USB Wireless Adapter Disconnecting Unable to Reach Domain for Login

Posted on 2007-08-01
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Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I have a USB wireless network adapter by "Ativa" plugged in to a networked PC within a domain.  I have configured the adapter to work under one user's login, however, after they log off the next person can not login because the domain is not available.  How can I setup this PC to continually keep a connection up to the wireless cisco AP?  Does this issue involve USB ports powering down?
Question by:Derek_Indianapolis
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is this a laptop?

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No this is a desktop computer running windows XP SP2.
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kevin_uk05 earned 2000 total points
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I have seen some adapters disconnect when a user logs off a workstation. I would configure Windows to manage you wireless connections. This will prevent this.
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I will configure to let windows manage the wireless connections first thing tomorrow to see if that works... however, I believe that option is currently selected.
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Let us know how you go on

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Thanks.  Looks to be working now

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