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Fixed: Vista can't access wireless because WEB settings

Postby chicagotech » Sun Dec 28, 2008 8:26 pm

Thank you for sharing this useful information with us.

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>
> I just bought a new Sony Vaio NS110E (Vista Home Premium) and
> experienced the same problem connecting wirelessly to DI-514. My router
> setting was NO encryption. Searched a lot on internet and couldn't find
> a solution.
>
> However, after I tried to set the router to WPA-PSK encrypted with a
> passphrase and set the computer's wireless encryption type to
> WPA-Personal TKIP encryption, suddenly the wireless connection works. So
> it seems that the router's non-secured or WEP secured options have issue
> with Vista.
>
> To allow the router secured by WPA, you have to update its firmware
> from D-link's website, and reconfig the router from an XP computer wired
> to it.
>
> Hopefully this reply can help some other guys like me to avoid spending
> hours on solution search. :)
>
>
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