For dropping of wireless connection Check your wireless power settings:
Try to change your wifi router channel --> see tutorial
If switching the router channel didn’t work, you can try these other tips to help prevent your wireless connection from dropping.
First, see if your computer is managing your wireless card’s power. It may be instructed to shut off your wireless connectivity after a certain amount of idle time goes by. If you have system specific utilities, such as Dell’s Quickset, make sure that the wireless power management isn’t set to shut off the card if your computer is idle for a certain period of time. Second you’ll want to check the settings on your wireless card via your device manager. In Windows XP:
- Right-click on “My Computer” and select “Properties”
- Select “Hardware” and click on “Device Manager”
- Find your wireless card under “Network adapters” and double-click it.
- Verify that there aren’t any auto power management settings enabled that might be shutting your card down prematurely.
Please read this wired and wireless network problem in mean time.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run the Network troubleshooter.
Step 2: Update the network driver.
Follow the steps provided below.
a) Click on start button.
b) In the search box type devmgmt.msc and then press enter.
c) Select the network card device and right click on it
d) Now select properties
e) In the properties window, under Driver tab, click on Update Driver button.
After the installing the updates restart the computer.
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Step 3: Try resetting the TCP/IP stack.
To reset the TCP/IP stack go to this article and either click on "Fix it for me" or follow the instructions to fix it yourself: