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Access Internet using wireless USB adapter

Dear Sir, I have a wireless router connect to a PC and am able to browse the Internet for quite sometime now. I recently have installed another PC in a different room and have attached and installed a wireless LAN mini USB adapter (IEEE 802.11b compatible, portable) to it, but am unable to browse the Internet. While trying to connect to the LAN it is asking for WEP identification. How do I get this "WEP". Am I missing something? I basically need some hep in setting up an internet connect to this new PC. Many Thanks

How do I add a computer that isn't able to get wifi straight out of the box to this network? Do I need an adapter or something?

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From the pc that can access the internet
type this address in your browser
http:\\192.168.0.1
which should start the routers webinterface you can navigate thru the Wireless settings and copy them to the pc that you are trying to connect,
WEP - wireless encryption protocol - a method of scrambling transmitted data for security - both ends of the link have to have the same code key or they wont talk to each other

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