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Posted on Oct 05, 2007
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Intermittent connection to wireless

This seems only to happen at certain places, that my wi-fi disconnects itself exactly every 30 seconds. Re-connects and disconnects, any idea why this is happening? I have vista, if it helps. Thank you for any help.

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What may be happening is that the signal from your router to laptop is being interfered because of obstacles or interference from other appliances, you can change the transmitting channel in the router to try to combat this. The only thing to do is to ensure you are within a clear line to the router, as walls and windows can interefere and locate the router in a higher position to enable a full signal to you. One more problem can be that other networks in your area are stronger and your adapter is trying for better connections, but needs to be told not to look for other, stopping the disconnections, you can use the Acer wireless lan programme in empower and stop your notebook trying to comnnect to other routers

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How do get wi-fy on my tablet?

It's a good idea to access Wi-Fi whenever possible to avoid data charges. After you've activated the Android tablet's Wi-Fi radio, you can connect to an available wireless network. Obey these steps:
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose Wi-Fi.On some Samsung tablets, you find the Wi-Fi item on the Connections tab. Choose Wi-Fi to view a list of available Wi-Fi networks on the right side of the screen. Otherwise, the list shows up full screen.
  3. Choose a wireless network from the list.When no wireless networks are listed, you're sort of out of luck regarding Wi-Fi access from your current location.
  4. If prompted, type the network password.
    Touch the Show Password check box so that you can see what you're typing; some of those network passwords can be long.
  5. Touch the Connect button.
    The network is connected immediately. If not, try the password again.
When the tablet is connected to a wireless network, you see the Wi-Fi Connected status icon. This icon indicates that the tablet's Wi-Fi is on, connected, and communicating with a Wi-Fi network.
Some wireless networks don't broadcast their names, which adds security but also makes connecting more difficult. In those cases, touch the Add icon. This icon might also be labeled Add Wi-Fi or Manually Connect. To make the connection, type the network name, or SSID, and choose the type of security.
You also need the password, if one is used. You can obtain this information from the girl with the pink hair who sold you coffee or from whoever is in charge of the wireless network at your location.
  • Not every wireless network has a password. Still:
  • Be careful when connecting to a non-password-protected network. It's possible that the Bad Guys can monitor such a network, stealing passwords and other information.
  • Some public networks are open to anyone, but you have to use the web browser app to find a login web page that lets you access the network: Simply browse to any page on the Internet, and the login web page shows up.
  • The Android tablet automatically remembers every Wi-Fi network it has ever been connected to and automatically reconnects upon finding the same network again.
  • To disconnect from a Wi-Fi network, simply turn off Wi-Fi.
  • Use Wi-Fi whenever you plan to remain in one location for a while. Unlike a mobile data network, a Wi-Fi network's broadcast signal has a limited range. If you wander too far away, your tablet loses the signal and is disconnected.

Cant get wi fi signal.

Solution 1.Check wireless connection.
The first step of diagnosis have to any other device connected to the same network, ensure the wireless connection is working fine, or verify the settings of your wireless router to correct it.
2.Check your Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep Settings.
Owing to Wi-Fi sleep policy your Wi-Fi connection may be going to get disconnected every now and then.
Tweak this policy to keep your Wi-Fi connection awake.
[Settings] >>[Wi-Fi]>>[Advanced]>> Check [Always] to keep the Wi-Fi on during sleep.
Save changes and exit all the screens. Your Wi-Fi will never get disconnected again due to this policy.
3.Check signal strength of wireless connection.
The performance of a wireless network connection depends in part on signal strength.
You have to connect the Wireless network where the signal strength is strong.
Check Wireless network signal strength icons in notification bar.
4.Try to turn off/on Wi-Fi on the device.
First to turn off Wi-Fi, [Settings]>>[Wi-Fi] >>[turn Wi-Fi to off].
And then to turn on Wi-Fi, [Settings]>>[Wi-Fi]>>[turn Wi-Fi to on].
5.Try to forget network on the device.
Forgetting wireless networks allow your tablet/phone to reset some settings.
[Settings]>>[Wi-Fi]>>Press & hold your[Net Work Name(SSID)]for 2 seconds.
>>Select[Forget Network]>>Re-Connect your wireless networks if it's disconnected.
6.Try to reboot your device.
7.Make sure your firmware is up-to-date.
>>Select[Settings]>>[About tablet]>>[System Firmware Update]>>[Check Update].
8.Try to reset your device.
Note: once RESET was performed, all data, apps, settings and personal information will be deleted after initialization.
Third-party programs might be the major probability of Tablet/Phone instable, suggested to have a full reset for the device if the situation persists.
[Settings]>>[Backup&reset]>>[Factory data reset]
9.Try to other wireless connections.
If steps above were not able to solve internet connection problem still, please try other wireless connections if available, otherwise contact your networking provider to technical support.

Wi-fi connection gets disconnected frequently and reconnects by itself. Tried to reinstall the wi-fi drivers but no improvement. The same laptop is working perfectly at another wi-fi environment.Tried to...

There are a few things that can cause you to lose wireless connection with your wireless router. 1. Weak signal strength, check the signal strength on your wireless card. If it is weak move the wireless router away from brick or concrete walls, mirrors, fish tanks and if possible locate the wireless router higher up. 2. Have you secured your wireless router from people near your from unauthorized access? i.e. change the default password, setup encryption use WPA2 or WPA, change the default SSID, and turn off SSID broadcast, and for added protection, enable MAC address filtering which allows only the MAC address/es of your wireless card/s to connect to your wireless router. 3. You could be getting interference from electrical sources such as air conditioners, arc welders, washing machines etc. If so, the power supply to the wireless routers and computers etc should be connected to a surge protection power board, better still connect your computer equipment to an UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply). 4. Check the channels of the wireless routers and access points in your area and change the broadcast channel on your wireless router to an unused channel or one that is currently used but has the weakest signal strength. This will minimize interference with your wireless router from other wireless routers and access points in your area.

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Seems like intermittent wi-fi issue. Suggest you to upgrade your router's latest frimware

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The password that my Iphone required was the 20 digit key located on the sticker as WPA-PSK. Hope this helps someone!

WRT54G2 Wireless Connection Disconnects

First thing, do you live far away from others or do you live in an apartment? These days, there are so many people using that band that I'm surprised it works for anyone. It is especially true if this is the sort of place where everyone has a microwave, because they are in the same band and they leak, just a little.
Second, does your AP has a frequency that is unique? There is a "survey" button that tells you who else is using wi-fi in the area and on what frequency. You should use your own frequency, away from others, if you can.
Finally, do you have a good strong signal? If you do not, your throughput will never be as good or reliable. Using an aftermarket antenna MAY help.
Finally, it could be an issue in the Mac. Check driver levels for your wi-fi hardware, insure you have the latest. Search for wi-fi problems using your model number, or give Apple a call to see if there are known problems. Make sure you have the latest firmware on your Macbook too.
Now, I think you are telling me that you have tried running the same aps when you were wired in to your AP rather than using it by Wi-Fi and the same aps used in the same way, don't fail. That is the first thing I'd try. And if that was the case, aps work when wired and fail when you use wi-fi, I'd do the above.
(And you do not live near an airport (radar), and none of your neighbors are hams that do high frequency experimentation.)
The wi-fi devices are FCC Part 15 devices, using low powered transmissions on frequency bands that are actually licensed to other services. For example, some of the channels are on a ham band. It is possible that a Ham radio operator would do high power transmissions on a frequency shared with wi-fi and knock hundreds of APs out of service for a short time. Part of the rules that part 15 devices live by is that since they are unlicensed guests, the people who are actually licensed for the bands have priority and you are the one who has to deal with the interference.
But we have no indication, other than the intermittent nature of the problem, that you have an interference problem at all. And it seems more traffic related than time related, although the other rule of network failures is that you notice the failures that happen while you are using the network and you don't see the ones that happen when you are not using the net - could be failing all the time and you would never see the failures - other than the ones that happened while you were using the network heavily.
There are techs who own spectrum analyzers who can make a better guess at this sort of thing than I can, but my guess is that you do not want to pay them for this answer.
Good Luck!

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First check your wi fi switch is on in laptop.
Second also check that your wi fi network padapter found your router netwrok in my netrwork places.
Then when u cliko n connect what happen let me know please.
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