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: Laptop keeps disconnecting from wireless

12 Dec 2010   #1
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Laptop keeps disconnecting from wireless

I just bought a new laptop and when I shut the lid or the computer goes into sleep/hibernate mode I get disconnected from my wireless, so when I open my computer back up i have to turn wireless capability back on and reconnect to the internet. I have tried changing the power options but nothing has worked. Any help please??


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Dec 2010   #2
Brady A

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit.
 
 

No matter what if you close your lid and you have it set to go into sleep mode, your wireless will disconnect. When your PC is put into sleep mode it uses minimum power.

To disable your PC from going into sleep mode when the lid is closed, follow these instructions.

Click start, type in "Power Options" on the left hand side, click, "Choose what closing the lid dose"
Then go to the "When I close the lid" section, and choose what ever option best fits what you wish for it to do.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2010   #3
James Colbert

 
 

Have you configured it to connect to the network automatically? If not, you can do so by:

1) Left click on the connection icon in the SysTray.
2) Right click on your connection, choose Properties.
3) In the resulting properties dialog, click on the Connection tab
4) Make sure that the 'Connect automatically when this network is in range' box is checked.

James


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

12 Dec 2010   #4
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ya I've done that. Ok i guess my question should be, How do i get my laptop to automatically connect to the internet when i turn it back on? Its set to automatically connect to my wireless when it is in range already.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2010   #5
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Go to the device manager, select your wifi card, and in the properties there will be a box that says allow Windows to turn off the device to save power. Make sure this is not checked.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2010   #6
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ya I've done that also.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Nov 2011   #7
cbass

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

I'm getting this same thing with my new Asus Zenbook. No other laptops that I use have this problem (but they are Win XP). This one is Win7 Pro and every time it goes to sleep, it disconnects from the internet. The only way to get it back on is to run the Troubleshoot Connection wizard. This is extremely annoying. The driver for my wireless adapter is up to date as is Windows itself via MS Update. Any ideas??
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2013   #8
jeffdan

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 disconnects after sleep

Try this -
go to control panel - network and internet - manage wireless networks
delete all networks that have been created
click Profile types on the menu bar just above (Add, Adapter properties etc)
and make sure it is set to - use all user profiles only
click Add (on the menu bar) then select manually create a network profile
then manually enter SSID encryption type and your security key
make sure you are connected to the internet then enter sleep mode
wake up computer and internet should still be connected.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2013   #9
jeffdan

Windows 7
 
 

I've had this problem with 3 separate computers all running 64 bit windows 7.
I have always managed to cure it by doing one of the following
1 - the method in the above post (delete networks and manually create a new one
2 - disable wake up password
3 - create a new standard account and use that
4 - tick the connect when ssid not broadcasting in network properties

one or a mixture of the above has always solved this problem for me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Laptop keeps disconnecting from wireless




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 Laptop Wireless Network keeps disconnecting.
I have a windows 7 64bit HP laptop computer. All updated via windows update. I've been having this problem for awhile but it's becoming more problematic recently. Every now and then while browsing the internet my internet will go off. I notice in the bottom right hand corner there is a yellow...
Network & Sharing
Wireless keeps disconnecting when I go to the other room.
Hi there. hope you're doing great. I had this problem since the day one. when I'm in the room which the modem is, everything is fine, and I have a stable wireless connection, but when I go to another room, it keeps disconnecting and the yellow triangle appears on wireless connection icon and ...
Network & Sharing
how do i stop wireless from disconnecting?
I have a belkin f5d8236-4 n router my wireless disconnects while on my laptop watching videos or just browsing online my laptop its a lenovo v570 but my wired connection doesn't disconnect my internet provider said it could be the wireless card or interference my signal bar is 5 is there a way...
Network & Sharing
Wireless Connection Kept Disconnecting
Hello, I just bought a Windows 7 laptop (I still have my old XP laptop). I am now in Las Vegas and trying to connect to LaQuinta's wireless network from my room. My XP laptop has no problem and stay connected all day long. But my Windows 7 laptop has been having problems. The wireless connection...
Network & Sharing
Ethernet/Wireless Disconnecting.
(Before i start, i have checked multiple threads on this site about my problem but none atm have seemed to work, im sorry if this topic arrises constantly but i have done a search but my problem still presists.) Hi, My problem has been going on roughly since i aquired the laptop but im...
Network & Sharing
Wireless Internet Keeps Disconnecting
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Wireless Adapter: Linksys WMP600N Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band Router: 2Wire HomePortal 1000HW Problem: My wireless internet connection keeps dropping and not auto-reconnecting correctly (Have to go to the adapter's properties and disable then...
Network & Sharing

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 14:01.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App