Dropping automatic network connection

  pamled55 22:54 28 Aug 06

My computer has started to pick up a "rougue" unsecured wireless conection. If I go to "view wireless network connections" I get the "Windows is unable to configure this connection" dialogue. If I then go to the hange Advance settings" Option my preferred network is the only one listed but the "Use Windows to configure.." is unchecked. If I check it I get my proper connection back.

When I switch off the conection is lost again and the "Use Windows to configure..." check box is unchecked again. How can I ensure this stays checked?

Thanks in advance.

  ade.h 22:58 28 Aug 06

About the only thing that can remove that checkmark is actively-running 3rd-party adapter management software.

  pamled55 23:14 28 Aug 06


Thanks for the prompt reply. Clicking on your link takes me to a wall chart site. is that what you intended?

  ade.h 23:19 28 Aug 06

I haven't provided any link. Please explain what on earth you are on about.

  pamled55 23:53 28 Aug 06


Easy now. Check out the threads. Look at your first reply. Where does it take you? May be I've missed something.

  ade.h 00:02 29 Aug 06

click here

There is no link.

So please forget about that and just follow my advice.

Check for 3rd-party management software and remove it if any is present. This assumes that you actually want to use WZC, which is generally preferable.

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