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Paper Tape
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎07-18-2009
Location: US
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Thinkpad X301

Laptop is just over a year old.  I use it on wifi connections via router at two places I live.  Right now, I am at a remote area of western Ireland.  For the first time we have a broadband feed from a transmitter, local company installed receiver box on outside wall of house.  Installer connected a router ((Edimax) and my partner can use an iPad easily.  I connect only weakly via wifi; I can pull up my home page but every link from there on just loads and loads, never connects.  I have run a cable from the router's LAN port to my laptop and can get the broadband that way, but I want to connect the laptop wirelessly.  I've talked to a local tech and to my own tech in the US.  The local tech thinks that my wireless card might need updating but I doubt laptop is almost new.  I can have my US tech remote in but that will cost me.


Any thoughts on why I can't connect?

Microsoft MVP Contributor
Posts: 21,009
Registered: ‎12-19-2008
Location: Australia, Melbourne
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Re: Thinkpad X301

under the wireless card property page ( go into the device manager), make sure power saving feature is off, power output max and roaming aggressiveness minimal/lowest.




Jin Li

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