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Problems with wireless connection - gateway notebook

Hi, I have had a gateway T1631 notebook, MS Vista, (with Realtek RTL8187S wireless adapter) for about 6 months now and only recently I have been having trouble connecting to my home wireless network - my roommate has a mac and has no problems connecting to the home wireless network. The home network is a secured network (WPA Personal, secured network with a 16 digit alphanumeric passphrase).   I have no trouble connecting to unsecured wireless networks.  However, when I try connecting to the secured home network it does not work.  As far as I can tell, the passphrase does not seem to be saving properly.  When I change passphrase to the 16 digit alphanumeric, it reverts back to an incorrect +/-8 digit code.  I have tried removing the network connection via the control panel and then re-entering the passphrase but this does not work either.  I am unsure where the problem lies and any help would be MUCH appreciated!!!

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  • elnourab Apr 21, 2009

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Might be several things, but perhaps start with checking for any driver updates that might be available.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

  • Jackie Finch Feb 12, 2009

    Now that I can see the rest of your post, one route is to set the security type to "no authentication (Open)" , WEP encryption, then type in your passphrase. Is the network availability set to "all users"? I've had this issue at home before, but it's been a while, and I don't remember every step needed. You can also type in the wireless router number that's on the bottom of the router for your passphrase, that might be easiest.

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