Windows won't remember network password


Software: Windows 7, 8 & 10 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


Every time the computer is restarted, Windows no longer remembers the password for the network connection. This is caused by third-party software for the network driver during the start-up process.

[Solution 1] Turn off network adapter start-up programs


Windows 7

  1. Open Run and execute Msconfig
  2. Open Start-up and untick any software related to your ethernet or wireless network adapter.
  3. Select OK to save all changes.
  4. Re-enter the password for the network and restart the computer.


Windows 8 & 10

  1. Open Run and execute Taskmgr
  2. Open Start-up and select any software related to your ethernet or wireless network adapter and choose to Disable it.
  3. Re-enter the password for the network and restart the computer.

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