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Ativa wireless G router

I need to connect to my wireless router. whenever the laptop is plugged in it connects just fine but when it is not plugged in it won't connect saying that the security key is not correct. it is very frustraing

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    kalpesh jain May 11, 2010

    can you give me the full details properly.

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Go to the device page then got then wireless option then chage it the security option that it

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Not really enough info here, but here goes;
You have the router secured with a security code but your laptop isn't, or is secured with a different one. The instructions that came with the router will tell you how to set this up, you HAVE to read them if you ever expect to get it to work. If you don't want to, or can't for some reason, then at least post router brand and model #, laptop brand, model # and wireless card brand and model # along with what steps you have already taken.

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