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connecting to a WPA secured network?


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I am picking the internet signal I want to connect to with my wireless PCI card but how do I connect to it? I know that it is WPA secured. when I click connect on it, it says: Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer e in range. please refresh the list of avalible networks, and try to connect again....


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Bump^^^
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#1 don't bump your topics...it doesn't help

#2...is this your network? I.E. is the router in your house...did you set up WPA?
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routers in my house, it worked with WPA before but then I formatted my hdd so it deleted the settings,
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sooo...you need to make sure that the drivers and software for your wireless card are installed...then when you find the network...you enter the WPA info like you did before and connect to the router
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the first time a guy from circuit city did it, but thats just it, I dont know where to get the info and here to put it
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so...did he write down the WPA key or anything? if he didn't you'd need to completely reset the router back to factory defaults and start over
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i'll find a way to get it, but when I do what do I do next?
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....ok when you have your computer on...does it detect the network?
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yes
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ok...then once you find the WPA info you would highlight that network and choose configure (depending on your wireless utility...i don't know what you see but something to this effect) then you would enter the WPA key and blammo...you should be connected
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I have run into a problem.. in wirless network properties on the association tab, im sapposed to set the network authentication to WPA-PSK and the data encryption to TKIP but on my other PC it only has options: open or shared for network authentication and WEP or Disabled for data encryption...

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