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I cannot connect wirelessly to my dell netbook to my orange livebox

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Have you tried to enable the wireless?

Look for the wireless switch on the side or front of your mini and have it turned on. Press Fn+F3 and see if the wireless adapter is enabled already.

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Posted on Jun 05, 2010

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WPA is safer as all in all it's a lot harder to crack due to being a lot more characters in the passkey. The easiest thing to do would be explain how i have mine set up. And you could compare the 2.. As i have XP Desktop & Vista aswell. So your Laptop connects ok now but is still an unsecure network.. On your Dektop. When you try to connect. Are you entering the 26 character key on the bottom of the livebox?

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If i start from the top section and work down it should make it easier to follow:
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Phone Over ADSL> Nothing needs changing
Digital TV> Nothing Needs Changing.
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Security> Associated Devices> Will Be Empty
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Advanced> Wireless> Pairing Time> 10 minutes should be fine.
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Now if we set up your laptop first.
Go into Connect To A Network. Your Livebox should be there. It also SHOULD say Secured Network. If there is a Red Cross then you will need to do what i suggested yesterday on my previous post.

Go back to connect.. Enter the 26 char. passkey with caps lock on.. And you should be connected no problem.

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