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Wireless drops once power cord is plugged in

by MoonDementia / November 14, 2014 4:05 AM PST

I have a HP Pavilion g6 and i am having trouble with my wireless. It works fine while on battery but once i plug in in for charge, after 2-3 minutes it drops, and it won't connect back unless i unplug it again. In some circumstances i manage to reconnect it while plugged in, but only for a few minutes 5 at the most, then it will disconnect again. I have tried many settings in the router settings and in my Windows, but nothing seems to be a solution.

I have Win 8.1 at the moment, but the same was happening when I had Win 7 as well.
There are no problems with the router either, other laptops in the home work just fine.
I am wondering if there isn't just a lil bug making trouble in some hidden settings that I just can't find.

Please if u have any idea what might it be, please help, any ideas are welcome!

Thanks in advance!

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Since it happenned on all OSes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 14, 2014 4:19 AM PST
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Thanks for your time
by MoonDementia / November 14, 2014 5:43 PM PST

Sorry for asking a stupid question, but isn't this the same as if i plugged in my ethernet cable directly into my laptop without this adapter? I forgot to mention this only happens while on Wi-fi, when it's directly plugged in it works great.

You're saying i should install non HP drivers for my network adapter?

Thank you!

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Re: adaptger
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 14, 2014 6:07 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks for your time

What Bob meant to say was:

Since you're using stock HO stuff, and didn't mess with other OS'es and other drivers, a cheap solution is to try a wireless USB dongle in stead of the built-in wireless. And then he links to a page on amazon to show some of such dongles.

Kees

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I got it now
by MoonDementia / November 14, 2014 11:24 PM PST
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Maybe
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 15, 2014 12:19 AM PST
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I used the Amazon page since there is a reason those are listed there. Since the top 2 sellers are under 10 bucks to my mailbox I can't guess why Ebay.
Bob

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Well..
by MoonDementia / November 16, 2014 12:23 AM PST
In reply to: Maybe

I wasn't refering to the site.

Since im from Romania, i won't either order it from e-bay nor amazon cause i'll pay at least 10 times more on transport and custom taxes.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2014 12:55 AM PST
In reply to: Well..

Find some stick and read if it works for folk. I use amazon and its reviews and google of course.
Bob

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