Windows 10: Having trouble with Wifi in AU, how do I make it choose one connection Solved

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  1.    02 Oct 2016 #1

    Having trouble with Wifi in AU, how do I make it choose one connection

    Signed up specifically to ask for help here..

    So, I was forced to install AU even after reverting to the last build.
    Its detecting a lot of internet connections, but one specifically is set to automatically connect, but it doesn't connect because its passworded, and my connection cuts while it reconnects to my internet.
    If I turn off the autoconnect on this internet, it disappears and then comes back with autoconnect back on.
    Basically, is there any way to go about only having it detect the ONE connection I need, or just have autoconnect turned off by default?
    Edit: It also causes cut-outs in Skype calls and fluctuating ping in online games in random intervals.

    Please tell me if I need to elaborate or explain better.
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  2. AndreTen's Avatar
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       02 Oct 2016 #2

    If you can check in Settings / Network & internet / Wifi - do you have Wi-Fi sense enabled? Disable it.
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  3.    02 Oct 2016 #3

    No, Wi-Fi sense was disabled already.
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  4. AndreTen's Avatar
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       02 Oct 2016 #4

    Check wireless adapter properties under details, uncheck second option.
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  5.    02 Oct 2016 #5

    Second option was already unchecked. This is so bizarre. I've never had trouble with Win 10 before.
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  6. AndreTen's Avatar
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       02 Oct 2016 #6

    Which adapter are you using? May be connected to specific software. Do yo have Intel adapter?

    Edit: if those are known networks, you can filter them. Follow this tutorial by Brink - wireless-network-add-remove-filter-windows-10
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  7.    02 Oct 2016 #7

    "Realtek 8821AE Wirless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC"
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  8. AndreTen's Avatar
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       02 Oct 2016 #8

    Look at tutorial mentioned in link above - if it can help.

    Another thought - do you have some settings synced between computers?
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  9.    02 Oct 2016 #9

    Did the tutorial, blocked the problematic connections, just restarted.
    Seems not to have improved meaning I was wrong, it wasn't the connections detecting and such. Probably drivers?

    Also, I don't have settings synced anywhere.
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  10. AndreTen's Avatar
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       03 Oct 2016 #10

    Sorry to hear this didn't work.

    If all was good before update, you can roll back drivers. Check if the driver was changed (in device manager) in device properties check events - if nothing was changed, then it is other problem.

    Have you considered establish wired network. It is by far most stable connection possible. And you wouldn't be the first to solve your problem this way.
    Other possible stable solution is network expander (access point or media bridge). I'm using more of those and they are really stable. Only add few ms to ping, but still far better than any wifi card.
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