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Windows 7: Wireless using WEP requires Username/Password- WHY?

14 Sep 2009   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dsharky View Post
hi all,

Sorry to bring this up again. it's been a while and i've been traveling too much. Anyways. I'm still having the same problem where trying to connect automatically to a WEP wireless prompts of oddly for a username/password even after i enter the WEP key.

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Hi dsharky, glad to hear from you again!

Windows 7 is not going to allow you to use WEP. You will have to use WPA-PSK, or WPA-PSK2:



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14 Sep 2009   #12

Win 7 RTM 7600 Ultimate 64-bit

I'm partial to WPA2-Personal myself. Since I don't have a RADIUS server at home, the -Enterprise options are out. I run a mixed wireless network at home with Win 7, XP, and occasionally my work Vista laptop. This is all through a Linksys WRT110 router.
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17 Dec 2015   #13

Windows 10

Setting the wireless network manually helped! Thanks!
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