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Acer Laptop with Vista and accessing a wireless network

Vista and the Acer laptop see the wireless access point; Net Stumbler sees the access point; my Dell with XP Pro connects to the access point; my other laptops with XP Pro and Home automatically connect to the access point. I have an "open" connection to the AP. When I boot up Vista it sees the access point but won't connect. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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