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Cannot log in "CORRECT" password to connect to a wireless system

I am using the correct password. I can connect to other wireless systems that do not require a password.

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  • mechainiac55 Feb 03, 2009

    LOL.... I must have been really tired when I read that...

    I am having problems logging on to wireless at an RV park that has wireless. This is only with my ibook, the other laptop logs in with the given password. Should be the same for any/all...


  • M Norwood May 11, 2010

    Whose Wireless Network are you attempting to log onto? Yours/Your Friends/Your Telecommuncations Companies/etc.

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Chances are you are using OS X 10.4.11 or lower, when you connect with that version of the OS, the default connection to a wireless network is WEP, but if the network requires WPA or something else you have to manually select it, then put the password in.

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