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09-May-2012, 11:18 AM #16
have a read here
http://www.upc-cablecom.ch/original_...870_manual.pdf
page 53 - figure 31
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09-May-2012, 11:30 AM #17
thanks, yes that's exactly what I am looking at, but I can't see what I am supposed to disable?
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09-May-2012, 11:39 AM #18
its not clear - make a note of all your current settings and post here (not the password )
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09-May-2012, 11:45 AM #19
here is a screenshot
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09-May-2012, 11:48 AM #20
click on the show key and make a note of your current passwod
then
try disable the
WPA-PSK
AND
WPA2-PSK

before that you could just make sure you are using that KEY correctly to connect
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09-May-2012, 11:51 AM #21
ok have disabled the WPA-PSK and the WPA2-PSK, what now?
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09-May-2012, 11:55 AM #22
can you connect ?
if not show another xirrus screen shot
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09-May-2012, 11:58 AM #23
no can't connect, here's a new xirrus screenshot
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09-May-2012, 11:58 AM #24
I'd also try channel 1. Can you connect with the encryption disabled? After trying channel 1?
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09-May-2012, 11:59 AM #25
Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site.
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09-May-2012, 12:00 PM #26
I don't know what channel 1 means
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09-May-2012, 12:01 PM #27
xirrus show a none/open connection so that has disabled the security - so that worked

now follow TerryNet advice
Page 51 figure 30
control channel

whats there - another screen shot of the page
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09-May-2012, 12:06 PM #28
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Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site.
my wireless adapter is Intel Wireless Wifi Link 4965AGN, is this what you mean?
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09-May-2012, 12:08 PM #29
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xirrus show a none/open connection so that has disabled the security - so that worked

now follow TerryNet advice
Page 51 figure 30
control channel

whats there - another screen shot of the page
here it the screenshot
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09-May-2012, 12:10 PM #30
where it says control channel - set to 11
change that to 1
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