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Old April 25th, 2008, 07:21 AM
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Hi

I have a Netgear 'Rangemax' router for some time and had a laptop wireless connected to it....using a MAC address. Unfortunatly, my laptop died and I purchased another one. I installed the MAC address but my lapop keepos asking me for a security key or passphrase. I've tried putting in my routers' username and password but am unable to login. I can't remember a security key or passphrase. Any ideas
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Old April 25th, 2008, 07:31 AM
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firewall issue on PC needs to disable or if still have issue

hard reset ther router
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Old April 25th, 2008, 11:40 PM
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Thanks for your reply.....will give that a go.
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Old April 26th, 2008, 12:00 AM
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Default Re: Security key or passphrase

Connect your laptop wired to the router, login to the router
and check the wlan-settings; I'm shure there is a wep- or wpa-
encryption with a key/passphrase; define a new key and enter
this key in the pc's wlan-settings too.
I think the mac-filtering is only an additional securityfeature;
there is WEP or WPAx too.


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Old April 27th, 2008, 06:51 AM
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moving to rangemax router
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