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A WEP key is a security code used on some WiFi networks. WEP keys allow a group of devices on a local network (such as a home network) to exchange encoded messages with each other while hiding the contents of the messages from easy viewing by outsiders

So if you want to access your WEP key, I need to know what is the make and model no of your modem/router.

I need to know the IP address of the router, If you can pull up the router page using the default gateway address, go to >> wireless security>>Advance Settings >> There you could find submenu>>Authentication: WEP-OPEN>>There is a radio button to select >>Use custom encryption key>> inside the small box you can enter a ten digit telephone no. and make the save changes.

When ever you try to connet to the Internet using wifi, it will ask for the WEP key, you can enter your telephone no and get conneted to the internet

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  3. The client has to encrypt the challenge text using the configured WEP key, and send it back in another authentication request.
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