CONNECTING FR VISTA NOTEBOOK TO XP WIRELESS

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by =?Utf-8?B?Sk9ITiBU?=, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. ativa wireless router set up on desktop running XP. wep2 security configured
    on router. laptop runnig vista. laptop network set up with matching password
    detects and shows the wireless network but fails to connect. Router and
    laptop network passwords verified. Any suggestions ???
    --
    JOHN T
    =?Utf-8?B?Sk9ITiBU?=, Jul 8, 2007
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  2. =?Utf-8?B?Sk9ITiBU?=

    Jim Guest

    "JOHN T" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > ativa wireless router set up on desktop running XP. wep2 security
    > configured
    > on router. laptop runnig vista. laptop network set up with matching
    > password
    > detects and shows the wireless network but fails to connect. Router and
    > laptop network passwords verified. Any suggestions ???
    > --
    > JOHN T

    The keys don't match. It took me three tries to get my laptop to connect.
    And, I should add, I had the laptop beside the router where I could see the
    key.
    Jim
    Jim, Jul 8, 2007
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  3. Hi
    May be this can Help, http://www.ezlan.net/faq.html#wep
    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "JOHN T" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > ativa wireless router set up on desktop running XP. wep2 security
    > configured
    > on router. laptop runnig vista. laptop network set up with matching
    > password
    > detects and shows the wireless network but fails to connect. Router and
    > laptop network passwords verified. Any suggestions ???
    > --
    > JOHN T
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Jul 9, 2007
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