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    Default HELP!! Problems with wifi after installing Windows 8

    Hi everyone,

    I have just completed a fresh install of Windows 8 on my laptop (a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge, E450/3254/AP7) however I am having an unusual issue with the wifi. The wifi is connected however it continuously drops in and out (down to 0 kbps and back up again) every 5 seconds meaning that the internet is practically useless.

    Some details - I haven't yet been able to download and install any new drivers from Lenovo for Windows 8 (due to the problem) however now I am at work I will be downloading the relevant drivers to install when I get home. I also applied the Windows 8 Bitdefender antivirus package to my laptop immediately after installing Windows 8 - I am unsure if this might also be affecting my wifi? I tried turning off the Bitdefender firewall and it didn't change or improve anything.

    Does anyone have any idea what this might be and how I can fix it? I am really enjoying Windows 8 and this problem is driving me mental!!

    Thanks in advance

    - K

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    Default Re: HELP!! Problems with wifi after installing Windows 8

    Hi Kally,

    Have you tested on other computer or mobile phone? If this issue also happen on other computer, that is your wifi issue. Then you need check your wifi adapter.

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    Default Re: HELP!! Problems with wifi after installing Windows 8


    Yes we've tested the wifi/internet on other machines (another laptop and a tower PC) in the house and it's fine - it's only my laptop and since I installed Windows 8 that this has started happening.

    - K

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