All Gurus once were Newbies
There are no such things as "stupid" questions. However if you think your question is a bit stupid, then this is the right place for you to post it. Please stick to easy to-the-point questions that you feel people can answer fast. For long and complicated questions prefer the other forums within the support section.
Before you post please read how to get help
I don't broadcast my wireless, I added it to the wireless list, entered the password with the right type of encoding and tried open and shared options. Both don't seem to let me connect to the wireless network, although it connects to broadcasting networks fine. How can I have it find my non broadcasting network?
- Level 1
- Posts: 2
- Joined: Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:59 pm
I think you need to clarify a bit.
You refer to broadcasting the SSID I presume and you have an access point - right?
Do you detect the AP at all?
An advice is to use roaming mode for the wifi card and temporarily broadcast the SSID
Hopefully you see it now and can connect - if not you may have to make a quick test and see if you can connect without security.
After that I think you can stop broadcasting the SSID
And contrary to popular believes you are less secure not broadcasting SSID than broadcasting it. Can't give you references - links - but with some googling you should find it (Me too - but I don't have the time)
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it
- Level 23
- Posts: 19635
- Joined: Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:22 am
- Location: Near Borås Sweden
Users browsing this forum: firstname.lastname@example.org, austin.texas, Google [Bot], mintjulip, xGuy and 25 guests