How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Viet - Computer Tech Your Own Question

Viet - Computer Tech
Viet - Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist
Category: Computer
Satisfied Customers: 35232
Experience:  Ten years of computer software and hardware support; Windows 10 8 7 Vista XP & Mac.
30037186
Type Your Computer Question Here...
Viet - Computer Tech is online now

I cannot connect my Kindle Fire to my usual WiFi. My laptop

Customer Question

I cannot connect my Kindle Fire to my usual WiFi. My laptop and tv are fine but my Kindle says authentication problem.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Hi,I'm sorry about the issue. Was it working previously? When did this issue first occur? Or is this a new Kindle Fire? Or new Hub modem,etc.?Did BT try anything? What did they say?What is the model of your Internet Hub?Do you know how to check / confirm your Wi-Fi/wireless password/key (it is case-sensitive)?Do you have a laptop/wireless computer that is currently able to connected via wireless? If so, does it have Windows xp, vista, or 7, 8, or Mac? Please reply at the box below. Thank you.
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Also, can you press and hold the Power on/off button on the Kindle Fire tablet for about 30 seconds, then turn it back on, then go to the Wi-Fi / wireless option on it, then tap on your network name, then tap on the Forget option if shown, then tap on your network name and connect, then it should ask for password, then enter your exact wi-fi/wireless password (it is case-sensitive), and apply, then let me know what happens. Please reply at the box below. Thank you.
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Also, to confirm your Wi-Fi/wireless password/key, please try the following on your laptop:- Click on the network/wireless icon at the bottom right of the screen, then click on Open Network and Sharing Center.(Or click on Start, Control Panel, Network and Internet, Network and Sharing Center.)Then click on Manage wireless networks on the left.Then click your wireless network name. Then right-click on your wireless network name and click on Properties.Then click on the Security tab.Then select the box at Show characters.Then you will see the Network security key above it, that is your Wi-Fi / wireless password. (It is case-sensitive.)When you are available, please reply at the box below to continue troubleshooting. Thank you.

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • My Expert answered my question promptly and he resolved the issue totally. This is a great service. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed. One Happy Customer
< Previous | Next >
  • My Expert answered my question promptly and he resolved the issue totally. This is a great service. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed. One Happy Customer
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Kamil Anwar

    Kamil Anwar

    Computer Support Specialist

    Satisfied Customers:

    143
    8+ Years of Experience. / CCNA (S), CCNA (W), CCNA (RS), MCTS, MBCs.
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JA/JACUSTOMERf8udkdxk/2013-8-3_15150_323738101505074393259301621172992o.64x64.jpg Kamil Anwar's Avatar

    Kamil Anwar

    Computer Support Specialist

    Satisfied Customers:

    143
    8+ Years of Experience. / CCNA (S), CCNA (W), CCNA (RS), MCTS, MBCs.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/WI/Windowspcfix/2013-8-19_153826_ja12.64x64.jpg James K.'s Avatar

    James K.

    Consultant

    Satisfied Customers:

    93
    Technical Director of IT Company
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JO/JonTech/2011-10-25_111835_A2c.64x64.jpg Jon-Tech's Avatar

    Jon-Tech

    IS Manager

    Satisfied Customers:

    61
    20 yrs: Computers, Networking
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MI/mikew4950/2011-12-26_1606_mikephoto2s.64x64.jpg MikeW's Avatar

    MikeW

    Computer Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    49
    32+ years Computer and Networking Experience
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JA/jamieratliff/2012-2-8_194551_jamie.64x64.jpg jamieratliff's Avatar

    jamieratliff

    Information Systems Manager

    Satisfied Customers:

    21
    Jamie has worked in the Information Technology field for over a decade.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JA/JACUSTOMERleg4q7o8/2012-3-6_203036_meja.64x64.png TheDoctor's Avatar

    TheDoctor

    Software Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    16
    Experienced Software Engineer
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FI/FisherEngineering/2012-1-18_194422_Fisher375Headshotcompressed239K.64x64.jpg Bill Fisher's Avatar

    Bill Fisher

    Computer Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    1
    Computer system design, networks, integration, general support.
 
 
 

Related Computer Questions