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Forgetting AT&T network

by krmtb / March 13, 2016 6:35 PM PDT

I have no idea if I arrived at a correct place (random google search), but since I cannot find an answer to my problem anywhere I decided to ask it myself.

I guess a number of people in the US have used AT&T hotspot. I have one at my university, and the problem is - I cannot disconnect and forget it. I want to use my home wireless network, but I can't.

I'm using Windows 8, of course I tried "forget this network" but it doesn't do anything, it just keeps reconnecting. I tried cmd -> netsh wlan show profiles; and attwifi doesn't appear there. I called AT&T customer service, but they had no solution. Now I am forced to use a very slow AT&T hotspot instead of my home connection from TimeWarnerCable.

I don't have this problem on my mobile phone and on another laptop. The laptop which encounters this problem is a a Lenovo Z50.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Windows has this setting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 14, 2016 11:22 AM PDT
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by krmtb / March 16, 2016 5:32 PM PDT

Thanks for the suggestion. However, I don't see how this is related to my problem:

https://scr.hu/0qwm2/ktxc3

I can only decide whether it connects to wi-fi or ethernet first, but I cannot change the order it connects to different wi-fi networks.

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Then I'm left with a factory reset.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2016 6:12 PM PDT
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I don't have much detail here and my idea on binding order failed.

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