Windows 7 - Wireless connection frequently asks for wireless passkey

Dear Experts,

I have a USB Wireless adapter plugged into my desktop PC.

I am using a 4G wireless hotspot to provide WiFi.

On the PC wireless settings I have "Connect Automatically" checked for the 4G wireless hotspot.

My problem is that the PC is not connecting automatically, and when I attempt to connect manually it always asks for the wireless passkey.

The first time I enter the wireless passkey the system says it was unable to connect and the only way it will connect is if I unplug the USB Wireless adapter to reset it.

I don't have any of this trouble connecting to the 4G wireless hotspot from my laptop.

Regards,
Leigh
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Uninstall the 4G Software on your desktop, restart and reinstall the software. That may assist in keeping the profile.
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LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Hi John Hurst,

Thanks for the suggestion, but the 4G wireless hotspot is a self contained piece of hardware about the size of a matchbox.  So there is nothing to uninstall from the desktop.

Cheers,
Leigh
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Some network device then connects to the 4G. Uninstall / reinstall that device.
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
ever tried to simply FORGET the 4G hotspot and then manually connect it again?
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joinaunionCommented:
What make and model is the usb?
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LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Hi all,

The model is "ASUS USB-N10 Nano 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter".

When I boot my PC, an ASUS WiFi Utility appears.

Via the Utility settings, I set the passkey for my 4G WiFi.

The PC now automatically connects to that WiFi, so the problem is solved.

I will allocate points shortly.

Regards,
Leigh
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LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Thanks to all for your suggestions.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@LeighWardle - You are very welcome and I am glad the problem has been solved.
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