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Can anyone tell me what to do get to the "properties" pop up window for my wireless networks? When I right-click on a wireless network sometimes it ought to show the options "connect", "diagnose" and "properties", but it just says "connect" and I really need to get to the properties to change the connection key in order to connect to it. What do I do?

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Does looking up the interface in device manager help? –  Ben Lavender Mar 18 '13 at 22:31
    
I found the solution guys, Thanks a lot. I simply went to Network and Sharing Center->Manage Wireless Networks, then I clicked on "Add" and manually entered the exact name of my network, and it worked! from there I could edit the properties. I really should come here more often. –  Peter Mar 18 '13 at 23:01
    
@Peter: Please post that as an answer if you can and then accept it as the solution. That would be much appreciated. –  Oliver Salzburg Mar 19 '13 at 1:28
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@OliverSalzburg; done, had to wait for 7 hours, apparently I have to wait again for 2days to accept my own answer. Thanx –  Peter Mar 19 '13 at 9:58
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I simply went to Network and Sharing Center » Manage Wireless Networks, then I clicked on "Add" and manually entered the exact name of my network, and it worked!

From there I could edit the properties.

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If all else fails, you can always go to Network and Sharing Center and hit Manage Wireless Networks. From there, you can right-click on the network to change properties.

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tried that, my network is not listed there, what's "all else"? –  Peter Mar 18 '13 at 22:16
    
Sorry, that was confusing: It was me trying to say "there may be other ways, but this should certainly work". Is there a "New Connection" button? Try clicking that. –  cpast Mar 18 '13 at 22:16
    
I understood you, what I meant to ask was 'What are the other ways?' I have a wireless router that I need to connect to and I need to change the connection key –  Peter Mar 18 '13 at 22:26
    
You need to forget the network in that case and re-connect to the AP –  Ben Lavender Mar 18 '13 at 22:39
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