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Wont connect to belkin 54g with wpa security applied

Can connect to belkin 54g wireless router via other laptop when using wpa security but his laptop Dell inspiron 6400 with Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG with updated driver will not aquire network address when used with wpa security. If used without wpa security works fine. Please can you help !

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  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee May 11, 2010

    Did you configure the wireless card with the same WAP encryption that you set on the Belkin wireless router?

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Please try using Wireless 'G' mode only in the router. Also, try using 'TKIP' and not TKIP+AES for encryption.

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Posted on Jun 20, 2009

  • Smartkid2009 Jun 20, 2009

    Please try using Wireless 'G' mode only in the router. Also, try using 'TKIP' and not TKIP+AES for encryption.

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