Trying to force a laptop to connect to a network w/o a prompt

Posted on 2011-04-25
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
A client's Dell Latitude won't automatically connect to the office network.  The network settings on his wireless card are shown below.  Are there any other settings that tell Windows 7, "Connect to this network without prompting me!"
Question by:jdana

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Michael earned 800 total points
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Have you tried removing the wireless setting and starting over again? This should prompt you to automatically connect to the WAP. If that doesn't fix it, you may have to move the SSID up so that it tries that before any other Wireless connection.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 200 total points
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is it a secured or open access  point? secured it will connect without a prompt.. unsecured it may ask are you sure?

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ID: 35463276

Moving it up the list did the trick.  


It's a secured network (good question, however)

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