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I have been using my Linksys router to connect my home PC's, its been working great, then I bought a laptop and tried connecting to my network but my network key (pass phrase)doesnt work, im sure it is correct because i used it to set other home 2nd an adapter?

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    Ian Cormier May 11, 2010

    could i have some more info on your set up such as os's pci card brand and so on

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Since you are confident that the key is correct, make sure your security and encryption types on your laptop match what is set up on the router. For instance, if you the router is set up for WPA with TKIP encryption, the laptop must be set up for the same.

I would connect it through ethernet cable to router and go into router settings in one window and the laptop's settings in another window just to make it easier to match the two up.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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