Wireless Networks Thread, Unsecured WIFI issue in Technical; Just possibly found out our wifi issue in two classrooms, someone has an unsecurred wifi in a house (no idea ...
26th June 2012, 05:07 PM #1
Unsecured WIFI issue
Just possibly found out our wifi issue in two classrooms, someone has an unsecurred wifi in a house (no idea which one) nearby and the netbooks are jumping and connecting to it instead of the school Ruckus wifi. How can I stop this happening apart from going around with my phone scanning the networks untill I find the right house! Stacks of other wifi but they are all secured and saw a netbook that had connected to the unsecured one myself.
26th June 2012, 05:16 PM #2
Worth a go?
Click on "Manage network connections." It can be found on the left under "Tasks."
Look for and click on "Manage wireless networks" instead if applicable. A window titled "Manage Wireless Networks" should appear.
Right-click your security-enabled network's name in the window's list of networks. Select "Properties."
Click on the checkbox next to "Connect to a more preferred network if available." Make sure the box becomes unchecked.
26th June 2012, 05:25 PM #3
26th June 2012, 05:35 PM #4
The easiest solution is to track down the property and talk to the neighbour. I'm pretty sure they'd be happy for you to secure it as required.
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