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Problem with Vista connection to wireless network

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The customer has a small office with a couple of XP laptops that both connect easily to his wireless router, which is set up with a 10-digit WEP key.  No problem.

Now they also have a Vista laptop that they want to connect.  I can see the SSID with no problem, but every time I try to connect, it tells me I have to enter additional information, and then goes on to require a login name, password, and domain name--as though I were trying to tie into a domain-based network--which we definitely are NOT trying to do.  It never asked me for the WEP key like I had to do with the XP-based laptops.

Where is this coming from?  How can I connect this Vista laptop to the router using the WEP key like normal?  TIA
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Go to network connection and sharing, click manage wireless networks, then add the "profile" with the ssid and wep key.
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