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Is there a manual shut off switch to disable the wireless search mode on an Acer laptop?


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I assume you want to stop vista from automatically connecting to wireless networks other than yours.......try this:

Open Network and Sharing Center, click Manage wireless networks, click on your "home" network & make sure that Connect automatically when this network is in range is checked. Now do the same for any other connection that is listed but uncheck the Connect automatically when this network is in range.


Go to Start > Network > Network and Sharing Center
\015\012click Manage network connections\015\012 under 'Tasks'
\015\012Right-click Wireless Network Connection
\015\012Select Properties.
\015\012In the Wireless Network Connection Properties dialogue box, click the
\015\012Wireless Networks tab.
\015\012Select other wireless network\015\012 like "Y5ZONE", "PCCW" and click Properties
\015\012Click Connection tab
\015\012Uncheck the box "Connect when this network is in range"

Hope this helps.....
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