Maybe a registry hack will force binding to the wireless, and keep it that way. It appears many people have this problem, and there are no solutions that work. As a side note, Wifi Sense is turned off as it's a Windows App and we currently have those blocked. Uninstall Network Adapter Driver The problem of computer not automatically connecting to WiFi might be due to incompatible or corrupted driver. Because I think it would be better if I let windows configure my wireless network rather than the Philips one because it isn't very good. When I connect manually, I mean I have to click on the wifi bar icon in the lower right.
In other computers that i have in home it connect immediately. On the brightside, I know it's occurring because the network requires attention. I had to install the Philips software to the desktop so that I can use the adapter and everytime I turn the desktop on, the software would pop up and I have to connect manually. Cheers, Allen I have the same problem as described by ffmed124, however I tried what you suggested Allen and that made no difference. Since my last post a month ago, Acer has released a newer driver, but the behavior is still the same. Install the drivers you saved to your desktop.
My wife's identical laptop does not do this, it always connects right away. It turns out that every new build installation turns on an option that I have to manually uncheck; otherwise I get the behavior you observe. Now, you can either Restart your computer or click on the Screen icon in the top menu. Whether the issue is caused by the Wifi. I don't mind having to connect WiFi manually when I do use it undocked, so the change in Win 8 is ok for me. It immediately connects to any saved WiFi network upon waking it up or powering it on.
The Acer runs Win8 extremely well, except for this one minor foible. Close the command prompt and restart the computer. I wouldn't recommend uninstalling it at this time. Because everytime I click on the Windows Wireless Network, it says that I have to activate Wireless Zero Configuration. As long as I connect to the internet first with the gigabyte connection, then connect the wireless, it stays that way.
The refusal to automatically connect to a saved network is just one of the issues being caused by the update. But, I can manually re-connect it after boot-up, and almost achieve the same thing. I see the only difference between the newest and next to newest is support for the WinPhone and Tablet, which I have neither. It came preinstalled in the laptop. Thanks for your suggestion though.
As of doing that Wednesday the issue has seemingly subsided. If it was in airplane mode, I'd expect to see an airplane icon in the system tray bottom right - which there isn't in that picture. In my case, I had Intel and Microsoft. Roger Lu TechNet Community Support. Sadly I wish that were so as it'd be an easy fix. When you login, the new hardware wizard will try to install the adapter, but fail.
I upgraded to Windows 8 from 7. . Just stop the service to see if this remedies the problem on slow boot from wake. If I boot the computer from scratch, it will automatically connect to my router right off, no problems. If yes, you could try bridging the two connections. Bonus tip: explains how to view all the devices that are currently using your Wi-Fi network. This too did not fix the issue.
This will help us isolate: 1. I removed all the wifi networks, and cleared the passwords. Worked great, without any hesitations or delays. Do you have a reason to have both connections active simultaneously? Is there a way to fix this? The dial out was blocked and disconnected the network. Click on Network and then right click on your network adapter, left click properties, power management. The kindle doesn't support peer-to-peer networks so the ad hoc option obviously failed. Now, upon reboot, it connects to the wifi instantly.
On the Network Properties screen, click on Power Management and uncheck Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power option. Start, control panel, device manager. If not, the rest of the drivers will fail to install. I can stop pulling my hair out now. The Gateway wasn't worth upgrading, and runs better with Win7 on it. Regardless maybe it'll help someone. Both times it has to be manually connected.
I've tried this to no effect. If I don't have ethernet cable plugged in, wireless connects automatically, and stays connected, so that's not an issue for me. It won't connect either on start up nor after it has woken from sleep mode. When coming out of sleep his laptop still needs to be told to connect to the wireless for it to work, otherwise it will automatically try for 45 minutes before failing. After the computer restarts, click on the WiFi icon located in the taskbar of your computer and then click on the WiFi Network name that you want to connect to See image below 6. Couldn't find anything in the settings that was causing the problem. Now I guess the question becomes, how do I change that? It must be a Yosemite issue.