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Wireless says it has connected but it hasn't really


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I currently have two computers (one DELL Inspiron and one custom desktop PC) which connects easily to the network, I just got an Acer Aspire Gemstone 6930g but it refuses to wirelessly connect (see thread title).

When I use a CAT 5 cable it works fine but when I try to do it wirelessly it takes a really long time (and even tells me it's taking longer than expected to connect) then eventually says it has connected and either says it hasn't connected properly because of a bad password or weak signal. The password is definitely correct and the signal is at 5 bars (also tried connecting right next to the router), my older Dell barely manages 3 bars :)

I'm really not sure what's going on, I ran cmd and through ipconfig determined it wasn't actually connected to the wireless router. Also fun fact: Even entering the wrong password ends up with a connection which doesn't work :S

I don't really know what other information I can give, can anyone help me please?
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ok just a quick update, it seems to be spending its entire time saying 'identify', like how the ones which work do it but sono after actually 'identify' the connection.
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