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Wireless connection The laptop will connect to an unsecured network but not one that is security enabled.

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  • dborchardt Dec 07, 2007

    I am in charge of the network. I enter the key but then nothing happens. Netgear (the maker of the wireless router) said its the laptop. That it needs to be set to accept a security enabled network. It's already set to WEP.

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You will need to speak to the person in charge of the security enabled network, and obtain the type of wireless security (WEP or WPA) and the password.

You should also determine what security types are supported by your own laptop's wireless connection. If it is an older one, it may only support WEP, and you will be unable to connect to any WPA protected networks.

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