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RE: wireless on VISTA problem

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Old 04-15-2009
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RE: wireless on VISTA problem


"99XJ" wrote:

> I just installed a D-Link DIR-625 router, before, we had a Linksys router
> with no issues whatsoever. (This is in secure WPA mode, there is no problem
> in "unsecure" mode) My sons PC has Vista installed. He has a D-Link
> wireless usb adaptor. Before, with the Linksys router, hookup was as would
> be expected, find the SSID, click, a prompt for passphrase, sweet.
>
> Now what happens is this... I right click the network icon in the taskbar
> and select "Connect to a network" a list of available networks shows.( as
> usual) I click our SSID and a different message appears than before, instead
> of getting the usual prompt for a simple passphrase, I get a "Windows needs
> more credentials to connect to this network", I click it and then a window
> appears prompting for...
>
> Username
> Password
> Domain pass
>
> this is not an option suitable for the usual WPA Personal encryption, first
> off there is no user name, no domain, its just WPA personal, TKIP,
> passphrase... what can I do? like I said it connects fine if no encryption
> is used. and it worked fine Lo these last 2 years with a Linksys WRT54G
>
> I'm not very familiar with Vista, I'm an XP man myself
>
> (I and my wife have XP, router installed on mine)
> (My wife has windows XP with a Linksys adaptor and it works fine so I know
> it is a Vista conflict)
>
>

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