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My Brothers Wifi Drops out when he tries to play any games.

Q: My Brothers Wifi Drops out when he tries to play any games.

My brothers WiFi will cut off when he tries to play any games whether online or not.

He can download files fine off the net, talk on net voice chats like Skype, but as soon as he tries to play a game he drops out.

His WiFi works fine at my house, but when he takes his PC back to his WiFi network the problem returns.

He has tried another adapter, re installed all the drivers.

What do you think could be the problem?

If you want any error logs or anything please let me know as I don't know where they are and I will grab them off him.

This problem has been occurring for a few months and we have not found a way to fix it

Preferred Solution: My Brothers Wifi Drops out when he tries to play any games.

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

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

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

A: My Brothers Wifi Drops out when he tries to play any games.

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when i start playing a game for a example i will use dirt rally what i have on ultra 60 fps but after 50 mins or so it drops to about 20-34fps why?

A:fps drops the longer i play

Most likely memory on the gpu seeing you only have 2gb card
8gb of system ram might also be a small handicap but not as much as the gpu though where you're on minimal system spec's on newer games that I've read.

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As the title says, my sound drops whenever I play a game on my PC, so I turn the volume up & 20 mins later it blasts out because the sound has reset or is back to its normal level.
This seems to happen is every game, I use a Realtek Onboard HD as my sound but I also went and bought a 7.1 Soundcard (Speedlink Stage 7.1) and it did the same issue, I then installed the Speedlink into my wifes other quad core PC & it is working fine, not a single issue or drop.
I have ever asked some tech guys, who said it may be my AV or programs like "Steam" running in the background, but the wife uses "Steam" also with zero effects, we both use the same AV/security (COMODO Internet Security), and again she has no problems.
I use Cambridge soundworks 5.1 speakers as does the missus.

Is it my new i7 (2600k)? I know there was problems with Intel.

Thank you in advance,

Wee Snowy,
Scotland, UK.

Edit: I ran HwinInfo that I found here, and I have 2 drivers under "Audio", could this be my problem?

Audio Adapter: Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [B3]

And a...

Audio Adapter: nVIDIA GF114 - High Definition Audio Controller

Thanks again.

A:Sound drops during game play

Quote: Originally Posted by Wee Snowy

Is it my new i7 (2600k)? I know there was problems with Intel.

No problems with intel that I've heard of that haven't been fixed.

Quote: Originally Posted by Wee Snowy

I have 2 drivers under "Audio"

Audio Adapter: Intel Cougar Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller [B3]

And a...

Audio Adapter: nVIDIA GF114 - High Definition Audio Controller

No, nvidia is the audio for your HDMI. From the GPU to the monitor.

It could be a broken jack or wire. Try plugging different speakers into your computer and then try plugging your speakers into a different audio source, if you can

If you think you can, you can look up drivers for both of those devices and make sure you have the most up to date ones. Your motherboard will require all its updates, as well as you video card, and your sound card. But before all this, run windows update to see if there is any important updates you need and any "optional" compatability updates or updates to the windows system. You never know, it could help

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Hi all,

Got a bit of a weird issue here. I've owned my WAG54GX2 for about... 2 years maybe, and I've got no complaints all round. My usage hasnt changed nor any settings within this period.

However... Over the last week, for some reason the WiFi Connection gets destroyed. I've only seen it once at the point where the Wifi Light goes out (something i've never seen before) - but generally the 2 WiFi conencted PC's fail to keep the connection, they drop out, and fail to get an IP, and when they do manage to get 'on' the connection is terrible. In the mean time, I run wired on 2 boxes that have no noticeable issues at all. Its like the WiFi just gets totally jammed up.

I've tried my hardest to establish what has changed, what is new, whats different at night, and theres just nothing.

Turning off the router and back on seems to have no effect either.

I've attached some logs, I dont know what 99% of it means. But thought maybe someone here could shed some info by translating them.

the Anisdktool seems to be started a lot? normal?

and wns msg tcvd: no idea what thats all about?

ring full looks a bit "** alerting***" but no idea what this is telling me either.

This is super frustrating any insight would be great.

A:Wifi Drops at the end of a day

Does it happen more or less at the same tim every night?
What type of security do you have on it?

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This is a very weird problem. Starting from three days ago my laptop's wifi capabilities dropped suddenly. I hadn't dropped it or installed anything that could have caused it. I could get no WiFi unless I was in the same room as the router. Meanwhile my phone could get WiFi same as before all around the house.

I tried a system restore, updating everything and things like that. Today I noticed that the WiFi icon would show two bars just as the lid is opened but quickly changes to no signal. I figured out that if I angle the lid below 45 degrees and just before the display turns off, I get great signal strength just as I used to!

Now it is very inconvenient to use the laptop like that which is why I am typing this from my phone. Can you guys help me please I really needed to fill out lots of forms from that machine. Thanks in advance.

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Hi,I am Lenovo yoga 710 14" owner with artheros QCA614xA wireless cwrd. I am struggling with WiFi dropping. It drops randomly. I can notice that when I play games or watch TV online . It stops working for about 1 minute and then restarts and it's ok . Already updated driver  to the latest version . This is very annoying. Can You guys help me ? 

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I recently upgraded the machine with an SSD, fan, Middleton BIOS and clean Win10. The machine has no problem connecting to the network and internet with Ethernet. However, unplug and use WiFi, the machine will lose connection frequently and intermittently with both rendering the use of WiFi impractical. Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN is installed and no longer supported. The machine reports no problem with the it. Intel's website says the following: Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965    Date: 17-Aug-2017 Version: Latest (Latest) OS: Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows Vista 32*, 3 more Windows 10 appears to not be supported? Any suggestions? Mark

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I am having a hard time playing games on my pc. All my games are having fps drops and are feeling laggy. Its very irritating and I am not able to play games smoothly.
My pc specs are:-
1. 500 w smps
2. Gigabyte 880GM- D2h motherboard
3. AMD FX-4100 quad core 3.6 Ghz processor
4. Corsair 4 gb ddr3 1333Mhz ram
5. 1 gb ddr5 MSI ati radeon hd 7750 graphic card
6. 1 tb HDD
7. Win 7 OS

I've played games for the past 2 yrs or so and didnt have any problem.I am plaing COD Black ops 2,Crysis 3,Hitman absolution, Assassins creed revelations, Assassins creed 3. Even Counter strike 1.6 has fps dropped to 60 fps. Last week my cousin was browsing through the net and downloaded "REGCLEAN" and it fixed around 600 files on next pc restart. Since then all my game's fps has dropped. I've cleaned the interiors of my pc for any dust .I've reinstalled all my drivers and also updated my graphics driver to the latest one. Still it isnt working. Should I format my pc???
Can anyone help me to figure out the problem plz...

A:FPS drops in games

You may have a virus from that software. That may be the issue. Reformat and clean install windows. After you do that, go to AMDs website and download the latest 13.4 graphics driver. Tell me if that solves it.

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I play CSS, Americas Army, and Call of duty 4 on my laptop. I usually run cod4 and css at 125 frames while I play and America's Army is capped at 85. Every 5 minutes or so of gameplay my framrate drops to about 20-30 for about 10-20 seconds. This causes some significant problems during match play.I have attached my dxdiag to this post.

I shut down my laptop every night, I have it in an air conditioned room and it sits on a laptop cooler. I unplugged my external harddrive and updated all of my drivers 2 days ago. I have also turned all of the graphics to low and I cannot stop these frame drops.

A:FPS drops during games

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Hi ,
My System Config is Dual core 2.66 GHZ , 2 GB DDR2 RAM ,
ATI RADEON HD 5450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics , 600 gb HDD,.
Win XP SP 3 Performance edition. Why does my FPS drop?
Generally system is fast for all other tasks. Installed Latest
GFX card drivers also. but in game if anyone comes in front
fps drops to 30 fps . Pls suggest a solution .. is this issue wid RAM ?

A:FPS drops while play Counter-Strike / Warcraft

You do know there is no such thing as a legitimate copy of Windows XP SP3 Performance Edition. Only goodness knows what's included on that install, but the obvious issue is your video card. It's slightly better than a on-board video chip. That card is the kind used for extending a desktop over 2 monitors or watching a blu-ray movie on an HD monitor, it isn't the kind you play games on and expect to get great frame rates. Your frame rates drop because your video card is struggling to draw everything in your line of sight. Your memory is fine for XP. I used to have 2 GB of memory when I was using XP, just make sure you have less than five programs running in the system tray at any time. My anti-virus, sound and video driver appear in the system tray, so you may want something similar to that too.

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im looking for that popular site that shows play-by-play,pitch-by-pitch action of baseball games on the net. it shows a generic picture of a batter if that helps. (gameday something?)

A:Looking for that site:Shows play by play Baseball games

"gameday live."...about off right center on the page. very interesting


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So this one is pretty weird for me. I've never had any issues like this before, but I think it has to do with having all my drivers up to date. I was having this problem for a long time where I couldn't run games for too long because eventually the whole screen would get all glitchy and the last second of sound would repeat itself over and over until the monitor went into power saving mode. I tried reinstalling drivers, installing different graphic drivers like NGO and Omega which I had before.. Nothing worked!

Well, just recently my friend showed me this program driver cleaner pro and he said it helped him with his driver issues. So I followed the directions, uninstalled my drivers, cleared everything with the program in safe mode, restarted and reinstalled the drivers. Voila, all my games work with no issues at all, except for Counter-Strike 1.6.
Then I tried to watch a movie; It plays fine, I can hear the sound fine, but the video doesn't play. Even when I tried to record a video with fraps of one of my emulators (which has worked before), it didn't show video on playback.

So I restarted my computer.. now all my games don't work except Diablo 2, Starcraft, and CS 1.6. However, now I can watch movies with no problem at all! These past couple of weeks I've been having to go through the whole process of using driver cleaner pro, and installing Omega drivers again everytime my computer needed to reboot.

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My wifi driver disappears from my HP Envy laptop. The driver is a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adaptor. Prior to and after upgrading the operating system to Windws 10, the computer would not display the Qualcommm upon startup. Rather, the computer would not detect any wifi capaility and any troubleshooting information provided was to plug in a cable for internet. Searching for the Qualcomm doesn't help. For the last 4 startups the Qualcom has not reappeared. We ethen removed the Windows 10 operating system and reverted back to Windows 8.1, Th e qualcomm and wifi appeared briefly, but the computer froze and now, following 4 start-ups it does not reappear. In rder to post this question, I've had t plug the computer in. Please advise. 

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I recently purchased a LG Optimus P500h with Android 2.2. I have a problem with its wifi. At home I have Dlink router DIR-825. My laptop and desktop are working good on this network. But this phone keeps dropping the connection, and starts scaning again and again for no reason. The phone can see the wifi, and is able to connect to it, but drops it after a few seconds. In order to pinpoint the problem, I tried connecting my phone to the public library's wifi, and it worked.

Thanks for your help in advance.

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Hey guys in the last day or so, my Technicolor TG587n v3 modem's wifi disconnects and then restarts whenever I reboot my galaxy S4, wired internet stays connected but wifi turns off, any ideas?

A:Modem drops wifi

Okay. Who is your ISP. There has been known issues for that model. That is why most go with their own equipment for Internet. Too many issues with the all-in-one gateways.

You could just turn off the onboard wifi, and use a Wireless Access Point instead. I use the Engenius ECB-350 for my network. Never have had any issues with it. I can pick it up to 75' from my house.

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So yeah, silly me Installed windows 10 anniversary update (i could have chose not to) and now i keep getting disconnecting from my wifi every 2-10 mins. It was working perfectly before it. And I tried everything, believe me. Rolling back to previous build (this had to work :/), turning off power saving mode on my network adapter, reinstalling it, downloading new drivers from Asus website, I've also tried winsock reset, dns flush, ip config release etc. Also turning off my firewall, disabling realtek ethernet adapter, antivirus haven't helped me at all. And yeah I can access my internet with ethernet cable and other devices are working without problems. I also tried an external wifi adapter and had the same problem.
Funny thing is I can still access ipv6 websites after it gets disconnected, it has something to do with DNS. (Yes I also tried putting Google DNS servers). The only thing that I haven't tried is installing wifi drivers that I have on my asus disk that came with loptop (will do it later today)
If you're interested here's my network adapter: mediatek mt7630e
Help will be appreciated, thank you in advance.

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I Have had this problem since upgrading to windows 7 /64

When i type using keyboard for whatever reason the internet wifi drops. I am using a TP link unit. It is more apparent when i am typing emails in windows live mail.

Is this a problem that anyone has experienced. I have switched from wireless keyboard to wired. What actually happens is even offline the keyboard itself drops out, i start receiving a note/tone each time i press the keyboard buttons when it has dropped out. When online if the keyboard drops out the wireless drops with it.

I have to kick in the keyboard again by using the mouse to click the screen. The mouse also drops out when scrolling using the
wheel. again i have to click the screen to reinstate

It has dropped six times typing this note.


A:wifi drops when i use keyboard

I have switched from wireless keyboard to wired.Click to expand...

I assume there is a little USB connected radio ("dongle") that communicates with the wireless keyboard. When you switched keyboards did you also disconnect the "dongle"?

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Hey All, new to the forum, thanks for the replies in advance, and I'm sorry if I'm not explaining it in the correct terms.

My issue seems to be with my computer. Often, when I am connected to my WiFi router, my internet service, and subsequent connection to the network, drops inexplicably. My computer will claim it is no longer connected. When I attempt to reconnect, the computer claims it cannot. The troubleshooter also cannot find an issue. All the while, other devices and computers on the network will be perfectly connected without interruption. The only way to fix this is to actually go to the router, reset it, and wait. This can happen within 5 minute of being reset, 20 minute, an hour, or sometimes, days go by without it being an issue. No rhyme. No reason. (That I can find)

Other times, my network, will just...slow down. I'll see the connection drop from full signal to 4 bars. If I catch it then, I can run the troubleshooter and everything will be restored (although the message the computer returns is that there was no problem found). Either this, or if I turn off my wifi, then turn it back on, reconnect to my network, boom, speed restored!

This is driving me insane. I can't seem to fix it. Any help is appreciated, as I am quite tired of having to march across the room 3-6 times every day to reset this. Thanks!

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My WIFI will just randomly drop, and has that yellow triangle. The internet will be slow, or sometimes no internet at all. It just randomly drops there is no specific times it turns off. I have tried a bunch of ways to fix it, and no luck. I have downgraded drivers and nothing works. I have updated drivers and nothing works. I did hear something about the Windows 10 update that messed up the internet, but I've had it updated and nothing is working. I appreciate the help. Thank you.

A:WIFI Randomly drops.

Hello davevidduong,   Welcome to Forum!! Here is a list of steps that commonly resolve issues with wireless connectivity. First, we have a step by step guide to walk you through the troubleshooting process here:Troubleshooting Your Wireless Network and Internet Connection A second option, is to try these steps:Powercycle the network:1. Shut down your notebook.2. Unplug the power to your router.3. Unplug the power to your modem.4. Wait at least 45 seconds.5. Plug in the modem, and wait for it to come back online.6. Plug in the router, and wait for it to come back online.7. Turn on your notebook, and test your connection.Disable the Power Off option for the adapter:1. Open Device Manager. (Win Key+R > type devmgmt.msc > OK)2. Expand the Network adapters.3. Right click on the Ethernet/Wireless Adapter and click Properties.4. Click the Power Management tab.5. Remove the check mark beside Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.6. Click OK.7. Test.Reset the TCP/IP settings on your PC:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt" without quotes, and press enter.4. Restart your PC and test.It may also help to reset the winsock catalogue:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "net... Read more

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Hi, I've been getting major FPS drops in games as soon as there's one or more enemies that are trying to attack me. My specks are

CPU : AMD FX4170 4.2GHz
GPU : AMD HD7850 2GB
SSD : 128 Samsung 840 series
OP : Windows 7 64bit

The weird part is that all games are runing just fine til then 40-60 frames easy but after that it dropes as low as 10frames.
Now am upgrading my PC soon any way but would like to find out if its something I can fix or its just how much I can get from games these days with this hardware
P.S its usually runing on High settings

A:Major FPS drops in games

Try this:
1) Uninstall the current GPU drivers with this tool: http://goo.gl/VvtH3.
2) Restart your PC.
3) Download and install the latest 13.4 driver from here: http://goo.gl/Ed8t.

If that doesnt work, just respond and I will tell you some other possible solutions.

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So I'm playing this MMORPG that came out 1 or 2 months ago, I'm experiencing sudden FPS drops, like... the normal FPS is around 30-35, and it just randomly drops to anywhere from 4-8 fps. No matter if it's a lot of action going on in the game, or if I'm just standing in one place doing nothing, the same thing still happens.
System requirement of the game is:


Cloud Nine System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
OS: Windows XP / Vista
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 1.2 Ghz or AMD 1600+
RAM: 256 MB
HDD: 7 GB Free
Graphics Card: GeForce4 Ti 4200 or ATI Radeon 9000

Recommended Specifications:
OS: Windows XP / Vista
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz
RAM: 512 MB Free
HDD: 7 GB Free
Graphics Card: GeForce FX5200 or ATI Radeon 9250

System specs :
OP : Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, build 7600)
System manufacturer : HP
System Model : Hp pavilion dv6 1128tx notebook PC
Processor: Intel core 2 duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53 GHz(2 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM

Graphic card:
Name : ATI mobility Radeon HD 4650
Manufacturer: ATI technologies Inc.
Chip type : ATI display adapter (0x9480)
DAC type : Internal DAC (400MHz)
Approx. Total Memory: 2283 MB
Monitor: Generic PnP monitor

I've formatted all my hard drives, and reinstalled windows 7, but the problem still remains there. When I move the game onto a USB, it runs smoothly, no random FPS drops, but I can't use the USB because it's my brother's.
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A:Sudden FPS drops in 3D games

download hwmonitor and check your temps at idle, and temps on a load, during the game.
Post a screen shot if you can.

Also maybe try cleaning out the inside of your computer.
The left side panel will have screws on the back side of it, remove them and slide the panel off.
Get a can of compressed air and clean out fans, heatsinks, and inside the powersupply.
Anything that looks dusty, blow the air on it to clean it all out.

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Recently bout the past week or so i have been getting like 20 secound lag or fps drops in my games and it happens every 10-15 minutes. I know its not that my computer cant handle it the games that im playing worked fine before i tried turning graphics down also did nothing. I have malewarebytes and kaspersky on my computer and neither one found the problem and still random lag spikes. They are online games and i restarted my router i redid the graphics drivers. Now im stuck and dont know where to go next to try to fix it. Also its just the games i had one run in windowed mode and my internet explorer surfs at normal speed i can talk on msn messenger with no lag its just the games.

Windows Vista 64bit
AMD Phenom X4 9550 Qaud Core
Nvidia GeForce 9100 (i know crappy but im in the process of upgrading it soon)
Kaspersky 2010 activated product not trail

let me know if u need anymore information

A:Random Lag or FPS drops in games

Unfortunately for you allot of online games don't like being played in windowed mode (despite the option being there) with the majority builds out there, i for one never play in windowed mode as it drains that extra resources.
It has something to do with the information sent from your pc and their server and vice versa and information getting mixed up and trying to resolve itself or just lost which usually ends up in connection loss and you have to re-logg back in.

The build you have is ok (even though i'm not a vista fan and would suggest upgrading to XP or windows 7) and the GeForce 9100 series cards from my experience have been temperamental.
Does the same issue happen even in full mode for you?

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This started awhile ago pretty randomly. I play WoW, TF2, CSS, SWTOR, and LoL. I experiance the same strange drop in FPS into single digits for about 5-10 seconds, then right back up to 60-70 FPS. I have tried everything that I know and am still getting the strange drop in FPS.

I have reinstalled Win7, updated all drivers, etc. I have ran AV software, and Malwarebytes, and got nothing. When I run my games i run Gamebooster, still nothing. Cleaned my cache, cookies, defragged, everything and still I get these nasty FPS drops.

I'm running

64bit Win7
Intel Core Duo2 3GHz
Geforce 8600 GT

So yeah, if anyone out there could help I would much appreciate it. All I wanna do is play my games without this annoying FPS drop. Thanks All.

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Hi there..

Some might have seen the previous threads re my problems:
Shutdown while Gaming

Well i cured that with a new PSU with help from ppl here, but i still have a Sound Issue, namely a minute or 2 after starting a game the sound drops out! I have reloaded new drivers for both the sound and grafix and tried different ones as well, but i cant find out what is causing this..

It doesn't have any problems in Windows and works well, it's only during a game! This PC is not much fun atm, as fast as i fix one thing something else happens - Grrr

Anyone have any thoughts on this one at all??


A:Sound Drops Out - but only in Games!

Try replacing the card and see if that works.

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The deal with what's happening is I was able to run things at 60 fps and up, It was like this up until today, where everything involving games just dropped in fps. I go from 60 fps to a solid 30 or less. This is really annoying me because I can't find anything aobut this in the internet after hours of searching and the only solution I can find is just system rebooting the computer. I don't want to go through that 5+ hour process and that's why I'm here. Also I don't really want to hear the whole "restart your computer" sort of thing because that's usually what I have found. Any help at all is really appreciated. Please and thank you.

A:Please help with PC, FPS Drops when playing games.

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Firstly, nobody other than you has any idea what we are working with at this stage!

Please provide the exact make and model of the machine, assuming its a prebuilt PC like a HP, Dell etc?

If it is a self / custom build, please provide make and model for the motherboard, CPU, RAM, Graphics, Hard Drive(s), Power Supply etc. The more info the better.

What operating system are you using and is it 32 or 64 bit?

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Hello all,

I have just recently (In the past two weeks) have a problem with my frame rate random plunging down into the 1-2 range. It happens with every game and I've installed new drivers( and rolled them back ). I can think of no one thing I did to start this trend.

System Information
Time of this report: 6/7/2012, 17:40:43
Machine name: JOE-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Ultimate (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.120402-0336)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: EVGA__
System Model: nForce 750i SLI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 4094MB RAM
Page File: 2643MB used, 5775MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 7.00.6002.18107 64bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 9800 GT
DAC type: Integrate... Read more

A:Random FPS drops in all games

Try re-installing the drivers you want. They may be corrupt.

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So for a couple months my PC has been relied annoying me so basically every time I play a game I get random fps drops and they aren't normal drop e.g. Going from 60-50 fps I go from 100 fps to 10 for a couple seconds I don't think it could be anything to do with my hardware because none of it is very old my CPU is an AMD fix 8350 which is a good CPU the only other component that I think it could be is my motherboard which is Asrock 970 EXTREME4 but I have no idea what i could be. I have also looked at maybe some software that could be the problem, but every time look at task manager while playing something but there is something that is affecting the CPU. So this where I don't know what to do, do I get a new CPU and motherboard or something else any ideas would be much appreciated

A:Cpu usage drops in games

Very likely a software issue. Something is running and using the cpu.

You can watch Task Manager as you noted. You could also disable everything not essential to the PC operation. After you confirm the problem stops, enable them again one at a time. When the problem reoccurs, you will then know what is causing the problem.

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Hello everyone. I bought this  HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook - 15-ak002nl in February. As i love gaming and travel a lot, this seemed a pretty decent option for me. However, after the first 4-5 months of flawless use (while i mostly played games like The Witcher 3, Diablo 3, Dark Souls - all of them at a minimum of 35 fps), it began to show some issues. Basically, once every 1-2 or more minutes (but this depends on the game i'm playing) fps drops by 50% or more, especially in more engaging and graphically heavy moments.  This happens on every game i'm playing (which is now World of Warcraft, but i also tried other games and the same thing happens).  I tried updating drivers, reinstalling games, cleaning the inside of the notebook, using a fan beneath it, reinstalling Windows, reloading the default HP settings - with no use. I then tried with the HP telephonic assistance, which tried to change some graphic settings withing the nVidia control panel and installing some HP drivers. No use.  At that point, they told me to send them the notebook so they could try to fix it. They kept the notebook for 2 weeks, after that they sent it back to me, claiming they changed the motherboard. And the problem is still here.  I don't know what to do anymore, to be honest. This notebook should be able to run these games at a decent framerate, and it's not doing that anymore. Any advice?

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To get straight to the point: I'm having issues with fps in games. I've had this for some time now, and I'm not sure what started it. After about a week of having this issue, I decided to format my computer to see if that fixed the problem. The problem persisted and It's getting increasingly annoying because it makes certain games almost impossible to play.

Games in which I have this issue (until now):

League of Legends (most important for me, somewhat rare but I dip as low as 10 fps)
Battlefield 3 (I'm sure this is not hardware related, because 3 weeks ago I ran it 50-60 fps on high. Dipping to 20-30 fps, which is severely impairing in a game like this)
War Inc Battlezone (the problem manifests itself most clearly in this game, because it has an fps-display that shows when you get below 20. I'm having it like once every 2,5 min. Drops to about 15-20)
Minecraft (very rare, but it does happen sometimes. I go from v-synced 60 fps to ~20)
Above are all the games I've installed and play currently, so I don't know if I have it in others. But the fact that I'm having the problem in ALL currently installed games says enough for me to know there's a problem.

What have I tried to fix this problem?

I've updated and installed all of the latest drivers for my hardware. I also checked if any of those drivers/any of my hardware were incompattible in some way.
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A:Extreme FPS-drops in games

to just be right it may no talways be your Ram the problem it may be dust problems from your computer were do u keep the desktop and when was the last time u actualy tried to clean the case ect?

btw 4 gig ram is always recommended for games to play at the best performance

Edit:One more thing list down your specs of the computer please would help more

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Whenever I play any game online on xbox, my internet connection drops. For example, when I play black ops, I have a full 4 bar green connection when I'm spectating someone. Yet as soon as I'm alive, it drops straight down to 1 red bar. This happens with every game I play. I have an open NAT, so it can't be because of that and I use a wired connection. The same thing happens when I use wireless. I've tried resetting my internet, that doesn't work either. I've also opened ports to my xbox to see if that made a difference, which it didn't. I have a BT Home Hub V2, this is my current connection, http://www.speedtest.net/result/1384375590.png

Any help would be greatly appreciated


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Last summer I was downstairs on my pc connected to an ethernet to the router. Internet was great no problems really.. I have a twin brother who is upstairs and he used wireless he lagged alot and he only had problems if I was on my computer and that went on for a while. I have a grandfather who sat infront of me while I was on my pc and I couldnt do it so I moved upstairs but I didnt have a wireless pci adapter for my pc I had a wifi adapter which you plug in the wall to wirelessy connect to the router downstairs and I just put my pc's ethernet into the wireless adapter. I used that for a little bit until I couldnt take the high ping I was getting in game servers forcing me to just move my pc in the corner of my room and I havent been on it since. I have been playing ps4 using a wireless connect to the router downstairs. I have connection problems off and on but not every day. I today just got back on my pc and I am expieriencing constant lag and disconnection from games and discord. My router is the NightHawk AC1700 ,my Adapter is a tplink adapter. What can I do to increase my internet speeds I just dont want so much lag and horrible ping when I play my pc games with my friends.. and a reminder my router is downstairs with the modem.

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if i am making a speed test , and the bluethooth is on, it will download at 0.5mb/s , as soon as i turn my bluethoot off it goes up to 20mb p/s. dell changed the wifi card and still the same.

i have installed : dell wirless 1830 bluethooth 4.1 le



A:wifi drops when i turn on bluethooth

Since there is a Bluetooth Network Adapter and Bluetooth, which one did you turn off?  The Bluetooth switch on the Bluetooth Settings page, which stops both or the Bluetooth Network Adapter?
The Airplane mode turns of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi so I assume that is not involved.
What type of transfer were you doing?
The replacement device was another Dell Wireless and not Intel?
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi use similar frequencies, any chance some type of interference is happening?  Since the radios are on the same card, it might be more related to an antenna..

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Hi guys,

I'm having a problem whereby my wifi drops out and then reconnects a few seconds later. This problem is on my computer as I've checked my router's logs and it doesn't mention anything untowards.

The Event Viewer reports this:

The TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service entered the stopped state.

Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Event ID: 7036
Level: Information
User: N/A
OpCode: Info
Logged: 26/04/12 19:25:54
Task Category: None
Keywords: Classic
Computer: computer

It doesn't happen every day and always happens when I'm using the computer. Can anyone off me advice please? I have my computer set up to only connect to one specific network and it always does this.

A:Wifi Drops Out Occasionally and Reconnects

Quote: Originally Posted by bingefeller

Hi guys,

I'm having a problem whereby my wifi drops out and then reconnects a few seconds later. This problem is on my computer as I've checked my router's logs and it doesn't mention anything untowards.

The Event Viewer reports this:

The TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service entered the stopped state.

Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Event ID: 7036
Level: Information
User: N/A
OpCode: Info
Logged: 26/04/12 19:25:54
Task Category: None
Keywords: Classic
Computer: computer

It doesn't happen every day and always happens when I'm using the computer. Can anyone off me advice please? I have my computer set up to only connect to one specific network and it always does this.

This problem usually occurs because your router is set to use a wireless channel that is overloaded by your neighbors WIFI connection.

It's best to scan the networks in your area then choose a channel that is furthest away from the ones your neighbors are using. Xirrus WIFI scanner works well for this. You can post the results here if you still aren't sure which channel to choose.

Wi-Fi Inspector | Xirrus

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Hope someone can help with this!

I've recently got a new modem/router hub and when I try to connect to it wirelessly, it'll connect, but then my computer will drop the connection and won't get it back until I restart. I'm certain it's a computer problem and not a router or modem problem since my mother's netbook can connect and stay connected for hours. The router is in my living room and it doesn't matter where my computer is, whether it's in the living room too, or in my own room, the connection will still drop. When I open up "Connect to a network" in Vista, there are absolutely no networks in the list, even though I know there are plenty in my apartment block. The wifi switch is on, and the list only refreshes when I restart. The connection can drop at any time, whether it's 5 seconds after I've connected, or 30 minutes, but it does it a lot and it's becoming infuriating. I hope someone can help with this because it's driving me nuts already!

Any advice will be very much appreciated and if there's any specs that need to be supplied, I can definitely do that.

Thanks in advance!


A:Vista drops the wifi connection.

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

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Alright, I moved to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 a few weeks ago, and everything's been working fine, until this past week. Every now and then, my wireless card will start having hiccups, dropping all connections, losing its connection to the access point, and then reconnecting, all within 30 seconds. Everything will then be fine for about five minutes, then it'll repeat. It starts doing this randomly, and stops doing it randomly. I have only had it happen at home, however, I'm hesitant to pin it on any of my network equipment, as I have several laptops and desktops that all are working fine whenever this occurs, and are connected via WiFi and Ethernet to my router. Sometimes rebooting stops this, sometimes it doesn't. If I shut off the computer for six hours, it stops. Rebooting the DSL modem and the access point doesn't help, as the symptoms continue afterward. In my Event Log is under Windows Logs>System, the first event in the series is always this series: 1) The TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service was successfully sent a stop control.  The reason specified was: 0x40030011 [Operating System: Network Connectivity (Planned)]  Comment: None Log Name:      System Source:        Service Control Manager Date:          12/22/2009 8:49:44 PM Event ID:      7042 Task Category: None Level:         Informati... Read more

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Have several Chromebook 14 G4 that drop their WiFi connection and then will not find any wireless networks until after a restart.  This happens often when waking from sleep and the Chromebook will not reconnect as scanning for wireless networks comes up with nothing until the device is restarted   Turning the WiFi off and back on again does not resolve the problem.    Version 50.0.2661.103 (64-bit)Platform 7978.74.0 (Official Build) stable-channel kipFirmware Google_Kip.5216.227.25

A:Chromebook 14 G4 drops WiFi connection

#HPExpertDayI guess you may have to run a power wash. Also check for new updates.

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the wifi range in my laptop is very very less.. it does not connect to the wifi network even when router is at a distaance of 2 feet... but when they are side by side it gets connected showing low signal strenght... i tried updating bios.. updating drivers.. formatting.. also but the problem still remains... currently i am using winsows 10 pro...

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I lose wireless internet connection consistently. I can get it back up by switching airplane mode on and off or disconnecting and reconnecting the connection, but then it’ll drop again in either a few minutes or sometimes a few hours – no consistency. I’m using Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo G500s (see below). Router is Asus RT-AC68P Dual Band. Doesn’t matter if I’m next to the router or on other side of the house.

Just so you know: Other computers in house and phone and tablets work perfectly with the Asus. Lenovo works perfectly on Ethernet, and also works fine with the xfinitywifi public, but of course that’s not secure. The Comcast combination xfinity modem and wireless didn’t work well for anyone, so put it in bridge mode and bought the Asus router.

I have tried to no avail: choosing channels on both 2.4 and 5 rather than auto setting; rebooting everything – trying to avoid resetting router since everything else in the house works perfectly with it; double checked the proxy settings as recommended.

Seems to me it has to be some peculiar setting on the Lenovo computer related to the Asus router (since xfinitywifi works just fine).

Thanks for any help.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8057 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
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I have a rather annoying issue and i'm stuck trying to find a solution. My D-link Ac1900 wifi adapter keeps losing connection to my router every 10 seconds, I have tried many solutions to try and fix this from,
unplugging and restarting my pcrolling back the driving and updating themexchanged the device for a new replacementupdating the motherboard biosun checking the power setting to stop the device from being turned

but still nothing fixes the issue, take note that this only occurs on my pc which is brand new, works fine on my laptop doesn't drop out every 10 seconds.

Would anyone have any idea or have the same issue with a solution to the problem.

Here is the ping with the issue,
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Request timed out.
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
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Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
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I bought this laptop in May 2015 with Windows 7 OS installed and took advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10.Everything has been great, and I love Windows 10 up until a recent system update.Since then, every time I use the laptop the wifi connection keeps dropping out.The wifi symbol in the system tray goes greyed out with a star on it.If I right click and select troubleshoot, the following problems are found        Problem with wireless adapter or access point                              Detected                     ! (in a yellow triangle)     The default gateway is not available                                                  Fixed                             Tick in a green circle I then close the window and click on the wifi icon but I have no available networks despite having 2 Galaxy S5's and 2 other laptops running (this is normal amount of devices to be on). I have done a factory reset and already lost a lot of software, and I really don't know what to do. Can anyone please help? Moose

A:wIfI drops out since Windows 10 upgrade

Hey @MooseHP?,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! This is a great place to find solutions and help from our community! I understand that you're having troubles with the wireless connection on your HP Envy 17 Notebook. I'd be happy to help you with this. The following Document page is helpful when troubleshooting wireless connectivity issues.Troubleshooting wireless network and Internet (Windows 10)Also, you can look at the power management for your wireless adapter:Disable the Power Off option for the adapter:1. Open Device Manager. (Win Key+R > type devmgmt.msc > OK)2. Expand the Network adapters.3. Right click on the Ethernet/Wireless Adapter and click Properties.4. Click the Power Management tab.5. Remove the check mark beside Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.6. Click OK.7. Test.Reinstall the network adapter drivers:1. Download the drivers from HP.com but do not run them yet.2. Go to your start screen/menu and type Device Manager.3. Expand Network adapters.4. Right click on the wireless adapter and choose Uninstall.5. Run the downloaded drivers from step 1.6. Restart your PC and test.Test an ethernet connection:Test if the issue persists on a wired connection to rule out the wireless adapter hardware so troubleshooting can be directed towards the right areas. I would also strongly suggest running the HP Support Assistant.The following are some helpful links for troubleshooting the HP Support Assistant or downloadi... Read more

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i bought a gaming laptop from 2 months and just yesterday while playing a sound came from the laptop and after my game started lagging badly i first thought it was internet slow but it was not my internet was ok. i started using other games and the same was there. So i used many thing ti fix but nothing was working i updatet everything the drivers was ok i did data reset but nothing happened. The only way i can achive my good gaming performance and high fps was disconecting from wifi.Can anyone help me fix this problem i have tryed malware bytes nothing solved i have tryed playing singleplayer games with wifi on they lagg hard is just when i turn internet off that the fps go up and i can play normaly
how do i fix this
my laptop is lenovo legion y520 80 kw
core i7 7700
nvidia gtx 1050ti
ram 8 gb
1 tera hard disk
things i used
malwarebytes several times
reset data saving some games
some antiviruses
and set laptop to best performace
updatet drivers and updatet windows 10
please help
thing l did not try
full data reset and fabric data rest
and formating laptop

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So hello!

When I'm next to the room where the router is, the WiFi connection sometimes just drops. I'd say that I can surf something like 2-3 minutes and then all of sudden the WiFi connection drops, and the WiFi tray icon says that I have a limited connection. Though the signal quality is 4, and sometimes even 5 (which is maximum). And then it takes like 15-20 seconds to get everything back to normal again. But then again.. when I was in the same room as my router, actually on the same desk as the router, I didn't have any problems with WiFi dropping - I think I'll test later tonight again, if there's really a difference if I sit basically next to the router and then when I go to the other room, the connection starts dropping every once in a while (and remember, I still have an excellent signal quality). And I'll add just in case that I haven't had any problems with wired connection. And in our household we've got one laptop more, and this one hasn't had any problems with WiFi dropping. So.. it must be something with my laptop.. I guess.

I'm sure you need some more details as well, so there you go:

- WiFi network card: Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

According to device manager:
Driver date: 3.10.2011
Driver version:

- Second network card (for wired connection, I guess): Attansic (Now owned by Atheros) AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

According to device manager:
Driver date: 16.01.2012
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A:Laptop wifi occasionaly drops

You could always disable or reinstall your antivirus if you speculate that its causing such problem. What router and laptop model do you use? Have you tried changing channel for the router?

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I am having a problem with my wireless network in my home. Whenever download speeds over 2mbps go on for over a minute or so, the whole wireless network goes down for around a minute and boots back up. The wired connection works fine during this time. The Router I am using is a Netgear R6200 and it is broadcasting dual-band up to 300mbps and 800 mbps respectively. The drop in coverage happens regardless of which band I am using. Does anyone have any thoughts or possible solutions?

My speedtest numbers are 33.09 mbps download and 6.04mbps upload.

A:WiFi drops over 2mbps in download

is this downloading via wireless / cable or wireless only and you say only wireless is effected

sounds like an issue with the router,

confirm that downloading via cable - works OK and does not effect the wireless at all

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Win7 home 64bit on Gateway laptop.
My laptop Wifi keeps dropping.
InSSider shows the beacon signal strength of my router, -25dB; well above other networks near me, at -80dB.
My router is the only broadcaster on its channel.
InSSider shows receiving the signal at -25 dB, but then drops down to -95dB (which is complete loss) then back up. It may be up for three or four seconds or only a second before dropping. The up/down is continuous.
Control panel shows no warnings. Everything is installed correctly.
I power cycled the router as well as the modem, uninstalled/reinstalled the drivers for the wifi adapter. Installed newer wifi drivers.
I changed channels on the router.
Changed authentication type, then back to WPA2.
ipconfig release all /renew
SSID is not hidden.
Replaced the router and tried everything again.
--signal still up then down then up/down--changing routers gives same results.

Connectivity is constant with Ethernet (non-wireless) connection.

Last night, between 12 a.m and 6 a.m. the wifi signal was steady. No drop out at all. But after 6 the connection is never up for more than a few seconds before going down.
Unable to locate any potential interference--appliances that may have been off during the solid time.
On a different computer, the local network and wifi has good connectivity. InSSider shows the signal coming from the router to be steady, no drop out.

Any ideas?

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A:Wifi continuously drops connectivity

You might want to start up in Safe mode with Networking to determine if this problem is caused by an installed program or software.

Safe Mode with Networking - Add to Windows Boot Manager Screen

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Hey,Ever since I've had my laptop (6 months) I've had this persistent problem with wifi connectivity. I rarely use my laptop but more recently have come into need of it, so it is getting increasingly frustrating. What happens is, every two minutes the wifi drops. I have to drop into network settings and disable the dual processor I think it is (AC 165)?? Anyway, I was hoping I can be given some guidance as I am on the verge of returning and getting money back for a faulty product. Seems this is a common problem and not sure if I ever trust myself to go with HP again.

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