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Changing my laptop wireless default position

When I first got my laptop, as soon as I switched it on it would search for wireless connection. My computer went in for repair and vista was reinstalled. Now when I start up my computer I always have to manually go to wireless settings and switch it on. Is there a way I can change my computer default to switch wireless on?

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  • tony_rogue Mar 07, 2009

    Thanks for your advice. I carried out your instructions but doesn't seem to have made a difference, I still have to manually switch on wireless at start-up.


    Is there anything else I could try?

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Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Administartive Tools. Double click on Services. Scroll to the bottom and you will see WLAN AutoConfig. Double click on it.
It is most likely set to manual. Click start if it isnt started already and change the startup type to Automatic.
Click OK , reboot and see if it works now.

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