Acer laptop - Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting!

December 2016


My Acer Aspire One ZG5 keep losing the Wi-Fi connection. The laptop disconnects from the internet and the wireless network icon tray icon disappears!


You need to turn off the power save mode of the network adapter. The procedure is a follows:
  • Cick "Start"
  • Click "Control Panel"
  • Click "Classic View"
  • Double-click on "System"
  • Select "Hardware" tab
  • Click "Device Manager" button
  • Click "+" to left of "Network Adapters"
  • Double-click on "Atheros xxxxxxx."
  • Click "Advanced" tab
  • Select "Power Save Mode"
  • Select "Off"
  • Select "OK"

Thanks to Brian for this tip.

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