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Windows 7: Keyboard shortcut to change the windows wireless network

03 Oct 2018   #1
rvsw

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
Keyboard shortcut to change the windows wireless network

Due to my medical condition, I have significant difficulty in using a mouse. I usually use the Windows keyboard speech recognition in order to upgrade to the Windows computer. However, I have not been able to find a way to change the wireless network with the use of the keyboard.

I looked around on the Internet and there are several responses, including some in this forum, on how to switch the Wi-Fi on and off. However, I could not find any discussion on how to change the network that the Wi-Fi is connected to after it has been switched on.

I'm usually connected to 2 networks and have to switch between them when there is a problem in the speed of one of them. So even if there is a customised way that will just allow me to toggle between 2 different networks, that will be good. I have looked around at the network and sharing Centre and all it does is to allow me to configure the two wireless networks. However, it does not allow me to disconnect from one and reconnect to the other.

Thank you for any inputs.


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05 Oct 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi rvsw,

I don't know if this is the sort of thing that you are talking about!
Press Win + B, this gets you into the notification area in the bottom right hand corner.
Use the right-arrow key to move along to the network icon and press Enter.
This will show the available networks.
Then change the network to the desired one.

I hope this helps!
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19 Oct 2018   #3
rvsw

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you. I did not know that there is a shortcut key to get into the notification area. That itself is a big thing for me thank you again. I have marked this as solved
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19 Oct 2018   #4
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi rvsw, you are very welcome. I am glad that I could help!
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