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I am trying to connect to a wireless network. The laptop is seeing the network and when I click on connect I get the window asking for the wep (it is 10 digits). There is already an eight digit password in the box so I click in the box enter the 10 digit wep, confirm it and click on connect. It won't connect and when I try again, the same process starts over again. Am I missing something. I would appreciate any help that can get me through this. Thanks
You didn't post the Make , Model of Wireless Device. Try a reset ot the Wireless device returning it to default settings and reconfigure the SSID and the Security Key. Setup the Wireless for WPA2-PSK security it's a bit more secure.
Posted on Apr 26, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have intalled hundreds of linksys routers, so when I heard such a problem described above, I though it would be just a system error due to the OS messed up. but with the new router WRT160N, I actually had that problem. they raised security level (especially for WEP), but the router doesn't have options for it in configuration. so, we will have to set our computers manually to make work with it.
Do manual setup by typing SSID, Security mode, Key.... and make sure to disable 802.11x security.
Posted on Apr 16, 2009
for the username use administrator and ofcourse the password that u have set
pls rate if it was any help
Posted on Jul 07, 2009
Go to your wireless security settings there you should see the WEP KEYS.You must use the one checked,none other.Try again remember when you type the WEP key in you should confirm it that is type it in the second line as well.
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
1 if its a belkin router then open ie or firefox
2. type 192.168.2.1 in the address bar it will lead u to belkin router setup page IMPORTANT --- U NEED A HARDWIRED COMPUTER TO ACCESS THE BELKIN PAGE
3. in the belkin page on the left side click on the wifi protected setup under wireless
4. login page --- leave the password blank click submit
5. disable the wifi protected setup and click apply changes
6. then click on the channel and ssid under wireless
7. change the ssid to ur desired name thts gonna be ur network name
8. check whether the broadcast ssid is checked marked or not
9. if its checked then click on apply changes
10. then scan and connect ur network it will not ask for the pin number and u will access the internet.
Posted on Feb 08, 2010
Well the first thing is that you have WRT160N router. This router has issues with the firmware. So first you will need to upgrade the firmware of the router. Download the firmware of the router from the manufacturer's web site. Connect your computer to the router. Open the router page. Click on Administration tab. Just below administration you will find firmware upgrade subtab. If you click on it, you will find the browse option. Browse the file that you have downloaded from the web site. and Click upgrade.
For WII, you will also need to change the MTU to 1365 and open some port numbers on the router.
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Power on the laptop computer and wait for the operating system to boot before proceeding.
Right-click the wireless icon in the lower right corner of the desktop.
From the pop-up menu select "Enable."
This activates the wireless Internet options but it does not turn on the wireless receiver.
Push down on the wireless button or wireless switch on the top of the keyboard.
After a moments time the switch or button lights up, signifying the computer is ready for an Internet connection.
Right-click the wireless icon again.
From the pull-up menu choose to view all available wireless networks in the area.
A window appears with all the networks your computer receives some sort of signal from.
Select the wireless network you want access to, type in the password (if required) and click "Connect." Momentarily the laptop computer connects to the Internet.
you should be able to, it depends on the laptop, the os, the wireless adapter, and the settings .
click start Control Panel - Network Connections - right click on 'Wireless connection'
(or similar) and click 'enable'.
right click on the network in the bottom toolbar select open network sharing center
you should have the options to either connect or disconnect or set up a network connection
this will vary depending on your operating system
hope this helps
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