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Wifi connection lost when power cord is connected / disconnected

Hi all,

I have an IBM Thinkpad T40 and I am facing a strange problem. The Wifi connection is lost when I connect or disconnect the power cord. The card goes back to trying to associate with an available wifi network. A few seconds later, I get a "Limited Connectivity" message.

The card NEVER associates with the network after the power cord connect/disconnect. Any suggestions?

Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    It connects to wifi but says limited connection

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Ibm t40 think pad it connect to wifi but says limited connection

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In the battery management you must have selected a power plan other than maximum performance... so it would do this to reduce power consumed... put your powerplan in maximum performance to resolve this...

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