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Windows 7: Access Point Error on my Window 7 home premium

03 Jul 2012   #1
Nokino

Window 7 Home Premium 32 bits
 
 
Access Point Error on my Window 7 home premium

Greetings everyone,

I have a desperate wireless issue that needs to be solved as soon as possible, it never happened before. Recently the wlan at my house suddenly stops working on my Window 7 home premium computer. Surprisingly, when I checked on other devices or types of computer for instance my macbook which I'm using right now works fine with the wlan internet router. I have no idea what's the cause and most importantly the solution to this internet issue. This issue mainly applies just my Window 7 computer. Diagnostics indicates it's an access point error, and I assumes it's correct for now. I tried 3 methods:

1) To delete the network from the "manage wireless networks" options found in control panel, and tried to reconnect it.
2) Restarted my computer.
3) Manually create a profile.

But still no luck at all, as long as I connect to the wlan wireless which I normally use, I can't even make it to the security key screen. It go straights to the dialogue box stating "Unable to connect to wlan-ap".

Any pointers?

Thanks
~ Nok


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03 Jul 2012   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Nokino, welcome to Seven Forums.

Does your router have 'Access Control' ?

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03 Jul 2012   #3
Nokino

Window 7 Home Premium 32 bits
 
 

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Hi there!

Anyone with the security key can easily access that router and go into the internet after that, but what I'm concerned right now is after I deleted the wireless network in the "Manage Wireless Network" option, I'm not able to connect it only with my Window 7 home premium and the error dialogue box pops up immediately without showing a box to enter the security key.

The wlan's encryption type is "WEP" by the way.

I'm not sure whether I answered it correctly, correct me if I'm wrong and rephrase the question please, Thank you.

~Nok
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03 Jul 2012   #4
Nokino

Window 7 Home Premium 32 bits
 
 

First of all, sorry for double posting. Problem can moved to solved now. Appreciated Roderunner's reply on making an attempt to solve the issue. I tried changing the encryption key to WPA instead of WEP, and the internet is back on to my Window 7 now.
Not sure why but currently, I got what I wanted.
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04 Jul 2012   #5
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nokino View Post
First of all, sorry for double posting. Problem can moved to solved now. Appreciated Roderunner's reply on making an attempt to solve the issue. I tried changing the encryption key to WPA instead of WEP, and the internet is back on to my Window 7 now.
Not sure why but currently, I got what I wanted.
Most every driver made for Windows 7 will work best using WPA2 security with AES encryption. WEP is an outdated and easily hackable security so isn't used on updated drivers.
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