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I have a belkin g router,have secured the connection

Put in a password but have tried connecting my wireless pc upstairs but even if i put passworgd in it wont connect,only way i can get a connection is to disable the security.im pretty new to all the pc stuff but my son is good and even he is unsure why this is happening.The password has been changed a few times would that make any difference,dont know what to do as live in block of flats and dont wanna use unsecure conn.any help would be most appreciatedxx

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    michelle lee Feb 08, 2009

    i have the installation disk,do you think it a good idea to disconect router and start all over again,somebody else set it up and they never did any of the security settings,they told me it was secure so was using it for 3months and wasnt untill got kids pc each,one cable one wireless that realised i had unsecure connection,bit thick of me i know but like i said im green to this lolx

  • michelle lee
    michelle lee Feb 08, 2009

    Many thanks for your help,started from the begining and is all working fine now,well happy,at least im not paying for other people to be connected now and my connection seems loads better,HAPPY DAYS lol,thanks again,Shellx

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I gad the same problem..so what i did was connect my laptop to the wirless router..or what it is..and using an ethrnet cable disable all security settings on the router..and your laptop..or the other solution is to make sure u have an istalation disk for the network settings..best of luck MC!

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  • mattycoxon Feb 08, 2009

    yeh i kno its best if your new to wirless connection to do it yourself even if takes long..cuz wen they installed my tv with virgin it wasnt working so i had a look down the back of the tv and the cable wasnt pushed in..its things like that what make me mad!! cuz they blame it on u wen its there fault

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