Can not disable "automatically connect" option on WIFI connections

What I think is really strange or normal.

I have windows 8 on my laptop and a wireless adapter Inter Centrino N-2230.

Recently, all the WIFI connections that appear as available have the option "auto-connect" checked. I uncheck the box, but they will be automatically checked again.  I don't know that previously, all wifi connections before the box unchecked by default.

However, this is NOT the case with the WiFi one, I mainly use, IE my home cable connection. I can uncheck the option for this one and it remains disabled. Weird.

I'm a bit worried that if I use my laptop near an unsecured connection, it will automatically connect to it without my knowing which resulted in security problems.

No idea if it's a problem and how to solve?

Thank you

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I guess all the machines of boredom that are automatically connect using Intel PROSet Wireless Tools.  Simple fix.

Go to the control panel.

Type Wireless in the search panel.

If Intel PROSet Wireless Tools is an option up until it clicks (so you can have another problem)

Under the Intel Wifi HotSpot Wizard option, click settings

Uncheck the box to automatically connect to free WiFi Hotspots.

Click on close

Your DONE!

Problem solved unless you do not use Intel PROSet Wireless tools.

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