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Can not use Lexmark x7550 after enabling WPA2 on the wireless network

Our Lexmark x7550 can not be used since we enabled security on our wireless network. We use WPA2 with a static passphrase.

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I get the same problem with my Lexmark x4580 when I enable WPA2. However, WPA AES with a pre-shared key (ASCII) works fine.

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