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WIFI Keeps disconnecting

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1

    WIFI Keeps disconnecting

    I have a new windows 8 machine (Dell Inspiron 2350), and there is a problem with the WIFI keeps disconnecting. I have determined that it seems to primarily happen whenever I am downloading any large files. When the computer is sitting idle or I am just browsing it doesn't seem to happen.
    I do not have any such issue with my Windows 7 laptop or mobile devices.

    I have already tried all the suggestions found elsewhere about changing the power management settings, and have already disabled "allow computer to turn off this device to save power".

    I already have the latest driver, and have updated the bios.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 5
    Win 8

    Hi Snake,

    Try to follow this guide.
    Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings
    then "changed advanced power settings" and select Wireless adapter and put it to maximum performance.
    I hope this will fix it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1

    Thanks, but I have already done this as well.
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  4. #4

    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Try to find any other driver (version) than what is presently installed for your card. Sometimes that is all it takes.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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