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BT Public Wifi works on Windows 7 but not Windows 8.

  1. #31


    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    It always does that. Just ignore and reboot. Even when you do it as administrator, it does that. A lot has to do with the Windows\System32 folder is only allowed permission for the installer.
    Okay, So I did all those commands and restarted the laptop and it's working a lot better. I can use the public wifi for hours but then it randomly disconnects me and won't let me connect and it also sometimes says the connection is limited.

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  2. #32


    Do you know there is a dedicated forum hosted by BT? https://community.bt.com/t5/Broadban...-Go/bd-p/BBOut
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  3. #33

    usb 2/3


    it might be something todo with that dongle its USB2 capable, but looking at the specs on your laptop it only uses usb3 ports.

    Roy
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  4. #34


    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by hawkman View Post
    it might be something todo with that dongle its USB2 capable, but looking at the specs on your laptop it only uses usb3 ports.

    Roy
    My laptop has one USB2 port and the dongle is new, The wifi was working fine last night but this morning the connection kept becoming limited.
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