Losing my wifi connection randomly
Secure your wireless connectivity
Wifi stands for Wireless Fidelity. It is a very popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data wirelessly using radio waves over a computer network, including high-speed Internet connections.Most of the people rush through while setting up their wifi connection without thinking about the security of their wifi connection.It is quite understandable that they want to connect to Internet as quickly as possible and Moreover securing a wifi network is a bit tricky for most of the people so they give up their hopes quite early and leave their wifi network unsecured.
WiFi dropping out if not use for an hour
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64bit, Outlook 2003 SP3, IE9.
On boot-up my WiFi connects fine, and remains connected as long as I am working on the Internet.
Once I leave the PC for any length of time, (less than an hour), or work for a while on a document with no need to access the web, my WiFi connection drops out.
The BT Internet application then wants to fix the connection and takes me through a long involved process where I have to identify my router, which connection I want to use, and often I need to enter the wireless key and sometimes the admin password.
If, however, I simply restart Windows, the connection is just made for me. It's not really mission critical, only taking a couple of minutes to restart, but I just think it shouldn't be this way.
Is there a setting somewhere I should select/deselect?
Improving Reliability of Your WiFi Signal Strength
Before we begin please note that this is about improving reliability of your wireless connection, not security. However following these tips are also good security aides. While it may seem counter intuitive ideally you have just enough WiFi signal being transmitted from your Wireless Access Point (WAP) to reach the desired area. Cranking up your Wifi signal strength to maximum just because you have it increases the likelihood of interference. Specifically it is called co-channel interference.
Windows 7 losing internet connection
Is anyone else having Windows suddenly announce "Lost internet connection" then shutting down the program you are on? At best, the "lost internet connection" seems to have lasted less than a few seconds.
Red X icon when connected via WiFi
When my laptop is connected to a wireless network I get an icon on the system tray with a red X like it's not connected as in the second image. Yet when I look in at "Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center" it shows the correct icon as in the third image.
When I turn off the WiFi the icon does not change and when I turn it back on I get the searching icon as in the first image and then it goes to the red X again but I am connected to the internet.
Have search the MS site and tried a few things like deleting the connection and reestablishing and did a few registry editing no help. Did a Google search and there was a few more things to try including registry editing to no avail.
Losing details view
I've been using an install of Win7 home prem for 7 months. About every month a feature fails.
This month the 'details view' in windows explorer randomly changes to big non-discript icons. It undoes the general purpose and apply to subfolders on some, seemingly the most used folders.
anyway to regedit this permanently for all?
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Computer randomly shuts itself off
My Windows Vista Desktop Computer will randomly shut itself off for no reason whatsoever. It is at a point now where it is expected it will do it because of how frequently it occurs. When it happens, my screen will read no signal, and the computer does nothing.
Then after roughly 10 minutes the computer reboots and asks if I would like to reboot normally or with the "safe" options.
I am not sure where to go from here or what action is necessary to resolve this issue.
Why is my Internet connection so slow?
No matter how fast your Internet connection is, there are times when things will slow down to a crawl. This article will help you sort out what kinds of things can go wrong, learn what you can do about them, and discover how to get the most from your Internet connection. Windows provides a built-in troubleshooter that can automatically find and fix some common connection problems.
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Windows 7 computer reboots randomly
So recently my computer started to randomly reboot itself at first I thought it was a heating issue in the cpu so I put in new thermal paste and at first it looked to have fixed the problembut when ever I start to put any stress on it like play a game it seems to spike up back to 58°C my pc is a Hewlett-Packard h8-1124 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Internet connection disappears
I have Windows 7 on both my desktop and laptop. Only on my desktop does this happen: After connecting to the internet several times (the number and time intervals vary randomly) I lose the ability to connect -- either via Firefox or IE.
I restart my computer and I can connect. This does not affect email or other connections to my isp. Since this never happens on my laptop(using the same router), I have ruled out an isp or router problem.
Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions
Remote Desktop Connection is a technology that allows you to sit at a computer and connect to a remote computer in a different location.
Here are answers to some common questions about Remote Desktop Connection. How do I allow remote connections on the computer I want to connect to? How do I change Remote Desktop Connection settings? Why can't I change some Remote Desktop settings? What is a full computer name? Is there multiple-monitor support for Remote Desktop Connection in this version of Windows? How can I change the listening port for Remote Desktop Connection?
Internet Connection Drops Out
There are many reasons why your internet connection drops so the first step is to diagnose the problem to see what can be done to rectify the issue. The your internet connection problem can be associated with hardware or software. There is a lot involved when connecting to the internet. Modems, routers, cables and your operating system play a part in keeping you connection. In addition, your environment also affects the reliability of your connection. The first thing you should do make sure the hardware is actually plugged in and functional. Check your cables to make sure they aren't damaged. If you are able to log on with your portable device, your know it's your computer's issues.
Randomly all drivers stopped working
I have a Windows 7 Toshiba Satellite P505 2009 laptop. It was working fine until randomly all the drivers stopped working, besides graphics. The sound, Wi-fi, LAN, and USB drivers all have yellow exclamation points next to them in Device Manager.
I've tried updating them all, but they're all up to date. I even uninstalled them and restarted my computer but they still don't work.
I assume it's a problem in the operating system, and I'll probably have to take it in to repair it.
How to Disable Internet
Ok with XP I could enable/disable internet connection just from the system tray. Windows 7 does not have this feature is there anything quicker than opening network and sharing center then to local area connection and disabling it from there.
I really don't like leaving connection open all the time but surely there's got to be an easier/shortcut way.
Limited connectivity or no connection but connection is established
In my office one pc is showing "limited connectivity or no connection" at notification area, if we repair also same problem, but if we PING its pinging, firewall is disabled. what else the problem could be.
Set up a connection with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections
Before setting up a connection on your computer, make sure your workplace's network administrator has already published programs and desktops (remote computers and virtual computers) for you to connect to. Your network administrator will tell you when these resources are available and will give you a special file (known as a setup file) or a URL to use to set up the connection.
Why can't I connect to the Internet?
Internet connection problems are most commonly caused by disconnected cables or by routers or modems that are not operating properly. Problems: I can't connect to the Internet through a broadband Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) or cable connection; I can't connect to the Internet through a dial-up connection, or I'm being disconnected.
Internet connection problems
When I try and connect my Vista notebook, it can't find it, saying it's an "unknown network" though it identifies the adapter.
Network settings say it's a local area connection but it should say internet. I can't find where to change that on the adapter or the connection setting but it seems to think the adapter is lan only.
Computer shuts down randomly
I'll be on my browser, when suddenly my computer will start using quick find and typing in random stuff (most of the time its br/) or if I'm on google it'll type it into the search bar multiple times. If I'm not on my browser it just randomly moves between desktop icons.
Then firefox will crash. Sometimes it opens up the "do you really want to shut down" screen and I can cancel, but most of the time it just shuts down immediately.
When I try to turn it back on it'll take multiple tries because every time I get to the log in screen and try to type in my password it'll shut down.
I've dusted off the hardware, I've run multiple malware/virus scans but nothing has worked.