X200 thinkpad tablet -- wireless adapter keeps turning off

Hi all,


I have an X200 Tablet--brand new. The wireless however, keeps turning itself off. I keep having to press fn -> f5 and turn it back on. I thought it might be turning off due to a power setting so set 'Wireless adapter settings, power saving mode' to 'maximum performance' in lenovo's power manager. I also have unticked 'allow the computer to turn off this device to save power' in the wireless adapters properties -> config. Neither of these have helped, does anyone have an suggestions?



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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you are using Access Connections (or it is installed), you have to set the power settings to Maximum Peformance there as well. Access Connections -> Locations -> Edit Profile -> Wireless Tab -> Advanced (it can vary a bit depending on AC version, but the setting is there). ..> Thinkpads_User
I would try this updated driver from Lenovo.
snafumasterDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
Go to...
  • Control Panel>Network and Internet>Network Connections
  • Right click the wireless network connection and select properties.
  • Click the Configure button
  • Go to the Power Management tab
  • Unselect (remove check mark) from "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".
That should take care of it.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The asker already did this according to the first post. There are 3 places to set power for the Wireless NIC in a Lenovo Thinkpad.   ... Thinkpads_User
snafumasterDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
sheesh...don't know how I issed that.
James_h1023Author Commented:
Apoologies for delay, I have been out of Internet access. I shall give these a go.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you. ... Thinkpads_User
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