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Windows 7: Setting Up Wireless Network on Windows 7

29 Nov 2009   #1

Windows XP Professional
 
 
Setting Up Wireless Network on Windows 7

When setting up the wireless network in Windows 7 it requests you to put in an 8 digit PIN number that is supposed to be on the router. I have a Trendnet TEW-432BRP router and can't find the number to put into the input box on the windows 7 install.

Any ideas?

I can manually connect the router to the internet but I want it to automatically be set up so that it connects every time I boot Windows 7.

John

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29 Nov 2009   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by john8710w View Post
When setting up the wireless network in Windows 7 it requests you to put in an 8 digit PIN number that is supposed to be on the router. I have a Trendnet TEW-432BRP router and can't find the number to put into the input box on the windows 7 install.

Any ideas?

I can manually connect the router to the internet but I want it to automatically be set up so that it connects every time I boot Windows 7.

John
I dont have that router, but you may want to try their website, support for information.



ProbABLY the number is IN THE packing materieal, hopefully not thrown out yet.
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29 Nov 2009   #3

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by john8710w View Post
When setting up the wireless network in Windows 7 it requests you to put in an 8 digit PIN number that is supposed to be on the router. I have a Trendnet TEW-432BRP router and can't find the number to put into the input box on the windows 7 install.

Any ideas?

I can manually connect the router to the internet but I want it to automatically be set up so that it connects every time I boot Windows 7.

John
Hi John! In your browser write in 192.168.1.1. If theres an option for Configuration Pages, click on that. If it asks you for a username and password they're most likely to be

USERNAME: Admin
PASSWORD: Admin

Look for a system information setting. In that information there should be something about a WEP or a WPA key. It should tell you the key there.

Sorry if these aren't tailored to your router. I have an Inventel.

Thanks,
ZeshanA
If I helped, please rep me.
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29 Nov 2009   #4

Windows XP Professional
 
 
TRENDNET Router Model TEW-432BRP H/W W: v.D1.OR

Hi Rich,

After I posted here I called TRENDNET and a very knowledgeable person helped me with setting up my router on the network on my new HP8710W Laptop.

Also, I was having some issues with the TRENDNET Wireless router dropping out all the time on my desktop machine. If i unplugged the router and waited a few seconds and then replugged it in it would work fine. Just kind of a REAL PAIN doing this several times a day. It would always take a few minutes for the reboot. They referred me to their website where I downloaded the most current firmware. Hopefully that will cure that issue also.

Today my experience with TRENDNET Technical support was an excellent one.

Their Phone number here is the USA is 1-866-845-3673

Thanks very much for your thoughtfulness in answering my inquiry.

John
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29 Nov 2009   #5

Windows XP Professional
 
 
Support

Hi ZeshanA,

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I stated above I contacted TRENDNET Phone Support and they were able to get it all straightened out.

I believe I have my problem fixed.

Thanks to all who replied.

John
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29 Nov 2009   #6

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by john8710w View Post
Hi ZeshanA,

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I stated above I contacted TRENDNET Phone Support and they were able to get it all straightened out.

I believe I have my problem fixed.

Thanks to all who replied.

John
Great to hear!

ZeshanA
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