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We have a PC as well as a laptop running on a Linksys router model#BEFW1154 Ver 4 both Windows XP all working fine. We are trying to connect another PC using the wireless B router model#WUSB11 ver 2.8 that is operating on Windows Vista to the router as well & have been unable to establish a connection, any ideas? Can these 2 different Windows run off of the same router?

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The 2 different operating systems can run off the same router. Also check to see which type of security you are using I would suggest WPA2 if you do not see that listed you will need a firmware update.

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