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I need to change the encryption on my gateway 2wire router to 128 bit and dont know how

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Do a seach on google for your router instruction manual or alternatively try and find the paper manual that came with it.

All routers have an IP address which you type into your web browser. For example, rather than typing www.google.com, you might type http://192.168.0.1 to access your router. This special address is known as the gateway address.

From here, you are normally requested to enter a username and password, which are usually the same for every type of router. (The manual will show these, look for "default password/username".

Once you've successfully logged into your router you can change numerous settings including your wireless security. Again, look for wireless/security settings in the router user manual

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Checking or verifying the wireless settings of your Linksys Cable Gateway is important when connecting wireless devices to your network. This is the best route to take if you are unsure of your gateway's wireless settings.
The wireless settings that you need to take note of are:
  • SSID
  • SSID Broadcast
  • Wireless Security
To check the wireless settings on the Linksys gateway follow the steps below:
Step 1:
Access the gateway's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here. If you are using a Maccomputer to access the cable gateway's web-based setup page, click here.
Step 2:
Click the Wireless tab.


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Step 3:
Look for Wireless Network Name (SSID). It is recommended to change the SSID to something unique.


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Step 4:
Click the Wireless Security sub-tab and take note of the current Wireless Encryption Level and the Wireless SSID Broadcast if it is set to Enable or Disable.


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If Wireless Encryption Level is set to No Encryption, this means that the wireless security on the gateway is disabled.
If Wireless Encryption Level is set to 64 Bit Encryption or 128 Bit Encryption, check the value under Default Key and take note of the Wireless WEP Key that corresponds to it.


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Mar 27, 2014 | Linksys WCG200 Router

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I tried to change from WEP to WPA but the password will not go through. It makes it an unsecure line for wireless. What am I doing wrong?


The Short Answer:
Your password might not meet criteria. It also depends on whether you use a custom encryption key. If so, then you either need to create a 10-digit or 26-digit hexadecimal number (numbers 0-9 & letters a-f) depending on whether you use 64 or 128-bit encryption.

The Long Answer:
A WPA password must be between 8-63 characters long, and must only contain ASCII printable characters.
The 2Wire User Guide for the 2700 states the following:
"You can customize the following wireless settings in the Wireless Security panel.
1. From the Authentication pull-down menu, select an authentication setting: WEP-Open, WEP-Shared, or WPA-PSK.
Note: WPA-PSK authentication is supported only on HG model gateways.
Open authentication allows users to configure their wireless adapter as either Open or Shared; in either case an encryption key is required. Shared authentication allows users to configure their wireless adapter for Shared authentication, which requires an encryption key. WPA-PSK requires that users configure their wireless adapter using TKIP.
2. To use the encryption key that came with your gateway, click the Use default encryption key radio button.
To create a custom encryption key, click the Use custom encryption key radio button. If you select Use custom encryption key, you can define a 64-bit or 128-bit encryption key. For 64-bit encryption, enter a 10-digit hexadecimal number. For 128-bit encryption, enter a 26-digit hexadecimal number. A hexadecimal number uses the characters 0-9, a-f, or A-F.
3. Click SAVE"

May 04, 2011 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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I DO NOT KNOW MY SECURITY PASSPHRASE


n most cases the default wireless settings are sufficient for normal home use.

Locating the WEP or Network key:
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To change your Residential Gateway wireless settings:

  1. Open a Web browser and type http://gateway.2wire.net or http://192.168.1.254; the 2Wire Home page opens.
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    If the Home page does not open, check to make sure that you have no software firewalls blocking network access.

  2. Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
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  3. Click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) under the Wireless Settings heading.
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  4. Change your wireless settings and use the following information if you want to change to a custom WEP key.

    64-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 10 characters in length. (For example, 123456789A is a valid string of 10 characters for 64-bit encryption.)

    128-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 26 characters in length. (For example, 456FBCDF123400144445271730 is a valid string of 26 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

    64-bit ASCII keys are exactly 5 characters in length. (For example, GMODE is a valid string of 5 characters for 64-bit encryption)

    128-bit ASCII keys are exactly 13 characters in length (For example, 2008SUNSSWIN1 is a valid string of 13 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

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Nov 15, 2010 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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HOW TO CHANGE SSID


To change your Residential Gateway wireless settings:

  1. Open a Web browser and type http://gateway.2wire.net or http://192.168.1.254; the 2Wire Home page opens.
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    If the Home page does not open, check to make sure that you have no software firewalls blocking network access.

  2. Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
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  3. Click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) under the Wireless Settings heading.
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  4. Change your wireless settings and use the following information if you want to change to a custom WEP key.

    64-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 10 characters in length. (For example, 123456789A is a valid string of 10 characters for 64-bit encryption.)

    128-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 26 characters in length. (For example, 456FBCDF123400144445271730 is a valid string of 26 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

    64-bit ASCII keys are exactly 5 characters in length. (For example, GMODE is a valid string of 5 characters for 64-bit encryption)

    128-bit ASCII keys are exactly 13 characters in length (For example, 2008SUNSSWIN1 is a valid string of 13 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

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Nov 08, 2010 | 2wire (1000-000057-000) Modem

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I changed from 64 bit to 128 bit back to 64 bit in 1 hr. It was an accident, and now my laptops will not recognize my router. My cable company has tried everything over the phone.We have changed the...


When you changed the WEP encryption from 64 bit to a stronger 128 bit encryption the encryption code gets changed and when you changes it back to 64 bit the new 64 bit encryption code will be different to the old 64 bit encryption code, that is why your laptops cannot connect to the router. The laptop wireless card needs to be configured with the new 64 bit encryption code before it can connect to the wireless router.
I suggest you configure the wireless router with WPA or WPA2 encryption, this is a much stronger encryption method than the old WEP encryption.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Sep 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I downloaded Windows 7 and my wireless laptop won't connect to my 2wire. Where can I get new security key code or info get my laptop to work?


Hey pkkern,
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Your default 10 digit security is located on the bottom of your router.
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If you want to change it or for some reason your default key is no longer working we will have to get into the routers configuration homepage.
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To access this open up your Internet browser and write in this address, (which is your routers address) 192.168.1.254.
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If your routers homepage does NOT open up check to make sure you have no software firewalls
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Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
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Click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) under the Wireless Settings heading.
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You will see a wireless network security section, use the following information to select a custom wep-key.
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Change your wireless settings and use the following information if you want to change to a custom WEP key. 64-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 10 characters in length. (For example, 123456789A is a valid string of 10 characters for 64-bit encryption.)
128-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 26 characters in length. (For example, 456FBCDF123400144445271730 is a valid string of 26 characters for 128-bit encryption.)
64-bit ASCII keys are exactly 5 characters in length. (For example, GMODE is a valid string of 5 characters for 64-bit encryption)
128-bit ASCII keys are exactly 13 characters in length (For example, 2008SUNSSWIN1 is a valid string of 13 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

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Jul 24, 2010 | 2wire (1000-400108-001) Router

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Belkin 54 encryption


1. Log into your Wireless Router or Access Point.
Open your web browser and type in the IP address of the Wireless
Router or Access Point. (The Router’s default is 192.168.2.1, the
Access Point’s default is 192.168.2.254.) Log into your Router by
clicking on the “Login” button in the top, right-hand corner of the
screen. You will be asked to enter your password. If you never set
a password, leave the password field blank and click “Submit”.
Click the “Wireless” tab on the left of your screen. Select
the “Encryption” or “Security” tab to get to the security
settings page.
2. Select “128-bit WEP” from the drop-down menu.
3. After selecting your WEP encryption mode, you can type in
your hex WEP key manually, or you can type in a passphrase
in the “Passphrase” field and click “Generate” to create a WEP
key from the passphrase. Click “Apply Changes” to finish. You
must now set all of your clients to match these settings. A hex
(hexadecimal) key is a combination of numbers and letters from
A—F and 0—9. For 128-bit WEP, you need to enter 26 hex keys.
For example:
C3 03 0F AF 4B B2 C3 D4 4B C3 D4 E7 E4 = 128-bit key
4. Click “Apply Changes” to finish. Encryption in the Wireless
Router is now set. Each of your computers on your wireless
network will now need to be configured with the same
security settings.

May 09, 2008 | Gateway Belkin 54g Wireless DSL/Cable...

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No wireless connection


hi.IP address and gateway depends on your ISP and if you have Dynamic i address from your ISp then it wud be automatically assigned.hey check if the wep key on the laptop and the 2wire are the same and they share the same type on encryption(64/128 bit)

Cheers

Feb 13, 2008 | 2wire (1000-400108-001) Router

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D-Link DP 311U wireless setup


Had same problem. Got it to work!!
I have DLink DP-311U and 2Wire Gateway router/modem 2701HG-B.

Solution: Connect DP-311U to router via network cable.
Then you can see it either with PS Admin or with browser http://192.168.0.10 should be default IP address of DLink Print Server. Set Connection Mode=Infrastructure, ESS-ID=2WIRExxx (xxx is your number of the router) - this is your network name, and wireless channel=1.
And the most important - change your IP Address to 192.168.1.xxx - xxx=choose a number over 64 if it's not taken already.

On your Gateway page: http://gateway.2wire.net/xslt?PAGE=J46&THISPAGE=A02_POST&NEXTPAGE=J46
Set Network Name=2WIRExxx, WIreless Channel=1, enable SSID Broadcast, Disable wireless network Security.

Once you get those numbers in, check connectivity with above programs with cable connected, or typing new print server IP address in browser. Then disable cable and check again. You should be able to see the box. Then connect print server to printer and make sure your printer settings on computer point to new IP address.

Feb 09, 2008 | D-Link DP 311U (DP-311U) Print Server

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Accidentally switched to 64 bit encryption and now the internet connection doesn't work


http the router through its address (you'll find that in the manual). once you access the router, you'll be able to change all the settings.

Dec 26, 2007 | Zoom (5590-00-03) Wireless Router (G66115)

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