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Wireless network connection paradox

Hello!

I have a Sony Vaio laptop PCG-K13 with the LAN-Express wireless adapter Product installed.

Problem: from time to time (at least twice a day - could take hours) even when the Network Connection Status shows "very good" signal strength (4 bars out of 5) and shows "Status: Connected", I lose connection to the net.

I try "Repair" (the connection) but nothing happens even though the boxsays that it's "disabling the network adapter". All I can do is wait (5 - 10 minutes) until the balloon message advises that "the connection has now been established".

I got here because I thought this might have something to do with that network adapter - can the drivers be upgraded?

Or maybe it's something else. Other laptop users have no problem connecting and maintaining the connection with this network.

Please advise!

And thanks!

Terry
British Columbia

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Terry i agree with you.goto cnet.com and upgrade your drivers.if the network is stable and others can access it your problem lies within your pc.first try to remove then reinstall your adapter,if this doesnt work get the latest drivers.

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