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Wireless Problem in HP EliteBook® 8440p
Troubleshooting wireless network connectivity issues in HP EliteBook 8440p
HP EliteBook 8440p is a 14-inch notebook embedded with various features for providing security, flexibility and greater performance for the business users. With the help of a long lasting battery, it is possible to get about 24 hours of battery life. HP Power Assistant will help you take control of the power on your EliteBook 8440p. It has various other attractive features like HP QuickLook 3 which helps the user to access contact information and e-mail within seconds. HP QuickWeb can access the Internet in seconds even if the notebook is not powered. The presence of optional HP fingerprint sensor will provide more protection to the data on the system. It is powered with the Intel i5 processor and supports Windows 7 and Windows XP operating systems. The wireless connectivity in EliteBook 8440p might fail due to router problems, driver issues, network card issues, incompatibility etc.
The following are the common problems that can come in wireless network in HP EliteBook 8440p and the tips to resolve the issues:
- Problem with router
- Update driver
- Network adapter
Problem with router
One of the common problems that could come with the wireless network is the problem with the router. There might be difficult to connect your system to network if the router is not placed in the correct position. You can try changing the position of the router. You need to make sure that the router is away from all other electronic equipments that emits radiations. Cordless telephone or mobile phones must be kept away from wireless router.
You have to make sure that drivers associated with the network devices of your system must be properly installed. You need to make sure that you have installed a compatible driver for your system. Driver compatibility plays an important role in establishing network connection. It is always recommended to update the driver frequently. The presence of outdated driver might cause certain wireless network problems.
If your system has an internal network card for establishing the network connection, you could replace it with a network adapter. Network adapter helps to give better performance than the network card. Network adapter has antenna associated with it to capture better signals. It is possible to upgrade the drivers of network adapter to get better performance. You need to make sure that you upgrade it from the manufacturer’s website.