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Unable to apply any authentication for the Wireless

Unauthenticated wireless connections work alright. At the > "wireless" > "authentication" admin page, the "apply" button won't have any effect when I chose WEP, WPA or WPA2. (If I change to the "basic" tab and back to the "authentication" tab, I see the changes didn't stick: Authentication Type [disabled]) Tried all sorts of restarts. Tried to disable wireless before setting authentication. Tried firmware update. Tried filling all WEP keys, tried ASCII and HEX, tried 64 and 128 modes. Tried all settings. can't get passed authentication user name and password. nothing works

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Suggest resetting to factory defaults, then see if your can make changes to the authentication's. If not go the website of device and access help and support. BPCS

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Is it just you or can nobody connect wirelessly?
Is the wireless light on on the front of the router?
Anyway. Open your web browser and type in this address
don't type anything else and then hit return.
In a moment you should get the gatekeeper popping up asking for the login and password. If they have not been changed they are admin and password.
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