Networking Issues in Toshiba® Satellite M500
Are you aware about Networking Issues in Toshiba Satellite M500?
Toshiba Satellite M500 comprises of Wi-Fi Wireless networking (802.11b/g/n) and 10/100 Ethernet LAN. Toshiba Satellite M500 is installed with Windows 7 64 bit Operating System. The system can support both wired networking and wireless networking. Problems arise in both kinds of connections. If you are choosing wired networking, cable can break down, or your modem can crash suddenly. Wireless connectivity mainly suffers from low signal problems and causes malfunctions in access point. The Windows 7 Operating System errors also cause some networking issues. Sometimes improper Windows firewall settings might hamper accessing the Internet.
Some of the different network issues that can come in Toshiba Satellite M500 and their resolving tips are described below:
- Driver Incompatibility
- Low Signal Strength
- No Connectivity Problem
You should make sure that you have installed the proper device driver for your wireless network adapter. Otherwise it would give rise to many problems that might cause your network adapter to stop functioning. Device driver must be compatible to your Operating System also. You need to check the specifications available with your Toshiba Satellite M500 and reinstall the new compatible version of the wireless device driver.
Low Signal Strength
There are a number of factors that affect the signal of your access points which will degrade the network performance of your system. Any other appliances that work on the same frequency as that of your wireless network can cause interference. So try to keep other appliances such as microwave, codeless phone away from your systems access points. This interference will weaken signals in Toshiba Satellite M500. If any such problem arises, you just disable the wireless connection and enable it after some time.
Sometimes it would happen that when you try to connect to the Internet on Windows 7 Operating System, it would show limited or no connectivity error. It might be due to the configuration problem of the wireless network settings in your Toshiba Satellite M500. There is also the probability of some malware your damaging your system’s network settings and access points. To resolve this you can scan the system and remove viruses using anti-virus. Also reset network settings of the system.