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Force to choose one wifi over another if possible

  1. #1


    Posts : 21
    windows 8

    Force to choose one wifi over another if possible


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    Manage wireless network profiles - Windows Help
    I was reading these instructions and am having trouble.

    Basically, my school has several networks including what called "<School Name> Guest"

    I am not able to print from that network but my laptop often defaults to that Guest wifi network for some reason now instead of the other wifi networks that are able to print.

    It is a small thing- I can just switch it manually each time but it takes several minutes to switch and I would like my laptop to know my preference from the getgo.

    What do I need to do?
    I have windows 8.1 with a startisback skin over it.

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  2. #2


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,595
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Set the one you wish to default to as "Connect automatically", make the sure others aren't set to automatically connect.
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Force to choose one wifi over another if possible
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