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The network password needs to be 128 bits or 256 bits depending on your network configuration

Attempting to enter in your wireless passkey and getting “The network password needs to be 128bits or 256bits depending on your network configuration “error? This usually occurs when the networking stack has been damaged/corrupted. Follow the instructions below to repair:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type in: cmd
  4. Press Enter
  5. The windows Command Prompt should launch, type in: netsh winsock reset
  6. Press Enter
  7. Restart your computer and attempt wireless connectivity.
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