Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Sony Vaio SVF15A13SAB Dropping Network INtermittently

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Sony Vaio SVF15A13SAB Dropping Network INtermittently


    Dear All,


    I purchased a brand new Sony Vaio SVF15A13SAB, its dropping packets intermittently for 5 10 seconds every 4 - 5 minutes. Dont know why. I did a full system restore but the problem persists.


    Can any one please help.


    It running on Windows 8 Single language, has i5 Processor and 4 GB RAM.
    Wireless Adapter is BCM43142 Wireless Network Adaptor


    PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4365&SUBSYS_E071105B&REV_01
    PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4365&SUBSYS_E071105B
    PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4365&CC_028000
    PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4365&CC_0280


    Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller


    PCI\VEN_10ES&DEV_8168&SUBSYS_012310EC&REV_0C
    PCI\VEN_10ES&DEV_8168&SUBSYS_012310EC
    PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8168&CC_020000
    PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8168&CC_0200


    The same issue is there when i connect to LAN as well.


    Please help.


    Thanks,
    Sriram A Das

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 467
    Windows 8 Pro


    does the wireless adapter properties/LAN adapter have 'allow computer to turn off this device to save power' toggled on?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Dear Wullail,

    No i had already unchecked those boxes.

    Thanks,
    Sriram A Das
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    If it's dropping connections both wired and wireless then you should perform a clean boot to see if the problem persists.

    The directions in the link shows how to clean boot then disable start up programs that could be causing the problem. It's really just a process of elimination.

    So much bloatware installed on new machines and these so called free programs cause endless problems, especially the trial versions of anti virus software which should be removed using the special tool.

    Troubleshoot Problem with Clean Boot in Windows 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Sony Vaio SVF15A13SAB Dropping Network INtermittently
Related Threads
Sony vaio VGX-TP20E in Installation & Setup
Hello, I have a Sony vaio VGX-TP20E. I put the win 8 disk into the computer and setup up the startup to boot from optical drive. But it skips it and starts up win 7 like it normally does. How can I install windows 8? The first time I did that win7 had some kind of virus in it so I went to the...
BSOD on Win 8.1 Sony Vaio in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hello, Random BSOD s started to show up on my laptop. The laptop came with win 7 and I installed win 8 to it afterwards. I have recently updated the OS to Win 8.1 and had 3-4 BSOD s in a day (driver_irql_not_less_or_equal netio.sys) Any help would be appreciated. Kind regards.
sony Vaio windows 8 in General Support
Hello....got a Sony Vaio windows 8....and noticed it has only C disc......so in case i qould like to format the laptop in the future,all data inserted would be eraSED,as it will format all Data C.....is there any way to open a new DATA D DISC?
Sony Vaio Pro 13 BSOD (I think) in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hi all, I have just recently got myself a Sony Vaio Pro 13 and I think I am having issues in regards to a BSOD. The symptoms seem to be related to power/standby but could be wrong. Yesterday, I shut the lid and went away. Got back from lunch and realised the fan was on full-speed while the...
clone HDD Sony Vaio Tap 20 in Performance & Maintenance
I have a AIO Sony Vaio Tap 20 that I really like, but I want to run off of a different HDD that is a hybrid drive (SSD + HDD) to increase the responsiveness. I have cloned the drive using Macrium's Reflect, but the drive won't boot. At power up, it says "a required device isn't connected" and I...
SONY VAIO drivers in Drivers & Hardware
Can someone help me with finding Sony Vaio VGN-FW130E drivers for windows 8? My laptop model is not supported for win8 in sony's support...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook