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I have a Compaq F572US Notebook.  It will connect to the wireless router after shutdown, for maybe 2 minutes. It drops off the internet and will not go back until complete shutdown and rebooting.  I had a Netgear router and thought it was it. I bought another router this time a Belkin, but it does the same thing.  Any ideas?

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Hopefully you were smarter than me and bought this computer from a retailer. There is a very easy solution to your problem, unfortunately for myself HP will not fix mine that has the same problem. The problems you are dealing with are widespread through this series of laptops. HP is offering Limited Warranty Service Enhancement free of charge. All you have to do is contact them by phone or online and they will send you a box to send in your notebook. Here is the link, it might help you more. Unfortunately HP wont fix mine because I live in Canada and they cant afford to ship it back across to border and they dont stock the replacement motherboards in Canada.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c01480071&dlc=en&printable=yes&encodeUrl=true

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