Validating identity to router
Yesterday I reformatted a friends computer and reinstalled the OS and other software at my house. I brought her laptop and router to my house and it works fine. I tried to install the disc that came with the router, but it said something like the IP address wasn't static and I needed to imput the blah blah blah. Whatever PC was used when they installed Comcast needs to be connected to the router and the MAC address cloned to the router. It will be slightly inside the router housing so she'll need a paperclip to push it. She can then boot her laptop while the router does what its doing. Dot beside No for "Require a logon" and then all the way at the bottom, put the dot beside "Use Computer MAC Address" click Apply.
Everything was working fine when she picked it up, specifically the wireless. I did a search for this and maybe one of the fixes will work. Here is the manual for her router so if you are doing this over the phone you can see what she is seeing. Unplug the power to the router then plug it back in.
But I have recently re-installed windows and now can\u0027t get it to connect.
It used to work so I know it\u0027s fundamentally ok.
I have seen this in the router properties (i.e - from Open to WPA), tried this, but then it wont connect at all. This can be entered as 5 or 13 as I characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters. This can be entered as 5 or 13 as I characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters.
I have also read that WEP needs to be switched to WPA. I have also read that WEP needs to be switched to WPA.
But it has to be a known word or some variant, @ = O, 1 = I things like that.
But since WPA/WPA allows for spaces, I recommend a sentence. Doesn't need to be long, but just make it random like: "The mouse juggles pineapples" something silly and random.
This will reinstall the known good drivers and will recreate her wireless connection, try again to connect wireless. A word about WEP vs WPA/WPA2: Mainly it comes down to when/how you are authenticated. You get enough of them, use a program and it can put all the bits together to figure it out.
I have a acer notebook and I cannot connect to my wireless DLink router. Download and install the driver in it and reboot the system. This should work for you if there is any driver issue in your notebook. I have tried with the same solution earlier and it is asking me for some type of password.
Well it is not giving me the connection and whenever I am trying to connect tot the router it is giving me some message which says that it is validating the identity. So get a download done from the appropriate routers manufacturer? It is asking that the system needs a password about 40 bits - 104 bits.
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