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Laptop WiFi trouble when connected to power supply

by rubyinhand / April 14, 2008 4:19 AM PDT

When my laptop is connected to the power supply it is unable to load web pages. The signal strength remains excellent, there is just "problem loading page". As soon as I unplug the laptop, everything works fine. I looked under 'Power Options' in the Control Panel, but there were no options there to help. I also reset the TCP IP settings, and still nothing. The device in question is a Gateway MX 6625 with Windows XP, home edition. Thanks for any suggestions.

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Your post is light.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 5:16 AM PDT

You never told us "it worked until I dropped it" or anything about it ever working proper. As such you have a warranty issue and should get them to fix it for free.

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It used to work...until one day nothing happened.
by rubyinhand / April 14, 2008 6:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Your post is light.

The laptop has never been dropped or anything of that nature. It has been plugged in during a power outage once or twice though. That's the only trauma I can think of that it has encountered.
It, at one point, did work properly.

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Two ideas.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 7:24 AM PDT
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