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Cannot connect to a wireless network when am not at home

I have bought an HP pavilion dv4-1100ea in England and set it up (wireless internet and all). It worked fine at home, but I took it with me to France and i can't connect to my dad's internet at his home. It is available but it just doesn't connect. The reason is unknown.I have noticed that the network location is set to 'public'. Is this the problem? and if yes, how do i go about changing it?any help most welcome, thank you :)

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    Hollyecho Montgomery May 11, 2010

    Question. Is there a security key associated with your Dad's wireless?

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Hi make sure once you connect that you enter the 'password' / key to connect to the network. You can right click on it and select 'connect to this network'. Then it should ask you for the network key once it is connected. Once entered you should be able to use 'his' network.

Let me know if this worked ok for you.

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