Wireless connection intermittent.

  stevelp 13:44 16 Feb 2009

I managed to set up a wireless connection with my laptop and a PS3 thanks to some help here a month or two ago.
However, the connection is very intermittent, especially on the playstation, where the connection rarely stays for 10 mins or more, if we're lucky enough to connect to PSN at all. Whilst I am able to connect to the internet on my laptop most times, I often end up disconnected - the wired connection to the PC using the same router is fine.

Is there something we can do (i.e setting-wise?).

Thanks very much,

  ambra4 19:15 16 Feb 2009

Try these setting on the wireless card and network connection

Right click on Wireless Icon in the task bar Click Status-General-Properties

Click – Wireless Network Tab – In the “Preferred Network” display box highlight your network

name and click Properties

Tick “ Connect even if this network is not broadcasting”

Click Connection Tab – Tick “ Connect when this network is in range”

Click OK - Click Advanced Button – Select “ Access Point (Infrastructure) Network Only

Click - Close

At the top of display the type of Wireless Card will be displayed

Click Configure-Click-Advanced Tab

Check the following: -

‘Auto Connection Mode” is Enable

“Power Saving Mode” Set to Cam (Constantly Awake Mode)

Network Connection Setting

Click-Start- Setting-Network Connection-New Connection Wizard

Select-Connect to the Internet-Next

Select-Set Up My Connection Manually-Next

Select-Connect using a broadband connection that is always on


  stevelp 22:53 17 Feb 2009

Thanks ambra - i can't find a lot of the settings in vista however - i'll keep trying.
The whole connection thing is getting worse;
now the connection icon clearly shows I am connected to the internet - but firefox will not load a page (it just says loading...) and IE just doesn't respond. When I try to go to 'connect to a network' to try and re-connect, it won't respond either.

  ambra4 00:08 18 Feb 2009

Don’t use Vista or have a Vista computer close to check

See if this help

click here

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