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Wireless Troubleshooting (Windows)


Sometimes users still encounter issues with connecting to the network even after completing the onboard process. Should you still be experiencing network difficulties following your arrival to the College of Wooster network, try some of these easy troubleshooting steps to find the right fix for you!

Method 1: Change your Wifi Power Adapter’s Setting

  1. Access your Networks Pane.
  2. Click on the link at the bottom to navigate to your Network and Sharing Center.  
  3. Navigate to Change Adapter Settings.  
  4. Right-click on your Wifi adapter.   
  5. Select Properties from the drop-down context menu.
  6. In Wifi Properties, click on the “Configure” button. 
  7. In the new window, navigate to the Power Management tab and check if the setting “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” is checked.
  8. If it is, uncheck this option and press OK
  9. Close out of network settings and restart your machine. You should be able to connect to the Wifi with less interruptions now.

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