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Laptop says validating identity

My laptop is saying that my wreless connection is validating identity but on my desktop computer my wireless is connecting fine. what is the problem what should i do with this? Is there something to do with my router or is it just my laptop that needs to be fixed?

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Right click on wireless network connection and go to properties. From the Wireless Networks tab, choose your wireless network and then click Properties.

Click the Authentication tab. On the Authentication tab, Uncheck"Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication" for this network check box. and click oK.

Now reconnect to the wireless network and you will be able to connect to it.

IF you still face issue then please enable WPA encryption on the wireless router and that should work fine with both the laptops.


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I've also had this problem when trying to connect my Medion Laptop through a Netgear Range Extender. It would find the router wirelessly but not through the Netgear. I had tried every solution on the web for days without success. Thanks to this page and a contributor who suggested updating the driver (which I had thought of previously) I did that and it all works fine. My laptop is 7 years old and wouldn't recogise WPA-PSK which was the setting on a newly installed router.

Update your Driver. :)

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if in case u have the same problem replay back & i help u out with it & also provide all the details like which windows & network card etc

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