Can't Connect my PC Laptop to Airport Extreme network.
May 31, 2010 7:44 PM Subscribe
Can't connect to Airport Extreme with my PC. The Macs in the house have no trouble.
posted by goatdog to computers & internet (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I set up a password-protected wireless network with WPA2 Personal security. The two Macs in the house can connect fine, but my PC won't.
Under Wireless Network Connection, I can see the network, along with a half-dozen other password-protected networks from elsewhere in my building. If I click on any of those other ones, a window pops up asking for the network key. When I click on my network, it says "detecting network type" for a while, then there's a loud chime and an error message pops up saying "Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer be in range. Please refresh the list of available networks, and try to connect again."
Of course it's in range, because the signal strength is high and the PC is right next to one of the Macs that's not having any problems. How do I fix this?
Stats: PC has Windows XP, it's an Airport Extreme wireless modem with a Speedstream 5100 router.