January 21st, 2013, 02:17 AM
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Xilinhot, China 中国锡林浩特
Device(s): Samsung Galaxy Win Duos, Lenovo P700i
Carrier: China Mobile, China Unicom.
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I'm sure it's a Windows thing that we put up with.
It doesn't recognise it as the same network. I've seen it myself when I used open public WiFi at my favourite fried chicken restaurant. I'd get Dicos, Dicos 1, Dicos 2, Dicos 3 and so on. Even though it was the same restaurant and WiFi AP. I just hit close on the dialogue box, I couldn't care if it was home or work or whatever. Getting a new IP address each time is normal, that's DHCP, unless the AP is configured give the same IP addresses to known devices.
I found Windows 7 frequently does it on the school network as well, which is hard wired ethernet and not WiFi
, Network, Network 1, Network 2, Network 3 and so on.
Linux doesn't do it.
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Last edited by mikedt; January 21st, 2013 at 02:41 AM.