Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
You may come across connection problems when routers have Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) enabled and clients do not support it.
In Windows XP, Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) may mistake a WPS enabled router for a WPA-Radius protected one and warn you that there is no certificate to connect to it:
To work around this problem, you can either disable 802.1x authentication on the client or disable WPS on the router's.
802.1x on the client can be disabled in the properties of the wireless network. On the Authentication tab, untick the 802.1x Authentication option. Make sure that the correct encryption type is selected on the Association tab and that the WPA Pre-Shared Key or the WEP key is entered.
On Windows Vista things may even be worse. When you try to connect to a WPS enabled network, Vista may prompt you for a user name, password and domain name as if PEAP authentication were used. When you manually create the network profile specifying WPA2-PSK, AES and the Pre-shared Key, Vista may refuse to connect stating that the network profile does not match the actual configuration. The only work-around in this case is to disable WPS on the router.
To disable WPS on the router, go to the Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
To learn how to disable WPS click here...
At the top of the page, just set WPS to disabled and apply changes. You may need to delete the profile for the network on the client card before it can connect to the router.
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Jan 28, 2016 | Computers & Internet
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Turn off / Disable wifi in the laptopTo Enable WPA Security in the wireless network
- - Hardwire the computer and router
- - Open the router setup page ( http://192.168.2.1 )
- - Click wi fi Protected setup on the left side
- - Scroll down a little and you can find the router PIN
- - This is the number that you need to enter in the device
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