Before following the steps on solution1 posted by jamesburrow2, make sure that that computer you are using to do this is a computer directly connected to the router or any other computer that still have an access to the internet with the router.
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You can reset you router to it's factory default settings:
Have you somehow lost your D-Link router's password? Perhaps the easiest way to gain access to your router's admin interface is by restoring it to the default factory settings, however, if that is not possible, try method number two via the master password. If you lost your WEP password, visit this post for more info - Recover Lost WEP Wireless Network Password Key.
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Open the device page, navigate to security settings and the WEP key info should be in there, if it is asterisked out, simply set security to no wep no wpa and save the info. then if you want generate a new wep key
If you forgot WEP key for your router you just need to log into the router and look up the key. If you do not know the Admin password for your router then you will have to do a hard reset of the router.
The links below are examples of what steps you woudl need to go through to look up the WEP info on your router.
Your WEP is the security access key for your wireless network so this will be on your wireless router/access point. If you do not know what it is you will need to log into your router to look it up. The links below are some examples of how to access the WEP info on your router.
WEP code is nothing but the security key for the wireless network.
You will need to check the settings of the router.
Do you have any computer connected to the router or any computer going online using the router.
You can open the set up page of the router and check the settigns of the router. You will find the WEP code on the router page.
Try - fixhomenetwork.com
To secure your network you basically just need to put a WEP, WPA, WPA2 key on the connection, which prevents unauthenticated users to connect without knowing the code.
You just need to access the router as the Admin user and go to security settings. Then just select to use one of the security protocols(WEP,WPA,WPA2).
You do not specify to what router you are using, so i cannot give you a link for the manual until you give me the make and model no. of the router. Mail me with the info and i will find the manual for you.
The WEP code is whatever you make it when you set up the wireless connection. If you have lost this key. It is best to use the manual reset located on your wireless router. Will require a small point like a paperclip. Then you will have to access the router and set up the wireless internet over again. Then you can secure it with a new WEP key. If you need further assistance please ask me. Thanks, Lee