Windows® 7 Wireless Restart Issues
What are the issues that might occur upon restart related to the Windows 7 wireless service?
Windows 7 system comes with a good support to wireless connectivity. It is possible to get some issues with the wireless service like not connecting to Internet or frequent drop-downs etc. You need to just unplug the router and modem and then re-plug it to get the wireless service issue fixed. But, it is possible to get some issues upon restart related to the Windows 7 wireless service. The wireless service may get unable to connect after it has been restarted at once. It may get frequent drops after the restart and may get some slowdowns also. These issues can occur due to a number of reasons. It can come due to issues with the router firmware or driver. The issue can also occur as a result of wireless service getting unable to identify the IP address.
Here are some tips to fix the issues that might occur during restart in Windows 7 wireless service:
- Upgrade router firmware
- Upgrade NIC driver
- Configure the connection
Upgrade router firmware
You can try upgrading the router firmware to fix the issues upon restart related to the Windows 7 wireless service. To do this, you need to open the web browser and then navigate to the router page. You need to then enter the router model number in specified columns and press the 'Enter' key. Next step is to click the 'Get Downloads' option. You need to then select the version of the wireless router. Next step is to save and then download the firmware files and extract the firmware files to desktop. You need to then login in LAN and select recently downloaded firmware file. Finally, click the 'Upgrade' button and get it upgraded.
Upgrade NIC driver
You can try updating the NIC driver to fix the issues upon restart related to the Windows 7 wireless service. This can be done by installing the updates from websites. If it does not fix the issue, you need to upgrade the drive. To do this, you need to access the websites which offer driver downloads for the system. In the website, enter the model number of the NIC driver and search for upgrade. You need to then click the 'Upgrade' option and get the driver upgraded to a new one. This will fix the restart related issue in Windows wireless service.
You can attempt configuring the connection to obtain an IP address automatically to fix the issues upon restart related to the Windows 7 wireless service. To do this, you need to access the 'Start' menu of the system and type ”˜NCPA.CPL”™. You need to then right-click the network connection and click the ”˜Properties”™ option. Select the 'Internet Protocol Version 6' and select 'Properties'. You can then check the 'Obtain an IP address automatically' and 'Obtain DNS server address automatically' option. Finally, click the 'OK' button and restart the system to see the issue fixed.
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