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Enabling Wireless Network Access


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#1 k988

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 10:44 PM

Hey. I just bought a new wireless router, and two of the computers in the house have no problems using it (one hard-wired, the other wirelessly). The problem has to do with the fact that the router uses WPA and when I try to set up my computer to access the network, the only option is WEP. I am not sure if this problem has to do with my own wireless network adapter, with the wireless card, or something else, so I came here to ask for help! And in case this will be useful, here are my system specs.

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/vVzT5wvqRw29PGXR7Ck85Zc

Thank you!

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#2 jhayz

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 11:56 PM

The other two computers means it supports WPA/WEP access point. Try looking for firmware updates for the network card to obtain WPA security feature. If no support is available, replace the wifi card with WPA/WPA2 standard.

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