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Wireless security not working on my D-Link DIR-655

Dear All,

I am trying to use my new D-Link DIR-655 router with an IBM ThinkPad
T42 laptop (running Win XP SP3), which is about 4 years old now. The
laptop currently has an internal Intel BG2200 and an "external" D-Link
DWA-652 network cards. I updated the driver for the former card and
the latter is brand new. With both cards I get exactly the same
problem: If I make my wireless network completely unsecured, the
laptop can connect to it with no problems. However, if I set up any
kind of security (WEP, WPA, WPA2 or WPA/WPA2) the laptop
hangs at "acquiring network address" and never actually becomes
"connected." I am running firmware 1.21. Any clues on what is
going on?



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  • sercat Jan 12, 2009

    Well, that is of no help at all. The D-Link card is removable and when
    it is not present the problem remains. And would you envision
    IBM/Lenovo coming and installing a new "internal" card for my
    laptop? BTW: isn't that exactly what I already did with a D-Link new

  • Robert Furman
    Robert Furman Jan 22, 2009

    I have the same setup with no problems at all. Suggest you go through your router config. If you need some assistance, feel free to email me.

    robbieaz39 on Yahoo

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    How do I set the security for my DIR 655? Which level is best?



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- Log on to the configuration page of the router
- Go to Manual Wireless Network Setup
- And Change the Channel width to different one

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You do not need two wirless cards for the same computer if it has a bilt in one use that one or you can have the computer manafacser come and install a newer one for you.

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  • Michael Ward Jan 12, 2009

    Try changing the setting on your internal nework card to make it work hader.



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