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Wifi Keeps Dropping for no reason !!

Aug 24, 2013 4:31AM PDT
Hi There , . guys i need urgent wireless internet connection keeps dropping for no reason at all
it all started after i moved out to my uncle's house in centennial,CO all my cousins's laptops work like fine wine but mine keeps dropping frequently..i tried to connect to the free Wifi of the complex but the problem hasn't been solved...i made sure that my drivers are up to-date and the router's firmware is too...i even tried Static IPs but haven't seen no improvement..what do i do ?
i'm using windows 8.1 on Samsung Series 5 Ultra-book

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Aug 24, 2013 4:56AM PDT

Sorry but I didn't know or find that 8.1 is shipping on this make and model. Go back to what the maker supplied.

Wish I had more to work with but as it stands you are out in the unsupported zone.

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You might want to post in the MS forum
Aug 24, 2013 5:02AM PDT
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WiFi Channel Problem
Sep 3, 2013 12:14AM PDT

The problem can be because of WiFi congestion problem, so all you need to do is just open your router setup in the browser. Go to the wireless LAN setup and change your WiFi broadcasting channel from 1-11/13. Lets say if your channel is being set to highest or lowest one the make it in reverse order to select a middle channel. In this way your WiFi congestion issue will be resolved. Thanks

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replay : Wifi Keeps Dropping for no reason !!
Sep 10, 2013 8:02PM PDT


it seems that : your device goes away after awhile

because of power management
and you need to disable this
here's how to fix this with pictures

go down in that page

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re: wifi keeps dropping for no reason
Nov 23, 2013 5:30PM PST

I had a randomly dropping wifi connection as well and tried all the settings mentioned in this thread and elsewhere on the internet (different channel, fixed channel, turn off usb powersafe, no 802.11b/g mixed mode, do not mis-type the wpa key on windows xp, check wifi sending power, ...), to no avail.

the solution for me was:

within a foots range of the wifi antenna a wall plug was not plugged in correctly, problably causing disruption to the wifi signal. i pushed that in properly and the wifi is now as stable as it ever was.

perhaps there are other disruptions to your waves, e.g. a crt screen, coffee machine, usb-powered devices next to antenna etc.

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Nov 24, 2013 12:37AM PST

I see some ideas but as this is for an OS that was in preview at the time and that has passed this discussion is now closed.

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