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I have an acer laptop. I am having a problem with my wireless connection. The wireless connection keeps getting disabled. How can I fix the configuration

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Rightclick my computer icon>properties>hardware tab>device manager>network adapter(click the plus sign)>rightclick on the wireless adapter>properties>then power management tab.

looks alot like this:
http://1toppc.com/Merchant2/images/Notebook/Asus/wifi-powermanagement.jpg

hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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