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I have secured my router by connecting my laptop to the router by ethernet cable so now my network comes up as security enabled but I can't seem to connect to my wireless network although it shows the signal is strong and everything looks fine - it just keeps picking up the neighbour's unsecured network. Can anyone help please?

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Remove the neighbor's network from the preferred network list.
add your own network in the list. If your router is old router then upgrade the firmware of the router. Firmware is the software of the router.
You have connected your laptop to the router, to secure the wireless network. When you connect the laptop to the router, make sure that the wireless network connection will be disabled.
Once you change the wireless settings, enable the wireless connection and connect to your network.


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