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Windows 7: Wireless Constantly Disconnects

28 Dec 2009   #11
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JOlson1192 View Post
The things that Ambra4 suggested made it so I could constantly have a connection, but I still lose connection and CPU usage shoots up when I try downloading or anything that requires a lot. Maybe I have had two different problems..?
In your case I can say for certain that your DIR-655 is not the cause of your networking problem. I'm using the exact same router with no problems what so ever.

I would have to place the blame on your network adaptor or drivers at this point simply because there are no other options. I can't seem to find any info on the Rosewill RNX-N2X wireless adapter, but the fact that Windows 7 can't even find the adaptor tells me that is the problem.

You can probably just purchase another Windows 7 approved network adaptor to fix your particular problem. I can just about guarantee that will fix it.


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28 Dec 2009   #12
JOlson1192

Windows 7
 
 

Alright. I intend on purchasing a new wireless adapter then, do you have a recommendation?
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28 Dec 2009   #13
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JOlson1192 View Post
Alright. I intend on purchasing a new wireless adapter then, do you have a recommendation?
There are so many to choose from, just make sure it shows the Windows 7 logo and you should be alright.
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29 Dec 2009   #14
cryfh

windows 7 x64
 
 

indeed it appears to have fixed it. I had it on 12 hours yesterday doing a wide variety of things from downloading, installing, playing online games, surfing the interweb and just leaving it sit with no problems at all.

thanks for the help chev!
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29 Dec 2009   #15
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Ambra4

If OP is using "homegroup" they do need IPv6. workgroup doesnt


Ken J+
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29 Dec 2009   #16
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cryfh View Post
indeed it appears to have fixed it. I had it on 12 hours yesterday doing a wide variety of things from downloading, installing, playing online games, surfing the interweb and just leaving it sit with no problems at all.

thanks for the help chev!
I'am not too surprized cryfh, glad to see you are up and running. Thanks for reporting back in.

Now if I could only convice other people that the source of their connection problems is because of their old incompatible hardware....
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29 Dec 2009   #17
cryfh

windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post

I'am not too surprized cryfh, glad to see you are up and running. Thanks for reporting back in.

Now if I could only convice other people that the source of their connection problems is because of their old incompatible hardware.... Don't forget to rep cryfh, little scale upper right.

I spoke too soon it would appear. Immediately after posting that it dropped me off the internet and I've only been able to maintain connection for a tops of 30mins.

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29 Dec 2009   #18
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

12 hours of up time and now it drops the connection? in any event your usb adaptor was outdated and was not about to work with Windows 7. I couldn't look up drivers for your board though because I'm not sure what board you have... Homebuilt?.

The eithernet drivers on that motherboard need to be fairly recent with Windows 7 compatiblity.
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29 Dec 2009   #19
cryfh

windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
12 hours of up time and now it drops the connection? in any event your usb adaptor was outdated and was not about to work with Windows 7. I couldn't look up drivers for your board though because I'm not sure what board you have... Homebuilt?.

The eithernet drivers on that motherboard need to be fairly recent with Windows 7 compatiblity.

I've found out what my board is, I opened it up because I couldn't remember what was in there.

XFX nforce 750a AMD Socket 940 DDR2 Motherboard

problems still persist though I haven't looked for drivers for my board yet. I don't want to get the wrong ones.. :/
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29 Dec 2009   #20
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

You should try the Nvidia site for your eithernet drivers in that case. Lots of problems with the Nvidia chipsets and Windows 7, but usually if one of their drivers won't work the other will. I think the 15.51 is the latest. You may need to visit the XFX site to see if they have those drivers or not. That should solve the rest of the puzzle.
Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
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