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Why Won't My Network Key Change?


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#1 wwejosh

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Posted 09 March 2007 - 07:20 PM

Hello.
I have recently changed the wireless security from my laptop to modem/router. I changed from WEP to WPA PSK. I followed the guide from my modem/router manufactures web site. www.opennw.com/_pdf/62x_...lessSecurity.pdf .After following this which included:
logging onto modem/router interface, following instructions.
Setting it up on XP

After following this, I checked in the wireless's connection's properties. Only to find everything changed except for the network key, which was the same key for the WEP security. I re-typed the correct new network key and clicked ok. The only to see in properties again the same old network key from WEP.

I then went into view all available networks, once my network came up. I clicked connect once propend to enter network key, i typed in 111111111. Which has never been my network key, only to find that this key got Into the network. I'm confused.
What's going on?
What can I do to fix this problem?

My modem/router is a Open Networks 624W.

Thanks guys.

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#2 gavinseabrook

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Posted 11 March 2007 - 08:26 PM

You can go into your properties of your wireless card and select "Wireless networks" (NOT SEARCH FOR AVAILABLE). Or you can go into the Search for available and select "Change Prefered Networks". You should see the SSID of your router there in the list. Select it and hit properties and from there you can change it from WEP to WPA or even change your network key. Good luck and post back if you have problems.

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