Solved

Dell laptop, when wake up from sleep or hibernate no wireless connection

Posted on 2013-05-31
3
608 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
Every time this laptop goes to sleep or hibernates and comes back on the wireless connection doesn't connect. I have adjusted the power options for maximum performance and also double checked the advanced settings to make sure it wont go off.
I am going to make sure the wireless drivers are all up to date. It is a windows 7 and has all the recommended updates and looked at the optional and no network driver.
0
Comment
Question by:calitech
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
tailoreddigital earned 500 total points
ID: 39211533
Step 1: Click on Start and go to Control Panel. In the Control Panel, Click on Small Icons to VIEW.

Step 2: Find Network and Sharing Center and open it.

Step 3: On the left side, you will see an option that says "Change adapter settings". Open it

Step 4: You will two connections there, local and wireless. Right Click on WIRELESS one and select properties.

Step 5: Now Click on CONFIGURE.

Step 6: You will see 5 tabs, click on the last one that says "power management"

Step 7: Now simply UNCHECK the first box that says "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power"

Thats it, you are done. NOW you can do whatever you want, put it to sleep, stand by, hibernate ... and yea you wont have a problem anymore :)



I pulled this out of this thread,
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itpronetworking/thread/b1b485f8-9bb0-4b74-852b-a67deea86612/
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:calitech
ID: 39211548
Perfect! I haven't tested yet but that looks like that is the key.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:tailoreddigital
ID: 39211618
From the thread i posted, it looks like you are one of many.
0

Featured Post

The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For many of us, the  holiday season kindles the natural urge to give back to our friends, family members and communities. While it's easy for friends to notice the impact of such deeds, understanding the contributions of businesses and enterprises i…
WARNING:   If you follow the instructions here, you will wipe out your VTP and VLAN configurations.  Make sure you have backed up your switch!!! I recently had some issues with a few low-end Cisco routers (RV325) and I opened a case with Cisco TA…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month6 days, 19 hours left to enroll

623 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question