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Vista asks for domain for WEP Wifi connection


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TwoDave

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I have a problem getting a Vista PC to wirelessly connect to my router. The PC has an Intel Pro wifi card. It is ON. The Device Manager shows no problems for it. The router is pretty generic a/b/g/n with wifi defined as broadcast SSID, open access, WEP encryption, and a key. I have 5 other devices that connect to the wifi fine, but none of them are Vista. From the PC I cannot ping the router. The ipconfig command shows an IP of 0.0.0.

When I use the Vist connect dialogue, it sees the SSID of the router. When I select it and try to connect, I get prompted for a password, security key, and DOMAIN NAME. Leaving domain name blank does nothing. I have never set up domains for this syetm (I don't know how).

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks,
Dave
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Digerati

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Hi Dave and Welcome.

Did it ever work? Is the system free of malware?

You might try to reset the IP stack, then here's a couple tutorials for getting connected.

http://www.vista4beg...less-connection
http://www.watchingt...ss-network.html
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