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Windows 7: Two networks available, laptop always automatically picks wrong one.

21 Oct 2011   #1
CaitsithVII

Windows 7
 
 
Two networks available, laptop always automatically picks wrong one.

There are two networks that I am able to access: guest and membership. Various sites owned by my employer will not allow me to access them if I am using guest. I know I can manually change the network but I would really appreciate it if my laptop would just automatically select the membership network.

Thanks in advance!


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21 Oct 2011   #2
mak74

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

Click network icon at the "taskbar", click "Open network and Charing Center", then "Manage wireless networks", right click on "membership network" > "Properties", then check "connect automaticatlly when this network is in range".
Don't forget to uncheck "guest network" automatical connection.
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23 Nov 2011   #3
EndpointWatcher

Win7
 
 
Auto selection of the correct WiFi Network

A colleague of mine is using a software download called AirStop Wireless. It forces connection to the selected Wifi network -- Membership in your case -- and prevents unintended connection to other networks -- ie Guest. Good Luck!
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