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Hi guys.. I just bought a sony vaio with vista 64bit and i have encountered a problem with regards to wifi..

I set up the connection as usual, but to my horror, whenever i on my laptop, it can't connect to the internet automatically.. It will show limited connectivity or unidentified network.. I need to disconnect it, manually connect it to the internet..

Sometime when left on idle or halfway on internet, the connection will drop out as well.. However, i have no such problem with the compaq laptop of mine.. It will auto connect to wifi..

I read quite a number of post but i do not know how to solve it still.. I dunno much of the technical terms..

So hope can get some help from you guys here.. Thanks in advance :) :) :)

Edited by mint_hippo, 15 June 2009 - 08:34 AM.

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Hey mint_hippo; welcome to G2G :)

This issue can some times be caused by IPv6; try disabling IPv6 and see if the issue persists.

Step 1 - Disable IPv6:
  • Select Start
  • In the Start Search field type ncpa.cpl and press the Enter key on your keyboard.
  • In the new window, right-click on your Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.
  • In the This connection uses the following items section, remove the tick beside (i.e. disable) Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and then press OK.
Please let us know if the issue still occurs and we'll look at other possible causes.

- Dan
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Hihi.. :) :) :)

Didn't know of such a nice forum till todae.. Will be another forums beside hardwarezone that i will be visiting.. =D

Yeap.. I tried this alternative already since one of the other thread say it works.. But it does seems to be the case of me.. :)

By the way, my compaq notebook with vista 32 bits has IPv6 on also, but it works fine, auto connect to wifi whenever i turn it on..

So i reckon where does the problem lies with.. I have mcafee anti-virus installed.. Will that be the prob?

Edited by mint_hippo, 16 June 2009 - 08:47 PM.

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