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I find that I have an available network with a good signal, however my system will not connect.

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Hi, unless it is your network, you should not be connecting to it.
But the reason you can't is because you can see it doesn't mean you can connect to it because of the security, unless you know the WPA Passphrase key you cannot connect.
Now if it is your own network you will have to log on to your router to find out and alter any settings yourself.
But if you are trying to hack into a network, it is very illegal and could/will land you in a lot of trouble if you were caught.
You wouldn't like it if someone connected to your network and decided to use your internet and may be even watch what you were buying and steal your credit card details
But at the end of the day don't worry if you can see another network, all it means is that there router is broadcasting there name, which can be turned off in the router settings.
If it is to connect to your network, i will gladly help you out.

Sorry to go on.

Regards - Anthony

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