why does my laptop contialy lose connection to wifi?
Asked: why does my laptop contialy lose connection to wifi?
i have a hp pavilion dv6 laptop and recently i have been having problems connecting to my wifi it will connect sometimes then it will lose connection i am using a asus RT n56u router and it works all my other devices perfectly i try rebooting the router and reseting it same problem i try reinstalling the wireless drivers on the laptop same problem i have given up and started using the bt home hub wifi tht my asus router runs off
btw not interested in anyone tht wants to correct my grammar
The asus is an excellent router – I have one. Here are some tips to solve your problem
You may be getting interference from neighbouring wireless signals.
1)Change the broadcast channel on the router to channel 11 or 2 steps higher or lower than the current. You can download netstumbler or inssider (google them) and they will display the broadcast channels of any neighbouring wifi networks
2)Turn off any baby alarms cordless phones wireless doorbells as these use the same 2.4Ghz frequency
3)Update the firmware of the router and drivers for your PC/laptop
4) Microsoft do an excellent article on improving your wifi signal
5) if after all of that you are no better you could disable the wifi in the HP and buy an ASUS Wifi dongle such as this
You may have tried this already, but I suggest moving your router away from any source of electrical interferance such as tv or cordless phone, and/or changing the output channel on your router, it may be getting interferance from a neighbors wifi or from other wifi devices in your household.
Failing that, maybe performing a hard reset / factory restore on the router and/or updating the firmware from the manufacturers website.
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