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Have connection but not wireless

My laptop normally connects with the wireless router but I have had to connect with a cable. There is a red X in the system tray over the Ralink Wireless LAN card, so I right clicked on it and it said Launch config utilities, my name was showing in the table, I highlighted it and clicked connect which took me to a page with WPA-PSK on it, I didn't know what to do, so clicked OK and it came up with the message:
Invalid WPA-pre-shared key WPA-PSK should use 8-63 ASCII characters or 64 Hex characters. I have absolutely no idea what this means. I think I messed it all up yesterday trying to see if I could get a microphone to work on the computer, and from reading something about going to add remove programs to set up speech, I accidentally clicked on the Ralink and its gone from the programme list, but the folder is still in the Programmes directory, I tried clicking on all the .exe files but nothing worked.
I have windows XP SP2, 1500 Mhz processor, 1.18 GB RAM, 40GB HDD

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