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Re: Cannot connect to WiFi.




On Thu 16 Nov 2017 at 10:21:57 (-0500), Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
> On 11/16/17, Jeroen Mathon <jeroenmathonmac@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > On 11/16/2017 11:28 AM, Eric S Fraga wrote:
> >> On Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 at 19:48, Juan R. de Silva wrote:
> >>
> >>> When "Authentication Key is required" dialog pops up and the key is
> >>> entered,j Connect button remains grayed out/disabled. Thus there is no
> >>> way to get through but pressing Cancel button.
> >> What type of security are you using?  WEP or WPA?  I had this problem
> >> with a WEP using access point. Switched to WPA and was fine.

You should be using WPA2 (AES) with no fallback, as attached.

> > A good thing to also note is the length of the key.
> >
> > I think that the minimal length for the key was something arround 8
> > characters.
> 
> 
> That's a good one. One of them is 13 characters. I only know that from
> messing around with it a couple years ago.
> 
> While doing the same earlier this year, nothing reminded that you need
> that odd amount. It seems like that occurred in multiple unrelated
> places, too, while I was "grasping at straws". :)
> 
> If I come across my specific case use again, it's at least wishlist
> worthy to have some kind of advisement/reminder, e.g. at least a
> cursor hover triggered tip, there in your face when you're first
> setting that up..

Perhaps the attached is what you mean.

Cheers,
David.

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