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drmanno
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any time i wake up my laptop from standby/hibernations, i fail to reconnect to my wifi. i click on repair but windows fail to do it. inevitably i reboot. i've winxp home sp2 on vaio with 1gig mem, 100gig hd. please help. thanks.
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Bradley FoxLAN/WAN Systems Administrator
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Make sure your WiFi card is ACPI compliant.  ACPI power features may have to be enabled for the card in Device Manager.

Update WiFi drivers too.  There may have been a windows patch that broke the drivers.

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i've a built-in wifi and don't know how to configure acpi feature for that. drivers are updated.
Bradley FoxLAN/WAN Systems Administrator
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What is the make/model of the laptop?

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sony vaio vgn-fj
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Will it reconnect after waking up from sleep if you disable and re-enable the card?

Most laptops have a hotkey sequence (usually Function (Fn) + one of the F keys.) to disable/enable the radio

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no. the unit has an off/on switch but has no effect after wakeup.
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