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WiFi constantly disconnects?

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    WiFi constantly disconnects?

    Hi all, I recently bought my first laptop (HP Streambook) and it's fine except for it constantly disconnecting from my wifi?
    It only does this in my room (note that every other device I own can still pick up and keep a consistent connection in here), and when it picks up the connection, it only has 2-3 bars. It'll then go to 5 bars for about 30 secs, then disconnect completely. When I attempt to reconnect it may not work at all, or appear there with 2-3 bars again. I have reset the network card more times than I care to mention and any amount of troubleshooting won't help. I'm at my wit's end, any ideas?

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  2. #2

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

    Welcome to the forum!

    Honestly, not the top of the line when it comes to notebooks/laptops. Can't rule out that it simply has a weak wifi adapter and antenna. What adapter does it have? May need to update the drivers. How far are you from the router and are there walls in between?

    Also be sure the adapter is not allowed to sleep and power saving mode is not enabled.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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