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I have just connected to SKY Broadband. Everything works O.K. except that I can't get my laptop to go wireless on their system. They told me that I need to ask you to modify the connect options to include Security type WPA PSK with this also as the Encryption code optionl box, or with a Disable facility in the Encryption box. This is apparently what their router needs to recognise. Hope thi8s makes sense to you!

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Internet wireless connection are going to need encryption key WEP key or WPA to be able to connect

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