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Windows 7: windows 7 wont remember wireless password

25 Apr 2013   #11
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

did that once before but added again here. seems to detect it automatically so their nothing to add. if I go through the add steps, it makes 2 copies of the network.


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Control Panel > Network and Internet > Manage Wireless Networks. Try adding wireless network there

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25 Apr 2013   #12
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macgig View Post
did that once before but added again here. seems to detect it automatically so their nothing to add. if I go through the add steps, it makes 2 copies of the network.


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Control Panel > Network and Internet > Manage Wireless Networks. Try adding wireless network there

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View the properties. Is password listed there correct?
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25 Apr 2013   #13
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macgig View Post
did that once before but added again here. seems to detect it automatically so their nothing to add. if I go through the add steps, it makes 2 copies of the network.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Control Panel > Network and Internet > Manage Wireless Networks. Try adding wireless network there

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Delete your wireless name from the list. Now disconnect/connect wireless. Is it in the list again? Is password also listed?
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25 Apr 2013   #14
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

the password in properties is not the same as the one for my wireless.. I change it, log out, and it's set back to some password I guess windows is picking? which is not the password for the wireless
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25 Apr 2013   #15
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macgig View Post
the password in properties is not the same as the one for my wireless.. I change it, log out, and it's set back to some password I guess windows is picking? which is not the password for the wireless
Is it a total random password you see? Or is it a password of something else?
If you change it in dialogue and save it, close dialog and look again.... does it show the correct password?
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25 Apr 2013   #16
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

I guess its random, but it's not the correct wireless password. its says network security key but its not the password for my wireless. Im unable to change and save it wont let me.

under it is something called key index with numbers 1,2,3,4... not sure what that is either. 1 is selected.
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26 Apr 2013   #17
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macgig View Post
I guess its random, but it's not the correct wireless password. its says network security key but its not the password for my wireless. Im unable to change and save it wont let me.

under it is something called key index with numbers 1,2,3,4... not sure what that is either. 1 is selected.
Can you post a screenshot
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26 Apr 2013   #18
Kaktussoft

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  1. Please open search, type services.msc and scroll down to WLAN AutoConfig, stop it.
  2. Locate to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc\. Delete everything in this folder except profiles folder. Then, delete all in profiles folder except interfaces.
  3. Delete everything in the interfaces folder.
  4. Now reboot your system to test the issue again.

Are files being created in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc\profiles\interfaces folder now?
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26 Apr 2013   #19
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc

I don't have a c:ProgramData.
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26 Apr 2013   #20
Kaktussoft

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C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc

I don't have a c:ProgramData.
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show hidden and system protected files!! At least temporary
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