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Hexidecimal I have hooked up my router and installed my new wireless card, both say connected and exellent signal, but I cannot get online. Under info. it says the hexidecimal key entered may be wrong, how and where do I find this out...?

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Re: Hexidecimal

You can check for the hexidecimal key under the encryption settings on both your wireless router and your computer's wireless card. It is important to note that the encryption type and hexidecimal key must be EXACT. You may want to test wireless connectivity first with no encryption in place on both ends. Then, once you have confirmed wireless connectivity, turn on ecryption on both the wireless router and wireless card.

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