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To akd56 - tks for yr earlier advise, I got as far as "connect to a network" which asked for my security key / pass phrase when setting up which I now forgot.

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  • heru_h Nov 19, 2008

    sorry akd, it still doesn't work.

  • heru_h Nov 20, 2008

    It works now, tks FixYa.

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To akd56 - tks for yr earlier advise, I got as far as "connect to a network" which asked for my security key / pass phrase when setting up which I now forgot.

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Which is same as advised you earlier, (if you did not changed before) the ten digit # just below the serial#...akd

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