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I want to set up my ps3 for wireless, but can't get my wep key have the other key though. How do I find it. I am very challenged when it comes to these things

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Greetings Catyv,

The WEP key is located on your router. All routers have the option to change your WEP key to your desired preference. However, if you have not changed your routers password from factory settings, the WEP key should be located under or on the back of your router. If you need any further assistance, feel free to contact me. I hope I helped. Thank you for using FixYa. =)

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In Shared Key authentication, the WEP key is used for authentication. A four-way challenge-response handshake is used:
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