How to resolve issues if Microsoft® Windows® 7 Network Connection Drops
What are the reasons and solution if your Microsoft Windows 7 network connection drops?
Network is the collection of interconnected computers. There are several reasons for this network drop which includes hardware and software failures. Software problems could be incompatibility issues, outdated drivers and firmware etc. Hardware failure which leads to network drop includes failure of physical connection, failure of network card etc.
Wireless network drops could happen in Internet connection because of subscribing low quality connection. Another software related reason is the conflicts in installed software. While you get problems with conflicting software, uninstallation or disabling could solve the problem. You could also change the router settings to correct the network if the problem is with router. Simple troubleshooting step is the rebooting of the system and router. If you cannot fix the problem after rebooting try other steps.
The details mentioned below will give you an insight as to resolve issues if your Microsoft Windows 7 Network Connection Drops:
- Lose of Wireless Range
- Outdated Driver or Firmware
Malware cause harm to your system and network by changing the settings. Several harmful programs could change and spoil settings in your system which includes network settings too. if you feel the network drop in Microsoft Windows 7, you need to update the installed anti malware in your system and scan to detect and remove the malware.
Lose of Wireless Range
Wireless connection is used widely for networking. But to set a good connection without network drops you need to have network connection with good signal strength. Placing the router at correct place or setting a wireless antenna could solve the network problems due to weak signals. Another problem with the signal is the interference of other signals in range. Once you get interference problems you need to change channels of either of the device. Placing the router device farther away from the devices with electromagnetic waves is one of the solutions.
Network drivers the software of the network card. While you change the network card, you need to install the updated driver too. Firmware is the software part related to router. Over years of usage the firmware and driver can become obsolete. Upgrading the existing version of drivers and firmware or installing newer version can solve the problems related to driver and firmware. However, make sure that new software is compatible to your system and also the newer version to avoid the problems again.
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