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

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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  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    i have a problem with this because i have a white netgar wireless router but i connect it to my stuff it says i need a wep key andan ssid thingy could any one help me with this problem please!!!!

  • Jason May 11, 2010

    Are the xbox/ps3 using wireless connections or are they wired to the router?


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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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