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If you mean that you are trying to connect to the net with your wireless connection, it will be the router that has WEP security in it and to connect to it you need to enter the WEP passkey to connect, this will be on the side of your router or with the paperwork from your ISP if the router is pre secured.
If it's not your connection, and you don't have a wireless router then you need to dissable your wireless network from searching for a local connection

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Where i could find my wep key


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If not, you can always plug an ethernet cable from the router into the ethernet port of a computer and type in the router's ip address in the browser. For example the ip address will be something like 192.168.1.1

Once you have the correct ip address ( you can google your router's manufacturer for the ip address if you don't know it), then the routers gui interface will open up for you to configure the router. It will ask for the user id and password. Most times this is the default password set by the manufacturer unless whoever installed your router changed it. You can also google your router's manufacturer for the default user id and password. In fact you could go to the router's manufacturer's website and look at the manual for your router which will have the ip address, userid and password.

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(The tech professional version: Connect to the WiFi hotspot on another computer. Visit 192.168.0.1 with 'admin' as the password and change the encryption mode to WEP. Enter a passcode, then apply. Restart the Fivespot. Connect from your device using the passcode.)

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on a computer wired to your router.

1. Open an internet explorer browser.
2. Click on the address bar and type in 192.168.1.1
3. It should ask you for a password. Leave the username empty under password type in admin
4. If that does not work try a password that you would normally use as you might have changed it.
5. Inside the page. Go to the wireless tab. Under the word wireless you will see basic wireless to the right is wireless security. Click on wireless security.
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Setting up wireless security
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