Off Topic:wireless net work help RRS feed

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  • I turned on the wireless protection on my laptop before i was able to acess the internet but now it wont let me access the internet without pluging the router to my comouter I want to be able to connect tot the internet without having to do that. I do have a wirless card on my laptop I was only tring to prevent other users in the neighborhood from accessing my internet. How can I fix this porblem
    Sunday, July 6, 2008 4:28 PM

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  • Open Network Connections, find your network, right click and select Properties, re-enter the network key you created when you secured your wireless network. If you are still unable to connect look for a reset button on the back of the wireless router and depress it for about ten seconds ( leave the power to the router on while performing this action ). This will reset the router settings to factory defaults ( unsecured ). I suggest reading the help files for securing a wireless network on your computer and on the router set up page before attempting to secure your network again.

    Sunday, July 6, 2008 5:21 PM