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Im trying to get online for my xbox 360 ive just bought a wireless adapter but it says i need a wep key wat should i do

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You have to get the WEP key off the router on your home network. sometimes the key will be on the wireless router but not usually. you would have to log into the router using your ip adress 192.168.1.1 is usually the default. you need to log into the router and go to security settings to see the WEP key

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wep key is a password for the wireless network.
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