Networking :: Laptop Disconnects From WiFi At Random Intervals?
Feb 23, 2016
My laptop is randomly disconnecting from my new router. Sometimes it's every few minutes, sometimes it can be an hour or two in between disconnections. This only seems to effect wireless devices and I notice it most often on my laptop. The router is a Fritz!Box 7490 and is connected to 2degrees Internet. The message in the WLAN event log is :
Wireless LAN device deregistered itself (5 GHz). MAC address: 64:BC:0C:6A:79:62 The weird thing is that if I disconnect from wifi and reconnect it re-establishes the connection near instantly. Sometimes it just shows as connected to wifi but not to the internet.
I have tried factory resetting the router and I've tried setting my laptop DNS settings to 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206. I have also tried to change the wifi channels in case of interference.
This just started happening only a few days ago, I'm not sure what might have caused it, but my laptop will suddenly disconnect from my wifi network. sometimes it won't disconnect, but just stop receiving/sending packets. I can tell this because suddenly my pages are stuck loading and skype is trying to reconnect, but nothing happens until I manually disconnect.
I have tried Troubleshooting. But I usually get "Your proxy setting could not be recognized" or something, even though I don't have any proxy settings.Uninstalling and then reinstalling the latest driver for my wifi card. Disabling power saving for the wifi card as talked about here. Everything mentioned on the Microsoft page here
Ethernet works fine. I can connect my phone to wifi and tether it to my laptop, so this shouldn't be a problem with the router.
In my bar we have free Wi-Fi, I use it myself on my laptop (windows 10.1)
Quite often the Wi-Fi disconnects but nobody sees the router anymore. So everybody loses their connection. It's like my laptop can shut down the router for a while. After a minute or 2 it's visible again.
I also noticed that when I download something large (via torrent) it disconnects allot more.
Since installing the recent updates for Windows 10, every now and then my Wifi will just disconnect... Turning it back on is as simple as clicking on the Internet icon and clicking "connect" again, though I'm a gamer and when the connection drops out during games it becomes a real problem. My Wifi is set to connect automatically, but that tool seems to be ignored as it disconnects and stays disconnected until I manually click "connect".
Why is it that, at random intervals, my Ethernet connections suddenly disappears (sometimes saying "An Ethernet cable is unplugged" or some such) only to magically reappear when I just disable and enable and connection? It's a PK5001A modem provided by CenturyLink which works fine 99.9% of the time.
So, firstly I would like to say that I'm sure most of you have at least heard of this issue if you have never directly dealt with it yourself. This did not just start happening after I upgraded to Windows 10; in fact, it followed me from 7 to 8 to 10 now. Although, each time a new Windows is installed, the issue stops happening for a few days. But I'm getting ahead of myself.
The Problem : I can be doing anything. Listening to music, playing a game. Then suddenly, everything will stop and I'll look. Sure enough, I've been disconnected from my internet. Again, this has happened throughout Windows 7-10. All I have to do is manually reconnect, and I'm back. But usually only for a few more minutes. What I have noticed, however, is that it happens more frequently depending on what I'm doing/playing; I just don't know what makes this occur.
What I have tried : I have been trying to solve this problem for years, which obviously means I have scoured the internet, searching for every possible method that has been suggested. Here's what I've attempted:
Reformatting Windows (like I said, it goes away for a few days after a reformat/an upgrade, but it never stays away).Uninstalling my Wireless card and having Windows automatically reinstall it (this seemed to work for 30 minutes.)Playing with my router settings.Changing my Power Save plans.Playing with the Firewall settings.Uninstalling programs that seemed to be part of the problem.Searching for viruses.
Nothing was effective. And if it was at all effective, it was only temporary.
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I have an odd issue with my laptop since upgrading to Windows 10. The first time I boot I cannot connect to my home Wifi, however when I reboot I can. It is always the same every time I switch it on in that it will only connect on the second boot.
Upon upgrading to W10 my laptops wireless was given an update from windows update which added new drivers for the wireless card.
Since this update my on-board WI-Fi is no longer functioning. The adapter is there, but it says there are no networks available. If i go to the wireless setting and attempt to click Wi-Fi to on it just flickers back and remains off.
The wireless adapter is now showing as "intel centrino wireless-N 1030" and it shows several other bluetooth devices which were not present before the update. The driver update seems to have introduced some new bluetooth functionality but the result is that it has disabled my Wi-Fi.
I have a laptop with Windows 10, and it has been working fine for months. Yesterday I thought I had a connection issue with the Internet, and set the computer aside until it was resolved. Later I checked my phone, and saw that the WiFi is actually working just fine. I have restarted and reset and tried to connect to Hotspots and all sorts of netsh commands.
So yesterday my wi-fi started to turn off randomly for no reason, its not my internet connection becouse it works on other devices. Also i already tried ticking off power saving option on my network adapter, it worked for a while i thought, but after i restarted my laptop even though its still ticked off, its still turning off randomly.. (Also i noticed it turns off when i plug or unplug my mouse?)
Other problems i have:
1. Cant set opera as my default browser it asks me if i want to set it as default every time i open it and i always click yes..
2. Cant turn my touchpad off even though when i use fn+f9 it says its turned off..
After updating from windows 7 to 10 I faced a problem, my laptop's wifi does not auto connect when i turn it on, instead i have to reset my wifi adapter to connect to my wifi, this was not an issue on windows 7. My drivers are all up to date i even tried to reinstall them but still no result. It feels annoying to reset my adapter all the time when i turn on my laptop
I am connecting to the VPN server with Windows 10 built-in provider using L2TP/IPsec protocol withusername/password and a Pre Shared Key. Everything is fine except the fact that every 1.5 hours it disconnects automatically. Then I have to go to VPN settings again and press the Connect button to connect to the VPN server.
My friend doesn't experience this problem while connecting to this VPN server from his MacBook. This is a very big issue, that can compromise the privacy of a user.
Yesterday I installed Windows 10 and it worked perfect. But i ouccured or how it spells a problem with the wifi on win 10, I can use it normally then just like that it disconnects then like 2 secs or when I click the wifi thing down there it connects again, then why I try do some after 1-2 mins it starts disconnects 3 secs later connects....
I have my laptop at work and have had no trouble connecting the company WiFi (they have Guest WiFi and a WiFi where you need to enter your company provided Username and Password). I have been connecting using my Username and password. Today I had to change my company login password. Now when I try to connect my laptop I get a "can't connect" message because the password saved in my laptop is no longer valid. But I can't find a place in Win10 to enter my new password.
I remember the first time I logged onto the company WiFi a Windows popup came up asking for my Username and Password (which was saved so I didn't need to enter it again - until now). This time not getting the popup - it just says "can't connect".
Running Windows 10 on a Dell Latitutde I was trying to setup a Netgear Wifi Extender because the Fios Router does not reach all the way to the other side of the house. I did the setup (so I thought) the way the manual told me and my computer was trying to connect to the extender, but it just stayed in "Connecting..." For a long long time. Eventually I gave up and thought I'd hit the reset button on the extender and try again.
Now my wifi adapter finds NO networks. All my other devices see all the networks.
The only other time this has ever happened I had accidentally hit the network adapter switch on the side of the PC, so I'm 100% sure that's not the problem and that it is 'on' in the settings. I've tried restarting the pc several times as well as toggling the adapter on/off, airplane mode on/off, and the switch on the PC on/off.. And it still sees no networks..
I have just replaced my WiFi card from (BCM943228HMB) to BCM94352HMB. Before replacing my WiFi card i done the following:
Made computer boot in safe mode with networking.
After that i replaced the card, then booted into windows 10 (safe mode with networking) and checked device manager. Everything was OK (See attached picture). I then tried to turn on WiFi, but it does not turn on.
My laptop, the Lenovo Ideadpad Y510p has been making two different noises ever since I've had it since last year. One is a "beep" which will emit either when I open the lid to wake it from sleep mode (which is normal), but it also makes this one beep during random times while I'm just surfing the internet. It will happen whether I'm watching a video on youtube or just reading articles/blogs online and scrolling through forums. It just happens and it seems to happen quite frequently, but only once and then it won't happen for many hours.
I did a S.M.A.R.T. test like I've seen people recommend doing that had this same problem on their computers and it passed. I also downloaded Speccy and I think this is it: [URL] ....
The second noise happens when I'm gaming (as this is a gaming laptop, just not up to the quality of today's games), but can continue even when I'm typing like right now. This noise comes directly from my power adapter as I am holding it to my ear right now and it is making this continuous low humming sound (almost like brakes screeching on a highway but from far way because it is not too loud). So I'm assuming that I may need to replace the power adapter, but then I guess to do that I would need to contact Lenovo.
Also, just remembered. This is a minor issue, but it is kind of annoying. It did not happen before, but now it does. What happens is when I open a program for the very first time, like iTunes, Steam, or Chrome, anything. The display is kind of blurry and funky looking. But when I right-click iTunes for instance, go to Properties, Compatibility, and then check the box for "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" the program looks fine just like my native resolution. It is a fix, but I have to do it for every time I open a new program that I just downloaded for the very first time.
Both the Windows 10 laptop and the Windows Vista laptop have discovery on and file and printer sharing on. The printer is connected to the Windows Vista laptop. The Windows Vista laptop can see the files within the Windows 10 laptop. The Windows 10 laptop can see the Windows Vista computer but as soon as it tries to see inside it gives an error about "spelling of the name, etc." If using the diagnosis tool it says "One or more network protocols are missing from this computer". "Resolving problems as administrator" does not solve anything.
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I tried to click on my compueter from her laptop and I get a request for username and password. I don't know what username and password to use. I gather from reading the forum that I should put the name of my laptop in the username but I don't know where to look for the password.
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It happens at irregular times and does seem to be heat based.
Windows 10 gives me a blue screen message about closing down and I have checked the event logs with out success.
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Here are the logfiles : WIN-4NE8IBU1EPP-20_08_2015_235238,98.zip