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WIFI loading time and loosing connection

Discussion in 'Networking' started by smartierob, May 12, 2015.

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  1. smartierob

    smartierob Thread Starter

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    I'm running windows 8.1 on a HP computer.

    When trying to connect to any WIFI network, my computer has a hard time finding the network i'm looking for, but eventually after a few minutes it does find the network. Than I enter the password and press connect and it doen't connect most of the times: "cannot connect to the network". But sometimes it does work for some reason. It's pretty random! Usually it takes me between 5 - 15 minutes to connect to the internet. The frustrating thing is that I know it will work in the end but I don't know when it will work. With my mobile phone I can connect to all the networks I want instantaneously.

    I need some help. I have no idea why it takes my computer so long to find the network and to connect with them.

    Thank you so much
     
  2. TerryNet

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    First, make sure you have the latest wireless driver from HP's web site (assuming that you are using an integrated adapter).
     
  3. LaptopNomad

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    Try deleting the WIFI network profile in your WIFI connection manager.
    Then reconnect again and enter WIFI key.
     
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