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Wep code how do i disable a wep code or even just find out what it is so i can acces the internet via laptop

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Re: wep code

WEP code is a password configured into both your network router / access point and network adapter. It is intended to prevent others that do not know the password from using your wireless connection. It also encrypts your wireless to limit what someone can intercept when monitoring your wireless communications. Use your User Guides for the router and wireless adapter to determine how to disable the wep features. They are relatively easy to find in you follow the respective user guides in most cases.

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When initially setup the router worked fine. However, after a computer crash and re-install, the desktop pc cannot find the router even though it is connected by Ethernet. Laptops will connect to the...


Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Let me know if it works

Dec 09, 2010 | Belkin Wireless Play Router (F7D4302)

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Just hooked up a router but i can t get connected with my laptop because system is "secured" I need to change settings to unsecured

Access the router embeded web server and turn off the WEP KEY under Internet wireless security.
You can acces the EWS by entering the router default gateway on internet explorer

Aug 24, 2010 | Routers

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I can't connect my ipod touch to my wireless network via my belkin router even though it says its connected

try disabling security in the roter and try to connect via wireless or try with 64bit wep security and change the ssid of router u will get connected

Dec 09, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7231-4) Wireless Router

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Won't stay connected

Check in the XBOX settings to see if the TCP/IP settings are 1500 or 1514. (1514 is the default for TCP/IP)

Did you go through the encryption settings for WEP? There should be a setting on the router that allows gaming to pass through it.

Also, if the XBOX is encrypted in WEP, what length of key are you using. WEP is naturally unsecure (about 10 minutes on the internet because it is a static key), but that's all it can do.

Also, if there is a firewall setting through the router, check to see that it doesn't scan encrypted connections. (This can be even in the internet security).

Outside of this, there is not much else that can be the problem.

It's either the router settings or the Internet security package that you installed.

Sep 13, 2009 | Linksys (WRT54GC) Router

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The wireless network is broadcasting but it will


Sounds like you may have an encryption problem. Are you running an open or secure network? Try setting it to Security > Disabled and see if you can get on. (Please note where you were before you disable the security) This will be under the Wireless > Wireless Security tab. If you can connect after disabling the security then you probably did not enter you key code correctly. OR... You may have set it to a level of encryption that your wireless laptop does not support. (Don't know the age of the laptop - some older ones will support WEP only and "b" only.) Make sure that you are broadcasting in both "b" & "g" ranges and if WPA won't work for you, then try WEP. It is a little difficult for me to tell you exactly what to do because I do not have all the necessary information but perhaps this will help. The main thing is to disable the security first and see if you can connect. If you can, then this is a BIG clue and good news. Then you know it is an encryption issue.

Typically the encryption choices are WPA - WPA-PSK - WPA2 - WPA2-PSK - RADIUS & WEP. I would recommend WPA-PSK with TKIP for normal "modern" applications. If your WRTP54G has the Auto Security setup button on the front of the router you may want to use it to automatically set up your wireless security. You can tell by feeling the raised rectangular push button on the front panel.

Good Luck!


Jun 12, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRTP54G Router

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Hi, I am trying to connect another laptop to our wifi but when i enter the netgear pass code it does not regonise it. Any ideas?

The router's passcode is a different thing to the WEP/WPA encryption code.
Type into the internet browser of a computer that has access to the router and disable the WEP/WPA encryption, and press Apply or Submit.
Now Enable it again and it'll ask you to choose a password. Put something in and Submit that. That password is what you would put into the other laptop to connect.

Hope this helps

Chris (ziraffa)

Dec 31, 2008 | D-Link DI 514 Wireless Router (DI-514)

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Cannot connect to internet via wlan but can lan

The only thing that seems to be missing here is did you try another wireless card? If its built in you can get a usb wifi or pcmcia type. That will probably get you back online via wifi.

Dec 15, 2008 | Zoom (5590-00-03) Wireless Router (G66115)

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you need a WEP key i'm guessing you're trying to say. go to a browser, type in the address bar and then login. the defult login name is either user or admin. the defulte password is either password or 12345. after logging in, find the menu that says wireless. from there you can either disable the WEP key, or write down the WEP key and type that into your laptop when it tries to connect. disabling the WEP key brings down your internet local security, but is not a problem is you don't live too close to anyone

Jan 19, 2008 | Routers

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Hi, doesn't really matter which, what is important is what ever it is you choose, it should be the same/consistent all through out the wireless network/system. example, if you choose wep $ key is 12345 in your router/AP, then all you wifi clients should be using wep $ key of 12345. Choosing or not choosing what wireless security mode to use is not preventing you to log unto the internet, they are designed that you can securely communicate/acces the router/ap and if granted acces, the router/ap will then be your gateway, so first you must be connected/logged on to the router/ap before you can share its internet. Hope this be of some help/ pls post again how things turn up. Kind regards.

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