Been having problems every couple days or so where my network device just stops working. It happened in the past, but seems to be more frequent now.
I have a Pci-E Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 in my Desktop, running Windows 8.1
Attaching a diagnostic file.
When the device fails, I am unable to see any networks available. If I try to disable the device in device manager, it never disables. I have to restart windows. Oddly, Windows is unable to shut down completely when this happens, and I have to power button override to restart.
We understand you have an http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7260-bluetooth-deskto... Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop that has been crashing with increasing frequency.
When you experience these failures do you see any type of error messages or error codes in device manager?
Normally these type of issues will be related to hardware issues. To troubleshoot, we can suggest the following:
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