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Wifi connected but Internet access keeps dropping

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    Wifi connected but Internet access keeps dropping

    Hello there,

    Im encountering this strange problem for a couple of months now and at first i thought it might be an ISP issue.
    But i realise it may not be.
    The wifi icon occassionally has an exclamation mark on it indicating no internet access despite being connected to the network.
    When i run my mouse over the icon, it starts identifying with the network and i get access back again.
    I notice it drops after i leave the PC dormant or dont move the mouse. This has disallowed me to download anything large without disconnecting halfway.

    Has anyone experienced this before?

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    First off what OS are you using? You specified Windows XP. If you are using XP, you are in the wrong forum. We need the full system Spec's on your machine. That means you will have to download Speccy from Speccy - System Information - Free Download

    If you are using Windows XP. You can get help at the sister forum Windows XP Forums
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  3. #3

    Oh sorry i'll head over to Win7. Didnt realise
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    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    If you are using Windows XP. You can get help at the sister forum Windows XP Forums
    That forum is nothing to do with us.
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