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Thinkpad Issues Hi folks, can you guys help me with this ? When I am connected to any wireless signal ( read Excellent or Very good strength ) , my wireless card keeps disconnecting and connects back to the same signal once again. Sometimes this happens almost every 2 mins. There are a bunch of people who connect to the same signal with their R52s or R60s. And they dont face anything like this. I tried to get rid of all my preferred networks and add just the one Iam using. - No use. I also tried to repair my connection, still no help. I also reinstalled the drivers from the thinkpad site.. Didnt help either. Can any of you suggest what else I could do ? Thanks a ton in advance

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  • Ranjit R
    Ranjit R Apr 22, 2008

    Thank you Exon33. However, I face this issue at work and home as well. so, its something with my machine.



    Thanks for your suggestion anywys.

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I had the same problem, in an Acer aspire 5630. Driving me bonkers for months. No one here could come up with a solution--and I wasn't the only one with this problem. Then it stopped working completely, and I spent 8 hours trying to fix it, including setting up a new home network via my ancient router. Lost a Saturday. Then I found out my IP had turned off my service because I was late on a payment. Damn. However, once it came back up, the problem was gone. Astounding. Do you use a router? When the tech told me to start it up, he first had me physically unscrew the cable from the modem before powering it up. You might try that, and reconfigure your home network.

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  • Richard Roberts Apr 22, 2008

    I have no doubt that it is something in your machine--just as somehow I had my network reconfigured incorrectly, and during the time my service was turned off, I must have reconfigured it 5 different ways. I wish I knew which one was the magic formula. This is a known problem with Aspires, and no one could figure it out on this free website. Now the important question: are you in warranty? Remember, if you purchased it with a credit card that automatically doubles the warranty, you may be even if you think you weren't--just in case you need to send it back.

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