Wireless often disconnected and need system sleep/wake up

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Oct 26, 2006.

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    Guest Guest

    Dear guys,

    I have problem with the notebook Acer Travelmate 650 and Windows XP Pro.

    The wireless network is disconnected quite often and it is not possible to
    reconnect, until I sleep the system and wake it up again.

    Have you and idea, where can be a problem/solution?


    Guest, Oct 26, 2006
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    ato_zee Guest

    I use a Keep Alive utility, Keep it Alive 2.2 by Peili Chen, but I don't
    think it's around anymore, there are many utilities to keep your
    connection alive
    so it seems a common problem, or there wouldn't be so many utilities.
    Most work by pinging popular sites such as Google, MS, etc at a random
    or preset interval.
    Depending on the cause of your problem it's worth a try, but cure is
    not 100% certain, it worked for me, I just set it to ping at
    10 minue intervals.
    ato_zee, Oct 26, 2006
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    David Hettel Guest

    You might want to open | Network Connections | right click on your wireless
    adapter icon, and then click on properties, click on Configure... | Click on
    the Power Management (tab) | and uncheck "Allow the computer to turn off
    this device to save power"

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    David Hettel, Oct 26, 2006
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