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Wed, Oct 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Can't connect to Modem's SSID on my PC

I type my network name XFSETUP-F655 password into hidden network and my pc doesn't connect.

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jav6joev

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7 m ago


@Joshuawilliamwi wrote:
I type my network name XFSETUP-F655 password into hidden network and my pc doesn't connect.

Are you sure the 'hidden network' is your network and not a neighbors?  If your modem/router is broadcasting its network name, it should show up as an option to connect to.  Are you able to log into your modem/routers' admin page to look at the settings?

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7 m ago


@Joshuawilliamwi wrote:

I type my network name XFSETUP-F655 password into hidden network and my pc doesn't connect.


FWIW, if this is a Comcast supplied gateway device, the "Hidden" broadcast / SSID is present for the purpose of interfacing with the Comcast home security systems, not general internet devices. More details please..

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