intermittant wireless connection on laptop

  musiclady 05:47 08 Oct 2009

just formated my acer 3690,loaded pre installed vitsa basic back on,installed internet explorer 8.all the drivers for the wireless connections on the laptop are up to date.But i still keep getting intermittant internet connections, having to refresh pages a lot

  mooly 06:55 08 Oct 2009

Try changing the channel on your router, you may be getting interference from others nearby, or other equipment etc.
If you go to the start menu and click "connect to" that should show you any networks in your area and the signal strengths.

  ambra4 11:39 08 Oct 2009

Check these setting on the wireless card

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

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)

Click - Power Management Tab (If Available)

Un Tick “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”

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


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