Wireless Problem in Lenovo® ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15
Ways to Tackle Wireless Problem in Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15 comes with various options for
wireless communication which include Qualcom Gobi-2000 Wireless WAN card, ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express, Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000, and Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate. System is preinstalled with Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit Operating System. Many issues would cause wireless connection problems in your system. Those include damage in wireless card, corrupted driver software, improper installation, malware infection and improper configuration. Wi-Fi signals could reach 30 m or more but any obstruction like wall could weaken the signal and also it requires a central device normally called access points. Any problem in access point will cause trouble to access network connection.
Some of the common problems that could come in wireless network of Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15 and their resolving tips are described below:
- Wireless Network Detection Failure
- Consistent loss of Internet connection
- No Connectivity Error
Wireless Network Detection Failure
Even though your network connection settings are alright and WAN card is working properly, it might happen that your system could not detect any wireless network. Lenovo laptop comes with preinstalled Lenovo Readycomm software. This is a network management package. Sometimes it might be interfering with driver for network adapter. So you need to uninstall the Lenovo Readycomm and reinstall the Wi-Fi adapter drivers.
Consistent loss of Internet connection
Sometimes it might happen that when you connect to wireless network, you would not get the Internet connection uninterruptedly. It would lose connection consistently. If you try to disable and again enable the connection, it would work. But still problem would be there. To resolve this you should go to 'Device manger' on the 'Control panel' and take the properties of your wireless card and uncheck the option 'allow Windows to power down card for power saving purposes'.
If your wireless access point has any damage because of any malware infection or corrupted driver software, it would not allow you to access Internet. It shows 'No connectivity' error. To resolve this problem you need to uninstall the wireless card driver software and scan your system to remove all the threats. Then reinstall the driver software and update it.