Wireless Network Problems in Lenovo® IdeaPad S10-3s Laptop
Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop includes Intel Atom N450 or Intel Atom N470 processor. The RAM can be upgraded to 2 GB DDR2 in the laptop. Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop features a hard disk capacity of and 320 GB which is sufficient for storing a large amount of personal files and documents. It also includes a 10.1-inch screen that provides a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, a 5-in-1 media card reader, 3G, Wi-Fi, LAN card, and more. Since your Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop supports Wi-Fi feature, you can easily use it for networking. But you may face various problems while using the wireless network connectivity option. The problems might be sometimes so severe that they affect the entire system. While using Wi-Fi and connecting to Internet, you may get many secured and unsecured signal choices. And also, the signal quality may get fluctuated or it will disconnect completely.
- Improper installation of driver
- Occurrence of fluctuated signals
- Tips to solve the problems
Improper installation of driver
For using a wireless facility, your Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop uses a network card or you can go for an external USB network adapter. USB network adapters usually have an antenna of their own to capture better signals. The network adapter in your Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop uses a driver to operate smoothly. And if these drivers are not installed properly, then the network card may not work properly. Hence, you may not able to work with your wireless network connection.
Occurrence of fluctuated signals
While using wireless network in Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop, your signal may go down or show very weak signal strength. These depend upon the location of the router. If there is any obstruction, then you may not get better signals. Wireless network problems can also occur in Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop, if there are some issues with the router.
Often connection may become very slow; to overcome that you can use a device called ‘Repeater’ for boosting wireless signals across greater distances. Often telephones, microwaves or other appliances may interfere with the wireless signals. So, try to keep wireless router away from these equipment. You can also update the wireless adapter software and drivers in Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s laptop. Make sure that the driver is properly installed and is compatible.