Windows 7 connection drops frequently for no reason

By arrivaltime
Apr 21, 2010
  1. Hi, I'm having this problem with my windows 7 OS Lenovo Ideapad Y450 laptop.
    when i try to connect to the internet at home, it connects and before i could go into the internet browser, it drops again. this continues to happen for many times until i couldnt do anything with it.
    what's the irony is that i have other laptops (vista OS) at home running with no problems , and when i am in school, my Lenovo laptop connects perfectly. no signs of dropping of connection at all.
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    get this free program called inSSIDer and run it on the laptop. Walk around your place and see where the drop it starts and ends. Then you need to buy a Repeater and place that in the dead drop zone. The repeater is 100% wireless no need for hard-wire cable from the router to it.

    In the meantime make sure your router is reset and also have the latest firmware for it.
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