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Intermittent WiFi Connectivity - Desktop, Notebook
Symptom

WiFi gets disabled or shut off after sometime.

 

Affected configuration

The above symptom may occur on the following systems:

All Lenovo laptops and All-In-One machines with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 installed.

 

Solution

One reason that this symptom occurs is due to power-saving setting. You can try to disable power-saving feature of wireless adapter.

  1. Go to Control Panel, and click Device Manager.
  2. Right click on the Wireless Adapter.
  3. Look for Power Management tab.
  4. Uncheck Allow computer to turn off this device to save power.

Note:

Similar Solution to intermittent break line problem when using Intel 5100 wireless network card has been published on IPS. You can turn to it for further information.



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Alias ID : IG20091112-001
Document ID : HT069724
Legacy Document ID : IG20091112-001
Last Updated :
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