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Vista won't automatically connect to wireless network Asus P5K wifi AP, RTL 8187 drivers RRS feed

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    I just put together a system with

    Vista 64 and on a Asus P5K/ Wifi AP (shows as Realtek 8187 driver). I have updated the drivers and done all the windows updates.

    Windows, upon startup, doesn't go find a wireless network. It just sits idle until I go to "Connect to a Network"

    My Router/modem is a 2wire and I have no connectivity issues when its connected.

    What am I missing?

    Tuesday, January 8, 2008 1:56 PM

Answers

  • Hello,

     

    Thanks for your post, and sorry for reply delay!

     

    Please firstly remove the driver currently installed, then reinstall the latest driver again.

     

    Based on my experience, some similar issues are caused by 3rd party applications or services. Please perform a clean boot for further troubleshooting:

     

    (KB929135) How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;929135

     

    If the problem still persists, please let me know. I’m happy to be of further assistance!

     

    Regards,

    Lionel Chen

    Microsoft Online Community Support

     

    Monday, January 14, 2008 2:42 AM

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  • Hello,

     

    Thanks for your post, and sorry for reply delay!

     

    Please firstly remove the driver currently installed, then reinstall the latest driver again.

     

    Based on my experience, some similar issues are caused by 3rd party applications or services. Please perform a clean boot for further troubleshooting:

     

    (KB929135) How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;929135

     

    If the problem still persists, please let me know. I’m happy to be of further assistance!

     

    Regards,

    Lionel Chen

    Microsoft Online Community Support

     

    Monday, January 14, 2008 2:42 AM
  • Hello!

    I habe the same problem with Asus P5B-Deluxe Wifi, based of realtek8187 chip.

     

    I have tried Asus drivers (http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=P5B%20Deluxe/WiFi-AP) and Realtek Drivers (http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=1&PFid=1&Level=6&Conn=5&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Downloads=true#RTL8187L)

    but wifi connection still in "manual" mode. so why I have to click on Start-settings-network connections-Wireless Network

    to turn it on.

     

    any idea?

    thanks for advance Smile

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008 8:09 AM
  • Do you have the Wifi AP application installed?
    What solved the problem for me (P5K-5 WiFi-AP) was to remove the WiFi AP program. If by any chance the removal of that program causes the wifi to not work, go to the Device manager, uninstall the device, and then look for new devices. The newly found device (the wifi adaptor) will install automatically since the drivers are already there. Now you will be using Vista's built-in WiFi client without Asus WiFi AP monitor.  It should automatically connect everytime you restart!

    Saturday, March 1, 2008 7:10 PM
  • I've tried this way... no result Sad

    and with native realtek drivers (without any asus software) there is no automatic connection Sad

     

    Monday, March 3, 2008 7:07 AM