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I have a WBR1310 router. My encryption key is 63

I have a WBR1310 DLink router. My WPA encryption key is 63 characters long. Everything works OK, but if I check network properties on network PC's only a 8 characters (dots) show up next to the "Network Security Key" box. Rechecking the router settings still shows 63
Why?

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1. check your firmware updates
2. go into the router UI ( user interface ) and click on "Tools" then "firmware" this will give you the firmware version and it will tell you when last updated.
3. you may need a firmware update.

Posted on May 12, 2010

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The dotted characters are designed to not allow anyone to infer the real password. So the number of characters shown is normally defaulted (8, in your case). Nothing to worry about here, since everything seems to be working, right?
Just my 2 cents... Carlos

Posted on May 12, 2010

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WPA-PSK should be enough to secure your Wireless network.

ASCII - Choose from any key available on the keyboardHexadecimal - Characters ( 0~9 and A~F)

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