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Problem connecting to wireless

Owainj

FPCH Member
Joined
Feb 28, 2008
Messages
7
#1
I am having trouble connecting my laptop to my wireless router. I have everything setup according to the installation cd and my laptop detects the network but will not connect. I have double checked the WEP key and it is correct but when i try to connect it states:

"Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer be in range. Please refresh the list of available networks, and try to connect again."

The specs of the pc and laptop are as follows:

PC:
P4 3.06Ghz HT
140Gb Hdd
1.5Gb Ram
Windows Xp Pro

Laptop:
P3
15Gb Hdd
192Mb Ram
Windows Xp Home

The wireless router is Netgear WGT624 v3. Is there an easy way to resolve this problem?
 

Tony D

Free PC Help Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 30, 2007
Messages
704
Location
Malvern, PA (USA)
PC Experience
Some Experience
Operating System
OSX
#3
First - turn off the security - meaning disable the WEP.
Then verify that you can connect to the network.

Once it's established that you can connect without security, then enable the security and try again.