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#1 edobigmack


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Posted 14 January 2008 - 10:09 AM

Every time I start / restart XP, I have to get onto my wireless network by: 1. Rt clicking on my wireless network status icon. 2. View wireless networks. 3. Change advanced settings. 4. Click on wireless networks. 5 AND check the “use windows to configure my wireless network settings” box!!!!
How can I keep this box checked at all times?

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#2 nigglesnush85


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Posted 14 January 2008 - 12:31 PM


I think what you are trying to do is make your network at the top of the list so it connects automatically. on the wireless settings page, double click on the one you want to connect to and set it to connect automatically.


#3 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 04:30 PM

Some computers, Gateway and Dell Laptops for instance, use a different piece of software to control the wireless connections. If this is true in your case, you will have to disable this extra software, or at least tell it that you want Windows to manage your wireless network connections.

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#4 edobigmack

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Posted 16 January 2008 - 10:53 AM

I'm using a thinkpad with a home version LynkSys wireless router.
Att Yahoo is my ISP.
Everytime I start/ restart my TP ...in order to get onto my wireless I have to open / view wireless connections.
I always get the following message...
Windows cannot configure this wireless connection.
If you have enabled another program to configure this wireless connection, use that software.
If you want to use Windows to configure this wireless connection, click “change advanced settings”, click wireless networks tab, and then select the check box labeled “use Windows to configure my wireless network settings”.
Every time I have to select the box.
How do I set up that the box is ALWAYS checked (by default?)

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