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Reset security settings on router...gave me a new WAP key

Now the laptops won't work aftering entering the new WAP key on them...double checked the numbers to verify entering the right key and it give an error message saying that the key is incorrect when trying to enable the connection on the laptop

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Try to enter in the key phrase or password that is associated with the key. You might be selecting the the wrong encryption protocol ( TKIP or AES ) and if you change it to WPA-PSK WPA2-PSK you would probably have better luck. If you router doesn't have this feature listed, a Firmware upgrade will very likely provide it which can be found at the manufacturers website. Reset and Retry.

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Then you can access with below link
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Click on wireless security then check WEP or WAP Code if it is in * or # format then you must need to enter new code.
Then save and restart router it is your new password to connect wi fi ..
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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then go to wi fi security then check WEP or WAP key you have to set new key because it is in * or # format then save settings and restart router.
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