This bug couldn’t have come at a worse time.
What you need to know
- A Wi-Fi bug has been discovered in Chrome OS 80, impacting the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11.
- This bug causes the C340-11 to see a significantly weaker Wi-Fi signal than other devices, making it unable to connect to the router unless very close to the machine.
- The problem has been fixed in Chrome OS 81, which is now slated to push to Stable next Tuesday on April 7.
- If you need to fix the problem right now, your best bet is to hop onto the Beta channel.
I’ve been using and loving my Lenovo Chromebook C340-11 since it debuted last fall, but when Chrome 80 arrived at the beginning of the month, I began to notice something odd. My normally stable and dependable 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi began disconnecting from my Chromebook randomly, and I couldn’t see my 5Ghz network at all.
Turns out, I’m not the only one having issues: this is…