Wireless Woes

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  1. BiscuitsNgroovy

    BiscuitsNgroovy OT Supporter

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    So i've recently obtained a new laptop which I've tried to connect to my home network numerous times, but it never works. I open up the wireless list of networks, double click on the network, then it asks for a network key. My network has no key so i type in nothing and click connect. Then nothing happens, I can't even get to the password screen.

    My router is a D-Link Di-524, any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Are you certain you don't have WEP/WPA turned on? It will usually only ask for a key if it detects that it is enabled.
     
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    if it's asking for a key then it's expecting a key...does windows zero config on your laptop *think* WEP is enabled on the access point?

    change wireless zero config to not use a key at all (no security)
     
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    I disabled WEP/WPA then typed in my network password when it asked for the "network key" and it worked. Thanks a ton y'all.
     

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