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Cannot set wpa on d-link g640t

When I first tried to set a WPA password this did not work. So I updated all firmware but the problem persists. Password appears to set but my Nexus 7 still sees no security on my wireless network

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SOURCE: D-Link 514 Secure Networking

To read the manual you will need Adobe Reader (free)
If needed click the Get Adobe Reader button on the following link
http://www.adobe.com

The DL-514 has several revisions use the pictures and the label on the router to get the revision for your router. Click on the picture and get the Product Manual (from the left column) -- you will need it to configure the router.
http://support.dlink.com/products/revision.asp?productid=DI%2D514


Looking at the page and manual for the A and B versions of this router which will not match yours WEP was originally supported adn WPA can be added with a firmware update on the page. -- you will need to tell me the revision for your router so I can gather the correct information for it to assist. Please report that in a comment to this issue.

WEP or WPA are kinda like passwords but you only enter them once into the router and once into each computer to access the network. The router has an administrative password that should also be set but that only stops people from changing the router configuration like we will do shortly.

I am looking forward to your response and pursuing the next steps in this process.

Once you get me that we will proceed to the next steps.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Username & password

yes you can change the ssid


do to device then select adminstrator then change it username and password

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- Log on to the configuration page of the router
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SOURCE: getting a validating identity message that stays there for minutes then I get little or no connectivity. Using WPA-personal with a 12 character password

I think the problem is the little or no connectivity. If you're not getting a good signal the verification process with your WPA and password is timing out before you can get verified. You probably need to turn antenna or get less blockage between you and source before trying.

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How do I set security on my DWL-952


There are 2 possible areas raised by this question. The first is a security patch needed to fix the firmware of your router, which by the way is not dwl-952. Your router is a di 954. Dwl 952 is a bundled router and network interface. The details of the firmware update are below.

Security patch for your D-Link router
These firmware updates address the security vulnerabilities in affected D-Link routers. D-Link will update this continually and we strongly recommend all users to install the relevant updates.
As there are different hardware revisions on our products, please check this on your device before downloading the correct corresponding firmware update. The hardware revision information can usually be found on the product label on the underside of the product next to the serial number. Alternatively, they can also be found on the device web configuration.
Please make sure you follow the firmware install guide provided within the ZIP firmware package.
DI-524 Revision E1/E3Thu, 28/11/13
The new firmware 5.13b01 that fixes the security vulnerabilities
DI-524 Revision Ex 5.13b01
Please note: please unzip the file and use the file DI524Ex_FW513B01.bin to update firmware.
DI-524UP Revision A1/A2Thu, 28/11/13
The new firmware 1.08b02 that fixes the security vulnerabilities
DI-524UP Revision Ax 1.08b02
Please note: please unzip the file and use the file DI524UPAx_FW108B02.bix to update firmware.

The second possibility is to set the local security on your network.

From the wikipedia page:
Wireless security is the prevention of unauthorized access or damage to computers using wireless networks. The most common types of wireless security are Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). WEP is a notoriously weak security standard. The password it uses can often be cracked in a few minutes with a basic laptop computer and widely available software tools. WEP is an old IEEE 802.11 standard from 1999 which was outdated in 2003 by WPA or Wi-Fi Protected Access. WPA was a quick alternative to improve security over WEP. The current standard is WPA2; some hardware cannot support WPA2 without firmware upgrade or replacement. WPA2 uses an encryption device which encrypts the network with a 256 bit key; the longer key length improves security over WEP.
The complete article is here

Wireless security

Log in to your router and find the wireless security section. Set up the security model that best suits your needs and then set up your wireless network card with the same information.

Mar 11, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Want a secure line


kb19073-001_en.png NOTE: Image may vary depending on the type of router and computer you are using.
To setup your router's wireless security settings:
i. Accessing the web-based setup page
ii. Setting-Up the Wireless Security
Accessing the web-based setup page

Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page by opening a web browser. On the Address bar, enter your router's local IP address then press [Enter].

NOTE: The default IP Address of Linksys routers is "192.168.1.1". For instructions on accessing the web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.

Step 2:
When the login prompt appears, enter your router's Username and Password.

NOTE: The default password is "admin" and the Username field is left blank. If you have set a password before but forgot it, you need to reset the device. For instructions on how to reset a Linksys router, click here.

Step 3:
On the Setup page, click the Wireless > Wireless Security.

NOTE: If some of the tabs are missing in the web-based setup page, upgrade the firmware of your router. For instructions, click here. You can also set the wireless security of your Linksys E-Series routers with Cisco Connect. To learn how, click here.

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On the Wireless Security sub-tab, there are various wireless security options that you can choose from.

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However, as mentioned earlier, the three most commonly used security modes are WEP, WPA Personal (or WPA Pre-Shared Key), and WPA2 Personal. The instructions below will show you how to set up the following security modes. On the other hand, the WPA2/WPA Enterprise Mixed Mode, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Enterprise, and RADIUS security modes will only work if the router is connected to a RADIUS server.
Setting-Up the Wireless Security



Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)

WEP can be a 64-bit key with 10 hexadecimal digits or a 128-bit key with 26 hexadecimal digits. This encryption will prevent other users from connecting to your wireless network. It will also protect your wireless transmissions from being accessed by other users.

NOTE: In case the screen on your router's web-based setup page looks different, click here.

Step 1:
On Security Mode, select WEP.

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Step 2:
Under WEP Encryption, select 40 / 64-bit (10 hex digits) and enter a unique word in the Passphrase field.



NOTE: The 128-bit key uses a higher level of encryption compared to the 64 bit WEP. It uses a 104 bit (26 Hex Character).

Step 3:
Click the Generate button and copy the string of letters and numbers displayed in the space provided for Key 1. The Key 1 contains the wireless password.

NOTE: You can also create your own Wireless Password (Key 1) given that it is in hexadecimal format. The hexadecimal system consists of the characters 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D,E, and F. You can only choose 10 characters (in any given order) from that set.

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Step 4:
Click kb19073-007_en.png.

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a Wi-Fi standard designed to improve the security features of WEP. WPA is stronger than WEP encryption. PSK and PSK2, the two types of WPA, give you a choice between two encryption methods: the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP), which incorporates Message Integrity Code (MIC) to provide protection against hackers, and Advanced Encryption System (AES), which utilizes a symmetric 128-Bit block data encryption.

NOTE: For older versions of Linksys routers, WPA Personal is also referred to as WPA Pre-Shared Key. Refer to the image below for an example.

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To set up WPA Personal on a Linksys router, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
On Security Mode, select WPA Personal.

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NOTE: If you are unable to find the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal in the list of choices for the Security Mode then you might need to upgrade the firmware of your router to its latest version. Upgrading the firmware can fix the bugs of the previous version and update its other features.

Step 2:
Enter your Passphrase.

NOTE: The Passphrase must consist of at least eight characters and is case-sensitive.

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Step 3:

Click kb19073-011_en.png.

Sep 19, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Trying to setup wlan with wpa-2 psk but the router disconnect the computers all the time. I double checked the WPA-key. I tried wpa also, but he same problem. When using no security it works


HI,

Its the problem witht the Firmware of the router, ie error in the software installed inside the router..

Try updating the latest firmware from the manufacturer website..This should solve your issue..

Please rate this solution if this solves your issue, or leave me comment ill help further
RNJ VINODKUMAR

Dec 17, 2009 | Zyxel NBG-415N Router

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I have a apple. i want to put a password.. wpa security. how do i do this?? i have searched all over. the set up cd is only for pcs..


you want to put a password on wpa security...
here's what you do, actually you are going to open the firmware of your Wireless Router.
Open Internet Explorer, at the "search engine" just type the Gateway Address (192.168.x.x) then ENTER. After that will asking for Login: admin Password: admin __ this time your on the firmware of the Router. This time will appear and select for putting a password on wpa security. Hope this might you the steps. Good luck!

Aug 05, 2009 | Trendware TEW-432BRP Wireless Router...

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Wireless connection to router issue


Let me clarify to make sure I understand the problem: You set up your wireless router with a WPA 20 digit wireless key. You have a laptop which cannot connect with the 20 digit key specified. If I have misunderstood your issue, please let me know.

The first step always in this situation is to check and re-check your wireless key and make sure that you are entering it correctly. I will assume that you've already done this.

From there, you have 3 options to rectify the issue:
1) Set up the wireless router with a WEP wireless key.
2) Download a firmware update for your wireless adapter in your notebook to allow it to use WPA encryption.
3) Purchase a PCMCIA wireless card for your notebook that works with WPA encryption.

Please let me know if I can help any further.

Hope this helps. Please take a moment to rate this solution. Thanks.

Mar 13, 2009 | Gateway 4024GZ Notebook

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My PS3 is asking for a wpa key code so I can go online?


If you dont know your wpa network key try to reconfigure your wireless network again.

Access the configuration page of your router.
>Type on the address bar 192.168.0.1
>On login type Admin leave password blank. if you set up a password or the login page use that one.
>Once inside the Dlink Page
>Clik Setup and on the left side click wireless setting.
>If given the option to click on manaul wireless connection setup click on it.
>Once you have the wireles window
>try to change the network name to a new one and scroll down
>Under security choose WPA security (enhanced)
>Scroll down and under the Passphrase type in your new network password or security key and confirm it.
>Click on Save Settings
>If it asks you to reboot then reboot it, if not, its ok.

Jan 26, 2009 | D-Link RangeBooster G WBR-2310 Wireless...

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Issue with WEP/WPA (WBR-2310)


Well if you updated the firmware and your still having issues contact dlink for a possible replacement it sounds like the hardware could be bad or you can try uploading same firmware by crash reseting router and uploading latest firmware again.

Jul 14, 2008 | D-Link RangeBooster G WBR-2310 Wireless...

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Security connectivity issues


is the PC connection you're able to maintain once upgraded to WPA a PC that is physically connected to the router? if so, that would make sense because WPA (and WEP for that matter) are only wireless security protocols and have no protections for hard-wired connections.

In order to convert your system to WPA security, you must first make sure all of your hardware is WPA compatible (that isWPA Drivers are available for it).

For your PC wireless connection, if you're running Windows XP you can go to the microsoft website and download the WPA client. It is available in the Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 815485. install the update and reboot. you will then be able to enable WPA security on your client.

Then you'll possibly need to update the drivers for your hardware for WPA support (router, wireless NIC, etc) if they did not already come enabled.

next you get to configure the router for WPA. you'll want to make sure you're set to WPA with preshared keys (no authentication server required), use TKIP as the algorhythm, and leave group key renewal at it's default value. and of course Select a key that is not likely to be guessed. write the key down as you'll need to configure your NIC using it.

to configure your NIC, once you're in the configuration menu select WPA-PSK for your authentication, TKIP for the encryption mode, in data encryption set it to TKIP, and in the network key put the key you selected earlier.

At this point you should be able to access your wireless router (or other access point). These instructions were kind of generic since i do not have the specific router you're using available to me, but the settings i discussed should be pretty universal when it comes to WPA security.

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Can not recognize a wpa network


http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1169670948432&packedargs=sku%3DWIP320&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=4843248432B01&displaypage=download#versiondetail

Check for a firmware update

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