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Windows 7: Cannot connect to wireless network


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My roommate recently set up a new network with a new router (Buffalo). The old network with a linksys router worked just fine.

However, I found out that Windows 7 cannot connect to this new router. It recognizes the network and tries to connect, but fails. The network diagnostic didn't work. I tried unplugging the cable modem and waiting 10 seconds, restarting the router.. none of that worked.

I'm running Windows 7 on a santa rosa Macbook Pro via bootcamp.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Windows 7 does not run very well on Bootcamp from what I have read. What build of 7 are you running?
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Windows 7 has been fairly stable using boot camp. Most problems occur because of software compatibility, not because of the operating system.

I'm using the Windows 7 RC, build 7100.
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I mean as far as devices working properly, especially wireless networking.

Is there a specific failure message?
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oh ok. Yeah, I figured it was probably an incompatible router.

It just says failed to connect and directs me to the wireless diagnostics.
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oh ok. Yeah, I figured it was probably an incompatible router.

It just says failed to connect and directs me to the wireless diagnostics.


Perhaps a FW upgrade to your existing router or swapping it out for a different one then. Any issues connecting to that router in OSX?
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Yeah I can connect fine in OSX. I'm gonna try to see if I can get the old router back, or a fw update on the new one. Thanks for your help.
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