Windows 10: WiFi Internet Keeps Disconnecting Solved

  1.    11 Sep 2015 #1

    WiFi Internet Keeps Disconnecting


    Using Win10 my Sony Vaio laptop connects ok to my BT wireless router but after a short while I lose the Internet connection. This happens because Win10 decides to switch to another wireless network which is secured and I do not have the password. When I disconnect this other network, reconnect back to mine, tick connect automatically I get Internet connection again only to lose it for the same reason a few minutes later. I guess it is WiFi Sense doing this but if so it should be renamed WiFi NonSense. Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug ?
    Thanks for any input.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 705
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       11 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi Gerry Atric and welcome to the forum.

    Gerry Atric said: View Post
    I guess it is WiFi Sense doing this but if so it should be renamed WiFi NonSense.
    lol

    Don't know if you have tried this, but this is my suggestion:

    Settings >Network & Internet > Wi-Fi > Manage Wi-Fi Settings
    Go to the settings under the Wi-Fi Sense heading
    Turn off "Connect to suggested open hotspots"
    and/or
    Turn off "Connect to networks shared by my friends"
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    11 Sep 2015 #3

    Thanks for the suggestion which seems to work at the moment.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 705
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       11 Sep 2015 #4

    You're welcome!

    Please mark the thread as solved by clicking on the button. This helps others with the same issue find the solution too.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    08 May 2016 #5

    Hi, I have exactly the same issue, but disabling windows(non)sense dos not help. I switched all three switches off on the winsense settings page, but no effect.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 206
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit (with Creators OS)
       13 Aug 2016 #6

    WhyMe said: View Post
    Hi Gerry Atric and welcome to the forum.

    lol

    Don't know if you have tried this, but this is my suggestion:

    Settings >Network & Internet > Wi-Fi > Manage Wi-Fi Settings
    Go to the settings under the Wi-Fi Sense heading
    Turn off "Connect to suggested open hotspots"
    and/or
    Turn off "Connect to networks shared by my friends
    "
    Just to say this solved my similar problem as well. New to 10, but obvious really. Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    13 Aug 2016 #7

    Thanks for the response - problem solved
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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