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Windows 7: Computer want to go wireless after waking up

02 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Computer want to go wireless after waking up

When this laptop I have wakes up after being asleep, sometimes it goes wireless using someone's network in my apartment complex.

It does this even though I don't have any kind of wireless router or anything. I have a straight hookup from the modem to the laptop using an ethernet cable.

Someone that knows computers but doesn't know about Windows 7 said to hit the F8 key that has an antenna above it to tell it not to go wireless. That might work but I have the laptop hooked up to a 24" external monitor and if I leave the lid open or open it back up while the computer is on, it won't go to the monitor. If that makes any sense.

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02 Jan 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Easiest would be to disable the wireless adapter in Device Manager. If you want to take it a step further and the adapter is in a card slot, you can remove it completely.
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 Computer want to go wireless after waking up

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