Wireless Problem in Lenovo® IdeaPad Y550
The common wireless problems in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550
Lenovo unveiled its latest model Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 which is a nice, mid-range multimedia machine with Intel 2 GHz Core2 Duo T4200 processor. It offers legendary Lenovo quality and durability. But sometimes this laptop series might encounter a serious problem with wireless Internet connection. At times download speeds drop down when you connect it via the wireless. It also faces problem when the wireless transmitter is plugged for booting the system. It might also lead to wireless connection problem once the Operating System is upgraded. The error might be due to several reasons. It could be due to incompatible device driver for your wireless network adapter and also because of low bandwidth. Wireless Internet trouble also might occur when the access point antenna is in a wrong direction.
The following are some common wireless issues in Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 along with the tips to resolve them:
- Connection issues
- Drop in wireless connection
- Problems with drivers
Sometimes, you might face network connection failure on your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 when you try to connect to the Internet. In such cases, you could solve the issue by just turning off the wireless router and then turning it on again. In case your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 has a wireless card with a USB wireless adapter or a wireless adapter, restart your system. By restarting your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550, you could reset all the settings and make it work like before.
Drop in wireless connection
You might experience a delay in connection when the system is connected to a wireless network in a certain area. First ensure that the Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 is placed close to the point of wireless transmission. If the distance between your laptop and the wireless router is large then there might be a drop in signal. Check if there is sufficient signal between the laptop and the router. If the signal strength is weak again, you might be facing a driver issue.
Drivers are programs that allow your Operating System to access all the internal as well as hardware accessories, like mouse, monitor, keyboard, speaker, and wireless adapter. You might face some problem in connecting to the Internet using wireless connection, due to faulty, incompatible, outdated or missing drivers too. The drivers for wireless networking on Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 need to be updated, to cope with the latest available wireless technology. Therefore, the user should update its computer with the latest drivers to avoid various issues related to incompatibility.