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Wi-fi disconnects shortly after waking up

  1. #1


    Posts : 40
    Windows 8

    Wi-fi disconnects shortly after waking up


    Recently during the past month or so, my system has developed a problem where the wi-fi works initially for about a minute or so after waking up from sleep, and then abruptly disconnects. Fortunately, reconnecting manually is never a problem, but does anyone have any ideas as to what's going on here?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 31
    Windows 8


    check your power settings for the adapter in the device manager. see if power off when idle or power off this device is on.
    I forget which offhand it is.
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  3. #3


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


    If all your power settings are configured to not let the wifi sleep/power off then experiment with different drivers even older ones that are compatible. It is what I had to do, not the latest driver, just one that works.
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Wi-fi disconnects shortly after waking up
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