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Wireless networks not showing up after connection drops

Q: Wireless networks not showing up after connection drops

Hi everyone, I have a problem with a second hand laptop (the system I registered with) and I hope someone can help.

I will try to explain the whole situation in detail and hope I don't ramble too much!

I am using BT WiFi-with-FON to access the net and the connection is rather unstable so it drops out on occasion, but the problem is that when it does and I try to access the list of open networks none show (in fact the icon is completely unresponsive sometimes).

I used to run a different laptop with 7 and this didn't happen, if the connection dropped I'd simply go into the list of open networks, disconnect and reconnect and eventually the connection was up and running.

I suspect that there is a problem with the actual nework card because this appears to be the opnly problem with the system, but perhaps there is something else I havn't thought of.

The laptop was sold with Windows 10 installed but I restored 7 because, though it was working for the most part I found that (above preferring 7 anyway) the same problem manifested itself (I thought maybe it was just because the computer was having issues trying to run Win 10 because it was quite unresponsive in other areas as well, thankfully those areas are solved with the restoration of 7, but the network problem remains)

My network card is Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 130

I hope I've been clear enough!

Thankyou for any help.

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When I first boot up my (vista) laptop, wireless connectivity works fine but will then drop after a random amount of time. (becomes Limited connectivity)

Try to reconnect but then windows will not find my wireless network even though router (ZyXEL P660 HW T1) says WLAN is working fine.

Have tried with security disabled but no difference.

Any help much appreciated.
 

A:Wireless connection drops - Windows cannot find networks

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Hi
I have two networks showing. I use the one called Ghi
The second one I think is a leftover from when I had this computer set to share printing and files with another computer on my home network.
Is it safe to delete the second one if my assumption is true that it is a leftover?



Hasiel in Sunny AB

A:Two networks showing on my "Manage Wireless Networks" in Control Panel

If you're not using it, yes.

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I just got a new internet service and the default device name is ridiculously long and was trying to rename it to something simple. When I try to see my list of wireless networks all I get is small thumbnails. I have a picture to demonstrate what I am talking about. I don't know if my new modem made changes to my computer or a windows update broke something, whatever the reason, any help would be very much appreciated.
 

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Hi all,

I have never had an issue like this before wondered if you had any ideas.

I have several computers on my Wireless/Wired Network. Wireless is dual band and Secured with WP2 Password. Basically on several of my PCs I can see connections to my neighbours computers showing as Windows Media Player Icons. When I first noticed this I fully restored my router (Western Digital) creating new SSIDs and Passwords, however I can still see these computers.

I'm not personally bothered that I can see them as I can always click remove device, I'm more interested WHY I can see them and Can they see my computers as I do have some without Password Protected sharing as I assumed only devices on my network could access these.

Any Ideas its a complete new one on me? My PCs are Running a Mix of Windows 8.1 and 7 and both can see the 2 neighbour computers.

EDIT: I have homegroup set up with a secured password too.

A:PCs on other networks showing as Windows Media Connection

Windows machines will always show a media connection, thanks in part of Windows Media Player being a part of the OS. It is actually UPnP that you are seeing these devices, not DLNA. When LLTD Network Discovery finds units running Windows OS, they will show up as Discovered Devices.

Really nothing to worry about. Just the nature of Windows.

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Its a very strange problem which i am facing,
I am using internet via usb modem. Its working fine, but when i open Settings>>Change PC Settings>>Networks I can see WiFi, Ethernet & VPN but not my internet connection. I have attached a screenshot, and my internet is connected when i am taking the screenshot.
Please help.
Thanks...

A:USB modem Internet Connection not showing up in Networks

I'd say that USB modem connections do not show up where you are showing.

If you want to see the actual connection try typing ipconfig/all into an elevated command prompt, there you will see your actual connection with the IP address showing.

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Dell Inspiron 1525, Running Vista Home Prem.
I am attaching system info General
System Info Network
System Info Hardware

I have No Device mgr. 'issues'. I have a Live Internet connection thru modem only -- since while earthlink was trying to help with this - the linksys router plug created a short, a spark and out went the lights.
they'll replace it, but I'm stuck with three computers, no wireless ability, etc. for three to five days.
In the meantime, this is my sister's machine. Her & husband tried all the self-help stuff within the unit prior to asking me to take a look. And so far, Earthlink couldn't figure why it wasn't completing., MS couldn't find the cause and sugg. I do a repair install - which I don't want to have to, since she has a ton of program files and photos to lose.

Best I can tell.....won't ping anything successfully. I get 100% loss on packets.
There was one diagnostic that told me Gateway IP : failed and then it skipped the remaining networking items in it's scan.
Does not appear to be doing Automatically detect network settings even tho all settings are allowing for it.
HELP ??
All I have is a Dell Restoration CD, and a Dell Drivers CD

Attached notes that might help:
1.0My Computer1.0.1ModelInspiron 15251.0.2Service TagFTP6PF11.0.3Express Service Code344-475-574-211.0.4Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium1.0.5Service Pack11.0.6Computer NameHEATHER-PC1.0.7Work GroupW... Read more

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A:Linksys Router not showing up on wireless networks ><

You have to enable and configure the wireless feature in the router. Do not operate computing products like toasters - plug in and turn on is not enough!
 

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Hi,

Hoping someone can help.

I have a Sony Vaio laptop running Windows XP with a wireless connection to a broadband router.

Several weeks ago my laptop started dropping the internet connection randomly (I'm alos unabel to access email when this happens).

My wireless network icon in my toolbar shows the connection as 'Excellent' but for some reason both Internet and Email is not available. The only way to fix the problem has been to restart my laptop which is very frustrating.

I've noticed that this also happens randomly when I'm at home (using different wireless broadband modem) so I think the issue is my laptop not the 2 x routers/modems.

I'm running NOD32 for security as well (but have been for 4 years now with no problems till now).

Please help.
 

A:Wireless connection to Router good but Internet connection drops

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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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That didn't work though because my "event log" service was already set to Automatic so my case must be different. All help is appreciated and thanks a lot.

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My wireless internet connection drops every couples minutes and ive tried everything I know to fix it and so far nothings worked. It is connected to a netgear router and there are a couple other computers connected to the router that are not experiencing any problems so ive ruled out that possibility. My pci card is also netgear and im running vista X86. when my connection drops the netgear smart wizard still shows a green light with great signal strength so i know to signal is not the issue. it is only the windows network [COLOR=blue ! important][COLOR=blue ! important]manager[/color][/color]
that shows the dropped connection. I've tried updating drivers, disabling all other firewalls, un and reinstalling drivers, changing the network settings, running various virus and spyware programs, resetting the router and [COLOR=blue ! important][COLOR=blue ! important]modem[/color][/color] (even though i don't think that is the problem). So any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:wireless connection drops

have you tried checking your wireless network card because the same thing happened to me and i found it was faulty, but if that doesn't work try to disconnect from the internet and connect again or just try and reconfigure your wireless network card or check if its your windows vista compatibility for your wireless router,

regards.
 

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Hi

i have a Netgear WG311v3 PCI card for my desktop computer running windows XP.

My wireless connection seems to drop out after a period of inactivity usually around 5min.

When i check the netgear smart wizard it shows Connected to router (when internet not working) and Connected to Internet (when working). The only way i can change that is to repair or restart the wireless connection.

I have searched the internet with no luck can any one help or should i get a new wireless card.

Al the other computers in the house are working with no problems

Please help
Tim
 

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Hi,

My Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop accesses the internet via a Linksys WRT160Nv2 router. My wireless connection drops out all the time (the hard wired computer never loses its connection ). I believe it happens when a neighbor or neighbor try to access their wireless connection.

I want to configure my laptop and router so that I don't have drop outs.

Here are my basis wireless settings on the router:

Wireless Configuration: Manual
Network Mode: Mixed
Network Name (SSID): xxxxxx
Radio Band: Standard - 20 MHZ Channel
Wide Channel: 3 (but its is darked out)
Standard Channel: 11 - 2.262GHZ
SSID Broadcast: Disabled

Also, under wireless security:

WPA2 personal

Thanks in advance
 

A:Wireless connection drops out

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DJ37H091

Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :

Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid

IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-CE-C4-28-F8

Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.108

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.87.71.226

68.87.73.242

Ping test:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Jeff>ipconfig/all >C:\RESULT.TXT

C:\Documents and Settings\Jeff>ping 192.168.1.1

Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64

Ping statistics for 192.168.1.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 1ms, Maximum = 2ms, Average = 1ms
 

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My wireless internet connection periodically drops using XP.

When I use the "repair wireless Network connection" option the laptop freezes and I have to power off and power up again which usually boots up with the wireless connection working again, until it drops again (could be a short time or a day or so).

No problem with other machines also running XP on the same wireless connection.

Your help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,

paj3333

A:Wireless Connection Drops XP

What I would first is to check if the network driver is up to date. If necessary, go ahead and update it.

Also what are the specs and how is it running?

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A:FTP and wireless connection drops

Set it so it uses default Passive mode.
You may also have to increase the number of allowed FTP-users
 

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A:Wireless connection drops

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Lately we have all three had problems with Internet Explorer "crashing" -- as if dropping the connection to the internet. The actual connection remains active, but after idling for a while on a website and then clicking on a link to browse further, IE displays "cannot find page". The only solution then seems to be to close all open IE windows and relaunching. This is more of an annoyance than anything else.

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I recently bought a new router which is supposed to be far better then my previous one I had, which was Netgear. I purchased the Linksys WRT160N Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Broadband Router. Currently, dispite the modem and router box not going out or changing at all, my connection drops, and will throughtout the day at random times. Sometimes the connection on my laptop still says "local and internet" and sometimes it says "local only" either way I have between 3-5 bars. Dispite the distance between my laptop and the router I have always over the past 6 years have had good reliable connection, but this new router is giving me problems and im unsure why. Either way my internet never complelty goes out, but I lose connection from my laptop and/or PS3 or any other device trying to connection from it. Normally I must go downstairs and reboot both the router and modem to fix it. I restore it by unplugging the power on both, then letting the modem reboot fully, followed by the router in that order. Then everything is fine until the next unexpected wireless dropping. I just recently bought a brand new HP laptop, Pavilion dv7 running 64 bit Windows home premium. I hope iv given enough information to get a fix for this. Thanks.
 

A:Wireless connection drops often

Did you remove all evidence of the old one, before you installed the new one...

Contact LinkSys and ask for a replacement... they will not quarrel with you unless you bought it at Wal-Mart and the 30 days of Wal-Mart is not yet up.
 

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Hello,
I have two computers and a wiresless network that both computers were working well with for nine months. The desktop uses XP the lap top Vista.
Two days ago the XP dropped the wiresless connection. Upon investigation the message in the Wireless Network Connection window stated, " No wireless networks were found in range." Clicking on Refresh Network List gives the same message. Troubleshooting sends you to the systems adminsistrator, which is me and I don't know how to correct the problem.
I was able to boot up my Vista lap top beside the XP desktop and had no problem connecting to the wireless. I use a d-Link router and I am not able to find the XP desktop on the network.

Help would be appreciated. Ivon
 

A:XP drops wireless connection

What wireless adapter do you have in the desktop?

Does it appear as "OK" in Device Manager? Are there any warnings or errors or unknown devices in Device Manager?

Does the wireless connection show in Network Connections? Is it enabled?
 

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A:Wireless Connection Suddenly Drops

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Hope these help:

Is your wireless connection dropping?

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Why does my network connection drop every so often?

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Hi,

I started some consulting work for a company that uses a wireless connection with 2 access points in their office (one on channel 6, the other on channel 11). They use a WPA-PSK key to secure the connection.

The problem is that with about 70% of the laptops that come preimaged from the parent company the following problem happens.
You try to connect to the wireless, enter the password, the authentication passes, an IP address is assigned, it appears connected, about 5 seconds later the connection is dropped, the computer tries to reconnect, it reconnects, then it drops and stops connecting.

I have tried the following things:
Disable all firewalls/antivirus
Reset the TCP/IP stack (using netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt )
Reinstalled the drivers of the card
Tried different software besides the Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (like the software for that driver)
Winsock repair
The other two things I tried with some success is:
Connecting to another wireless connection - worked but only for unsecure
Reformatted Computer (or Repaired Windows installation) - worked for 4 of the 5 computers I tried.
Now the other 30% have a similar yet annoying issue. Everytime I connect to the wireless network I get a limited, no connectivity message. I tried the same kind of things I did above but nothing worked. I'm not sure what the problem is, with one computer i actually replaced the wireless card (only to get the issue that i was getting at the top). Reformatt... Read more

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Ok so I am useing a desktop computer and have the router downstairs so I am useing a wireless usb to connect to the internet. My router is a Linksys E1000 and the wireless adapter is a Netgear WG111v2. The problem is Every few mins I drop connection for may 5-30 secs and then the internet is fine. During that time it does not say I only have local connection or anything like that it constantly says I have internet connection even when I dont. It is very noticable when i am playing an online game on my computer. I will get a few mins in and then it will drop kicking me out of the game and by the time I get kicked out my Internet is reconnected and I can join again. It is a very annoying problem. I set my channel to 1 as it seems to be the least used when I ran Xfire. What could be the other problems? Also I took my computer downstairs to test it out and hooked it right up to the router and I ran into no problems with my connection so it must have something to do with wireless
 

A:Wireless connection drops all the time?

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i am having a lot of issues with my wireless connection being dropped...we're talking every few minutes now...i am working with my service provider...but man...it is taking a long time...they've done all types of trouble shooting..changing channels on my router...lowering my security key...lastly...they were blaming my cordless phone..well that's been resolved as well...it's not the issue (we unplugged it) signal still dropped...
nothing changed around here either...that would affect...as they suggested...ie to far from router.., router near other equipment..other computer being used (it just collects dust) .etc....r we missing something...the last thing they are trying is ..sending me a modem...they say i shouldn't be on a router cause i am "light speed" ... is this going to fix my issue you think.....? just seems weird that it was fine before (had it for almost two yrs, both router and laptop...issue only began about 2 months ago...first slowly...then more frequently...and now i can expect it every few minutes....sorry..just don't have faith in my service provider anymore...tech support really bites..seems they all contradict one another..and (no offense to anyone) but hardly speak any english ...and i have the worse time with accents....frustrating...dread calling there!!
signal dropped in just the time i typed this letter...it will go from 54Mbps to 36 to 24 then poof...or...it will show that speed is fine..connection established..... Read more

A:wireless connection drops every few minutes

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i have a linksys wusb600n wireless adaptor. it works fine until the computer wakes up after sleeping, it does not recogonize the adaptor. i disconnet the adaptor and then reconnect it and it then works fine. any ideas? thanks

A:wireless connection drops after sleep

Go to the device manager and find the USB entry for your wireless adapter. Make sure to disable the option that allows Windows to turn off the device to conserve power.

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I have a hp laptop with a built in 802.11 b/g broadcom wireless adapter and also a linksys wrt150n wireless router. The problem is thats the xp wireless icon will go from 54mps to 1mps and this is with a very good connection.
 

A:Wireless connection drops to 1mps

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16-month-old Y50-70 Laptop running Win8.1 has recently started dropping wireless connection after being used for 3 or 4 hours (& getting hot maybe?).  Have tried a new xfinity Gateway modem, a new Rosewill AC750RT Dual Band router, and a TP-Link AV200 Wireless Adapter which have helped a little.  I use a cooling fan in the stand the laptop sits on.  So would it be the fan in the laptop itself dying already (even tho it's only a little over a yr old)?  Or could the internal fan just be dirty & is it possible to clean it?  Thanks for any advice.

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16-month-old Y50-70 Laptop running Win8.1 has recently started dropping wireless connection after being used for 3 or 4 hours (& getting hot maybe?).  Have tried a new xfinity Gateway modem, a new Rosewill AC750RT Dual Band router, and a TP-Link AV200 Wireless Adapter which have helped a little.  I use a cooling fan in the stand the laptop sits on.  So would it be the fan in the laptop itself dying already (even tho it's only a little over a yr old)?  Or could the internal fan just be dirty & is it possible to clean it?  Thanks for any advice.

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Hello,

I am running a desktop system with XP (SP2) as an OS. I use Avast anti virus, Sunbelt Kerio Firewall and Spybot search and destroy.

I connect to the internet via a belkin router / modem combination. (A Belkin ADSL2 + Modem with Wireless G router). I am hard wired to this.

My house mate also connects to the internet using this router. He connects wirelessly. He finds that he is able to connect for about 20 minutes to (sometimes) an hour and then the connection fails. He currently puts this down to over heating. He tries a reboot - this occasionally works, but not always. Otherwise it is a case of turning the laptop off and leaving it for several hours. Obviously this is not the best solution.

We do not use the network for file sharing / gaming. It is only to provide us both with internet access.

Any thoughts or directions to posts that have a similar theme would be a great help.

Will.
 

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Hello Again,

Sorry - should have looked at the posts more thoroughly myself. I am starting to find out interesting things about 'NAT filtering' - whatever that is.

Will.
 

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I recently bought a new HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC and have been experiencing problems when connecting to my personal wireless network. It seems that whenever I'm downloading anything or using the connection extensively I'll lose internet connection and the wireless icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen will show an orange star to indicate that connections are available. However if I go to available networks I can immediately reconnect to the network I was on.

I have other notebooks that run on XP that do not have this issue and use the connection without a problem. Also when I connect my notebook directly to my belkin router via Ethernet cable the connection has issues.

I'm running my computer on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and my Wireless adapter is an Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n Wifi adapter which appears to have up to date drivers.

Hopefully someone can help. Thanks!

A:Wireless connection drops out with Windows 7

I'm using an Acer Aspire one netbook, with a wireless connection. I get the same issue, having to manually reconnect the connection. I typically have 4 out of 5 bars, and have tried to refresh while watching my connection monitors. No matter what, it seems I have to close down IE and restart it. I have yet to get the same issue with my other web browsers, but I do not use them too often. I'm assuming it's related to microsofts wireless connection systems, either in the browser or the O.S. I will try to scour throught the forum for more related threads and post you the links. Somehow I will get this thing figured out. Does this happen to you while your in your browser only? If so, what browser are you using?

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Hello
I just bought a new laptop ( Acer Aspire 5535 Notebook Laptops Specification | Geek With Laptop) and installed XP Pro immediately everything worked flawless. So I decided to upgrade to window 7 build 7232 to check it out. Everything installed great but now I'm having several problems one of which being the wireless disconnects periodically ;loses complete wireless capability. In other words it can not find any of my wireless access points. I know it's not a router issue because all my other pc's are working great. I have two linksys routers one with tomato and one with ddwrt firmware.
It has to be a W7 problem but I can not recreate the error.
Usually happens when I'm watching a movie over the network with a mapped drive however it's also happens when I'm browsing online.
Has there been any registery commands or specific services that are causing problems like this?

thanks

A:Wireless connection drops periodically

  
Quote: Originally Posted by metalmaster


Hello
I just bought a new laptop ( Acer Aspire 5535 Notebook Laptops Specification | Geek With Laptop) and installed XP Pro immediately everything worked flawless. So I decided to upgrade to window 7 build 7232 to check it out. Everything installed great but now I'm having several problems one of which being the wireless disconnects periodically ;loses complete wireless capability. In other words it can not find any of my wireless access points. I know it's not a router issue because all my other pc's are working great. I have two linksys routers one with tomato and one with ddwrt firmware.
It has to be a W7 problem but I can not recreate the error.
Usually happens when I'm watching a movie over the network with a mapped drive however it's also happens when I'm browsing online.
Has there been any registery commands or specific services that are causing problems like this?

thanks


No reg cause that I know of but IP-6 sometimes does cause intermittant dropout. Might want to give us more info on comp and networking

Ken

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So i currently have a MSI GT80 Titan running killer wireless 1525 network adapter and am constantly seeing network drops to the point where i get an exclamation mark over my wireless icon and no activity. Connection shows connected but no speed, only until i manually disconnect and reconnect. This has been happening since earlier this week after having the laptop off for a couple days and i'm sure some updates came in from Microsoft.

Steps I've taken already to resolve this:

1. Uninstalled killer wireless software suite and installed stand alone killer driver
2. Refreshed the PC with clean windows 10 install
3. All drivers are up to date including BIOS
4. Ran ccleaner along with registry side of it
5. Memtest shows no errors
6. Hard drives show no errors
7. Connected to LAN and no drops all day

I'm not sure what else to check as this is a fairly new laptop bought back in march and doing some searching on google showed some posts about people with the same issues (different laptops/hardware) thinking it was related to Windows 10.

This has me thinking a recent update is causing it..

any other things i can try please?

A:Wireless connection randomly drops

Guess this is a known issue, please delete this post moderators.

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We have three computers using a home wireless network, and all work relatively well. I just added a fourth - a Dell 5100C with an upgraded VGA card connected to a TV. This machine had gotten a lot of use but was on a shelf for a while. Now, however, it locates the home network only manually and maintains a connection or a matter of seconds. Any ideas what might be going on?
 

A:Wireless connection drops after a few seconds

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I have a Belkin wireless G router connected to both my destop and laptop. the connection to my destop is local and the connection to my laptop is wireless. My wireless connection drops frequently while my destop does not. Plz help

A:wireless connection drops frequently

Try updating the wireless adapter.

How is the signal to strength?

Are you using encryption on the wireless?

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I have recently installed windows 7 and am frustrated with the Wireless connection drop outs . i have run the troubleshooting wizard and it fixed the problem some times. I am attaching the diagnostic log for ur information.

I am using Planex Wireless adapter and a Buffalo Nfinity wireless n-router and connecting to Tenkayala_G access point. I have no issues what so ever with Windows xp and vista.

Any help is highly appreciated.

A:Wireless connection drops intermittently

Help please

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hey there, i found a couple threads that put me in the right direction, but they still havent fixed my problem. my wireless internet drops every few minutes, and it is really start to bug me.

i have DLink DI 524 router and a NETGEAR WG311T wireless network card.

they have worked together for so long... years, and just recently they have started to have issues with each other.

i have updated both windows and the netgear adapter. but the connection still seems to drop. i have no other wireless networks nearby, and the cordless phones we have, have been around for a long time while this wireless network was working perfectly fine. i did disable the SSID, but that didnt seem to help.

I am truely going into unknown territory with networking, so any help is appreciated!

~n8
 

A:wireless connection drops every few minutes

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I have 2 PCs (HP desktop and Dell laptop), both running Win XP Pro. I'm using a Linksys WRT54G router. The HP is using a Linksys wireless PCI modem and works like a charm.

The Dell has a USB WUSB54GSC adapter and does not work like a charm. I was using a Linksys PCMCIA wireless card but it gave me the same kinds of problems. But it was older and no new drivers available to make it work better with the router, so I bought the new USB adapter.

I searched through the threads but didn't find anything that matched my situation. Once I'm connected to the router things work fine. But over time I see the connection strength fluctuate from 54Mbps to as low as 24Mbps. The machine is about 50' from the router, but there is a long hallway that takes a couple of turns. Eventually I lose connection altogether. It doesn't always happen when the signal strength is low, although that is the more common scenario. Once the connection is lost it will not reconnect unless I reboot. However, in the process of rebooting I will get a error message related to a RUN32.DLL file. Once I acknowledge the error the system hangs. I have to manually power off and then power on. The system reboots fine and runs well until at some point I lose the connection again.

Is this strictly an issue with the distance from the router, or is it related to an error in some file? I posted on another thread about wanting to upgrade to a stronger router, which I'll probably do anyway, but I w... Read more

A:Wireless connection drops intermittently

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I have a Zepto 6615WD with a 3645 Wireless card and a Siemens SE361. It's works alright, but when I download larger files it always drops connection almost immediately.

I've tried several things and none of them worked I've disabled SSID, no encryption at all and no 802.1x authentication, no firewall, I've tried all channels, the router is new so the firmware should be alright, I've updated the wireless card drivers.

I have no wireless phones, the microwave is in another room and there are no walls between the router and the computer. The distance is about 2-3 meters and the signal strenght is excellent. It doesn't seem to drop the connection while just surfing, just when I download large files, then it drops immediately. There's about two other connections availible in my vacinity and I can't think of anything else that disturbs it. It shouldn't be a disturbance since it just happens when downloading big packages.

I run Vista x64 and I previously had another router that worked just fine, but was about 300% slower than wired connection.
 

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I recently purchased an iMAC Maverick OS v10.9.4 which I have integrated within my office network. The network is a simple Printer/iMAC/Win 7 Desktop PC and an iTOUCH device
Until recently everything has been fine, but now the MAC fails to connect to the broadband server and so does the Win 7 PC.

The PC came up with a message that there was an IP conflict and Google said set up another one using the Command Line
Now, that is where I don't go without someone holding my hand.

I can restore the connection with either machine by resetting wireless hub, but it will no longer run with both machines on line.

In restating the server I must say it seems rather hot.
Can you help please.
 

A:Solved: Wireless connection drops out

What is the "broadband server"? What is the "wireless hub"? How are they and the computers interconnected?

Is either (or both) computer using a static IP?

If either computer is using dynamic addressing where is the Dhcp server (a router, the "broadband server", the "wireless hub". ...)?
 

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Hi. I have had my Laptop for about 2 years now. My laptop just recently began constantly droping my internet connection. I get no notifications from my laptop when it ocurrs. The Wireless icon says I am still connected and with no issues. But what ever I am doing states I've lost connection. It seems to continue having no wireless for a few seconds, then instantly does back to normal. I have brought up the task manager and watched the wireless performance and it seems to stop sending and recieving data when this occurs.   My network adaptor is a:Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter I have made sure to turn off the power saving mode on it, and i've trouble shooted it multiple times. The trouble shooter just resets it and states the problem is fixed, even though it still occurs. I have dried deinstalling and reinstalling multiple times, updating it, rerolling it, downloading the latest drivers from HP, etc. Nothing seems to be working.  Any help would be appreciated

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