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I have a belkin router + i need to know the wep password so i can install xbox live , please can you help ?

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Log into the router to see or reset the wep or wpa access passwords.
Connect a computer to the router, open a web browser(i.e. internet explorer)
type in the address bar; http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx then enter admin and the password. if you have never set a password, leave the field blank.
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the router ip address, the default is 192.168.2.1.

Click on the "Login" button in the top right-hand corner of the

screen. You will be asked to enter your password. If you have never

set a password, leave the "Password" field blank and click "Submit".


2. Click "Wireless" in the left-hand menu. Then

click "Security" just below that.
3. Select the "WPA/WPA2" option.

4. Enter a password. This can be from 8-63 characters of your choice,

including spaces and punctuation, OR a 64-digit hexadecimal


number (using only the numbers 0-9 and letters A-F).

5. Click "Apply Changes" to finish. Your wireless


connection is now encrypted. Each computer using your


wireless network will need to use the new key

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    peter_wilso Dec 31, 2010

    If you have other wireless devices attached to the router, you may have to rejoin them with the new key. but at least you will know the key going forward. I would create a text file on your computer noting the key for future reference. You may like to copy my instructions to it as well.

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It is your personal ISP password. If you do not know what it is, you need to call your ISP provider with your account number in hand and ask for their help. We have no way of knowing what you used as a password, but they will be able to help you.

Good luck to you.

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Wanna know how to secure my belkin wireless G router.


Setting the router's administrator password

All Belkin Router's ship without an admin password. If you require an admin password then follow the below instructions.

Setup steps:

  1. Connect the computer to one of the four LAN ports on the router.
  2. Open a web browser on the computer.
  3. In the address bar of the web browser, type http://192.168.2.1
  4. Click Login in the upper right-hand corner of the page. The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.
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  5. Click on System Settings under Utilities on the left-hand side of the opened page.
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  6. You will see a feature called, "Administrator Password". Type in your current password (default leave blank).
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  7. Click "Apply Changes". Your new password is now active.

Note: Do not forget the new password and keep it somewhere safe. If you forget your password, you'll be unable to access your router's settings. If you forget or lose your password, you'll need to "Perform a hardware reset on the router". This will reset the password to its default, as well as erase any and all other settings you may have changed



Configure Wireless Security on Belkin Router - Enable WPA and WEP Why should we setup wireless Security on Belkin Wireless Router ?

After configuring your Belkin router you should secure your wireless network using proper wireless encryption. It can keep wireless hackers away from your wireless network and the unwanted sharing of your Internet connection. In order to know how to login and configure your Belkin wireless router click on the link below.

How to Setup Belkin Wireless Router

Setup Wireless Security in Belkin Wireless Router

Now I hope you just followed the steps mentioned in the above link and log in to your Belkin Wireless Router. In order to enable wireless security on your Belkin router click on Security Under wireless. ( Security tab present on the left side of Belkin configuration page).




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You can select either WEP or WPA to secure your Belkin Wireless network. To know more about WPA and WEP click on the link below.

Which is better WEP or WPA on your Wireless network


Enable WEP in Belkin Wireless Router


To select WEP for your Belkin wireless network ,click on security mode drop menu and select WEP. WEP is of two kinds WEP 64 bit encryption and WEP 128 bit wireless encryption. You can type your PassPhrase and generate instant wireless key for your Belkin wireless network.

belkinwepsecuritysetup.png

After generating the wireless key, you should save settings by click on Apply changes. Now onwards to login to your Belkin wireless network, you need this wireless key.

Enable WPA in Belkin Wireless Router

WPA is more secure than WEP. To enable WPA on your Belkin router, select WPA from security mode drop down menu.

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You should enter a pre-shared key to enable WPA security on your Router. Don't forget to save this WPA settings.

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I have a belkin wireless g plus mimo router and im trying to hook up my xbox 360 wireless and its asking for a wep key or wpa pass phrase how do i find that out?


You can find the wireless password also called wep key or wpa pass phrase through the set-up page of the router. If you don't know how to access it, follow the instruction in How to Access the Router's Setup Page (just click it.)

Nov 09, 2010 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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Installation of belkin router failed


You need to configure your router.
For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
http://192.168.15.1
or
http://192.168.2.1
If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Click on WAN settings and set those settings as your internet service provider settings.
Enable DHCP if you want to get ip from router.
Clickon wireless settings enable wireless then enable WEP Security then add WEP code .It is your password to connect wi fi.Then save settings and restart router.
Then you can connect your wi fi network with that code.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

May 08, 2010 | Belkin (F5D5231-4) Router

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The light stays red, won't connect.


If the light on adapter is red it means that it cannot establish a wireless connection.

We need to get the wireless settings on the Belkin router and match those settings to your xbox adapter.

Use a computer to access the setup page of the belkin router. In a web browser's address bar type: 192.168.2.1.

It will prompt you to enter your router password. By default, just leave the password blank.

Once you are on the setup page, go to the wireless tab. Take note of the SSID, Broadcast SSID should be enabled.

Then Under Wireless go to Security. Take note of the Security Mode (WPA or WEP), Passphrase or WEP key.

Now, on your XBOX, go to System -> Network Settings -> Edit Settings."

Select the SSID. Select Infrastructure for the Network mode. Select the security type if WPA or WEP and enter the Passphrase or WEP key.

Save the settings then select Test Xbox Live Connection.

I hope this works! Please take a moment to leave a comment if you find this solution helpful. Your feedback is important and very much appreciated. Good luck!

Feb 10, 2010 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

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Don't know wep key to hook up xbox 360


Hi, We've had our x-box since April and we just plugged into the back or our Belkin router and have connection. I've never heard of wep 64 or wep 128 Key

Feb 08, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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How do i find my WEP key, I have a Belkin 54g router


hi im an xbox live support representative

you could actually just call your router manufacturer so they can provide your'e wep key


if you still have some issues just call xbox customer support

thank you

Jan 31, 2009 | Gateway Belkin 54g Wireless DSL/Cable...

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My Xbox 360 Says No Wireless Network, 192.168 takes me to ask.com!


I believe you are referring to the network key set on the Belkinrouter. Since you do not have the code, you will have to access yourrouter's web interface.

Let's begin with your router:


Using your working laptop, open Internet Explorer type 192.168.2.1 (default IP address of Belkin routers) press Enter. It will ask for a username and password - by default it'sadmin for both. If it does not accept admin, type in the username andpassword you set to your router when you installed it for the firsttime.

Once you open the setup page of the router, go to the Wireless tab ofthe router (located on the left side of the web interface. Look forSSID and WEP key or Network key (SSID is the name of your wireless network). Take note of the SSID and WEP keybecause you will need to set this on the XBOX console.

On the XBOX:

Open the dashboard settings - select Network Settings. Configure your XBOX to connect to your wireless network. When it ask for the network key - type in the code that you will see on the router's web interface.

Try the steps I mentioned, give us an update and I'll reply ASAP if you need further assistance.

Good luck and have a nice day!



Sep 30, 2008 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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Wep key to connect xbox


WEP key is the security key you had set when you had set up the network. You need to access the wireless router page
1.Click start >Run>type cmd >hit enter
A black command prompt window comes up
2.Type Ipconfig and hit enter
3. Note down the Ip address next to default gateway that is usually 198.168.1.1
4. Open internet explorer , in the address bar type the default gatway (198.168.1.1)
5 Hit go
6. The belkin password screen would pop up,
7. enter the default user name and password
8. go to the wirless page and check the WEP key

If you donot know the default admin and password , its time to call belkin and they would let you know how to get into the router to check the WEP key
1 800 2BELKIN x2263

Apr 04, 2008 | Belkin (F5D7050) 802.11a/g/b Wireless...

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XBOX Live problems with Belkin N1 router


I suggest setting this up with a WPA encryption rather than WEP encryption. This should get ya setup without a problem. Also, I've noticed live to be a bit buggy since Christmas. If you continue to have troubles after trying this call 800-4my-xbox. The recording will tell you if they are having network issues.

I bet this helps!

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