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I've had my linksys wireless G router connected and secured for over a year now. All of a sudden this morning my laptop does not sign in to my network name I can sign in to my router but it doesn't have the network name I created and it's not secured. How did this happen and how do I fix it?

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Sometimes it happens that the router might got resetted automatically.
You will need to access the router settings page.
change the wireless settings of the router.
change the network name and the security.
This time create a new network name.
Make sure that your computer will be connected to the router with the cable when you change the wireless settings.
then try to connect to the wireless network.

Click Here for more information about the routers and network

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