Have to disconnect and reconnect wireless each reboot

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AngryClip

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Hello,

I am using Windows 10 and each time I restart the computer I am unable to use the wireless network.

The wireless icon in the taskbar claims it is connected but I have to click disconnect and then connect each time (it is connecting to the correct network).

The issue is limited to Widnows 10 as I dual boot this machine and don't have this problem with debian (nor do any of my other devices on the network).

Any suggestions ?

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There are a few things that may need to be looked at.
1 updated drivers for WiFi
2 remove wireless network and reattach it with password.
3 reset networking settings either through the command prompt or with some software like Rizonesoft Complete Internet repair http://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/ I'm pretty sure it's one of those.. or a combination of all three :)

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AngryClip

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Hi Ben,

Thanks for your suggestions, if it helps this is the device I am using: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00416Q5KI/

1) Windows update says that the latest drivers are installed (see attached).
2) This is what I have to do after each reboot.
3) I assuming a reboot will reset the network stack, if not do you have the command I need to run (I'd like to refrain from installing the Rizeonesoft software)
 

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flavallee

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The Realtek RTL8192CU wireless adapter doesn't have a complete driver/utility package for Windows 10, so a generic driver for Windows 10 is what's likely being used.
The most current generic driver for Windows 10 appears to be 1027.4.630.2015
What driver version does yours have?

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AngryClip

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Thanks Flavallee, I am indeed using that driver version (screenshot attached).

I am assuming I am out of options now so looking for workarounds.

Is it possible to create a batch script to dissconnect/connect to the wireless network each reboot (preferably before the user login prompt).
 

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I know nothing about creating a batch file, so I can't answer your question.

You might consider switching to a USB wireless adapter that fully supports Windows 10.
The ones that I use have a Realtek RTL8812AU chip, but there are others.

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