no internet access with power unplugged dilemma

By sinister1
Jun 16, 2005
  1. Hey guys. I'm new to the board. Hopefully someone can shed some answers or insight to why a user (laptop user) can't access the internet (via office wireless) if their power cable isn't plugged in. however, internet will work with lan cable if its unplugged from the power cable??? wth is going on?
    thanks for anyone that can help.
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    You will probably find that it wont connect to save battery power, in either your bios or winows power saving options you will probably find something to do with it that you can turn on or off.
  3. sinister1

    sinister1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i checked the power saving and bios options and there is nothing that i can find that would cause it to happen. any other suggestions? i'm trying to replicate the issue here at the home office but i can't get it to happen on my laptop. I am wondering if its an Access Point problem/setting.
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