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Windows 7 forgetting WiFi password

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Hi everyone,

 

I'm having a bit of trouble with WiFi. The computer was automatically connecting to the network up until a couple of weeks ago, when the password was changed. Now, it fails to automatically connect, because it tells me that the password is incorrect. Even after I remove the connection and manually configure it using WPA-2, it just reverts back to WEP on a restart?

 

Anyone able to give me some insight into what might be going on?

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Tell it to forget the connection and then re-create it.

 

If you can't figure out how to do that, just change the SSID on the wireless.

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Tell it to forget the connection and then re-create it.

 

If you can't figure out how to do that, just change the SSID on the wireless.

Yeah, I've tried that, but on a restart it recreates the original setup with the WEP password

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Where did you remove it from?

If removed from manage wireless networks it should not be automatically trying to reconnect.

Perhaps some third party wireless management software is getting in the way?

Check programmes and features and uninstall any third party wireless LAN management software. I have basically found this stufff to just be a right pain, the windows 7 wireless management works quite well all by itself so no need for some manufactures crap.

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Tell it to forget the connection and then re-create it.

 

If you can't figure out how to do that, just change the SSID on the wireless.

Yeah, I've tried that, but on a restart it recreates the original setup with the WEP password

 

So then change the SSID on the router so that you can create a new wireless connection in windows.

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I've had a similar issue - the problem wasn't to do with the machine you're connecting from - it was from the router's end. I had to factory reset the router and recreate the WiFi connection from scratch. Worked perfectly after that.

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We've changed the SSID now,but the original keeps coming back on the PC as well regardless of what we do to remove it.

Where are you removing it from?

Also you don't happen to have some sort of registry protection software installed do you?

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