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Windows 7: Win7 looses tick to auto-connect to wifi on bootup

26 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
Win7 looses tick to auto-connect to wifi on bootup


I have a new windows 7 laptop (home premuim x86). I can connect to my wifi as normal and set the connection to Auto connect when network is in range.

The problem is soon as i reboot the laptop it looses the setting so i have to go back into the settings for the wifi connection and re-tick the option to connect to the wifi automatically again. this happens everytime i restart the computer.

Any ideas greatly appreciated?



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26 Aug 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Hi David201, and welcome to SF. Please fill out your system specs in more detail (e.g., what model Lenovo).

Do you have a third party firewall? Do you have any third party apps that might interfere with the wireless nic? See if the wireless adapter has management tools / applications and, if so, disable them.
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26 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit

Removed FREE AVG Anti-Virus and also Free Wifi Control Software that came with laptop and not even noticed it was installed.

Rebooted and proble gone, so many thanks.

Added Avira AV and still works

thanks again for the advice
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26 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Glad to here you got everything sorted. It is always a good idea to look into what third-party software is installed on a new computer and remove anything you don't want.
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