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Encyption Enabled using wep Network lock Enabled But still tells me Unsecured Wireless Network

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  • eddypatty Sep 10, 2008

    Thank you I have one laptop i have just got the dlink router & cant get into the http://192.168.0.1 web site to get a encyption key should i take it back thanks for your advice



    eddypatty@bigpond.com

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    are there more then one network you are seeing ?



    perhaps the one that is unsecured is not yours





    Robert

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Windows does this all the time. I have a firewall installed but windows says i dont.
Just go into security settings and change it to "i have my own (program that i will monitor myself"

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • Benjamin  Bielski
    Benjamin Bielski Oct 12, 2008

    I think it might be wise to try a replacement as it seems its correctly set up



  • Benjamin  Bielski
    Benjamin Bielski Oct 12, 2008

    For the record i can not access this I.P either

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