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Secure wireless connection with WEP but still picks up all wireless connections

I have set up my wireless connection to have a WEP key but as soon as i turn on my xbox or ps3 or my laptop it automatically connects to my wireless router and no password is required. My settings for the WEP key was saved but everything connects directly and i have never need to enter the password not even when i first set up the whole thing. how can i lock it so that only my items can go online and not my neighbors or friends unless they use my password (if i want to give it to them).????? pls help.

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If the unit has WAP as an option, use that instead of WEP. If enabling this still does not prompt you for a key, or you don't have this option, check here to make sure you have configured it properly... http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101675.asp

If that doesn't help, check this firmware page and upgrade... http://kbserver.netgear.com/release_notes/d103242.asp

Hope this helps! : )

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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Q. How can I get internet access on my psp? I've been trying to get a connection on my psp for 19 days, can you help?


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Navigate to your PSP's Main Menu. Choose "Settings" and then choose "Network Settings."

2.

Choose "Infrastructure Mode" and then choose "New Connection." Enter a connection name for future reference, and press "X."

3.

Choose "Scan" under WLAN Settings, and then choose the connection you'd like to try and connect to. The scanning will find wireless connections that are available in the area.

4.

Enter the WEP key for your chosen wireless connection if it is secure. If it is not secure, it doesn't need a WEP key and you can connect to it directly.

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Press "X" to save the connection set up, and then select "Test Connection" to make sure the connection is reliable. You will know it is successful if it says "Succeeded" next to the Internet Connection properties. If it has failed, try again with another connection or a different WEP key.

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Router working but as soon has i secure it with a WEP key my wireless wont work anymore ???


You may need to edit the settings in the connecting computer, it may be using old specs and being rejected....without prompt, on some OS.

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I have bought this equipment, and i wish to make a secure connection and add other laptops and computers. but everytime i do so, i loose the connection, i wish to use the wi-fi protected set up


If you want to use secure wireless connection just use WEP or WPA security encription for wireless. Protected set up does not do this. This is for in house laptop connections. In the wireless tap of your netgear choose manual set up or wireless security option and then choose WEP or WPA option. You will have to make a key and put this key in to every wireless device in house. Hope this helps.

This is a link to manual for your router.

http://www.upc.nl/pdf/upc-handleiding-netgear-wnr2000.pdf

Mar 13, 2011 | NetGear WNR2000 Wireless Router

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I need my wep key


The WEP encryption key (network key) is in your wireless router, without this key the wireless router won't allow the computer or laptop to connect to this wireless router.
I recommend you use WPA or WPA2 encryption, it is much stronger than WEP.
The WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption key is in your router's wireless settings. Log into your router and got to the wireless settings, you will need to get the SSID and the encryption key. Then go to your computer or laptop's wireless card and configure it with the router's SSID and encryption key, so it will then connect to the wireless router and the Internet.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
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Jan 07, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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Unable to find WEP Key


The WEP encryption key (network key) is in your wireless router, without this key the wireless router won't allow the computer or laptop to connect to this wireless router.
I recommend you use WPA or WPA2 encryption, it is much stronger than WEP.
The WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption key is in your router's wireless settings. Log into your router and got to the wireless settings, you will need to get the SSID and the encryption key. Then go to your computer or laptop's wireless card and configure it with the router's SSID and encryption key, so it will then connect to the wireless router and the Internet.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
.

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I have no problem in connecting my nokia e72 to my home network.i need it to connect to other wirelessnetworks which are available when i go out of my home.when i try to connect other networks it is...


The wireless networks are made secure by using the wep key.
The wep key was set in the wireless router.If you like to use the wireless networks you have to get the wep key from the person who administer wireless router.
Once you got the key you can connect it to the internet .
Thanks

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How can i make my wireless router connection secure? i mean for other people not to get my signal.


You need to set up network security on both the router and the computers you connect to it. Log in to the web settings page (probably https://192.168.0.1) for the router and you'll find a security tab.

Oct 03, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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Wireless connection picks up all connections even though i have a WEP password.


this is simple.....

Try to create a name for your wireless network.. and try the WPA encryption and not WEP which is not secure....

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Jun 17, 2008 | NetGear RangeMax Dual-Band Wireless-N...

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Security Keys or Passphrase


  1. Now we will secure you wireless connection to prevent others from connecting. Under the Home tab, click the Wireless option from the left.
  2. Beside the SSID option, enter the name for your wireless network connection.
  3. Beside Security, select WPA. If you can’t connect using WPA, then select WEP. Using WPA will provide a much more secure connection that using WEP. For more information about WEP and WPA please read Wireless Security: WEP and WPA.
  4. Click AES beside the Cypher Type.
  5. Make sure PSK is selected beside PSK/EAP.
  6. Now you must get very creative. Specify a long Passphrase with a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and punctuation. Once again, please read Creating Secure Passwords for tips on how to do this. In this case the longer the better. Make sure you write down this key somewhere, either on a piece of paper or in a text document on your computer. You will need this information when you connect to your wireless network.
  7. Enter your passphrase next to Passphrase and again beside Confirmed Passphrase.
  8. Click Apply to save your security settings.
  9. Now you are all done securing your wireless router and network. All you need to do is connect to your network, and enter your Passphrase exactly as you specified it. I won’t go into detail on how to connect to your wireless network, as I will save that for another post.

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