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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Questions: Win10 Does not automatically reconnect to wifi after hibernation

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      • #518332 Reply
        Vincenzo
        AskWoody Lounger

        My kitchen laptop is an Asus that came with Win 7, now running Win 10 1803.

        When it comes out of hibernation, about 75% of the time it fails to reconnect to the wifi network. When I then select the usual network, (tell it automatically reconnect,) and then Connect it runs fine. Until it hibernates again overnight.

        When it sleeps, there is no problem, it automatically re-connects as expected.

        Any ideas?

        Thanks

      • #518862 Reply
        PKCano
        Da Boss

        Look in the Device Manager>Power Management and see if “Allow the computer to turn off device” is checked. You can also look under the Details tab.

        Also in the Control Panel>Power Options>Edit Plan Settings>Change advanced settings there is wireless adapter settings. (I think it’s still in Control Panel in 1803)

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        • #594866 Reply
          Vincenzo
          AskWoody Lounger

          Thanks for the suggestions.

          But “Allow the computer to turn off device” is not checked.

          Control Panel>Power Options>Edit Plan Settings>Change advanced settings – wireless adapter settings is already on Maximum Performance.

          Thanks

      • #623073 Reply
        Berton
        AskWoody_MVP

        Does the same happen if connected to the Router by an Ethernet cable?  Are there other Wi-Fi/Wireless Networks nearby [maybe Hibernation is trying to figure which to connect to]?

        Before you wonder "Am I doing things right," ask "Am I doing the right things?"
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      • #885966 Reply
        Vincenzo
        AskWoody Lounger

        I connected an ethernet cable and hibernated a few times, the wifi connection remained connected.

        Yes there are other wifi networks around, but it does not seem to be trying to decide.

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