Wireless Linksys Connectivity Problem

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Wireless Linksys Connectivity Problem

Postby luke4101 » Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:24 pm

I have a WRT100 G Linksys router and cannot get into my network. The laptop wants me to use the encryption key which I try to enter but it won't work.

Linksys support says they only support Vista and XP and that their router might not work with another OS.

Can anyone help? (Previously, I had a D-Link wireless and was able to get in - might that have created a problems?) Or, can I use a wireless adapter?

I'd appreciate some imput - thus far, am having fun learning how to work with the OLPC. JaneL
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Postby myxe » Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:14 pm

As of right now the XO does not support WPA wireless connections, only open or WEP connections will work.
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Postby ektoric » Tue Jan 08, 2008 1:39 pm

[FONT=Verdana]Check out the [url="http://www.olpchelp.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=14"]Wireless Mesh / Wired Networking[/url] forums, specifically the [url="http://www.olpchelp.org/forums/showthread.php?t=132&page=3"]How to Connect to Home Wireless Networks[/url] thread. That'll get you started.

As for WPA, check out the [url="http://www.olpchelp.org/forums/showthread.php?t=60"]WPA Supported?[/url] thread which tells you how to get your XO connected via WPA, since even as of "right now", it very much does support WPA wireless connections.
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