Fix: WiFi Disconnects Frequently on Windows 8

Some Windows 8 users often complain about the problem with WiFi frequently disconnecting on their computers. If you are having the same problem, Not to worry, Read the steps below to solve this issue.

How to Fix WiFi frequently disconnecting Problem on Windows 8:

Go to Control Panel => Hardware and Sound => Power Options (Click Windows button and type Power Options for quick navigation.)

Select the plan you need to modify. Ex. Balanced or Power Saver

Power Options on Windows 8

Click on Change Plan Setting for that plan.

Then click Change Advanced Power Settings and a new window will open.

There, Scroll down to Wireless Adapter Settings and expand it, and then expand Power Saving Mode.

Select Maximum Performance for both Battery and Plugged in settings.

Advanced Power Options on Windows 8


Now, Go to Control Panel => Network and Internet => Network and Sharing Center


Click on your network connection, the blue label. Ex. Wi-Fi 2 on the image above. It will open a WiFi status box. Select Properties, Then in the new window, Select Configure and Go to Power Management tab on the new window.


There, Uncheck the box “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” and click OK.

Now, Restart your computer for changes to take effect and see if your WiFi issue has resolved.

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