need help with an Acer Travelmate C110 wireless

I have an Acer Travelmate C110 with built in wireless.  On my home network, the tablet will stay connected to my WAP for a few minutes and then the connection drops for no real reason.  I do a Repair on the connection and it will reconnect then die again 5-10 minutes later.  I finally figured out that if I do a Repair and get it connected again, then tell Windows to not do my wireless connections (that little check box under Wireless network setup), the connection never drops and will stay active for hours with no problems.   Basically when I turn the computer on I have to enable wireless on windows to establish the connection to my WAP then turn it right back off to keep the connection alive. I have tried updating drivers for the card and firmware for the WAP and this didn' t seem to help at all.

Any thoughts on why this happens??

For what its worth my WAP is a basic Linksys 54G
bwoodenAsked:
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bagged2dragCommented:
Try disabling the windows wireless zero configuration and use the software that came with the wireless device. You can do this by right clicking my computer, go to manage, and then click on the services button. Try and see if that helps.
bwoodenAuthor Commented:
Well unfortunately Acer didn't include any wireless software with my tablet, i think they just assumed everyone would use the windows zero configuration services.   Are there any third party generic wireless programs available anywhere?
rindiCommented:
Right click the adapter and make sure you have disabled any powersaving options.

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bwoodenAuthor Commented:
I was looking through the information tabs for this device and noticed a button labled "Intel Adapter Manager" and when I clicked it I got an error message.  I am guessing my problem might be related to this somehow.  I am going to research this and figure out how to fix it and I will update this thread accordingly.  

Thanks for the info so far ...
bwoodenAuthor Commented:
After doing some more research, I got the Intel drivers and software updated and working properly for this wireless adapter.  After messing with the power saver settings, it seems to be working better now.  I am going to give points to Rindi for getting me on the right track.

Thanks
rindiCommented:
Thanks too.
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