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Internet connections I can connect to the Internet fine wireless, but as soon as the battery gets low and I plug in the power line, I lose Internet service immediately. No power cord, fine....plug in power cord, Internet lost.

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OMG! Thanks! It worked! It was the little switch on the left of the PC. I feel like such a jerk! Thanks again for all your help. :)

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Hello I am sorry you r having this problem, I need to know a little bit more info, Now when you plug in your computer to power cord you loose everything with you internet connection. Do you see the active monitor in the lower right hand side, it would look like a monitor blinking or it may not be blinking. Have you also tried to activate the antenna after you plug in your power cord. There should be a button with an antenna on it the upper part of the pc, You may also go into your control panel and turn it on there, It sounds like its set to shut down the wireless connection when plugged in, its just to opposite as what it should be, usually its when you unplug your computer that the internet connection is lost for power saving reasons, you can also right click the connection monitor in the lower right and properties and repair after the power is plugged in of course give that a try and see if that works for you, I hope it help you out with your problems

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