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Wireless only available when powered by intergral battery

Wireless internet connectivity lost if plugged into power supply.
Nearly 2year old laptop computer - ACER laptop TravelMate 4200.

updated with latest drivers via Windows updater but no improvement.


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  • laserrick Feb 26, 2009

    How can it be a bad power supply? My power supply tops up the battery, it is working fine and everything else on the computer works as if power supply is A OK.
    Wireles is available only when on 'battery ony' mode,

  • laserrick Feb 26, 2009

    Yes! I just created a new acer management power management routine, it included wireless ON. Now I am happy.

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    My guess ; bad power supply? 

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Hello,

Did you double post this question? I think you might have a hardware profile set up not to turn off wireless when in plug mode. If that isn't the case look in the BIOS and see if there is a setting in there. You could also check the power settings on your laptop.

Good luck,
Armymason

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

  • Garrett Murray
    Garrett Murray Feb 26, 2009

    Awesome glad I could help. Take care.

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