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Have network password, but it asks for encryption code

  • Configuration
  • Encryption
  • Windows XP
  • Wireless Networking
Last response: in Wireless Networking
March 9, 2012 7:39:25 PM

Help! I am running windows xp, and we got a new network. I have the password I am supposed to use, but instead, it keeps asking for an encryption code instead of just the network password, and don't know how to get it to as for a password instead.

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March 21, 2012 12:58:55 AM

It turns out that the problem was that it was an older laptop that only had WEP capability, and the new network was using WPA2. I wound up buying a usb wireless adapter and am using that on the laptop instead of the built in wireless receiver, and that seems to have solved the problem.