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Default Losing Wireless Connection in Windows 7 When Computer Goes To Sleep

Hello everyone, I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. I have a HP 802.11b/g Wireless Netwatk Adapter and am using a Netgear WGR614v7 router. When my computer goes into sleep mode I lose wireless connection. The light on the router turns yellow. When I wake the computer the light goes green and everything is fine. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance for the help!!!
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Old January 16th, 2010, 07:33 AM
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Hello everyone, I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. I have a HP 802.11b/g Wireless Netwatk Adapter and am using a Netgear WGR614v7 router. When my computer goes into sleep mode I lose wireless connection. The light on the router turns yellow. When I wake the computer the light goes green and everything is fine. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance for the help!!!
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disable power saving mode for the wireless adapter
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Thanks for the response. How do I do that??
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Thanks for the response. How do I do that??
wireless adapter utility in the pc side...
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Default Re: Losing Wireless Connection in Windows 7 When Computer Goes To Sleep

How do I access the wireless adapter utility?
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How do I access the wireless adapter utility?
look at network adapter properties or power/saving in control panel
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Default Re: Losing Wireless Connection in Windows 7 When Computer Goes To Sleep

There is no option to disable it
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There is no option to disable it
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Default Re: Losing Wireless Connection in Windows 7 When Computer Goes To Sleep

First off thanks for the help its very much appreciated. I clicked the link you posted and it doesn't say anything about the the wireless adapter settings. O did go into the Advanced options in Power Control and changed the Power Savings mode to Low Power Saving but there is no option there to disable it.
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Low Power Saving is the opposite of what you want, the device needs to be set to run at full power which is the equivalent of 'disabling' low power mode.
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