Re: Wireless connection

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Jeff Strickland, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. "Edwin Sineath" <> wrote in message
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    > Just got a used laptop, an IBM T41. I cannot get it to connect to my
    > secured network or my girlfriend's secured network. I enter the key when
    > requested and it tries and then quits. It will connect to any and all
    > unsecured networks whenever I find them. This is baffling to me. Any
    > ideas? I've never encountered this before. This is a Windows XP machine.
    > My linux laptop doesn't have this problem.


    You're not entering the correct password into the correct place.

    There are more than one kind of password, WPA and WEP come to mind. You must
    use the right password in the right box. The WPA encryption key will not
    work in the WEP passphrase box.
     
    Jeff Strickland, Aug 10, 2010
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