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Windows 7: Not connecting wirelessly


07 Aug 2010   #1
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 
Not connecting wirelessly

Just installed Win7 on a Dell 1525 laptop.

I was at another location since I installed Win 7 and it worked immediately. Now I'm home and it's seeing but not connecting to my network wirelessly.

Did have a message that my security was not strong enough but that message hasn't popped up again.

My router in a Linksys DI624 802 11G I've had it for a while and naturally can't remember my username and password.

What next?


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08 Aug 2010   #2
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 
Update

Just tried to get on the router website using IE instead of Firefox and I got on.

Not sure what to do next.

Also whatever I do I want to make sure it doesn't affect my wired connected machines.

Looks like I only have a WEP encryption on the router settings.
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08 Aug 2010   #3
DirtRider

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Did you enter your WEP key into your wireless connection on the laptop?
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08 Aug 2010   #4
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

thewolfe, You see the wireless network when you click on connect on this advanced network sharing page? What does the results say? anything? Good luck to you with your problem.
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08 Aug 2010   #5
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

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Did you enter your WEP key into your wireless connection on the laptop?
Not an option.
Quote:
when you click on connect on this advanced network sharing page? What does the results say?
"Windows was unable to connect to thewolfe"
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08 Aug 2010   #6
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Got it! Retyped my password and I'm up and running. Must have typed in the wrong password originally.

Sorry for the stupidity and thanks for the posts.

Sevenforums has been a life saver.
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08 Aug 2010   #7
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

NEXT...
When I set up the network on my Win7 machine and it said to write down a 10 letter-number sequence. Can you tell me what that is called and what's it's for?
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08 Aug 2010   #8
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Glad that you have had some success with your problem. As for the 10 number sequence ? I don't recall coming across that. Sounds like it wants a strong password of letters upper case and lower case and also numbers.
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08 Aug 2010   #9
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

The password wasn't a network like "WEP"....
Oh well.
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08 Aug 2010   #10
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

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