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I am connected with a wireless network but i can not access the internet in says secure certificate.. what is the best thing to do

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This sounds like you have wep security enabled and don't have the correct wep key programmed. Check your router to see if it is set to require a WEP key, if it is select the option to show you characters for the key then look at your computer netwrok settings and ensure that the same WEP key is being provided by your computer when it logs into the router. This should solve the problem. You can also get the WEP key information from your service provider if they installed the wep key remotely which is a common practice.

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HOW TO CHANGE THE INTERNET SETTINGS IN THE HTC WILDFIRE A3333


Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 100 meters (00 feet).

To use Wi-Fi on your phone, you need access to a wireless access point or "hotspot". The availability
and range of the Wi-Fi signal depends on the number, infrastructure, and other objects
through which the signal passes.

Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a wireless network
From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
Select the Wi-Fi check box to turn Wi-Fi on. The phone then scans for available wireless
networks.

Tap Wi-Fi settings. The network names and security settings of detected Wi-Fi networks
are displayed in the Wi-Fi networks section.
If the wireless network you want to connect to is not in the list of detected networks,
scroll down the screen, and then tap Add Wi-Fi network. Enter the wireless network
settings, and then tap Save.

Tap the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to.
If you selected an open network, you will be automatically connected to the network.
If you selected a network that is secured with WEP, enter the key and then tap
Connect.

Depending on the network type and its security settings, you may also need to enter more information
or choose a security certificate.
When your phone is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon appears in the
status bar and tells you the approximate signal strength (number of bands that light up).
The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you
will not be prompted to enter the key or other security information again, unless you reset
your phone to its factory default settings.

Jan 28, 2015 | HTC Wildfire A3333 Cell Phone

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Secure a WiFi network


Anyone with a quality Internet connection who uses a WiFi network to broadcast it always runs the risk that someone is going to steal their internet using one of the many hacking and piggybacking tools available freely from the net.

So, what do you do if you want to be able to keep that bloody expensive connection all to yourself. I'll discuss some solutions for varying levels of network size and security, and you can pick which one works best for you.

Very small-scale:
An easy one is to set a network password. Wireless keys simply block easy access unless you enter in the right password. Of course, like any password, this can be cracked with some freeware and a bit of computer smarts, but it's quick, easy and will deter the local neighborhood kids. Make sure you choose WPA, not WEP, since WEP is so stupidly easy to crack it's not even worth it. When you choose a key, my best suggestion is this : make it completely random. Basically, start punching your keyboard and keypad until you have a satisfyingly long and complex combination of letters and numbers that nobody could ever guess it. Write it down somewhere safe, and then bid good luck to anyone who tries to crack it.

Medium-scale:
Try using either WPA as above, or if you want to get more into it, you can choose WPA2 Enterprise, which requires a username and password. Of course, you're going to need some pretty serious server architecture on the server-side but it's very strong. You can even specify groups for users and limit access to connections or network resources by which groups your users belong to. This means you can even grant access to your network without endangering your internet, or the other way around. For this, you are probably best running Windows Server possibly with ActiveDirectory on your server and set it up between you router and your server from there.

Large Scale:
If you want to get really serious, you can take it to the next level. Use WPA2 Enterprise, requiring a username and password, but then also require certificate authentication. For this, you will again need a lot of server-side work to make it reliable and functional, but it could be worth it. This way, you can control who logs onto your network, and from where/what. Create a network certificate (I won't go into the details here) and specify any details you need, then distribute it to the clients you want to connect. I find the easiest way of doing this is to drop it onto a small-capacity USB drive and share that around, installing the certificate as you go. I've also heard of people programming incredibly intricate certificates with full call-home procedures to ensure security, which you can try if you're feeling a bit weird. Of course, then, you will need to configure your network to accept logins and then to check the certificate and you need to set up every client computer's network settings to submit it's certificate. But of course, by this time, there is just about nothing on the outside which could easily get in.

So, if you implement any of these, (or all of them, as I've seen before, with varying degrees of success) you should find that your connection is pretty secure from all those outside intruders and you're safe to stream, torrent and generally throw yourself about on the interwebs with a bit more confidence...

on Jul 27, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Tips to help you work more securely from Wi-Fi hotspots in public


7 tips for working securely from wireless hotspotsWireless hotspots are changing the way people work. These wireless local area networks (LANs) provide high speed Internet connection in public locations—as well as at home—and need nothing more than a mobile PC such as a laptop or notebook computer equipped with a wireless card.
In fact, hotspots are an everyday connection method for travelers and remote workers to browse the Internet, check their e-mail, and even work on their corporate networks while away from the office.
Hotspots range from paid services, such as T-Mobile or Verizon Wireless, to public, free connections. Hot spots are everywhere, including:
  • Coffee shops
  • Restaurants
  • Libraries
  • Bookstores
  • Airports
  • Hotel lobbies
But they all have one thing in common—they are all open networks that are vulnerable to security breaches. And that means it's up to you to protect the data on your PC. In this article, we cover a few tips to make working in public locations more secure.
Try to choose more secure connectionsIt's not always possible to choose your connection type—but when you can, opt for wireless networks that require a network security key or have some other form of security, such as a certificate. The information sent over these networks is encrypted, which can help protect your computer from unauthorized access. The security features of different networks appear along with the network name as your PC discovers them.
Make sure your firewall is activatedA firewall helps protect your mobile PC by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network. It acts as a barrier that checks all incoming information, and then either blocks the information or allows it to come through. All Microsoft Windows operating systems come with a firewall, and you can make sure it's turned on.
To activate the Windows Vista Firewall
  1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, click Network and Internet.
  3. Under Windows Firewall, click Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
  4. Ensure that On is selected.
To activate the Windows XP Firewall
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, click Network Connections.
  3. In the Network Connections window, under Network Tasks, click Change Windows Firewall Settings.
  4. In the Windows Firewall dialog box, on the General tab, ensure that On is selected.
Monitor your access pointsChances are that there are multiple wireless networks anywhere you're trying to connect. These connections are all access points, because they link into the wired system that gives you Internet access. So how do you make sure you're connecting to the right one? Simple—by configuring your PC to let you approve access points before you connect.
Configure Windows Vista Access Points Windows Vista takes the guesswork out of connecting to hotspots because you are automatically prompted to approve new connections. In addition, after you approve a connection, you assign it a profile for future use.
Configure Windows XP Access Points
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Network Connections.
  2. Right-click Wireless Network Connection, and then click Properties.
  3. On the Wireless Networks tab, make sure that the Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings check box is selected.
  4. Under Preferred networks, make sure that the name of the network that you want to connect to is highlighted, and then click Advanced.
  5. Click Access point (infrastructure) network only, and then click Close.
Disable file and printer sharingFile and printer sharing is a feature that enables other computers on a network to access resources on your computer. When you are using your mobile PC in a hotspot, it's best to disable file and printer sharing—when it's enabled, it leaves your computer vulnerable to hackers. Remember, though, to turn this feature back on when you return to the office.
Disable file and printer sharing in Windows Vista
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet, and then click Network and Sharing Center.
  3. Under Sharing and Discovery, click the arrow next to File sharing, click Turn off file sharing, and then click Apply.
  4. Click the arrow next to Printer sharing, click Turn off printer sharing, and then click Apply.
Disable file and printer sharing in Windows XP
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Security Center, and then click Windows Firewall.
  3. Click the Exceptions tab, and then under Programs and Services, clear the File and Printer Sharing check box.
Make your folders privateWhen the folders on your mobile PC are private, it's more difficult for hackers to access your files.
To make a folder private in Windows Vista Windows Vista not only makes folders private by default, but it also requires passwords for shared folders. As a result, you're already covered! But if you want to double-check, simply right-click on the folder in question, and select Properties. On the Security tab, you can review the set permissions.
To make a folder private in Windows XP
  1. Click Start, and then click My Computer.
  2. Click the drive where Windows is installed, and then click Documents and Settings.
  3. Open your user folder, right-click the folder that you want to make private, and then click Properties.
  4. On the Sharing tab, click Do no share this folder, and then click OK.
Repeat the steps above for each folder that you want to make private.
Encrypt your filesYou can protect your files further by encrypting them, which requires a password to open or modify them. Because you must perform this procedure on one file at a time, consider password-protecting only the files that you plan to use while working in a public place.
Consider completely removing sensitive data from your notebook PCIf you're working with extremely sensitive data, it might be worth taking it off your notebook PC altogether. Instead, save it on a corporate network share and access it only when necessary. This way, you have multiple safeguards in place.
A few simple precautions can help make working in public places more secure. And by selecting the best connections and adjusting settings, you can enjoy productive and safe work sessions no matter where you are.

on Dec 28, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Cant connect to the internet..


Hi, What error do you get when connecting to the internet?
Anyways, Probably the Wireless connection your trying to connect to has a Network Security enabled on it.
Gaming consoles cant' access that type of Encryption, reason I do not know why but to be able to get wireless connection using your Nintendo DS you will need to disable the Wireless Network Security of your Wireless Router to be able to get Wireless Access using your Nintendo DS.
I also had issues with mine before and found out that disabling the Network Security will let me get Internet Access on my portable console.
Just Disable the Network Security this will allow you to get Internet Access on your Nintendo, for the Security of your Wireless you can get the MAC Address of each wireless device you have and input those MAC Addresses into the Router Settings to get Security and not allow other poeplt to gain access on your Wireless Internet.
I hope this Helps.
Have a nice day,
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How do i get my phone to connect to the internet


You must have internet service, example an anything data plan. Then all you do is tap on the internet ball and it conects.

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How to conect with wireless internet


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

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4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center


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I hooked up my D'link to modem and computer and connection is good. But i can't find it when i search on laptop wireless connection. I think you need i driver but i can't find one. Thank You


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center
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Can't get my lap top to connect wirelessly to my router. Model # WRT54G2. The laptop says it is reaquiring the network address, but nothing happens.


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center

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How to secure the router


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The DIR-615 supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over a wireless network or from the Internet. Supportfor WEP, WPA and WPA2 standards ensure that you will be able to use the best possible encryption, regardless of your client devices. In addition, this Wireless N Router utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent potential attacks fromacross the Internet. Delivering great wireless performance, network security and coverage, the D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N Router is ideal for upgrading your existing wireless home network.
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Access the preferred network settings (if you are using the Windows wireless setup - right click on the wireless icon + view available wireless networks + preferred networks) for your machine and edit the listing for your wireless network, you'll need to uncheck the box that says something to the effect of "an authentication key is provided for me" and enter your security key in the boxes provided.

If it still fails - you may want to remove your network from the preferred listing and add it manually, making sure that the authentication is turned off as described and with your security key entered twice.

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