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Wi-fi WPA2 Support?

I can't connect to a Versalink 327W router with WPA2 encryption. WPA-PSK works fine. Does anyone have a clue why? The wireless card on my laptop is Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN which uses the BCM94309 chip.

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Try doing the following:

1.) Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> Administrative Tools -> Services.
2.) Scroll down to Wireless Zero Configuration, and double-click Wireless Zero Configuration.
3.) On the General tab, after Startup type, change the startup type to Automatic.
4.) Start the service by clicking Start.

Let us know if this works, and good luck!

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