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Keep losing wireless network on laptop. completely disappears and can not find it to reconnect

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    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    What make / model?

    What OS?

    Is the wireless built in or add-on card?

    What is the signal strength when you are connected?


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I was having the same issue with my notebook. I was losing connectivity to the internet at both home and office through my browsers and outlook consistantly after boot up for approximately 10 minutes. The only way to get more connectivity was to reboot my machine (ten more minutes). Emachines help desk was no help. Their fix all response was to format the harddrive and start over. What I did to fix it was:

Control Panel
Network Connections
There, I disabled the wireless network connection and waited for the hourglass to go away. Then reenabled it and have had wireless connectivity since.

Good Luck ;-)

Posted on May 08, 2010

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