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Wep passphrase i cant rember my wep passphrase

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  • litoblu Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same issue. I am connected to a wireless network where I am staying. We have 3 laptops that all work wirelessly on there own. I have this one pc we are trying to connect and it seems the problem is the passkey. It autogenerates a web key if you have the passkey. Can not find the passkey. What can be done?

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You will be able to get the wep key or passphrase from the wireless router or access point.

To some routers, the SSID (wireless network name) and WEP keys are found underneath the router itself. It you cannot see any, then you will need to access the setup page of the router.

This depends on what is the brand of your router.

If you let me know the brand and model I might be able to help you in checking the settings.

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  1. Now we will secure you wireless connection to prevent others from connecting. Under the Home tab, click the Wireless option from the left.
  2. Beside the SSID option, enter the name for your wireless network connection.
  3. Beside Security, select WPA. If you can’t connect using WPA, then select WEP. Using WPA will provide a much more secure connection that using WEP. For more information about WEP and WPA please read Wireless Security: WEP and WPA.
  4. Click AES beside the Cypher Type.
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dorn1014:
This WEP key will be the same as you had put into your router. Go into your router like 'http://192.168.x.x' (check the manual of your router it will give you the default ip numbers of your router configuration page. On that configuration page you will find the WEP key. Basically you can also change it from within that page.
Or
If you have already changed the ip address of your router make sure you put instead of the one I mentioned.
Thanks Hope that helped.

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