Tablet PC - Why Is The Wireless Connection Not Connecting After Resuming From Sleep Or Hibernation?

Last Update date : 2014.10.10

Power Saving Mode


When coming out of sleep or hibernation, your wireless network connection might not reconnect if the power options on your wireless adapter are set to a power-saving mode. To check or change your current power options, follow these steps:

Changing the Power Adapter Properties


To change the adapter power properties, follow these steps:


1. Click Start, type "Network Connections" in the Search box, and then press Enter.

2. On the Network Connections window, right click the Wireless Network Connection, and then select "Properties".

3. On the Properties dialog click the "Configure" button.

4. On the Adapter Properties dialog, select the "Power Management" tab, and then uncheck "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" option.

5. Click the "OK" button to save and close the Adapter Properties dialog.

Changing the Power Saving Mode


To change the power saving mode, follow these steps:


1. Click Start, Control Panel, System and Security, and then select "Power Options".

2. Next to your currently selected power plan, click "Change plan settings", and then "Change advanced power settings".

3. Click (+) to expand the "Wireless Adapter Settings" section, and then click (+) to expand the Power Saving Mode section.

4. If the setting is currently anything other than "Maximum Performance," click it and then select "Maximum Performance".

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