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  • Registered: ‎12-16-2009
  • Location: Israel
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R61i Type 8932-9ZG running Vista: Wireless Network adapter becomes unusable

2009-12-16, 8:19 AM


im having a very frustrating issue with the built-in wirless network adapter.


after starting up everything works ok and the wireless connection connects to my local wireless network.

once every few hours it suddenly shows an error on the connection icon in the  right bottom corner (local area connection only, unable to connect to the internet )


nothing i do from that point solves the problem:


i tried the following:

1. disable and enable the wireless adpater from vista or the Thinkvantage software.

2. turn Off\On the wireless switch infront.

3. disconnect and reconnect to another network.

4. restart wirless related services.


the only thing i can do is restart the computer to fix the issue.


im thinking it might be some kind of a hardware failure.but there is no other indication or related symptom of when this happens.

could it be related to a fan issue i have been having lately ?


Please help







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