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Solved: Wireless network disconnects constantly on one computer

Q: Solved: Wireless network disconnects constantly on one computer

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

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

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


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

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

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I CANNOT take this anymore. Over the past two weeks our connection has progressively gotten worse and worse, to the point now where I'm lucky enough to stay online 15 minutes at a time... Our ISP is AT&T and before this, our net used to get easily disconnected by a phone call (we are to get this problem in itself solved soon with filters). The modem/router is connected to my mother's computer downstairs. She never seems to have any problems with connectivity or at least not as much as I do.
I'm running wireless in the room right above her, and I have never had this bad of a problem until recently. Any wireless connection upstairs drops constantly and becomes horribly slow or disconnects completely (it is still connected to the router). We called our ISP and they claimed it was not a problem on their end. The tech support was actually very thorough and he did everything he could, from tests to helping me reset our modem back to factory settings in case there was anything possibly wrong with the modem itself- which is not that old, 1-2 years give or take. I've tried multiple times to disconnect the modem and reconnect to restart the system (which used to work, this issue is something completely different). I updated my wireless networking card driver and the problem persists... I don't know what else to do and my patience has worn thin on this issue. It's very bizarre and I have tried to search for anything similar but to no avail... PLEASE if ... Read more

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I've never had this issue before with my Linksys Wireless-G PCI adapter model WMP54G. Its not much of a big problem but it is annoying! Connection is great at Excellent but sometimes it just disconnects and then automatically re-connects. It doesn't matter if I'm in the middle of loading a webpage or using the connection in any way either. I've checked for radio frequency interference and there is none in its area. The router is an Actiontec. Also whats frustrating is the connection speed even with an Excellent connection. It tops out at 54Mbps but sometimes drops to 12Mbps or 18Mbps even when there isn't heavy connection activity and the connection runs very slow. Google and web searches have not been successful. Any ideas?

A:[SOLVED] Wireless Adapter constantly disconnects.

How far away is the access point? What happens if you move directly in front of it? Do the problems still occur?
Are there any walls / Metal objects / fridges (large electrical components etc) between you and the access point?
You can try to swivel the Access Point aerial so it is horizontal instead of vertical or vertical instead of horizontal.

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When on Windows 7 (release 7100, 64 bit), the wireless internet disconnects after/during downloading a file, game downloads updates, or even when playing an online game. The internet still appears to be connected to my network however a message mentions "limited access". If I disconnect from the network, I am unable to reconnect to the network (error comes up).

This issue does not occur when using Ubuntu (dual boot) or on other computers connected to the internet (using Win XP/Vista). And does not occur when directly connected to the internet.

I also have noticed somewhat of an issue that may be relating to this problem. My network adapter is Belkin Wireless G Desktop Card F5D7000. However, Windows 7 recognizes the network card as "Dell TrueMobile 1300 WLAN Mini-PCI Card"

Thanks for any help~

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I've got the same exact problem. I have a Rosewill RNX-N2X wireless adapter. My computer does the same thing - the wireless connection comes up with limited access and it won't connect again.

Along with this though, when this happens, my CPU starts getting eaten up to almost 90% usage by something. When I try to shut down, it just locks at the shutting down screen, and I have to hold in the button.

The connection works most of the time when just surfing the web, but when making my account for this site it decided to disconnect. I've tried changing the wireless security, channel, drivers, etc... When I try a wired connection, the connection stays fine under heavy load, so it must be something with wireless drivers or something..Please help!

Edit: Also, my router is a D-Link DIR-655, but I don't think it's the problem. A Windows 7 laptop does not have any problems with this using the same router.

Edit 2: Nevermind, wireless disconnects even when surfing web after about 3-4 minutes, but downloads stop it instantly.

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I have a new laptop with a built in 802.11G adapter. It connects to my router, but then disconnects periodically, sometimes it reconnects right away, other times I have to turn the wireless adapter off and back on before it reconnects. Any advice would be helpful. Is it possible it has something to do with SP2 as this is the first time I've ever used it and this is the first time I'm having problems.

A:Wireless disconnects constantly.

SP2 and the wireless adapters built in connection utility on alot of models do not play nice so usually you have to pick one or the other to use. As well you will probably want to check the channel your on as something else may be causing interferance. Have you tried your laptop in other wirelesas areas? You may want to do that to have piece of mind that your card and configuration of your laptop is working properly.

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I have ATT Uverse Internet, and an att uverse gateway, and on my computer the wireless keeps randomly disconnecting. Over the past few weeks it has started doing this more and more often, for instance today I can't get connection for more than 5 minutes before it disconnects. However, the wireless works on my other computer, Xbox, and iphone, so I'm not sure what's going on. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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I want to apologize in advanced for my lengthy post. I recently upgraded my systems to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Ultimate edition on both my desktop and laptop and have changed my router to a D-Link DGL-4500. Here is some information on my systems:

Dell Inspiron 530 (desktop - wired)
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Intel PWLA8391GT 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter 1 x RJ45

Sony VAIO VGN-CR190 (laptop - wireless)
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 4965AGN
Wireless connection is managed by Windows

D-Link DGL-4500 settings
Basic Wireless Settings
802.11 Band: 2.4GHz
802.11 Mode: Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Auto Channel Scan: Disabled
Wireless Channel: 2.462 GHz - Channel 11
Transmission Rate: Best
Channel Width: 20 MHz

Advanced Wireless Settings
Transmit Power: High
Beacon Period: 10
RTS Threshold: 2100
Fragmentation Threshold: 2100
DTIM Interval: 1
WLAN Partition: Disabled
WMM: Enabled
Short GI: Enabled

I have been getting choppy speeds on my desktop and my laptop disconnects and reconnects constantly. I ended up disabling a few other settings on my router, which were not mentioned above. I disabled Gamefuel, the firewall SPI, and I changed the NAT Endpoint Filtering for both UDP and TCP to Endpoint Independent. This sped up my wired connection a bit, but didn't help my wireless.

I also changed some of my wireless adapter settings on my laptop to show the following:
802.11n Channel Width for band 5.2: Auto
801.11n Mode: Enabled
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Hi, im new to this forum.. I have some problems with my network..

To begin i have a D-Link DI-624 wireless router with latest firware.. And i have 3pc's and a laptop.. All computers have D-Link wireless network adapters which can have a throughput of 108mb (so can the wireless router). The network is fine... No problems..

My pc has a HDD that the whole network can put there stuff on, they have full access to it.. But my brothers pc and my dads laptop keep losing connection to after a certain amount of time.. But my sisters pc has no problems it wont loose connection...

Here are some basic specs of the pc's

Mine: Windows XP Pro x64 (SP1)
AMD Athlon X2 64 4600+
300gb SATA Master HDD (not shared)
80gb ATA Slave HDD (full access)
4gb DDR RAM Dual Channel

Brothers: Windows XP Home (SP2)
Intel P4 HTT 3.0ghz
250gb ATA Master HDD (not Shared)

Sisters: Windows Vista Home Basic
Intel Core Duo 3.0ghz (i think)
200gb ATA Master HDD (not shared)

Dads Laptop: Window XP Home (SP2)
AMD Athon 2400+
60gb ATA Master HDD (Not Shared)
256mb DDR RAM

Any ideas. If you need more info just say

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I have a network with up to a dozen computers at any one time.
All have static ips
Most are wired.

The prob is between 2 wireless computers.
If I run both comps with windows xp, all is fine.
But 1 of the pcs is often booted from a live (Puppy) Linux cd.
When I boot using Linux, both of these pcs start dis/reconnecting to the network, every few minutes.
The nics both have different macs, & they are both assigned their own static ips correctly.
Another wireless pc on the network is not affected.

Any ideas why the disconnects & how to solve this prob?

PS. I am using a Netgear 824 router.

Thanks for any replies


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For the past 3 months or so I've had trouble with my internet and have tried recently to fix it since it annoys me insanely.
Here's my setup:
- Sony Vaio FE890 laptop with Vista Home Premium 32-bit, service pack 2.
- Router is a Verizon FiOS MI424WR
- A desktop is connected through wire and doesn't experience the problems.

Here's the problem:
My wireless internet constantly disconnects and then reconnects right away for seemingly no reason. I can't find a pattern, sometimes I have no dropouts for 6 hours, sometimes it happens every 20-30 seconds for a few minutes.

I have tried the following:
- Updating drivers for both the router (there was none) and my wireless network card.
- Changing router channels to 1, 6, 11.
- Changing to static IP and back.
- Scanning my computer for viruses with Security Essentials and Spybot, removing any bad stuff it found.
- Doing diagnostics through the router, doing a ping test to my computer, but it just says "test failed" and doesn't help me any further.

None of that helped and the situation remained the same.
From the tons of stuff I've read online, I know a few things that could be wrong, but I'm not sure.

- There's the wireless phones, but the dropouts are completely independent from whenever a phone call is being made or received, there's no pattern. I don't know if that means anything or if it doesn't matter.

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when your internet drops out, does the router still have an internet connection, i.e. is the router still getting an IP address from your ISP? since you said that the desktop is hard-wired into the router and doesn't experience this same problem, i'm assuming this is the case. it seems as though the problem lies more in the wireless connection and not the router or your ISP.

you may need to get a wireless expander because that distance seems fairly long.

a new network card or a wireless USB may help matters, but it still seems like a long distance.

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I have had a problem for the past couple days. I have looked over many places on the internet and have not found a solution.

The problem is my computer ASUS ul 30-a up until a few days ago was running fine on wireless until a couple of days ago when the wireless constantly was cutting out every minute or so and reconecting 10-15 seconds later. I have reformatted my computer and installed multiple new driver from the Asus website. When wired into the router the internet works perfectly. But wireless even directly next to it does not work. Their are 2 other laptops in the house neither which have had any problem dropping connections. Another thing I fine odd is that my computer is perfectly fine on my wireless at school. I have tried resetting the router and multiple router setting but still nothing. Renew release Ip, Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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We have a problem with the connection to our server. The server disconnects randomly from minutes to hours all day. I am at a remote location and connect via logmein to a local pc at the servers physical location to remotely control and connect to the server. A month or so ago the connection would drop every few minutes. The staff at that location replaced the switch and had the ISP tech check out the router. No problems were found. I think it is a problem with the server itself but don't know what it could be. Typically I can go through the login process and reconnect. I'm sorry I can't be more specific about the equipment since it is 40 miles away. Any suggestions on troubleshooting? Remotely?
Clearly I'm not a network guy.
Thanks for any help or direction

A:Network connection to server disconnects constantly

The usual suspects are:

(for DSL connections only) missing or faulty line filters
need to update the router/modem firmware at your end
packet reassembly overflow(a)
(a) very techie, but the solution is easy; see this description

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Hi guys. My wireless connection woes are never far away .

OK, so I have a wireless connection that has been working fine for almost a year.

Yesterday, I restart my computer, and the connection is connecting...disconnecting...connecting...disconnecting...as so on!

This is only when I am actually browsing the Internet. It never disconnects when the connection is idle.

I have tried changing channels, and I don't think it can be interference, because no matter how close to the WAP I am, the connection keeps connecting and disconnecting.

Also, I tried connecting my WAP directly to my laptop and even the LAN connection kept disconnecting and reconnecting in the same manner! I even tried connecting the WAP to another PC and still, the same dis-reconnecting difficulty.

What to do? Is the WAP faulty? I notice on the WAP the RX/TX light is on and the Link light is on, then (when it disconnects) one light goes off, the other stays on, then the other goes on and the first one goes off, and this goes on and on and then they both stay on. After 10 seconds the pattern repeats itself...

What on earth is going on?

By the way, my WAP is connected to a router which is connected to my cable modem. The wired connection to the router works perfectly, but when the WAP is involved this happens (dis-reconnecting) as I said, even when PC/laptop is hard wired into the WAP.



It was working fine for a year, and then this?

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

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

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

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

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

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Mine is Dell Inspiron 3537, Os: Windows 7 Ultimate x64. My laptop wifi works fine for some period of time, but suddenly the current wireless connection gets disconnected and no wireless networks appear in the list. The network connection icon in taskbar changes to no network connection (small monitor with yellow exclamation icon). The wireless adapter is still enabled only.
Well i found a way to bring back the connection and to show the available wireless networks by disabling and enabling the dell wireless adapter under "change adapter settings" in Network and sharing center. But this problem keeps repeating at unpredictable intervals and i have to disable and enable the wireless adapter everytime!. Please help me with a solution.
I have already tried the following,
1. Re-installing,updating wireless network drivers.
2. Re-installing entire OS with full format of all hard drives.
3. Disabled (unchecked) "allow computer to turn off this device to save power" option under power management tab of dell wireless adapter properties.
4. Changed the power saving options for wireless adapter to "maximise perfomance" for both on battery and plugged in modes.
Having tried all these still no luck, the problem persists. I borrowed a digisol wireless USB adapter from my friend. this works fine all the time with no issues.
I have no idea why mine is not working properly. please do help.

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I'm constantly getting disconnected on my Comcast Internet. (It's my primary connection, but I do have a VZW BroadbandAccess as a secondary and for when I commute/go on the road, etc.) This has always happened, but mostly stopped after I switched to a 5-2200mhz 4-Way splitter about 6 months ago. Before that, the disconnects would be like every ten days. Now, it's happening every few hours. Sometimes it resolves itself, sometimes I have to disconnect and reconnect the modem from the cable line (powercycling doesn't do it). My cable modem is a real pain to get to, being at the bottom of a rack in my crawlspace. It's on a cheap 650VA UPS with the router and some switches.

It always fails on establishing send channels. Can tell that from the logs. (Which I can't seem to access anymore, but that's what it always used to be).

Modem: SB5100
ISP: Comcast, Chicago.
Router: WRT54G v. 6 on DD-WRT, but it doesn't really matter. Does the same thing when connected to my RouterBoard but that's not setup the way I want it yet .
Other Stuff: Airport Express as AP/Print Server/Speakers with DHCP turned off.

Should I just order a new modem? Any recommendations? Would a bidir cable amplifier before the splitter help?

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Every so often, my WiFi on my PC will just stop working. It will disconnect from my wireless network, and then when I try to manually connect, it's not listed. Sometimes a restart works, sometimes it doesn't. This last time I had to restart twice. I know the WiFi router is not having problems, because my phone and AppleTV stay connected and stream just fine. The first times I noticed this, I was actually browsing the web and talking on Steam when it occurred. The last two times however, I left my computer on to finish up some downloads, came back in the morning, and it had disconnected and corrupted my downloads. Any help is greatly appreciated, so thank you in advance.

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Hello and welcome to 7 Forums ShaneLj.

Is this wifi adapter plugged into your PCi or PCIe slot in the desktop or a USB type adapter?
Would be helpful to also know what brand and model the wifi adapter is in order to Identify any issues that a manufacturer might already have a fix for.

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I have a wireless network set up in my home with 4 computers. I am constantly, yet randomly, losing my wireless connections. This has been happening for months and I have contacted dlink several times and followed all their suggestions - changing the channel, diabling, logging and wep and all this other useless information. They are now telling me that is is interference from a wireless phone that a neighbor must have. Which would be plausible to me if the hardwired system wasn't sometimes losing the connection as well.
I will never buy a dlink product again. My question on the irql error was never even responded to - ended up finding a fix online and appears to be a common problem with these particular wirless cards and xp ( it works fine on the 98 machines)

Sorry if the rest is long winded, but wanted to include as much information as I could.

I have listed my set up below. I have done clean installs on some of the machines, the wired connection was switched between computers as well. I have moved the systems to be close to the router - didn't help. Was doing the same thing prior to sp2 being installed on the machines. I have tried connecting both with and with out the dlink software and still disconnects.
When I get disconnected, no wireless networks show as being available and I cannot ping the router. I have tried rebooting the machines, repairing the connection, reinstalling the nics - nothing brings the connection back. The only way to get it up is to ... Read more

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I have set up a small wireless network, with two notebooks using wireless dongles. It all works well, but even though I have set the notebooks to connect to the preferred network automatically, every time they restart I have to manually connect and type in the WEP key. This is a big hassle - Why won't they connect to the detected network?

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Worked fine for six months.
Windows XP.
RCN is the ISP
Linksys Wireless 24 GHz external card

I would assume it's the network or the card, but I can right-click the icon in the systray and choose Repair, and this works SOMEtimes. I can unplug and replug the wireless card (at the card) and this works SOMEtimes.

Generally, I can connect. I suspect that I'll have to reconnect to hit the Submit New Thread button now, though. (and I did)

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Hey everyone.

I got my Toshiba notebook a few months back and have been having this problem from the start. At first, it wasn't happening very often and hence it wasn't that big a deal but now it's getting annoying due to the frequency.

What happens:
After I eject any form of USB connections (occurs most frequently with my external HDD and other sorts of thumbdrives), my wireless network connection disconnects.

I always try to go to the "network and sharing centre" tab and "disable" and "enable" the connection, but it rarely works. Most of the time, the pop-up that says something like "enabling wireless connection" doesn't go away. It sort of 'hangs', but not exactly either, as I'm still able to use other parts of the notebook. I've tried many things but the ONLY fix I've found is to restart the computer.

HOWEVER, it isn't a normal restart. It takes about 7-10minutes to restart. There is this blue ms dos screen (is that what it's called??) right after it restarts but it's only there for like, 3 seconds and then it asks me if I want to start windows in normal mode or safe mode.

I would really appreciate it if anyone could provide any sort of fix for this.

Thanks so much in advance!

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Hi since your getting bsod's please follow the instructions here

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Hey guys,

I am desperate for your help. In my 15 years of using the Internet, I never had to consult a forum directly, I always found my answer googling the problem. Not this time though.

Even though there are thousands of problems and answers regarding random disconnects from wireless networks, none of them helped me out, here is why:

Due to my job I am on the go all the time and have therefore in the past without any issues quickly connected to something like 15 wireless networks. Everything always worked as one would expect.
Now I am at a new place and I keep getting disconnected from the wireless network. This happens after 2 mins, 15 mins, even 3h after connecting. Usually I dont have to use the Troubleshooting, wireless will just reconnect by itself within a matter of seconds. However, constant disconnects annoy me and I need to get rid of this.
Since I never had this issue for 2 yrs with the exact same hardware and software configuration, I am thinking the problem must be on the router's side. Since I dont consider myself a newb in this regard, I feel save to say that all router configurations look okay, I didnt see anything odd that could cause this.
I am hesitant to change settings on my machine that I found when googling, because I was always able to connect without any problems to any wireless network. It seems just this one at my new place causes issues.

Can anyone help?


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A:Router Causes Random Wireless Network Disconnects

Hi murphy347,

Welcome to SevenForums.

The only thing that comes to my mind is that your present location is much more susceptible to Radio Frequency Interference.

Did you try changing the channel in the Wireless Settings of your router? ( There are 13 ) Atleast one should prove to be better.

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Ok so i got Windows Ultimate about last week and havent been able to solve this problem. I was running vista home premium and got ultimate and did a clean install. Everything worked fine until the internet disconnected. My computer is running on wireless so i checked my laptop and the internet was working on it. On the pc running ultimate i went to device manager and disabled the turn off to save power but nothing works..
The internet only works when i turn in on it works for about 10 min to up to 2 hours. I dont know what to doo please help.Also when the internet craps out the computer does too. For example if i try to run fireworks on it it will lag. Most of the time it doesnt even open up the program. When i try to open a program when its acting like this it will freeze.
Hp a6720y
Amd Phenom X4 quad core
6 gb of ram
Nvidia Geforce 9100
Usb wireless 802.11 b/g adaptor

If you need any more info let me know

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I have the same problem, would be great if someone could help us out

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I have recently subscribed to a local cable ISP and have a Linksys wireless router broadcasting throughout my house. About every half hour, my wireless internet icon in the task bar flashes that it is connected to my home connnection at full signal, and then just after, disconnects.

I am running a toshiba laptop with windows XP pro SP3
In Wireless Network Connection Properties, I have my home internet connect configured at the top of the list in wireless networks, the box that says "use windows to automatically configure..." is checked. Under my connection's properties, it is set to connect even if it's not broadcasting, and to connect when it is in range.

Even when it disconnects, you can see that it still shows up in my wireless networks list at full signal, but it does not automatically connect.

Any suggestions?

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I have a verizon cellular modem(dial up) that constantly disconnects when I am connected to both the internet via the modem and wireless (ad hoc) network. When only using cell modem no prob but wireless network disconnects every 4-6 minutes.

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I saw this thread
First, I want to say that I don't think there was ever a malware problem on this machine, a Lenovo R500.
It worked ok for a long time, but a year or so ago it started disconnecting from the wireless network.
It would say connected, and "acquiring network address" but it never completed.
I did a network tcp/ip reset on it, that didn't change anything. I got another identical wifi /bluetooth card and changed it, no difference.
A few days ago it was working, then stopped with the "acquiring network address", and as a test I gave it a static IP on the local network and it connected. It worked until I shut down.
Today, I booted up, same static IP configured, and it worked OK for about an hour.  Then it stopped working and said "acquiring network address" even though it had a static number configured. I checked!  Very odd.
So something is amiss here. More than meets the eye.
I started reading threads, including the one I referenced above. I compared some of the regedits that were recommended then, but nothing really stood out.
I did notice that even though the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Service is marked as started and automatic, the start/stop buttons are grayed. I could not determine for sure that it's running or not, but I admit I don't know that it needs to be running.
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A:Wireless network connection disconnects, won't reconnect and get IP.

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.

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i have an 802.11 n/g/b Wireless Lan USB adapter and just recently its been disconncting itself from the home network and then when i try reconnct it cant find any wireless networks at all. i have found a fix but it gets annoying after every 15 mins to half an hour of disabling the wireless network adapter and then re-enabling. not sure whats going on please help!

A:Wireless Network adapter disconnects then cant find networks help!

How is your signal strength? If you haven't already, you could try using a 3 foot USB extension so you can move the dongle to a more favorable reception position. If that doesn't help, just get a new one. I use one of these for one of my PCs and they seem to tend to fail after awhile.

I'm using a Rosewill USB adapter now and that one has been the most reliable so far.

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I have a Linksys Wireless-G router and a Linksys PCI card. My router is in another room, probably 30 or so feet away. Everything seems to work fine BUT the internet will disconnect for like a second, every 5 minutes or so. It's like the card loses the signal, not the router. Or I suppose it could be the router. There is a cordless phone, but it's in a different room from the router and barely used.

This is an extremely frustrating problem as I play online games and a disconnect like this all the time is totally unacceptable. I have tried switching channels through the router setup page and tinkering here and there with my network options, but I am not very knowledgeable about such things. I even bought larger antennas for the router but it doesn't help anything.

I read about this problem posted here a while back but the thread was pretty dead. Guy had the exact same equipment and problem that I did. But the problem was never solved or so I assume by the lack of replies or followups.

If anyone can help me, I would greatly appreciate it. I don't want to spend another $100 for long cabling after I spent all of this money before to avoid the cables in the first place. Thanks.

A:Linksys wireless network - disconnects briefly every few minutes.

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Hi, I've got a wifi router Edimax BR-6204Wg that is serving several computers in my home. All of them run Linux. The network is WPA-protected, only registered MAC addresses can connect.

All is well until I boot to Windows on ANY computer I've tried (both Dell Latitude). What happens next is that Windows connects to the network, disconnects after a while and all the other computers disconnect from the network as well. The Windows laptop then connects again and as long as there is no other connected computer on the network, stays connected.

I am a rather advanced user but cannot read Ethereal dumps, so I wonder if anyone has had a similar problem? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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

Any help would be much appreciated!!!!



A:Wireless Constantly Identifying Network


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

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Hello. I actually have four computers that all seem to have gotten something last week. I'm going to start with this computer first. Sometime last week it started acting sluggish. While on the internet, many pages would take quite a long time to load. Now my it will not connect to my wireless router. When it does connect it may stay connected for a minute at most then it disconnects. It shows the network but it will not connect or repair the connection. If you try to repair the connection, it says to make sure you are in range and to check the settings to make sure they match. I have done all of that. It also appears that my hard drive is working a little hard.

This is a Laptop running Windows 7 Home Premier.

A:Computer is sluggish and wireless disconnects

Lets try to eliminate the router, please power cycle it by unplugging it and leaving it unplugged for about 30 seconds plug it back in.

Please make sure all networking devices that connect to it are off.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Thanks for any help.

A:Gamer, wireless network drops me out constantly.

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

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

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

A:Wireless network adapter - constantly disconnecting

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

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

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

any help would be extremely helpful



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Good afternoon everyone,

Please excuse the way that I may communicate as I am fairly new to posting on here.

I have been having problems with my fathers computer. He currently has a linksys B network card and also has the capability of hooking up with an ethernet cable as he is close enough to it. The software he is using is windows XP

The problem that he has is that while he is using any of his applications, such as on facebook, the computer will intermittently lose connection completely. At first i though that it may have been a problem with the network card but then found out that it is also happening when directly connected.

I run on the same router in the house and use a dell Latitude E6500 with windows vista and no problems staying online.

Does anyone have any possible idea as to how to resolve this. I am in the process of ordering a new network card for him that is a 802.11g instead of a 802.11b beyond this I cannot find any idea as to what is causing it. Any assistance is appreciated and I am more than happy to provide anymore necessary info.

A:computer int disconnects from router on both wireless and with ethernet

Welcome to TSG:
If you are experiencing disconnects on both wired and wireless,I might assume that the problem does not lie with the wireless adapter alone.
Couple of things I might do.
Run your updated antivirus/antispyware suite to flush out any potential threats.
When you lose connectivity,take a look at task manager.Any particular task/process using a high % of cpu.? Idle task should be running above 90%.
Boot up in safe mode with networking.
Same problem?.
Just to be safe,I might download any more current firmware for your router.I understand that your other pc does not have an issue,but newer firmware if available can't hurt.
Any error msgs when connectivity is lost ?
How do you recover ?

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Hey folks-

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

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

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

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

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

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Whenever my girlfriend tries to access information on her bank account, her laptop disconnects from the Internet.

What might be the reason for this? I imagine it's some kind of security setting.

But I don't know enough to know how to change it or what to do, so I will really welcome any help.

I will be glad to provide any further information if you need it.

Thank you!

Bob Haskell

A:Computer disconnects from wireless when access to certain sites is sought

Is Java up to date ?

Also it may be that the site doesn't like v7, in which case you can install and run v6 alongside v7 or just run v6 - however from December this year, v6 will be auto updated to v7.

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This problem sort of started out of no where with my computer where it will connect to my network for a second or two then immediately disconnect. Other computer and devices connect without a problem. I have also experienced this with every network I have tried to connect to; it does the same thing.

I figure it is therefore a problem with my laptop itself, but trouble shooting has yielded nothing and most of the fixes I have found require connecting to the network, but obviously I cannot do that.

I can connect with an Ethernet cable just fine. My guess would be that there is a setting that is incorrect within the wireless on my computer, but what that is I could not even venture to guess.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Computer connects to network, but immediatly disconnects

Please note that I have seen the sticky at the top of this thread and followed the 2 workarounds that were talked about in the link. It did not work, I am at the same spot I was before.

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Hello Everyone, I have a computer that is a member of a network of about 70 networked computers. This particular computer seems to disconnected from the network drives from what appears to be after 4:00pm PST. The user usually has open Outlook 2007, IE 8, Firefox 11, Excel, and Adobe.Application Breakdown:1. Outlook 2007: Company e-mail, there is no other e-mail being forwarded to her Outlook account. The Account is not cached, but connected directly to the Exchange Server 2003.2. IE 8: A Website that our company uses to track financial data3. Firefox: a. Our In-House website that tracks our customers' info b. Facebook c. Youtube4. Excel (These are located on her personal Drive in the network) a. Spreadsheet she created: 898KB b. Spreadsheet she created: Size is less than "a" & there are times she only has "a" opened5. Adobe (These are located on her personal Drive in the network) a. There are forms we use to mail out to clients b. She usually will have 1 or 2 forms open at any given timeComputer Breakdown:System Information report written at: 03/29/12 10:39:25System Name: ACT_MANAGER_01[System Summary]Item Value OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600 OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name ACT_MANAGER_01 System Manufacturer Dell Inc. System Model OptiPlex 320 System Type X86-based PC Processor x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~3066 Mhz B... Read more

A:Computer Disconnects Network Drives & Files

I have a computer that is a member of a network of about 70 networked computers.As this is a large network, are there any documents on this particular unit that will not be available on other computers in the network ?? If so save all work to a linked external drive, or another linked computer -A Repair install, or complete reinstall would be the most simple answer (or chkdsk /r and sfc /scannow at least)This could be done while the computer is acting in what you describe as normal, prior to 4:00pm PST when the problem occurs -Regards -

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HiI have a problem where the complete home network disconnects whenever my computer reboots from idle state (either after leaving it for a while so it goes on sleep, or by putting it on sleep mode). It then takes a few (long) minutes for the network, and the internet access to it to reconnect. In the meantime ALL devices in the house (other laptops, ipads etc) lose connection too. It's only my computer which does this, so i'm assuming that there's something wrong with the settings on my computer.Has anyone come across this problem and/or know a solution?Some more information:Computer: Sony VAIO VPCSEWireless network is used (all devices in the house)Windows 7If you can help then please do! Appreciate explanations in easy terms Thanks!R

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the place I work has a local network with almost 20 computers.
One of them is used just to receive some pdfs from the scanner and it has our database (on PostgreSQL).
The problem is that after some time we can't access it through explorer typing "\\server" on the address bar, but the connection to the bank on PostgreSQL keeps working.
I already deactivated the power saving mode of the network drive of the computer.
What can be happening and what can I do?

Thanks in advance,
Felipe Sousa

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Hello. My computer's internet disconnects when I put it to sleep, as if I hit the disconnect button. When I restart it, I have to manually reconnect to my network, and it takes quite a long time. It says "this is taking longer than usual." Before this happened, I had an issue where the internet would disconnect randomly every 20 or so minutes due to a gateway issue. I ran the troubleshooter and it fixed it every time, but it got frustrating. I finally installed some drivers, and the gateway issue was fixed, but this issue presented itself. Thanks in advance.

1. This is a wireless connection issue.

2. AT&T is my ISP.

3. I think I'm using DSL, it's through the phone box.

4. My router is a Netgear router.

5. I use Malwarebytes.

6. Here is my ipconfig.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Centrino(R) WiMAX 6150
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 64-D4-DA-57-7B-FE
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Network disconnects when computer sleeps & wont reconnect

Hi and Welcome to Seven Forums,

Thank you for all the detail info that you've provided, they are all quite helpful. Your Xirrus snip and ipconfig/all output looks good.
You might want to disable the Power Mode setting of your Wi-Fi adapter in Device Manager see if that helps, here's an image.

Can you also try a wired connection if possible and see if you can replicate the issue?

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Right, so before this DSL was rarely stable, it was incredibly slow. I solved the problem by directly connecting the modem (a Westell 6100) to the phone jack, as from what I've seen, the three way splitter that was used killed the connection speed. Now the results from doing this was the internet speed being increased sevenfold. The connection I have is from Verizon, not really too sure on the connection, but if it helps, the top speed I have now is about 70 kb/s. I've taken the line quality test from DSLReports, but from what it says, everything is apparently good. Another thing I've noticed too is that the Internet and Ethernet lights on both the router (A Linksys WRT300N) and the modem are constantly flashing. If anyone could help me with this, I'd be grateful, and the link to the test is here. http://www.dslreports.com/linequality/nil/2537166

A:DSL constantly disconnects

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I have been having a problem with my DSL constantly disconnecting. I like to play an online game called Rumble Fighter. That's pretty much the only game I play online. It used to stay connected pretty good, maybe DC'ing once in a while, but lately it disconnects about every 5-10mins. I can't stay connected and it's getting anonying. Here is some info. about my setup:

DSL thru Verizon
Modem Westell /model #327W15
Vonage as phone company

PC specs.
Windows Vista 32
HP 8400F
AMD Phenom 9500 Quad Core 2.20GHz
3GB of DDR+2 RAM
720GB HD

We have also had problem with Vonage dropping calls. I have have contacted them and we have done everything they can on their end to fix it, so I am thinking Verizon is the problem.

I also ran a Line quality test and here is the results I got:

Also ran DR.Ping from that same site which gives me a result of 80.4 which I don't know what that means and it says the following:
(Sorry, 52 pings gave errors or timeouts. 85 from 103 IPs were reachable.)

Any help is greatly appreciated. Should I contacted Verizon? I am on the West Coast if that matters.


A:DSL constantly disconnects, help.

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I've been having a problem for a while where my Wireless will randomly cut out then connect again to the network I have set up for my home. The router is in the computer room and from my room I get anywhere from an "Excellent" to "Very good" signal strength, which doesn't explain its random disconnecting. Any reasons why/ways to correct this?

A:Solved: Wireless internet randomly disconnects.

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