Wireless drop out

Discussion in 'Wireless Internet' started by Sil-Mon Li, Jan 17, 2004.

  1. Sil-Mon Li

    Sil-Mon Li Guest

    Hi there,

    I'm having probelms with a laptop. I've got a wireless card in the PCMCIA
    slot and it keeps losing its connection every 5 mins. It says Wireless
    connection unavailable and then after ten seconds it detects the connection
    again. Its really annoying having to click on the connect button every 5
    minutes. I've tried to different wireless cards but they have the same

    Running Win XP Home.

    Does any one what I can do to resolve this problem?

    Thanks in advance.


    Sil-Mon Li, Jan 17, 2004
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  2. Your laptop is probably putting the PCMCIA card it sleep and then being
    woken up by the signal. Check the power settings are set to keep cards awake
    at all times.
    Graham in Melton, Jan 17, 2004
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  3. Sil-Mon Li

    Sil-Mon Li Guest

    Sorry to be a bit dumb, but where can I find these power settings for the
    PCMCIA card?


    Sil-Mon Li, Jan 18, 2004
  4. Sil-Mon Li

    usenet Guest


    Right click on "my computer" select "Manage this computer" then select on
    the left tree list, "Device management" then locate youre wifi card and
    right click then properties.

    There should be a power setting there like 100%, 50% , low power etc.
    usenet, Jan 18, 2004
  5. Sil-Mon Li

    Sil-Mon Li Guest

    This isn't working for me.

    Sil-Mon Li, Jan 20, 2004
  6. Sil-Mon Li

    Sil-Mon Li Guest

    Problem is solved. I changed the channel number from 11 to another number.
    There must have been some sort of frequency mismatch/interference.


    Sil-Mon Li, Jan 20, 2004
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