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: keep getting dropped

06 Nov 2014   #1
CosmicJest

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
keep getting dropped

Hello,

In the past 2-3 weeks, my Lenovo ThinkPad has been dropping my internet connection 1-3 times a day, pretty much every day. This isn't happening to any other devices on my network, and it hasn't been a problem before. I didn't install any new hard/software right before the problem started, so what could be causing this, and how can I resolve it?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Nov 2014   #2
CLassicD

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi,
check event viewer...

\Applications and Services Logs\Microsoft\Windows\WLAN-AutoConfig
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Nov 2014   #3
CosmicJest

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I think I found the right log. No errors since 10/28, even tho I continue to get dropped. Attached screenclip shows event IDs 8002 AcmConnection & 11002 MsmAssociation. Might be an authentication problem?


Attached Thumbnails
keep getting dropped-log.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Nov 2014   #4
Shimshom

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You are running 2 different Antivirus programs and you should get rid of one or the other as they can cause issues. Did you buy any new wireless devices sch as a cordless phone as sometimes they can interfere with wireless connections
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Nov 2014   #5
CosmicJest

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Hmmm. This computer is only a few months old & AVG is the only A/V product I've installed. I do, however, also run MBAM, but that's not A/V. Can't think of anything else that might behave like A/V. I ran Belarc Advisor & looked through the report for another A/V but didn't see one.

Re new cordless devices, I did recently purchase a Bluetooth speaker that caused a problem when I installed the software. I ended up doing a system restore and let Windows find the proper drivers for it, which resolved the issues I was having. We also recently got a new (Android) Tracfone, but I think I was already getting dropped when we got it. Not sure whether the drops were happening before I got the speaker.

No drops today, but I haven't be on much, either...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 keep getting dropped




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Dropped Firewalls
I run Windows 7 Home Premium. I have Windows Firewall turned on, I use Vipre Internet Security 2012, with the firewall properly configured, I check with the manufacturer. For 2 days in a row now, I sit down to the PC only to see both firewalls have been disabled. Windows firewall, disable, and...
System Security
Password dropped out again
Am in deep trouble again - my WLM password has failed yet again and I don't know how to recover it. I have tried everything that I can think of even going to the length of creating a hotmail account which also I cannot access. SIW shows up the saved password but it will not work. I rely on WLM...
Browsers & Mail
Network Dropped
Recently I am experiencing network outage all the time at night. I am using Charter Communication connected to my Motorola SB6120 cable modem. Sometimes when I restart the computer, It will back to normal. And I see this yellow mark on the network icon....
Network & Sharing
Dropped external HD D: help.
(ok initially i didn't plan on asking this...but...= A =" sorry) ...ok the external HD wasn't exactly dropped...but it did get hit so... ok i got an astone external HD (bought a new one after so long) last night, while i was holding onto its outer leather casing (you know, sometimes...
Hardware & Devices
Dropped Win 7 DVD
I installed Win 7 fine and about a week later I dropped the DVD. There is a scratch on it that is noticeable. I then copied the DVD to a folder on my C: drive to see if there was an error on it. I got a message when it completed "Copied Successfully". Would you say that would mean it copied...
General Discussion
WEI dropped with ATI drivers
Hi there, first post here so try to be nice :) I built this PC a couple of days after windows 7 came out. I've been very happy with it, and with windows 7. It's all been running great. I was shocked when my graphics card (an XFX ATI 4850) scored 7.3 in the WEI tool, but pleased at the same...
Drivers


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 19:40.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App