Reasons why a wireless connection keeps disconnecting on Windows® 7
Why does a wireless connection keep getting disconnected on Windows 7?
Suppose you have a laptop and other output devices wirelessly connected, sometimes you find this wireless connection disconnects frequently. There are many reasons for frequent wireless disconnections. If you have not installed drivers properly, you will face this problem. If you find your laptop is not functioning properly, find the reason. If it is due to the improper installation of drivers, then try to reinstall them. Sometimes a laptop cannot detect your driver. In such cases, you can find a solution by updating the driver and the procedures are simple. Click 'Start', go to 'Control Panel' and go to 'Hardware and Sound'. From this option select your hardware device and click it. You will get the option 'Drivers', double-click it. You will get the 'Update' option. Click it and restart your computer.
Causes of wireless connection frequently disconnecting on Windows 7 are given below:
- Improper installation of drivers
- Work overload
- Half open 7048 ports
Improper installation of drivers
One of the important causes of wireless disconnection is the improper installation of drivers or firmware. You may be facing Windows 7 wireless disconnections frequently, if you have not installed your drivers properly. If the laptop finds a driver missing, update it using the following steps. First you click 'Start' menu and open it. Click 'Control Panel' and go to 'Hardware and Sound'. From here you will get the driver you need and then you update it. If frequent disconnection is due to improperly installed firmware, go to its website and download it from there.
A wireless disconnection problem in Windows 7 can also be caused by work overload. If there is an overload of work on the network, you will face frequent disconnection problems on Windows 7. When you try more downloads including BitTorrent downloads, Rapid Share download, VPN download or Corporate download, your network will get jammed and you cannot access the wireless connection. Here, the problem occurs because there is no time-gap between one download and another. That is, if two many programs are trying to use a network, then Windows 7 cannot support a wireless connection.
The possible cause of a wireless disconnection can also include a half open connection in 7048 ports. You cannot easily detect this problem. After trying updating drivers and disabling security features, you will still not be able to cannot access a wireless connection. When you try to access the Internet, you may face this problem. If your Local Area Network (LAN) is working fine, check whether your 7048 ports are half open or not.
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