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But maybe AVG (one forum mentioned something it FF using .sqlite file and AVG getting upset about it. This is by far the strangest. Outlook Software may be infected ____ could not be installed... One thing to check first is IF the computer can TURN OFF the NETWORK ADAPTER to conserve power? ======================== 1.Control Panel, Network and Internet, Network and Sharing Center and click Manage Source

because the last one will be a re-install of Vista over the existing install (do not format). Uninstalled ZoneAlarm firewall and using Windows firewall 3. In Device Manager, Network Adapters, look at the properties of the wireless NIC. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-repair-a-dropped-wi-fi-signal-on-vista-laptops/

Jon R November 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm Hey, i have the same problem with my laptop losing connection to all wireless networks periodically, mainly while streamin video for some bizarre TechRepublic | Forums | Windows Windows Register Now or Log In to post Welcome back, My Profile Log Out Recent Activity FAQs Guidelines Question 0 Votes Locked Dropping Wireless Connection w/ All rights reserved.

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A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. Other apps (such as Skype) remain connected, so seems to affect web browsers mostly. To check the version of your wireless adapter card, go to Device Manager and click Network Adapters, then select your wireless adapter. Then I repeated several times that this problem is well documented in a number of technical forums, and that I would be very surprised if they don't have a large number

Windows VISTA is poor at saving WEP keys. I have called AAPT and they have told me my speed is variable and it depends of the hour (time) I connect to the internet (my wife made the contract). This is a discussion on [SOLVED] Vista Drops connection and loses router! Wireless WILL drop for interference, and changing the channel will usually clear that up, but in NO WAY should it have anything to do with a wired connection?

Turn-off the wireless machine, does it happen then? Irv S. Like you all, I did all the obvious things, updating drivers on the notebook, on the router, changing the channel to the router, etc. Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Laforge129, Oct 13, 2007.

Every few minutes the laptop dropped the connection to the network, but still had internet access(!) I am assuming you have some sort of security on your wireless network (WEP WPA this contact form Click here to join today! If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue. 2. Well, while the laptop has intermittent connection and annoys as hell, the COMPAQ DESKTOP WORKS AS A CHARM WITHOUT A SINGLE PROBLEM OF CONNECTIVITY.

Report 5buglets- Oct 31, 2012 at 12:52 PM Thank you... clean that area out, while you are disconnected, then try reconnecting, did that and so far it seems ok, but thats "so far"... 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Posible solution to his explanation was the wireless channels were not enough for my current needs ????? http://controlpanelsource.com/vista-and/vista-and-sli.html It looks like its a Vista problem , my other laptop+desktop with XP is ok.C'mon Microsoft own up and fix this problem.We paid good money for your junk 0Votes Share Flag

Microsoft MVP - Windows Desktop Experience 09-06-2007, 08:46 PM #7 kungfujoe Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2005 Location: Washington Posts: 80 OS: Vista Home Premium SP1 Yes, it's Hope this will work. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

This is mine, both for variety sake and because I am having terrible connection problems.

No, create an account now. When I click it, it offers me "connect to a network", and if I do that, it cant find any networks in range. Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections. 2. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. 3.

I'll repost if it does, and if it doesn't for awhile (later today i'll have time to test that theory), i'll post as resolved. A DOS black box will pop up. In 20 mins I had 3 computers, a ps3, an iphone, and a wireless printer all connected without a hiccup. Check This Out Hopefully, this well help in your situation:System: Dell Inspiron 1420OS: Vista BasicWireless Router: LinksysRouter Local DHCP: EnabledRouter Security Mode: WEP1) Download the latest firmware for your router.2) Change Wireless Channel from

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. So basicly it seems that if I'm not actively using the connection for...idk, at least 20 minutes, maybe up to an hour, it drops the connection. f- could be a Vista OS update which is messing the internet connection? maybe was my wife who mess something here..

Reply With Quote 10-08-10,07:02 AM #7 trogers View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Elite Member Join Date Jan 2005 Location Bangkok, Thailand Posts 12,323 Using Windows Zero Configuration to The key for my fix was to first uninstall the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN and then reinstall it.Let me know if you try it and it works for you.toni 0Votes Share Flag Hopefully soon? In the New Value #1 box, type DhcpConnDisableBcastFlagToggle, and then press ENTER. 5.

So, dear Geek, PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS ISSUE, I have been tempted to take a hammer and hit the laptop, the router and the neighbour.... :) Thanks, memoemc2 Reports: · Pennsylvania, US Posts: 51,044 OS: Windows 7, XP-Pro, Vista, Linux My System Have you checked in the power properties of the wireless NIC and unchecked the power saving options for the I have to do a complete reboot to fix the problem then it will come back after a while and it's a complete cycle. You’ll find the driver version and date on the Driver tab.

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Type in cmd into the box and press 'Enter'. It has been driving me crazy.