops. Most of the computers have no problems, but one gets disconnected almost immediately if the network is left idle for a short time (usually takes less than a minute). The only way I can stay connected is to constantly download a file, browse online without stopping, play a game online, etc. If I stop, Windows (XP SP2) still displays the network as connected (usually with Excellent or Very Good Signal Strength), yet I cannot do anything online. I can't even successfully ping the router (a Netgear WGT624 v2) until I disconnect from the network, then reconnect. Simply clicking repair does not fix anything.

My network adapter is an Airlink101 AWLH3026 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter. I have all power saving options disabled, so I don't believe the adapter is turning itself off. I previously had an Airlink101 router, but moved and it got lost, so I now have the Netgear router. I never had any problems connecting the other router. If I use my laptop in the same room as the desktop, it has no problems, so I don't think the location of the computer is a problem.

Any suggestions of what could be causing this problem on this computer? Thanks in advance, and feel free to ask any questions for further clarification...

-Jeff
 

A:Solved: Wireless network disconnects constantly on one computer

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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 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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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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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;
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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...



I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. #LenovoIN. I don't work for Lenovo.

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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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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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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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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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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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I live in a house that has old cast iron fireplace border built into the floorboards, both upstairs and downstairs and the WiFi signal is atrocious as a result. I am not sure if this is the problem or whether this compounds my problem or even if its unrelated.

My wireless keyboard and mouse (Logitech K260) suck during gaming. Keeps cutting out and going unresponsive for seconds at a time. I have read online that all Logitech products do this. I have read conflicting things , some people say Microsoft keyboards and mice do not do this. My question is how can I be sure to take correct action to resolve if its all a great big unknown?
 

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Beyond knowing it is a gaming machine, I know nothing about an XBox--never set one up or even watched anyone use one.

I installed this router a few days ago and now users are complaining that when their son gets on his XBox, "the network stops working". I installed the router on the third floor of the house and the XBox is on the first floor. There are three wireless computers and no wired computers on the network. I placed a laptop next to the XBox for a test and it shows a four-bar (out of five) signal.

I guess what I need first is a better understanding of XBox hardware so I can match a router to the XBox's capabilities or wireless specifications because it might be the one I installed doesn't have the right specifications.

Does the XBox have its own in-built wireless or is wireless a user add-on?

If it has its own in-built wireless, what type is it?

If it has its own in-built wireless, should it be disregarded in favor of a user added external wireless adapter that would perform better?

XBox 360, product ID 00519411435562383705 if that helps. Their broadband is DSL from AT&T with a Westel Wirespeed modem.
 

A:Non-gamer needs help understanding XBox wireless hardware

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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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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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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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