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The computer does not work with WPA2 security

The computer does not work with WPA2 security

Your computer and the security of your router must support WPA2 for security scheme work. (Thomas Northcut / Photodisc / Getty Images)

The security WPA2 is one of the options most protection available for wireless networks. It is designed with longer encryption keys to hinder access of hackers to the network. If you can not connect to a network of Internet wireless WPA2 enabled system, the problem may lie in the hardware of your computer or your own Internet service. In any case, call Cyber Security Portal for the solve as soon as possible.

Wireless settings
If your computer does not allow you to connect to a network with WPA2 security, your wireless settings might be the problem. Because most computers hidden passwords for wireless session start, recheck the password, paying attention to capital and characters. Make sure the security WPA2 is selected in the drop-down box. If you choose the wrong type of security, your computer can not connect to the router.

Wireless card
Computers that come with wireless networking capabilities incorporated tend to support most types of security. If you modified your computer by adding a wireless adapter and you can not connect to a WPA2 network, the card could be the problem. Some older wireless cards do not support WPA2 security. In this case, you must replace the wireless adapter with one that is designed to support the latest security protocol.
Drivers and firmware
If your wireless adapter drivers or firmware on the router are obsolete, they can hinder the ability of the computer to connect to a WPA2 network. The latest drivers are available for download on the websites of manufacturers. Update your computer software can also enable it to communicate with the wireless adapter. On a PC, choose the module update “Windows Update” from the “Start” menu. On a Mac, choose “Software Update” in the “Apple” menu.

Wireless utility
For computers running Windows, the wireless utility controls the way in which you connect to the Internet. If this utility is obsolete or damaged, it can cause problems connecting to a network. In Windows XP, for example, difficulties to connect to WPA2 networks are known issues. Wireless capabilities come with service pack updates; to find the latest updates, visit the Microsoft Download Center.

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