The problem of automatic network connection

WANGCHIEH YU 1 Reputation point

My laptop is DELL Vostro 5310, running windows11 pro 21H2 (the newest version).

Here I met an annoying problem: When I choose 'connect automatically' in the Wi-Fi panel, it'll connect the Wi-Fi quickly, however, just without an available connection.(an earth icon)

I've to reopen the button, again and again, to ensure the connection.

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  1. Limitless Technology 37,526 Reputation points

    Hi there,

    I would suggest you to remove all connected and then try connecting them back again.
    Windows by default automatically connects to the previously connected/known Wi-Fi network. Listed below are steps to disable the automatic connection to known Wi-Fi network.

    1. Right click on Wi-Fi icon and select Open Network and Sharing Center menu option.
    2. In the Network and Sharing Center window, click the Wi-Fi connection link.
    3. This should display the Wi-Fi Status windows.
    4. Now click the Wireless Properties button in W-Fi Status.
    5. Unmark the check box with label as Connect automatically when this network in range option available under the Wireless Network Properties window. Click Ok button to confirm and the save the changes.

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