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Laptop does not recognize wifi password anymore

by Gdaiva / March 21, 2011 8:45 AM PDT

While I was reading my email internet got disconnected, and now I can't connect back.
Seems that it does not recognize the password to my wireless, anymore.
Please, help!

Yes, I disconnected and reconnected router.
I restarted computer.
Wireless switch is on, plus i can connect to neighbors' wifi
I even updated intel wireless driver from intel website.
Other laptops and desktop works fine, recognizes password and everything.
I didn't do any changes to my laptop, it just happen suddenly while i was on internet.
And yes, I searched on google, cant find enything, its been all day,
Thank you!!

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Wifi hookup
by pgc3 / March 22, 2011 1:01 AM PDT

Push come to shove you could just set up another wifi hook up in windows via network and sharing center, give that a shot.

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What does it mean wifi hook up?
by Gdaiva / March 22, 2011 9:42 AM PDT
In reply to: Wifi hookup

Thank you, I sorted out. I had unplugged router before i posted this, and it didnt work, then i kept researching and somebody said that router might be on battery back up, so I unplugged again and pushed reset button, and it worked.
I wouldnt know whats wifi hook up, read something and went to network sharing, but couldnt figure out what to do next.
Anyway, thank you again!

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Wifi hookup
by pgc3 / March 23, 2011 1:39 AM PDT

By wifi hook up, the wireless connection between your laptop and the router. In network and sharing center you could set up a new connection, should you need to. It seems as if you got in flying, good deal! As you discovered, many and most routers have a reset capability, usually a little recess on the rear, a pen or pencil generally does the trick for that. Best of luck!

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