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I'm trying to set up a wireless adaptor to my xbox360 and i need and encryption key. i have no idea what that is but i need it.

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The encryption key is the code used by the wireless router to prevent unauthorized people from using the network. Basically, you need to ask whoever set up the network what the key is.
Or, you could do a hard reset on the router and set up a new key in your router settings.

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