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How to reconnect automatically when wifi drops?

Q: How to reconnect automatically when wifi drops?

Can I somehow automatically reconnect if my wireless network drops? Now I must choose Repair connection to reconnect. Can it be done automatically?

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A: How to reconnect automatically when wifi drops?

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Hey guys/gals!

This problem just recently started happening with my computer. I'll be playing a video game or surfing the web or whatever and all of a sudden my wifi connection will drop.

So I'll click the wifi symbol at the bottom right hand corner of the screen to reconnect... but even though it will say that there are connections when I hover over the icon, the list of possible connections will be blank.

I uploaded a screenshot to imgur so you can see for yourself: http://i.imgur.com/qAC5YX1.jpg

The only way for me to fix this problem is to system restore to a few days ago. But this is getting pretty tedious.

Help please?
 

A:Internet Randomly Drops and I Can't Reconnect to Wifi? W10

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Hey all,

Hope I can get some help with a problem that has been bugging me since I installed W10.

This problem appears to be random and happens a couple of time a month. It is really annoying. What happens is, the WiFi appears to stop working. It can't find any available networks and won't reconnect no matter what I do. I have even tried closing/restarting explorer but that does nothing. If I try to shut-down or restart my computer, it just hangs on the shut-down/restart screen. I have to hold down the power button to get my computer to shut-down. The weird thing is, after a restart, it works fine ...for a few weeks. It just seems very strange.

I use a WiFi dongle. I have a couple of them so I tried each one - they all eventually give me the same result . I have a HP if that helps. I notice that my father in law's rig also does this occasionally. He also has a HP, albeit a different model.

A:WiFi drops out and can't reconnect, computer hangs on shutdown/restart

I'm having the same issues. I don't use a wifi dongle though. My computer is toshiba satellite P75. The problem has happened a couple of times since upgrading to Windows 10 a month ago.

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I was found only one automated solution [advertizing removed by mod]. May be some one knew a free solution? Because $30 is a cool price for me.
 

A:How to reconnect to wifi network automatically?

It is a lot of articles about how to automatically connect to ad hoc networks at Windows 7/Vista (since Windows Vista you can't do this), it uses a windows profiler to perform this operation, but I'm afraid this solution is not suitable for you, cause actually you will have to run the task every fixed period of time.

p.s. at the link you provided price is $15.
 

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Hello,

Every time my wireless drops out, I need to restart windows and click the "Turn wireless on" button in windows mobility centre before it will reconnect. Usually it is after i get a "Limited connectivity" error message.

I'm using a Fujitsu Lifebook T Series Tablet running Windows Vista (Business).
I have recently changed to a Netgear "RangeMax" Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (however I'm *pretty* sure this didnt start happening until a month after I started using it)

When I open windows mobility centre after the wireless drops out, the caption on the wireless button is still "Turn wireless off", and clicking on it does nothing. Its not until i restart windows that the caption changes to "Turn wireless on" and I can get wireless working again. When I do click on it, the caption changes as expected.

Do you have any ideas on why my wireless does not reconnect after it drops and how i can fix it? Failing that, is there any way that I can turn wireless back on without using Windows mobility centre, or fix windows mobility centre so that the button allows me to turn wireless back on.

Please let me know what further information would help and also whether or not i have posted it in the right section (I assumed it's a software issue as windows mobility center doesnt update).

Thanks a lot.
 

A:Cannot reconnect wireless after it drops out

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

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Hi,
 
i have had a stange problem commence a few days ago, I have checked numerous threads on this forum which address inet dropouts but still cannot work out why it is occurring.
 
Hardware as follows:
 
Pentium 4 3GHz
2GB RAM
TP-Link  TL-WN751ND wireless (firmware v1.1)
 
Software:
 
XP Pro SP3
AvastPro AntiVirus
Malwarebytes Pro
 
I am running of ONLY one router.
 
For some unknown reason a few days ago my inet connection dropped out.  After trying all the basic attempts to fix it, I found the only way to reconnect was to create a BRIDGE in Network Connections and to bridge my wireless driver with the V100 driver, and then immediately UNbridge them.
 
This allowed me to reconnect but the system keeps dropping out at random intervals, sometimes after 20 minutes, others after 2hours.  On average, it drops out every hour odd.  Every time it drops out, I again have to perfom the bridging/unbridging to get it going again.
 
I have since performed the following to no avail:
 
 - Upgraded to the latest version of T-Link firmware
 - REPAIRED Windows XP system
 - Restored latest wireless drivers/firmware again
 - run all microsoft updates
 - disabled Avast & Malware
 - Ran Microsoft Malicous ware tool
 - Ran complete virus and Malware scans (nothing found)
 - Ran every MicrosoftFixit relating to this problem that I could find, of which only ONE fixed a few files to no a... Read more

A:Internet drops out and will not reconnect unless bridging and unbridging occurs

Good afternoon, let's gatherf some data .
 
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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the problem is, my router (BT voyager 2100) which i have had for years keeps deciding to cut out at random points in the day, and this morning it just wouldnt reconnect at all!
taken it down to another phone line (the master socket apparantley) and it seems to work fine in it
I need to know if its the router playing up and whether I need a new router, or whether its the phone line, because I don't want to splash out on a new router if i'm just going to have to same problem!

Been having this problem for a long time now and its been happening quite a lot lately.

Here are some stats i got off the routers page:

ADSL line:

Line mode G.dmt Line state Show Time
Latency Type Interleave Line Up Time 00:01:01:10
Line Coding Trellis On Line Up Count 2

Statistics Downstream Upstream
Line Rate 3488 Kbps 1024 Kbps
Noise Margin 6.9 dB 7.0 dB
Line Attenuation 31.0 dB 20.0 dB
Output Power 18.4 dBm 12.6 dBm
K 110 33
R 8 0
S 2 1
D 32 1
Super Frames 215602 215600
Super Frame Errors 17 103
RS Words 7330481 0
RS Correctable Errors 494 0
RS Uncorrectable Errors 286 0
HEC Errors 16 0
OCD Errors 1 0
LCD Errors 0 0
ES Errors 0 0

hopefully you understand these figures a bit more than I do....

any help greatly appreciated
 

A:Internet connection drops and wont reconnect half the time!

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Hi there

I am just wondering if anyone could help me. I have NTL broadband with a Speedtouch modem, i usually download movies or music via torrents which are usaually 1-4GB in size.... due to the size i set them downloading over night but my broadband isn't an allways on connection and will sometimes disconnect, i wake up next morning and my download is only half done and i get annoyed!!!

Anyone know of any way i can set my internet conection to automatically restart/reconnect if i lose connection, is there a program or something?

All help is much appreciated!
 

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Hi

For the past week or so, I have been experiencing a problem with the connection to my home network.

I connect wirelessly - it has worked without fault since I set it up in January (no problem with signal strength), but now frequently loses the connection. I have checked the configuration for the connection, and it is set to autoconnect.

It will autoconnect after boot up, and after wake up, but not after it has lost the connection.

When I re-connect manually, it connects straight away, and is then fine, until it drops the connection again.

Is there likely to be something in one of the system logs that will tell me what is happening?

The router is a BT Hub-5, and my network adaptor is a TP-Link TP_WN751ND 150 Mbps Wireless N adaptor. My PC is a Dell Inspiron 530, OS is Win7 Ultimate 32-bit, and browser is FireFox 38.0.5

I have just downloaded and re-installed the adaptor driver, as well.

TIA

A:Cannot reconnect automatically to home network

You can try: Check power saving feature of adapter in Device Management and disable it.
Reset the router. Unplug power, wait 10 seconds, re-plug.
Factory Reset the router.

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i have beetel router (beetel 110 BX1).
when i use the internet for a long time it gets disconnected. the disconnection happens when computer is idle or am not browsing.
I'm able to ping the router when there is not internet access. i can see the LEDs which corresponds to data transfer blinking..

i googled n searched but i did not get a solution

A:BroadBand disconnect and don't reconnect automatically

  
Quote: Originally Posted by manukov


i have beetel router (beetel 110 BX1).
when i use the internet for a long time it gets disconnected. the disconnection happens when computer is idle or am not browsing.
I'm able to ping the router when there is not internet access. i can see the LEDs which corresponds to data transfer blinking..

i googled n searched but i did not get a solution


M

Try disabling IPv6 support in network and sharing. its often the cause of random disconnects

Ken

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My company has 3 network drives. When I browse to a folder that has shortcuts to network drives, Windows XP automatically creates the mapping. This is unwanted behavior because whenever I go back to that folder, it recreates the drive mappings all over again and I wind up using all the drive letters Windows assigns and 15 mapped drives all mapped to the same place.

My guess to why it does this is might be a group policy (we have AD and use Group Policy) setting somewhere on our 2008 R2 server. If it is a GP setting, I don't know what it would be. I inherited this network about a month ago, so I'm still figuring out what they have done.
 

A:Solved: Network Drives Reconnect Automatically

It's not pretty, but I think I got it fixed.
I just changed where the shortcuts were pointing and that fixed it. Don't know why I didn't think of that before...
 

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I used to have ATT DSL but we recently switched to U-Verse. I have a Trendnet TEW-452BRP 54g wireless router than was handling the PPPoE function. It was set to work flawlessly with my wireless cards. No dropped connections, speed or security issues. It always connected quickly from wake up and on start up. Now we have a 2Wire i38HG wireless router/gateway and it's been difficult to properly set my network up as before.

I use the Trendnet behind the 2Wire as my wireless router. Took me a while to figure out what to do, but DHCP is disabled on Trendnet so 2Wire does what it needs to. This option works fine for me. The only problem is that at first my wireless card would not automatically connect to the network through the Trendnet when it is in range like I had it set to do previously. When I would force it to, after 3 times it would magically connect on it's own. I made some changes in the Trendnet (Mainly disabling dynamic DNS and NAT) and that seems to have made a difference. To be honest, I don't know if that is significant or not or if it actually made a longterm difference but it seems like it has.

So my problem is now that when I put my laptop to sleep and have it wake up, it does not automatically reconnect. It takes about 2 minutes then it does on its own. I read the event viewer and this is the info it gave me -

Your computer was not able to renew its address from the network (from the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0x0018... Read more

A:Wireless does not automatically reconnect out of Sleep mode

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Hi all

I have a few computers that connect via rasdial to a bridged modem. They are dropping off randomly and frequently enough that its a pain to have to reset them manually everytime.

Does anyone know how I could write a script or something that would check for internet connectivity and if there is none then it would re dial the pppoe connection?

Thanks

Wolfsta

A:Check Internet connectivity automatically via script and reconnect

If anyone is curious. This is how I solved the issue.

Friend of mine wrote a basic Powershell script:

$site = "Kelly-PC"
$wait = 60
$nl = [Environment]::NewLine

While ($TRUE)
{
if(!(Test-Connection -computer $site -count 1 -quiet))
{
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Red -NoNewline "Connection Down...$nl"
rasdial attdsl [email protected] password
}
else
{
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green -NoNewline "Connection Up...$nl"
Start-Sleep -Seconds $wait
}
}

$site is the name of the computer
$wait is the time in seconds before next test
and the "rasdial attdsl [email protected] password" line dials my pppoe connection called attdsl with the specified user and password when no connection is available.

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Hi,

I have a small issue, more of an annoyance, getting my mapped drives to be automatically connected during login.

I have 4 NAS folders that I have mapped as drives P,Q,R and S. When I first set them up, I specifically set it up such that they will be connected during login. It seems to be doing this, but there seems to be an issue with the credentials.

Below is an image of what I see when I open up Explorer immediately after login -the 4 mapped drives are shown as not connected. When I select one of them, I am prompted to provide my user name and password (these are the NAS user names and passwords I setup, and not the Windows login user name and password).

If I supply the requested information, then the drives are connected. However, despite me putting tick in the "Remember my credentials", it doesn't seem to do this - every time I reboot or restart, I have to manually connect at least one drive to see it, plus the remaining 3 drives. My NAS is a Thecus N2200.

What have I missed? How do I get "Remember my credentials" to actually remember?

Thanks,
Golden

A:Problem : automatically reconnect mapped drives at login

I have had many issues like this with NAS devices. Here are a few options:

1) Write a Command Script to remap them, add to desktop or in startup. (i.e.):


Code:
@echo off
net use q: \\nas\share1 /u:[email protected] pa$$word
net use s: \\nas\share1 /u:[email protected] pa$$word

2) Make sure that your NAS is part of the same workgroup. Sometimes they are different or not set the same Windows will not remember the credentials.
3) Try using [email protected] format and see if that will make it remember the credentials.
(i.e. [email protected] <tab> pa$$word)

I hope that helps. -WS

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Hi all,

I have a MacBook Air running mountain lion, every time I turn on or wake my laptop it always has to have me connect to the network manually however I do not have to enter the password again.

I do not experience this problem with any other device on this network or when I bring my laptop to other places...
 

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Hello,
My Cisco Wireless router (WRT160N) doesn't automatically reconnect after a power outage. This is a huge issue because my router is connected to my VOIP. If a power outage occurs then I will not have phone connection. The only way to fix this is to mannually power cycle the router after the power outage, but someone needs to be at home to do this. Is there any way to enable some type of auto-connect after a power outage?

Thank you very much!
Tony
 

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

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Hi, I'm using an old Dell dim 4400 I had it set up with wireless internet I unplugged it the usb adapter for a few hours and plugged it back it in to connect now I cannot get it to connect again. All the other pc's are connected to the same wi-fi net. Any suggestions? By the way it's an old XP dell dim4400 pc if that matters. Not sure what info you'll need to assist so please ask
 

A:Can not reconnect to my wifi network...

what version of windows are you running? sounds like maybe a driver issue..? click start-->right click "My Computer"-->cilck properties-->hardware tab up top then device manager see under the "Network Adapters" (click the plus sign beside it to open it up (MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE USB ADAPTER PLUGGED IN BEFORE YOU DO THIS) also download our system scan utility save it then run it and copy-paste the results here. click here to DL it http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
 

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This Chromebook is quite possibly the most frustrating thing I've ever bought. Throwing aside the fact that the trackpad stopped working after a few days (which I assume is tied to a disconnection within the case), the internet continuously disconnects and, more frustratingly, won't reconnect without a restart. I notice it when I try to save a project or load a website. The bottom icon will show that wifi is not connected. I click the icon and reselect the network. The wifi icon will then change to show as connected but nothing will load. Interestingly, if I try to load a page (such as CNN.com), the status in the lower right-hand corner of the window suggests (to me) that it's loading some data (e.g. it will tell me it's loading... I don't know... cookies? I don't know anything about this stuff but it will show something along the lines of "loading cdn.[text].com/"). Anyway, it will eventually pause on the of the updates regardless of the website. When I open my network settings, it still shows as connected. It's only when I enter settings that it shows it's not connected and only after this point does my wifi icon go blank/zero bars (as opposed to showing an 'x'). No matter what I do, I cannot get connectivity without restarting and losing my work. Chromebook 14 (CB3-431)1-2 Months OldProblem exists on home and public networks.

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So my computer won't reconnect to any wifi network after it resumes a suspend. This happens with all networks, secured and unsecured. I have to manually reconnect, when this is done, it doesn't always reconnect the first time. Some times I have to attempt to reconnect multiple times before I get it to work. I believe this problem after I installed the Sprint broadband card manager. I removed the software but I am still getting the problem. I also ran an System File Checker on the system and it didn't do anything either.

Anybody know what can cause this and how to fix it? Thanks.

A:Wifi won't reconnect after resuming suspend

This is part of your Screen Saver settings. You need to go into your Advanced power settings and stop your computer from putting your devices into sleep.

since i see you are using windows 7

Right Click on your desktop and select Personalization

Bottom right click on Screen Saver

Change Power Settings >>> Change Plan Settings

then Change Advanced Power Settings

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Hi there,

I need help!

The wireless internet access of my laptop disconnects after every few hours of use, and does not reconnect for a good hour or so. During the 1 hour it constantly connects to the router, fails, breaks the connection, and tries over and over again. After an hour or so it just succeeds and internet connection is back and works fine again for some hours.

- wifi signal is excellent (full bars, sitting right next to the router does not make a difference)
- other devices have no trouble connecting to the router (smartphone, other laptop, etc, and they do not experience such hiccups)
- restarting the router does not help
- restarting the laptop also does not help
- The router actually registers my laptop connecting every minute, and then it disappears for the list of connected devices.
- I cannot ping the router (or anything else) from my laptop during this time.
- device manager says drivers are up to date

I am guessing its either my wifi card dieing, or I have some odd signal interference. Or maybe something else. Any ideas?

(asus laptop, win7, intel centrino wireless n-100 card, bt broadband service, bt home hub 5 router)

A:Wifi disconnects and fails to reconnect after prolonged use

Open Device Management and go into wifi properties, power management and uncheck turning it off etc.

Also download Linux Mint MATE and make bootable DVD/USB. Boot with it (no need to install) and see if it will work alright.

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For a few days now, my laptop keeps randomly disconnecting from the wifi. The wifi is fine -- it still works on other devices -- and is still available with full bars but refuses to reconnect unless I restart my laptop, at which point it'll be connected and working fine again (until the the next time).
I've tried updating the wireless adapter drivers and turning off WiFi Sense but no dice.

A:Laptop keeps disconnecting from wifi, have to restart to reconnect

Welcome to the forum

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/minitoolbox/dl/65/

Checkmark following boxes:

Flush DNS
Reset FF proxy Settings
Reset Ie Proxy Settings
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Devices (problems only)
Click Go and post the result.

Please download the wireless test tool from

http://www.crewetown.co.uk/wireless.exe

Very important you right click and choose run as admin post results

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Im pretty tech savy, but this one is boggling my mind.

Wifi dongle I'm using is this a DLink DWA-140
Router is using WPA2-PSK
Background info: I connect to the internet through my ISP's supplied router, i've set it up with my own SSID and my own password, it works perfectly fine with my android phone, my GF's iPhone, my tablet, my laptop, her laptop, her iPad.. but not with my PC running windows 10.The problem: When i boot, it doesn't always automatically reconnect to my wifi, despite having it checked as "connect automatically". My wifi dongle can see every other wifi network within 20 miles, EXCEPT my own wifi. Go figure?!
In order to get it to connect i have to hit "Connect to Hidden network", type in SSID, type in the password, which windows will prompt me is incorrect, hit cancel, wait a second, and BAM it connects to my wifi.

Things I've tried:
This solution from this threadOpen search, type "services.msc" open services.Scroll down to "wlan auto config" right click, stop the service.Navigate to "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc\ delete everything in this folder leaving only a folder called "profiles" delete everything in the "profiles" folder except for a folder called "interfaces" delete everything in the "interfaces" folder)Restart "wlan auto config" connect to your wireless network, enter your passkey, (ensure the connect automaticly box is checked)Restart your computer... Read more

A:Windows will not auto reconnect to known WiFi on boot

See first bullet point. Second, leave it alone for what the ISP pre-set it to be.

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I was attempting to figure out how to fix my internet connection, and there was an option which said disable, which i thought would temporarily disable my connection and allow me to simply reconnect. i hit that disable button, and all of the wifi disappeared from my laptop. i physically have turned the wifi on and off multiple times, but the internet connections box wont even show a wifi option. i connected with an ethernet to the internet, and it works fine. i dont know how to reenable the wifi on this new windows 10 system, since i just got it yesterday. i am using an older acer aspire 5742-6814 laptop. please help.

A:Accidentally disabled my wifi connection, and now i cant reconnect.

Does the wifi driver show in device manager with a down black arrow or is there an unknown device.

Roy

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How do I fix the following problem?

While using my computer, I have no idea what triggers it but every so often, the WiFi will seem to randomly disconnect. If I try to reconnect, it says it fails to connect. However, if I restart the computer, the WiFi will automatically reconnect. The problem is when it disconnects every 10 minutes while I'm trying to do something, and I keep having to constantly restart my laptop just to stay connected to the internet. When this happens, the laptop is plugged in, and the option for disabling a network adapter to save power is disabled, so that shouldn't be the issue either.

This doesn't seem to be a problem with my Network or with my service provider, because it doesn't occur on any other internet enabled devices. My Xbox One and iPhone SE are both connected to the exact same WiFi and never experience this problem.

Why would restarting allow me to reconnect to it when I can't connect normally within the network options?
Why does it seem to disconnect in such random intervals of time?
How can I make it so my WiFi no longer disconnects on its own, constantly requiring computer restarts?

I've dealt with this problem for months and have no idea what causes it or how to fix it. I even had to restart my computer in the middle of typing this post just to get back my internet connection. Please help! I don't know if it's a problem with my laptop, with the OS, or what. I do know that the problem has pe... Read more

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Hi,

Forgive the very newb style of post, I'm quite the Luddite. I'm running Windows8 on a Samsung Chronos Series 780Z. For the last couple of days, with increasing frequency, I will have to disconnect and reconnect to the WiFi in order to do anything. Windows processes have all slowed down considerably too, though a Task Manager check doesn't suggest anything untoward. For example, it is taking at least two seconds formmy hitting the keys for letters to appear in this post.

Any help/advice anyone can offer is much appreciated! Thanks in advance.
 

A:Constantly having to disconnect and reconnect to in-house WiFi

For example I had to try and submit this post 4 times via discon./recon. before it finally took....!
 

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bought a new printer today after our other two broke.
went to uninstall the other two and then went to install our new one on the main computer.
I have now lost connection with the wifi to this pc and only this one. (the internet still works on two laptops) unfortunately i need this computer for work and therefore need the internet quite urgently.
any ideas what's happened? perhaps uninstalled something by accident and if so what is it and what can i download?

thanks.
 

A:pc lost connection with wifi after installing a new printer and cannot reconnect?

Do you see the wireless network your trying to connect to? Does a wired connection work?
 

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Hi, 
My XPS 13 (Windows 10) disconnects from WiFi when it suspends, and is slow to reconnect on powering back up.  I have tried disabling "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" under Power Management options for the Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter, but that doesn't solve the problem.  Does anyone know of other options to try to solve this?  Thanks!

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On Windows 8.1 pro, my computer would instantly connect to the wifi network from sleep.

However, when I upgraded to windows 10 pro, the computer takes about 1 minute to reconnect to the network (which is very annoying).

I have turned off the "allow the computer to turn of this device to save power" option for my network adapter, but this does not change anything.

Does any body know how to fix this (or just prevent the computer from disconnecting from the network entirely during sleep as this is a desktop and I don't care about power management)

Thanks heaps in advanced!

A:Windows takes about 1 minute to reconnect to wifi on Win 10 from sleep

Originally Posted by Nster


On Windows 8.1 pro, my computer would instantly connect to the wifi network from sleep.

However, when I upgraded to windows 10 pro, the computer takes about 1 minute to reconnect to the network (which is very annoying).

I have turned off the "allow the computer to turn of this device to save power" option for my network adapter, but this does not change anything.

Does any body know how to fix this (or just prevent the computer from disconnecting from the network entirely during sleep as this is a desktop and I don't care about power management)

Thanks heaps in advanced!



Windows 10 Version of the network driver is not working completely; 1: wait for new driver to be published, 2: try installing Win8 or 8.1 version of driver, 3: don't use sleep/hibernate, it has always been buggy

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I prefer to keep my home WiFi network from public view by disabling the SSID broadcast, i.e "hiding" the network.

With two modem/routers (a Belkin Play Max F7D4401 ADSL modem/router and now a Cisco EPC2325 DOCSIS modem/router) on two computers (home-built desktop and Acer TM8172T notebook), after the initial connection Win8 Pro would not reconnect without tediously re-entering the SSID name and password. Once it does connect, it displays the original SSID name with a new one with an incrementally increasing appended number like:

I was manually deleting them all (except the original) using netsh, until I realized you can <right-click> on an entry in the screen above and choose "Forget this network."

This is the process I go through each time to re-connect. Is there something I'm missing?

I read that if Win8 saves too many WiFi connections, it cannot "remember" them to automatically reconnect to them, so on the notebook, I deleted all but wpcTrue (the original), and it now automatically reconnects, although occasionally it will add a new connection with an incrementally increased number -- currently the notebook shows both wpcTrue and wpcTrue 2. I had used the notebook on the road, so had about five WiFi connections saved. On the Desktop my home network is the only WiFi connection I've ever made. However, no matter what I do on the desktop, it NEVER remembers to automatically log on when the SSID is not broadcast.

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A:Cannot auto-reconnect to WiFi network with hidden SSID

Same problem here.

Microsoft's support says this is not a technical issue and refuses to assist.

No comment...

By not best workaround is to delete all profile, do a 1st connection to hidden network then disable automatic connection to the network; hidden network will be listed and it will be possible to manually click on connect button.

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hi, i live in scarborough, canada and i'm using bell sympatico high speed service(dsl). since last month i've been experiencing interruption when surfing online. the server simply drops the connection automatically, and i have to connect the server again. after the blackout crisis the situation has been getting worse. i have real difficulty getting online. even if i manage to get connected, the server will drop the connection after 10 or 20 minutes, and i'm unable to get connection again unless i have my computer shut down for at least half an hour. i've called the bell sympatico technical dept for help and have done everything they instructed me, including reinstall the access manager software, but things havent got any better. during my last phone call to sympatico technical dept, i was told to uninstall and reinstall the driver of my network card. i dont feel comfortable to do so because i'm a computer idiot myself, and i wonder if this is the real solution. if you have any idea on solving my connection problem, pls kindly advise me. i'm really desperate.

another question, everytime when i turn on the computer, it'll stay on the windows 98 icon screen for more than 2 minutes. before the blackout, it took only seconds. how to make it back to normal. thanks.
 

A:server drops connection automatically

This is just a wild guess, but I think something in your computer may have been fried from a power surge during the blackout. I'M NOT SURE about this, but it sounds possible.
 

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Hi,

My neighbour's laptop (Acer Aspire 5551 running Windows 7) disconnected itself from the WiFi network and would not reconnect. The 'falling off' happened mid use. The laptop connects fine to another wifi router at another house. Also, my laptop connects to his router OK via wifi.

The router has been turned off and on with no difference.

I connected the Acer to the router with a cable (network connection OK with cable) and did an ipconfig /all, but now I am stuck as I don't really know what I am looking for. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

The router is a netgear DGN2200 v4

The laptop can see the router, it just won't authenticate with it.

Also, I can run Xirrus Wifi Inspector if required.

Thanks for any help.
Pete

C:\Users\Micks>Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Micks>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Micks-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : FA-7B-CB-74-DF-4A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes... Read more

A:Solved: Acer Aspire Fell off Wifi Network And Will Not Reconnect.

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Win 10/64 10586, HP z5000 Bluetooth mouse, Dell xps L502X laptop latest Intel Centrino Wireless 3.0 driver 10.0.10586.122
Initially pairs and works, drops after a period, and will not re-pair after a reboot; bluetooth still sees the mouse and states it is paired. Have to either remove and then add again, or, on bluetooth settings, remove and wait for it to say "ready to pair", and then re-pair it. All a bit of a pain.

In addition to the above, we have downloaded the latest software from Intel, we have also tried uninstalling the devices from the device manager. MS says we have the latest software!!

I can see many Bluetooth issues on Windows 10, plus I guess the driver software is quite old, and maybe Bluetooth 3 is uncomfortable with win 10.

Is worth getting a Bluetooth dongle using version 4? Would it be guaranteed to work?

So what's the best answer here to avoid the hassle?

A:Bluetooth drops & does not automatically re-pair after boot

Originally Posted by robmar0se


Win 10/64 10586, HP z5000 Bluetooth mouse, Dell xps L502X laptop latest Intel Centrino Wireless 3.0 driver 10.0.10586.122
Initially pairs and works, drops after a period, and will not re-pair after a reboot; bluetooth still sees the mouse and states it is paired. Have to either remove and then add again, or, on bluetooth settings, remove and wait for it to say "ready to pair", and then re-pair it. All a bit of a pain.

In addition to the above, we have downloaded the latest software from Intel, we have also tried uninstalling the devices from the device manager. MS says we have the latest software!!

I can see many Bluetooth issues on Windows 10, plus I guess the driver software is quite old, and maybe Bluetooth 3 is uncomfortable with win 10.

Is worth getting a Bluetooth dongle using version 4? Would it be guaranteed to work?

So what's the best answer here to avoid the hassle?



On my Dell Notebooks the Bluetooth adapter is part of the Wi-Fi adapter, turn Wi-Fi off and Bluetooth is also off. Do you see the Wi-Fi still working when Bluetooth is having problems?

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I have a new since Christmas Yoga 720-12IKB and find that the wifi is disconnecting/reconnecting numerous times per minute. It causes significant distruption trying to use the computer, with frequent errors about not being connected to the internet. Generally causes the device to operate very slow, nearly unusable. I'm not having disruption on any other computers/tablets/phones connected. I've tried a fair amount of troubleshooting but have yet to find a solution. The one workaround that I've found is that when I connect to power, the problem goes away. Remove power, issue returns. Suggests a problem with the power management (or possibly network adapter driver) but I can't figure it out. The network adapter is Qualcomm QCA61x4a. Here's what I've attempted: 1) Disable the power management feature of the adapter (uncheck allow computer to turn off)2) Run Lenovo System Update to make sure all drivers are up-to-date3) Manually updated the driver via device manager (went from .312 to .438)4) Switch roaming agressiveness to low Other than making it a desktop (needing to leave it plugged in to avoid the issue) any suggestions/resolution to this problem? Anyone else seeing the same behavior? Frustrating problem to an otherwise fantastic, fun, and fast Yoga!!! Looking for a light at the end of the tunnel....

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Alienware X-51
Win 7 Home Premium SP1
Thompson TG585 v8 Modem /WPA2-PSK

Scope of Problem:
This is a Desktop LOADING based problem.
NOT a connection dropping, fading while in use problem.
Other Devices work fine.
Same problem with previous Modem.

Problem:
Login.
Wireless icon shows spinning busy symbol.
If it connects fine, then it will Remain fine until the next Restart

If connect fails then yellow exclamation mark shows over TaskBar Icon.
Viewing connection it shows as Limited Access, but signal strength is 5 Bars
A Manual Disconnect, then reConnect will always establish a working connection (sometimes needs two attempts).

Signal Strength is ALWAYS Excellent, No other devices have issues with WiFi.

This is a persistent and long term problem which has "survived" improved Modem placement , ISP directed settings changes, and a new Modem.

[ Other threads all seem to be about No Connection OR Dropping/Fading/Poor Connection. This isn't ].

A:WiFi Limited Access, Signal Strength Excellent, works if I reconnect

Modem was the problem.

Recently the Thomson V8 was replaced with a telco provided Huawei HG630B.
The issue disappeared instantly, there is now just a little lag and then connection.

So problem solved.

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Hi! I've been trying to search the site for connection issues related to mine. So far I was not able to find one, but if ever this issue has been answered before I would appreciate if someone could send me the link. Thanks!

Here's my problem. I recently installed a linksys wrt210N and is hard wired to our main computer (mac). I have a Toshiba with vista basic and the wireless connection to the internet is working perfectly. But my brother has an Acer Aspire 4520 with vista home premium and his connection keeps dropping every minute if someone is using it and ever 5 mins if its just sitting there. I can ping the router when I am online. Then I tried all these following steps but still the same issue: reinstalling the network adapter; disabling the 802.1... authentication but wasn't able to connect to the router more so I reverted back to the old setting; forced DNS on Internet Protocol Version 4 but getting conflicting IP; dowloading MS update for vista but neither of x64 and x86 version were appropriate for the pc; checked automatic connection on wireless network setting; changed SSID name on linksys. But all these didn't help 1 bit! Please help..... Thanks

A:internet connection drops out and automatically reconnects every minute

The periodicity of the interruption indicates to me that computers on a different, nearby network could be using the same channel as your bro. Through "Device Manager," open up the relevant network adapter, go to Details, select the "Ad Hoc Channel" list item, and it's probably at channel "11." I always have had good luck with "6."

Sometimes a roll-back works: ie, an older driver. I see an Atheros driver Version 7.7.0.363 released around July 2009 that seems to be a pretty generic driver for a very broad range of Atheros wireless network adapters.

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Just got my new computer yesterday. I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

I have my dialup connection set to reconnect after connection loss, and it does it just fine - but Windows Live Messenger Will not attempt to re-sign in after my internet connection has been reconnected! It just keeps doing that countdown over and over as if I'm not connected to the internet.

It's important for me for Windows Messenger to reconnect because msn wakes me up at certain times with nudges from my business partner. How can I fix this? What's the problem? Thanks

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Just got my new computer yesterday. I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

I have my dialup connection set to reconnect after connection loss, and it does it just fine - but Windows Live Messenger Will not attempt to re-sign in after my internet connection has been reconnected! It just keeps doing that countdown over and over as if I'm not connected to the internet.

This is important for me for Windows Messenger to reconnect because msn wakes me up at certain times with nudges from my business partner. How can I fix this? What's the problem? Thanks
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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