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I'm trying to find out on how to connect my other computer wireless to my 2wire. My other(desk top) has a linksys card in it. It was already setup for Linksys Broadband Router, wireless-G 2.4GHz 54Mbps. I can see that it list on the site survey screen. Operation sys i'm using is XP. On my daughter Lap top(Dell Inspiron 1721) it ask for a security key or passphrase. Thank you.

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Hello Art G.

The easiest way to get connected to your access point is by using the CD that came with the AP. If you don't have it, you have to get connected to the access point in order to get the WEP KEY.

If do you have the model of the Access point (2wire) i can help you with that.

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