Re: Starting Wireless Services
Thanks, Bob. By Power Management|Network Card Settings I assume you mean the
Wireless Adapter Settings in the Advanced Settings tab of the Control
Panel|System and Maintenance|Power Options|Edit Plan Settings, right? If so,
I already had it set to Maximum Performance for both On Battery and Plugged
in. If not, how do I get to it?
As for the Device Manager setting, the "Allow the computer to turn off this
device to save power" check box was checked. I unchecked it. I assume this is
what you meant. If not please let me know.
I'll give it a try and see how it behaves over the next few Resumes.
Thank you very much and please let me know if I misunderstood any of your
> On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 13:37:02 -0700, WJB <WJB@discussions.microsoft.com>
> >I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 with all current updates. Often when
> >I boot up or resume after a Hibernate, Windows does not connect to my
> >Wireless Router and I get the networking icon with the red "x". I then have
> >to right-click it and choose Connect to a Network, which allows me to type in
> >the network name and encryption pass-phrase. This doesn't happen all the time
> >and does not appear to be tied to anything in particular. Is it possible that
> >sometimes the attempt, for instance, to refresh an IE window is attempted
> >before the Wireless Services have started? If so, is there a way I can set
> >the order in which the services start/resume, and if so what should be the
> >order amongst the related services?
> Go into Power Management and set the NetWork Card settings to "max
> performance. The go into Device Manager and set the Network card to
> NOT allow it to be powered down. (If you need more specific
> instructions, ask).
> Try that for a couple days, report back.