Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Random Annoying Problem


27 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 and Windows Vista
 
 
Random Annoying Problem

Everytime I open my computer so that it awakens from hibernation or sleep or being off, I am able to see the wireless networks but not to connect to them. I then disable and enable the wireless driver which then allows me to connect to the networks. I am always able to get on the wired network. I have a Toshiba Satellite computer and my wireless driver is Realtek RT8191 SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC.

Its not that big of a deal that I have to disable and enable the wireless driver but it is a bit annoying and so if there is someone has ever heard of this before or knows a way in which I can make it automatically disable and enable the driver that would be great.

It would also just be great if anyone could just explain or give some kind of reason why this would happen because to me it seems pretty random.

Thanks!
Emily

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

You might try going to Device manger and turning off the sleep function of the driver.

Uncheck the one that says "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" it tends to cause problems such as you are describing. The power options has a similar setting for the network.


Attached Thumbnails
Random Annoying Problem-network-adaptor-turn-off-save-power.png  
Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 and Windows Vista
 
 

Nope that's not the problem but thank you for your reply!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Random Annoying Problem




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Random Annoying Problem
Thread Forum
I need help on some annoying problem .. Network & Sharing
Random annoying Bsod when uninstalling programs or defragmenting disks BSOD Help and Support
Annoying problem pop up. BSOD Help and Support
Annoying Problem BSOD Help and Support
Annoying problem Graphic Cards
Annoying Problem Customization
An annoying problem Browsers & Mail

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33