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Can not connect wirelessly to my router.

Hi, I have recently encounterd problems connecting wirelessly to my router. the notebook and router are brand new and the connection with the ethernet cable works perfectly. I followed the setup disc to the letter and it worked perfectly for two weeks. Now when I try to connect to the router, it says that the security settings on the pc dont match the router. The network key for the router is 8 characters (all upper case), however the profile on the pc is asking for either a 5 or 13 character key which I dont know. No idea. have tried allsorts and windows refuses to connect the two. It just puts a locked symbol next to the router i.d. (SKY15123). Can you help me please?

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Connect your pc back on ethernet cable
and open your browser and make change on wireless security tab (192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1)

under the wireless remove all security and see if that works
After if you get it connected without security then you can put back security on again
make sure the same key is on your wireless pc
http://www.networkmagic.com/nmlp/routers-b.php?src=google&kw=configure%20router&gclid=CNq0-fzq4JUCFQoHswodfHdFDw

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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