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After enabling the InstantResume option in the ThinkPad Power Manager program for wireless WAN connections, notebook still disconnects from the wireless WAN connections after closing the lid



Your notebook computer disconnects from the wireless WAN connections after you configure the following settings in ThinkPad Power Manager and close the lid.

  1. Select InstantResume on the Global Power Setting tab.
  2. Click the Advanced button to configure the time to stay online and select the wireless WAN connections to stay connected to.
  3. Save the configuration.
Affected configurations

All ThinkPad computers with ThinkPad Power Manager 3.52 or 3.61 installed.


ThinkPad Power Manager is designed to disconnect your notebook computer from wireless WAN connections after you close the lid. The reason is that being connected to wireless WAN connections after closing the computer lid might cause extra expense.

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Document ID : HT051404
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