Laptop randomly loses its wireless network connection while the connection management utility reports no wireless networks found. This issue can also be seen in the Microsoft Windows* System Event log in the form of numerous 500x events with the wireless driver as the source.
This issue impacts Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 13.0.x and 13.1.x releases specific to the Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection.
Beginning with Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software version 188.8.131.52, this issue is resolved. Upgrade your software to resolve this issue.
An adapter internal error related to power management has occurred. This problem only occurs when some level of adapter power savings mode is enabled.
A workaround for the affected releases is to disable all adapter power savings modes. You can do this by selecting the lowest power management setting, which enables the maximum wireless network performance.
Resolving Wi-Fi network connection issues
| Windows Vista*, Windows 7*, Windows XP*
This applies to: