Acer laptop - Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting!

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Issue


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!

Solution


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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