does not know wifi key

Discussion in 'Wireless Internet' started by kiillerkilley, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. i have just got orange broadband set it up for wired internet which
    works fine but for wifi it does not reconise the key i have put it in
    lots of time's and still does not work please help
    kiillerkilley, Jul 19, 2007
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  2. kiillerkilley

    Eric Guest

    (Makes a mental note of "", which must be the latest web
    forum to link to NG's)


    Well, before you get torn apart on here for not providing information on
    exactly what hardware you are using, I'll throw something quick out for ya.

    I don't know why your key isn't working. (BTW: Is this a WEP or WPA-PSK key
    you are using? If you hardware supports WPA-PSK, use it. WEP isn't secure
    these days.)

    First, make sure your hardware works properly without encryption. Look on
    the back of your wireless router (or AP) and see if there is a small hole.
    Get a sewing pin and press and hold the button in there for a few seconds.
    This will reset the device to factory default.

    Once you get a solid and stable connection with the factory defaults, then
    start introducing new variables (change your SSID, setup encryption, and
    also setup a password for the device.)
    Eric, Jul 19, 2007
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