wireless problems

  adon1 22:04 18 Mar 2005
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i bought linksys wap54g i set it up,and connected my laptop,i tried my xda phone wifi and it works,then the next day i tried to connect my xda but it cant connect,but my laptop is working.i want to connect my wifes pda as well but it cant.what should i do.

  Forum Editor 09:02 19 Mar 2005

if they are configured to operate in infrastructure mode. Anything that's configured in ad-hoc mode will not work. Could this be the problem?

By default, the Linksys will have WEP encryption disabled - if you enable this during setup you can encounter problems unless each point in your wireless network uses the same WEP encryption method and encryption key. This causes lots of problems for newcomers to wireless networking - I get calls from people who have enabled WEP, only to find that although they get an icon reporting an excellent signal reception, they can't "see" the network.

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