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no network connection

by reekyreid / February 21, 2013 3:05 PM PST

I just got lg smart TV lg47620t and got the dongle it picks up my WiFi great signal but when I put in my password it says no network connection what's wrong.

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Re: password
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 21, 2013 5:16 PM PST
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Maybe it's the wrong password.

The best thing to try: change the password in the router and see if the new password works. Start with a simple one.


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(NT) no its correct password how do you change it,
by reekyreid / February 21, 2013 9:41 PM PST
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Re: changing wireless password
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 21, 2013 11:58 PM PST

That's something you read in the manual of the router.

For most ones it means:
a. Make a wired connection.
b. Type the gateway ip-address (obtained from ipconfig) in the address bar of your browser
c. Login with the username and password (the user manual will both the username and the default password - but maybe you changed it?)
d. Find the screen where can change the encryption type and password and do it.

Ten years ago (but probably your router isn't so old) you set up a telnet connection via the serial port.


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Lots of reasons.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 22, 2013 12:30 AM PST
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You see that a lot on WEP (protected) routers. I won't duplicate the content of what we have in the CNET Networking forum but if I am to discuss this with you, you must forget a lot of what you know about WiFi.

The TVs are different. For example using the @ symbol in the router password may cause this along with odd things like any alphanumeric and more.

We've covered most of this in the CNET Networking Forum but if you want to save time, just tell a lot more.

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