Laptops forum

General discussion

Can't browse internet after standby

by nino88 / March 1, 2006 8:36 PM PST

I run 4 laptops at home (all wireless). I set all the power management into going Standby after 2 hour.

I notice that evertime I left it long (like 6 hours) on standby mode, I'd have problem with the wireless. The wireless icon would still say that it's "connected". But when I open my IE and tried to go to an address, it fails (like no conncection). I tried to disconnect and reconnect and still get me nowhere. I have to restart the whole system and get it back to normal.

This problem is not just on one notebook but all 4 notebooks I run in my house have the same issue.

Am I missing a setting or something else here ?
I mean, doing restart after standby pretty much kill the purpose of putting the system on standby in the first place.

Of all notebooks are with XP Pros and Homes. 512-1G RAM. Pentium M, AMD Athlon and Turion. All these connected wireless to my Motorola wireless router.

Another thing, I just made my wirelees connection secured a couple months ago. Would this have anything to do with "waking up from standby" process?

Any ideas, suggestions will be appreciated.
Thank you.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Can't browse internet after standby
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Can't browse internet after standby
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

Does BMW or Volvo do it best?

Pint-size luxury and funky style

Shopping for a new car this weekend? See how the BMW X2 stacks up against the Volvo XC40 in our side-by-side comparison.