Network Issues in HP TouchSmart® tm2t
What are the different network issues that can come in HP TouchSmart tm2t?
HP TouchSmart tm2t is known for its advanced performances and excellent features. But sometimes, you might face loss of wireless connection. Most of the time, this problem does not depend on the performance of the computer but other factors. Fortunately, the connectivity problems can be easy resolved. Fixing the problem may last only a few minutes and the repair process is not very difficult, at all.
Following are the guidelines to repair network issues in HP TouchSmart tm2t:
- Problems caused by the router
- Frequency problems
- Faulty wireless card
Problems caused by the router
The first thing you have to check if you are confronting issues with wireless connection is to make sure that your laptop is not very far from the wireless router. Check if your signal is good. To check the status of your connection, click on the icon from your laptop taskbar and check the signal strength. Your signal must be good otherwise you may confront with an intermittent connection.
Whether you have a wireless phone that operates on 2.4GHz frequency you may lose network connectivity when you place a call or when you receive one. Wireless phones interfere with wireless router of the laptop because both use 2-4 GHz frequency. If this is the case, turn the router and then to turn it on again. To get rid of connectivity problem upgrade the wireless phone to a frequency of 5.8GHz or change your wireless phone with a corded one. Another solution is to opt for a wired Internet connection.
If the previous solution hasn’t helped you to resolve the problem then you have to check the status of your wireless card. Use another laptop that uses a wireless card. Check if it is able to connect to the Internet. Make sure that the wireless connection settings of this laptop are compatible with your laptop wireless card settings. If this laptop has connectivity, reconfigure the settings of your wireless card. If this doesn’t help at all you have to go replace your wireless card with a new one.
If the other laptop has not connectivity, too, you must reset the router original defaults. If this doesn’t resolve the problem it means that the router is damaged. In this case you must buy another router or opt for a wired Internet connection.