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yuricuri

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Hello, I am running Windows 8 Home Edition. On a HP DV6-7250CA.I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 Card.I also have several other laptops and desktop all connected to the same router. For some reason, randomly my Windows 8 HP laptop turns of my wifi internet access just on this laptop, then when i try to reconnect, it says unable to connect. The only way I can get back on line, is if I go to device manager, and disable and then reenable my wireless card.I have tried reinstalling the driver, and it still happens. None of my other machines are effected and run great on wifi. Any thoughts as to why just this windows 8 laptop is randomly doing this? Thanks for your time and effort!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 x64 Home Edition & Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy DV6-7250CA & Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-3630QM @2.4GHz & AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M
    Memory
    8GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz & 6 GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2GB & AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Internet Speed
    SHAW Extreme
    Browser
    Chromium
    Antivirus
    MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro 1.7

chev65

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Hello, I am running Windows 8 Home Edition. On a HP DV6-7250CA.I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 Card.I also have several other laptops and desktop all connected to the same router. For some reason, randomly my Windows 8 HP laptop turns of my wifi internet access just on this laptop, then when i try to reconnect, it says unable to connect. The only way I can get back on line, is if I go to device manager, and disable and then reenable my wireless card.I have tried reinstalling the driver, and it still happens. None of my other machines are effected and run great on wifi. Any thoughts as to why just this windows 8 laptop is randomly doing this? Thanks for your time and effort!

Have you tried going to the Windows Update Center or the HP support site to obtain the latest drivers for your system?

You could also try turning off the power saving feature by going into Device Manager then Network Adaptors, find the wireless NIC and choose properties then open the power management tab and uncheck the one that says "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".

It may be required that you perform the updates using a wired connection. :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro WMC
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Home built
    CPU
    Q9650 @ 4.05 GHz
    Motherboard
    Gforce 780i SLI FTW
    Memory
    8GB Gskill DDR2 1200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX-480
    Sound Card
    Asus D2 Xonar
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HannsG
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Gskill 120GB SSD
    PSU
    Thermal Take 1000watts
    Case
    Thermal Take Xtreme
    Cooling
    9 fans air cooled
    Keyboard
    G15 logitech
    Mouse
    G9 logitech
    Internet Speed
    50mbps

yuricuri

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Hello, I am running Windows 8 Home Edition. On a HP DV6-7250CA.I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 Card.I also have several other laptops and desktop all connected to the same router. For some reason, randomly my Windows 8 HP laptop turns of my wifi internet access just on this laptop, then when i try to reconnect, it says unable to connect. The only way I can get back on line, is if I go to device manager, and disable and then reenable my wireless card.I have tried reinstalling the driver, and it still happens. None of my other machines are effected and run great on wifi. Any thoughts as to why just this windows 8 laptop is randomly doing this? Thanks for your time and effort!

Have you tried going to the Windows Update Center or the HP support site to obtain the latest drivers for your system?

You could also try turning off the power saving feature by going into Device Manager then Network Adaptors, find the wireless NIC and choose properties then open the power management tab and uncheck the one that says "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".

It may be required that you perform the updates using a wired connection. :)

Thanks I unchecked Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. And tried reinstalling the drivers again. Hope it works, will let you know if I get any more problems.

I appreciate your help and time.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 x64 Home Edition & Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy DV6-7250CA & Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-3630QM @2.4GHz & AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M
    Memory
    8GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz & 6 GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2GB & AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Internet Speed
    SHAW Extreme
    Browser
    Chromium
    Antivirus
    MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro 1.7

yuricuri

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It happened again. I followed your instructions and this windows 8 laptop just kicked me off again. only way to get back on is to disable and re-enable wifi card in device manager.
While all my other computers running windows 7 on the same router never have this problem.
Any ideas?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 x64 Home Edition & Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy DV6-7250CA & Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-3630QM @2.4GHz & AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M
    Memory
    8GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz & 6 GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2GB & AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Internet Speed
    SHAW Extreme
    Browser
    Chromium
    Antivirus
    MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro 1.7

chev65

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It happened again. I followed your instructions and this windows 8 laptop just kicked me off again. only way to get back on is to disable and re-enable wifi card in device manager.
While all my other computers running windows 7 on the same router never have this problem.
Any ideas?

If you haven't yet, you should install the latest drivers for this WiFi NIC from the HP support site.
Software & Driver Downloads HP ENVY dv6-7250ca Notebook PC | HP® Support

You might want to also consider removing all the preinstalled bloatware, especially which ever trial Anti Virus that was preinstalled to your system, it's best to use the official uninstall tool to remove this A/V software. :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro WMC
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Home built
    CPU
    Q9650 @ 4.05 GHz
    Motherboard
    Gforce 780i SLI FTW
    Memory
    8GB Gskill DDR2 1200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX-480
    Sound Card
    Asus D2 Xonar
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HannsG
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Gskill 120GB SSD
    PSU
    Thermal Take 1000watts
    Case
    Thermal Take Xtreme
    Cooling
    9 fans air cooled
    Keyboard
    G15 logitech
    Mouse
    G9 logitech
    Internet Speed
    50mbps

yuricuri

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Member
Ya Ive done all that and updated the driver that way, and I have fresh clean installs of windows 8 and windows 7 with only software i need. no preinstalled bloatware.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 x64 Home Edition & Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy DV6-7250CA & Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-3630QM @2.4GHz & AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M
    Memory
    8GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz & 6 GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2GB & AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Internet Speed
    SHAW Extreme
    Browser
    Chromium
    Antivirus
    MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro 1.7

chev65

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Can you post a screen shot of the ipconfig/all from this machine?

I'm wondering what the signal strength is like for this machine.

Have you tried using a different channel for the wireless?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro WMC
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Home built
    CPU
    Q9650 @ 4.05 GHz
    Motherboard
    Gforce 780i SLI FTW
    Memory
    8GB Gskill DDR2 1200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX-480
    Sound Card
    Asus D2 Xonar
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HannsG
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Gskill 120GB SSD
    PSU
    Thermal Take 1000watts
    Case
    Thermal Take Xtreme
    Cooling
    9 fans air cooled
    Keyboard
    G15 logitech
    Mouse
    G9 logitech
    Internet Speed
    50mbps

yuricuri

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Member
Thanks for your help. Dont seem to have any problems anymore.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 x64 Home Edition & Windows 7 x64 Professional
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy DV6-7250CA & Samsung NP355V4C-S01CA
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-3630QM @2.4GHz & AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M
    Memory
    8GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz & 6 GB DDR3 @ 1600GHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2GB & AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Internet Speed
    SHAW Extreme
    Browser
    Chromium
    Antivirus
    MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro 1.7

chev65

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Thanks for your help. Dont seem to have any problems anymore.

Yes clean installs and updated drivers usually does the trick. Glad you have it working now.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro WMC
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Home built
    CPU
    Q9650 @ 4.05 GHz
    Motherboard
    Gforce 780i SLI FTW
    Memory
    8GB Gskill DDR2 1200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX-480
    Sound Card
    Asus D2 Xonar
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HannsG
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    Gskill 120GB SSD
    PSU
    Thermal Take 1000watts
    Case
    Thermal Take Xtreme
    Cooling
    9 fans air cooled
    Keyboard
    G15 logitech
    Mouse
    G9 logitech
    Internet Speed
    50mbps

Pater

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My HP-dv6 7250ca computer arrived basically non-functional until I plugged in directly and downloaded @1Gb of updates.
I found the automated HP Support service didn't fix the known wireless issue despite running it multiple times. I finally went to the Intel website directly and use their driver utility. I also uninstalled the 2230 device and re-enabled. I was pretty cheesed at how much of my weekend this burned up.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win8 64bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    dv6 envy 7250

goldenstar

New Member
I was facing this problem of WIFI looking okay but connection to internet was lost every few minutes and it was impossible to use WIFI. I was searching on the internet for many weeks and trying out different stuff. I tried updating the drivers from DELL, also tried changing power settings, it partially helped.
Today I simply tried changing my router - WIFI security settings from WPA2-PSK to WEP, and it started working like a charm.
If it has not been working for you after updating drivers and after changing the WIFI adaptor performance setting in power options, then you must try this out.

Hello, I am running Windows 8 Home Edition. On a HP DV6-7250CA.I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 Card.I also have several other laptops and desktop all connected to the same router. For some reason, randomly my Windows 8 HP laptop turns of my wifi internet access just on this laptop, then when i try to reconnect, it says unable to connect. The only way I can get back on line, is if I go to device manager, and disable and then reenable my wireless card.I have tried reinstalling the driver, and it still happens. None of my other machines are effected and run great on wifi. Any thoughts as to why just this windows 8 laptop is randomly doing this? Thanks for your time and effort!

Have you tried going to the Windows Update Center or the HP support site to obtain the latest drivers for your system?

You could also try turning off the power saving feature by going into Device Manager then Network Adaptors, find the wireless NIC and choose properties then open the power management tab and uncheck the one that says "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".

It may be required that you perform the updates using a wired connection. :)

Thanks I unchecked Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. And tried reinstalling the drivers again. Hope it works, will let you know if I get any more problems.

I appreciate your help and time.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8

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