Does not save wireless security settings
Encrypting the network blocks any unauthorized computer from accessing
the network and using its broadband connection. To enable WEP on the
1. Open your default browser and enter the following IP address into the address bar: <http://192.168.1.1>
When prompted for a username and password type “admin” on password,
unless you have previously changed the password of the router, and hit
OK. This will bring you to the Setup page of the router.
Depending on the firmware of the router. Click on the WEP Key Settings
button. Or you can click the Wireless tab and select Wireless Security.
Or you can click the Security Tab and select Wireless.
4. From the
WEP/Security Settings window, you may enable 64 or 128 bit WEP then
enter your Password on the Passphrase field and click on Generate. Make
sure to copy the characters on Key 1-4 on a piece of paper before you
hit APPLY. You will be needing this once you enable WEP on the wireless
PC’s. Also take note that if you enable 64 or 128 bit on the router,
this should be the same WEP level that you will enable on the wireless
To put in the network key in your wireless adapter follow the steps below:
WEP Encryption XP's Wireless Zero Configuration ( Advisable for XP PC's )
Go to start>Control Panel>Network Connections>Right click on
the Wireless connection then click on Properties>Click on the
Wireless Networks Tab
2. From the Wireless Network Connection
properties window, under the Preferred network click on Add then type
your SSID on the SSID field and check the box for Data Encryption then
then uncheck “The Key is provided for me Automatically”
your WEP Keys on both the Network Key and Confirm Network Key field.
(This set of characters should be identical to the WEP Keys Settings on
the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10 characters, for 128-bit
you should type in 26 characters.) Then hit OK and then OK again.
After hitting OK a pop-up should appear on the lower right hand side
saying “Connected”. Try pointing your mouse arrow on the lower double
5. Restart your PC
WEP Encryption using the Linksys WLAN Utility ( 98/Me/2000 )
sure that the WLAN utility of the Linksys adapter is already is
installed. If not, you may follow follow the procedures below for
"Installing the Linksys WLAN Utility"
1. Click on Start then
Programs, then click on anything that says something about the Linksys
Wireless Adapter. On the menu, select either WLAN Utility or Wireless
2. On the lower right-hand side of your
screen, double click on the Linksys Icon. This will bring up the WLAN
3. Click on the Profiles Tab. Make sure that
the SSID that is set to default is your routers SSID. Highlight Default
then hit Edit.
4. Select Profile Wizard. Continue to click the Next button, until you get to the Security Settings Window.
OR select Expert Mode then Next. Then click on Security Settings
5. Set the same WEP level that you have enabled on the router. ( ex. 64 or 128 )
Type your WEP Keys. This set of characters should be identical to the
WEP Keys Settings on the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10
characters, for 128-bit you should type in 26 characters.
7. Hit OK then Next. On Confirm New Settings click Yes. And then click “Activate New Settings Now”
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