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Windows 7: limited connectivity

22 Sep 2012   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

OK. Here's what worked for me, believe me I tried everything that's been suggested online to date and it turns out the fix is simple. My wireless is working perfectly fine now no more limited access and loss of connection!

1. Set wireless encryption to TKIP. Change it from AES!
>> right click network connection
>> wireless network properties
>> security tab >> security type 'WPA2', encryption type 'TKIP'.

2. UNTICK 'Enable Intel connection settings'.
>> right click network connection
>> wireless network properties
>> connection tab >> UNTICK above option >> ONLY TICK 'connect automatically when...'

There is absolutely no requirement to disable firewalls, anti-software, hardware (i.e. virtual wi-fi port etc.) or any other complex procedures. The fix is simple as stated above.

Hope this helps.

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