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can't get laptop access with linksys router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Rico123, Dec 17, 2009.

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  1. Rico123

    Rico123 Account Closed Thread Starter

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    I had some problems with my linksys wireless-g router, which i use for my desktop (xp) and laptop (vista). I went through the linksys automatic phone system resetting computer and going to 192.168.1.1, etc., using my desktop. When I was done, I have internet access on my desktop but the laptop gets an error message that "This computer is set to "linksys" with security enabled etc. I suspect I have unintentionally switched from a secure to an insecure wireless setting.

    Can anyone help so my laptop can access it again?

    Thanks.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    You need to configure the wireless capability of the router using your desktop wired connection. After you setup the wireless encryption, remove all the stored wireless network profiles from the laptop and connect, it should ask for the encryption key again.
     
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