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Windows 7: wireless adapter won't connect to new router

23 Apr 2013   #11
vipomorge

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I was just on my wife's computer and she can't connect either and I checked my old computer that could connect and it can't now. So I am going to reset my router and try setting it back up again to see if that works. Also the router defaults to Wpa2 aes security, is that not compatible with some computers?


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23 Apr 2013   #12
vipomorge

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I just checked my old computer that was able to connect to the router and my wife's and neither one works. So I am going to reset it and try setting it back up to see if that works also, the router security defaults to wpa2 aes is that not compatible with some computers or settings?
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23 Apr 2013   #13
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vipomorge View Post
I just checked my old computer that was able to connect to the router and my wife's and neither one works. So I am going to reset it and try setting it back up to see if that works also, the router security defaults to wpa2 aes is that not compatible with some computers or settings?
WPA2 and AES should work with most newer machines, if these machines can only work with wireless G or below then you need to be sure and use the mixed mode 802.11 settings, if all these machines are wireless N capable then it may work best using the 802.11n Only setting.
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