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My laptop is already wireless so I know I don't need the flash drive or the software that goes with it. Laptop already connects to internet with cord- no probs. Router is ZyXEL Prestige 660HW- T1. Wirelessly I get a message that though it is not locked it has restricted access. Need I also say the laptop of its own keeps connecting to another router from a earby site?!

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  • natalie811 Jul 26, 2008

    Unfortunately, I reset it just to be faced with the same LAN connection ok, WLAN failed. Under Internet, should I choose for my profile settings (this is an ACER ASPIRE 5920 with Windows Vista connecting to AOL broadband): apply firewall settings?, apply internet settings? If yes to internet settings, do I also select automatically detect settings? Should both LAN and WLAN TCP/IP settings be automatically detected? I have configured the router from the internet (through LAN) and I have set a WEP security at 64-bit WEP, DHCP is ON, I have selected IP adress to be automatically detected (SUA only was the next parameter). Should the WEP be set to shared, no authentication required or something else?

    Oops- now all of a sudden I got connected (I was disconnected for about 5 mins from both LAN, and WLAN). If you could for reference comment on the above, I'll also get back to you if it's working or not...!

  • natalie811 Jul 26, 2008

    Yep, after you suggested I reset, I turned it off for a few secs and then back on (since I did the reset last night). After the funny off for both LAN and WLAN- it IS working! Thanks for verifying and suggesting it is normal to need time for adjustment! IT'S WORKING- YES!

  • natalie811 Jul 26, 2008

    Thank you!!!

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There is a problem with the security feature of your wireless router (SSID - Service Set Identifier). the most effective solution for this is reseting the router but pressing the small hidden button at the bottom part of the w-router itself. it will automatically reset your router.

the reason why you always connect to a different router is because your router rejects your attempt to connect to it and you computer automatically searched for another router in the area and connect itself to it.

Cause of the issue:

* you forgot the password or (SSID - Service Set Identifier)
* someone put a password on your router without you knowing it
* you accidentally inputted a password or (SSID - Service Set Identifier)

Hope this one works! Because i am sure with it!

Your good rating will be much appreciated, thanks!

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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    Romar Jeslet Agregado Jul 26, 2008

    Just give time for your computer to connect to your router. Since you selected WEP with DHCP, it needs time to validate the security and to get an IP address from the DHCP server which is your router.

    Thanks!
    I know it will work. Be Positive!
    Your good rating will be very much appreciated.

    Good luck and thank you!

    - claudus_07™
    romaragregado@gmail.com
    www.romaragregado.tk


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