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Theguru
Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎10-05-2012
Location: UK
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X220 - Wifi switches itself off after about a minute?!?!

Hi all, have a strange problem laptop works perfectly ok, but when i need to connect to wi-fi i switch it on and connect no problems but literelly after a minute the wi-fi switches itself off and the green wi-fi light goes out and i have to do fn+f5 to switch it back on?? is it faulty?? tried system update (and installed all, which i noticed there was a network card update)...any other tricks? 

Theguru
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Re: X220 - Wifi switches itself off after about a minute?!?!

 
ceb
WWAN
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Registered: ‎09-09-2012
Location: DC Metro area
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Re: X220 - Wifi switches itself off after about a minute?!?!

Try uninstalling the software, rebooting, then reinstalling. Is your BIOS up to date?

Theguru
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Re: X220 - Wifi switches itself off after about a minute?!?!

hi there, For some reason after the third re-install it works...thanks for the reply...

ceb
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Registered: ‎09-09-2012
Location: DC Metro area
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Re: X220 - Wifi switches itself off after about a minute?!?!

Bingo. It just needs a reboot in between

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