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Lenovo 3000 Y410 Wifi Problem

I'd encountered some problems with my Lenovo Laptop 3000 Y410 Series.
Everytime i turn-on my Wireless Internet Access here in my office , most of my co-worker's Laptop can't connect/access to the internet.Except that mine work's well

Even in my house, my two room mates can't connect to the Internet, when i turn-on my Wifi.

Can someone help me how to solve this problem, is there any setting's that i need to change. Or it's just lenovo laptop is too strong??

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  • adsouz35 Oct 31, 2008

    Even I have the same problem.. Has anyone fixed this issue..?

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That is odd, I've never seen anything like that. I asked a few of the other top experts, and they've never heard of anything like that happening either. There are no adjustments for this type of thing. It could be too strong. How far away from your house can you get with the machine still seeing the wireless? I hate to say it, but you may just have to live with it, and, honestly, I think it's more their problem than yours. I'll look around some more on this, since you've got me curious, and if I find anything I'lllet you know.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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    Ryan Rogers Aug 21, 2008

    Found something!!! The wireless card works on frequency, receiving and transmitting or broadcasting, this we know. Now, the frequency is regulated by the FCC and the card is capped, so as not to broadcast over the regulated frequency and distance, this cap is in the driver for the wireless card, this we also know. Here's where it get's tricky. Some programs can inadvertently uncap the card, and the uncapped broadcasting card is drowning out the other wireless card signals, or the route signal. So, basically with the card uncapped, it's a super card. Reinstalling the wireless drivers should set it straight. Uninstall the wireless drivers from the device manager,then reboot.

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If this is the case, reboot the machine and then see if the wireless works.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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