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Windows 7: Internet doesn't automatically re-connect after Log Off?

09 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Internet doesn't automatically re-connect after Log Off?

Hey all.

This problem has been bugging me for months now, only now I've decided to seek help!


When I first start my computer up every morning, my Laptop will automatically connect to my router, everything is fine. The problem I'm having is when I log my computer off, or put the computer into sleep mode. After logging back on to my laptop it won't connect back to the router. I always get the orange star sign over the signal bars. If I try to re-connect by clicking on the signal bars in the bottom right hand side of the screen it won't connect.

This is what I have to do

I disable and enable the connection below, I then have to wait 1 minute until the computer recognizes the router and re-connects.

I honestly don't know why this is happening, the only thing I can think is because I updated the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter.

If anyone could help out I'd really appreciate it.
Thanks in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit

Right click on Wireless Network Connection (as in above image) Go to Properties.

Click Configure.
A new Window will appear in front of you. Click the tab named Power Management.
UnCheck the box named Allow the Computer to turn off this device to save power.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

Thanks for the reply, unfortunately that doesn't work. I thought this would fix it, but nothing.
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