I'm using a Dlink WDA 2320 adapter (latest drivers) and the router is a 2701HG-G Gateway (standard issue by Bell Canada). My connection shows up on the wireless list, name is up there, signal strength is great. Its a WEP encryption (yes I know) but whenever I try to connect to it I get the following message: This network is marked as a "hidden" network.
How is that so? I have the SSID and the password. The actual SSID is showing up on the list of possible wireless connections available. I have checked connect even if network is not broadcasting and still no results.
As far as I know, the SSID is NOT hidden as to router settings. The network shows up on the list of available networks and is named correctly. No other network with the title "Unamed Network" is on the list.
I'm assuming my adapter isn't faulty, under devices says its working correctly. I have powercycled the router too. I formated my computer and downgraded to XP, no good. Back on Vista, same deal.
Also for full disclosure I have connected to this same wireless connection before without problems.