The laptop hooked up in a second to the device but i cant get my desktop computer to detect the connection.

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Since you mentioned that the connection is manual means that you have bypassed the software application.

It could be that the wireless service has been turned off in the system services.....

The drivers are all up to date, and everything matches, its just that when I try to connect, the pc doesn't ask for a wep password.

I had to open the advance properties and put the wep password there.

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Symptoms: After entering the correct network or passphrase for a wireless connection, you see one of the following: To avoid these error messages, you need to manually create or add a wireless network profile.

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Also it says the connection is manual, I dont know what that meanssome how you have either removed the wireless software or you have not installed or you are trying to by pass it...

Go back to where you got the driver for the wireless networking adapter and install the software package to use.

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