Trouble networking the switch with my router

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  1. Arch Feline
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    I have had my switch for a week without setting it up. This is so painful. I knew set up would be painful. I reach the internet step. Everybody else's router pops up. Like everyone on the block. Mine is hidden and filtered by MAC. I do a manual set up. I have done this for other devices.

    The switch is not finding my router and all it says is bring the switch closer which I totally did. I have a D-Link.

    Dumb question. Is the internet name some kind of optional tag or do I need to put something special there to make it work? SSID is a separate entry.

    Error Message is "Please check the status of the network device and try again."
     
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  2. Dmafra

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    The connection at least appears on the switch?
    Try to disable Mac filter!
     
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  3. Arch Feline
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    I am not sure because it appears as registered and the switch maybe does not show hidden networks? The switch is showing one SSID twice.
     
  4. Dmafra

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    Just disable Mac filter and try again!

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    Use your android router to see if the problem is with the Tp link!
     
  5. linuxares

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    Do you happen to have 2.4GHz and 5GHz with the same SSID name?
     
  6. VMM

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    I had some problems with Switch network services,
    it was solved changing the DNS to Google's public one:

    8.8.8.8 (8.8.4.4 might work as well).
     
  7. Arch Feline
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    What is the reason for getting rid of the MAC filter? I entered the MAC given by my switch as being its own? And I triple checked it. It is more likely to be the hidden network because some devices cannot handle one.

    Chances are good that the dually listed SSID is at 2 frequencies.

    I am using an automatic DNS.
     
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  8. Jonna

    Jonna Some sort of musician.

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    Check the security encryption. Switch between AES and T-KIP and see if it shows up on one. That's how I had to fix it.
     
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  9. Dmafra

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    Switch doesn't recognize TKIP !
     
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  10. Arch Feline
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    This is it! TKIP!

    I switched to AES. All my devices had no trouble but this PC I m browsing on had a SNIT!!. Now to see if the Switch is good with it. It is.

    The router still does not recognize the PC as a client even though the PC is signed in as the Admin but thank you all and thank you jonna & Dmafra.
     
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  11. Bladexdsl

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    wrong thread
     
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  12. Jonna

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    Exactly why I said to switch.

    No prob. I had the same issue.