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How to stop wireless detection from laptops with built-in wireless cards when clients are offsite

haal33
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Company A has several employees with built in wireless cards on all laptops
Several employees travel offsite and are automatically connecting to wireless open networks without knowing.

How do I stop all laptops for company A from connecting or being prompt to open wireless networks while offsite?

Do I disable the built-in wireless NIC?
Do I set a local policy or Admin privs...

Please help!
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Hey haal33,

  Sounds like the laptops are running Windows XP but correct me if I am wrong.
Check to see if it is set to Automatically connect to Automatically connect to Available Networks
and in the Advanced tab the Automatically connect to Non-preferred networks.

This link will give you the info on setting up preferred networks.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/howto/networking/autoconfig.asp

Good Luck.
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Sorry for the delay due to a temp. leave of Absense....You get the points

Thanks haal33 glad to help.
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