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Security Network Key is Incorrect

  1. #1


    wshu11 Guest

    Security Network Key is Incorrect

    Everytime I try to access the Internet through my wireless router, I get a
    message indicating that my security key is incorrect, when in reality it is
    correct. I only solve this problem after attempting to connect upwards of 20
    times. I have no idea what the problem is, but I did not have this issue
    with Windows XP. Essentially, I just keep trying to connect, over and over
    again, and finally it accepts my password. Anybody else have this issue?
    Maybe it has something to do with my protocol? I am using WPA-Personal and
    TKIP.

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  2. #2


    Sooner Al [MVP] Guest

    Re: Security Network Key is Incorrect

    "wshu11" <wshu11@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:01951600-89E1-44F6-882E-BED9A20157D9@microsoft.com...
    > Everytime I try to access the Internet through my wireless router, I get a
    > message indicating that my security key is incorrect, when in reality it
    > is
    > correct. I only solve this problem after attempting to connect upwards of
    > 20
    > times. I have no idea what the problem is, but I did not have this issue
    > with Windows XP. Essentially, I just keep trying to connect, over and
    > over
    > again, and finally it accepts my password. Anybody else have this issue?
    > Maybe it has something to do with my protocol? I am using WPA-Personal
    > and
    > TKIP.


    Are you not broadcasting your wireless network SSID? If so, you may be
    connecting to another wireless access point near by. Enable broadcast of
    your SSID and that should solve the issue..

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  3. #3


    Sooner Al [MVP] Guest

    Re: Security Network Key is Incorrect

    "Sooner Al [MVP]" <SoonerAl@somewhere.net.invalid> wrote in message
    news:2F30B7C2-D5CC-40F4-835A-DB668646D1F2@microsoft.com...
    > "wshu11" <wshu11@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:01951600-89E1-44F6-882E-BED9A20157D9@microsoft.com...
    >> Everytime I try to access the Internet through my wireless router, I get
    >> a
    >> message indicating that my security key is incorrect, when in reality it
    >> is
    >> correct. I only solve this problem after attempting to connect upwards
    >> of 20
    >> times. I have no idea what the problem is, but I did not have this issue
    >> with Windows XP. Essentially, I just keep trying to connect, over and
    >> over
    >> again, and finally it accepts my password. Anybody else have this issue?
    >> Maybe it has something to do with my protocol? I am using WPA-Personal
    >> and
    >> TKIP.

    >
    > Are you not broadcasting your wireless network SSID? If so, you may be
    > connecting to another wireless access point near by. Enable broadcast of
    > your SSID and that should solve the issue..
    >
    > --
    >
    > Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
    >
    > Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the
    > mutual benefit of all of us...
    > The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
    > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    > rights...
    > How to ask a question
    > http://support.microsoft.com/KB/555375
    >



    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/com...406.mspx#EXKAC
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/net...hiddennet.mspx

    --

    Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)

    Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the
    mutual benefit of all of us...
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    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    rights...
    How to ask a question
    http://support.microsoft.com/KB/555375


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  4. #4


    wshu11 Guest

    Re: Security Network Key is Incorrect

    Thanks I will try this, however, why would the password work sometimes, and
    not other times?

    "Sooner Al [MVP]" wrote:

    > "Sooner Al [MVP]" <SoonerAl@somewhere.net.invalid> wrote in message
    > news:2F30B7C2-D5CC-40F4-835A-DB668646D1F2@microsoft.com...
    > > "wshu11" <wshu11@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:01951600-89E1-44F6-882E-BED9A20157D9@microsoft.com...
    > >> Everytime I try to access the Internet through my wireless router, I get
    > >> a
    > >> message indicating that my security key is incorrect, when in reality it
    > >> is
    > >> correct. I only solve this problem after attempting to connect upwards
    > >> of 20
    > >> times. I have no idea what the problem is, but I did not have this issue
    > >> with Windows XP. Essentially, I just keep trying to connect, over and
    > >> over
    > >> again, and finally it accepts my password. Anybody else have this issue?
    > >> Maybe it has something to do with my protocol? I am using WPA-Personal
    > >> and
    > >> TKIP.

    > >
    > > Are you not broadcasting your wireless network SSID? If so, you may be
    > > connecting to another wireless access point near by. Enable broadcast of
    > > your SSID and that should solve the issue..
    > >
    > > --
    > >
    > > Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
    > >
    > > Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the
    > > mutual benefit of all of us...
    > > The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
    > > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    > > rights...
    > > How to ask a question
    > > http://support.microsoft.com/KB/555375
    > >

    >
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/com...406.mspx#EXKAC
    > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/net...hiddennet.mspx
    >
    > --
    >
    > Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
    >
    > Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the
    > mutual benefit of all of us...
    > The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
    > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    > rights...
    > How to ask a question
    > http://support.microsoft.com/KB/555375
    >
    >


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