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Why doesn't Vista save network settings?

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I have a wireless modem/router.  My Vista laptop sees it and adds that network.  I save it from there.  However, I'll reboot and notice there isn't a connection.  I have to find the wireless network and add it again.  Periodically it is lost anyways.  I always save the network but it seems to forget for some reason.  Any ideas why it keeps forgetting the network?
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by:joinaunion
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Do you have it set to automaticaly log onto that connection?You have to open the properties of the wireless connection there should be a area where you put a checkmark in to automaticaly connect to this connection.
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by:brettr
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yep.
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by:joinaunion
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You can try this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928233
Can you please tell us your router type model #
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by:PUNKY
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Did you try to run OpenManage in windows environment? Try boot system with OpenManage.
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What is OpenManage?
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by:PUNKY
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Oop, sorry I posted wrong thread ... :o)
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@joinaunion

Not sure what the advantage is of that link.  I do have my router set to not broadcast the SSID.  My network shows up as "unnamed network" when looking for it at the laptop.

The router is a Motorola SBG900.
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