I'm having frequent WiFi disconnects on my
Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch laptop.
I got this laptop 2 months back and it has been happening ever since about 3-5 times a day and 10 times a week on average. I've Frontier Fios internet. Power connected or not does not matter.
Once I get disconnected, I try below to connect again in that order:
- turn Airplane mode on and off,
- troubleshoot network problems windows troubleshooter),
- restart the laptop
I'd find that the WiFi adapter would get disabled and sometimes windows troubleshooting would help but more than often I'd end up restarting the laptop.
A week back, I upgraded my wifi network adapter drivers (now
Intel, version 126.96.36.199, 10/3/2012). I still get disconnected frequently but turning Airplane mode on and off gets me connected again. So the driver update did help.
Windows 8 is updated.
None of the other devices (nexus, iphone phones, nexus7, ipad tablets) would have wifi issues when my laptop would get disconnected.
Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6205 (WiFi network adapter) Microsoft Windows 8 Pro Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200] x64-based PC LENOVO System Model: 3443CTO X1 Carbon Touch
I recently noticed this log message When I got disconnected in event viewer:
Your computer was not assigned an address from the network (by the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0x[XXXXXXXXXXXX]. The following error occurred: 0x79. Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.