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Wireless Pin asks for eight numbers router has letters included


chaferden2

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Windows 7 asks for an eight number pin for a wireless connection to a network, but the router eight digits are a mix of letters and numbers. Win7 will not accept.?

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mole1944

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I'm with virgin and my router has both wps pin (numbers) and a password (all letters, when you try to set it up can you change what of these two you need.

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lotvic

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Could it be that there is an O letter and you are mixing it up with 0 (zero number)? (or vice versa)

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mole1944

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Good thinking lotvic,i'm not thinking straight at the moment wife has dementia and i'm going through a difficult time at the moment.

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lotvic

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mole1944, sympathies, I've just spent this last week looking for a couple of necklaces. I've practically dismantled the place whilst being harangued by and having to comfort upset mum in 90's who has 'put them down somewhere...'

still not found them

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mole1944

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Lotvic been there done it try drawers or behind things and even in tins, wife has had dementia since 2007,love her to bits but just had a week respite for the first time this year, batteries part charged and ready to go, has she put them in the kitchen pans for "safe" keeping

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lotvic

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I'll have a look..

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ZachSmiith

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You should check your networking device (Router/Modem) for a WPS pin. This should be a 8 digit number on the bottom/side of your device, the mixture of letters and numbers you speak of is a WPA2 key.

On that note Windows should offer you the option to input the WPA2 key instead of the WPS.

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