Question about 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless 11g Cable/DSL Gateway Router (3crwe754g72-a-uk)

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Wirless router my pc and laptop were wirless using a 3 com router, everything worked great until some idiot told me set a WEP password. I did this but then my ps3, laptop etc could not connect wirless anymore. The message i got on my laptop was " you only have limited access to the internet". How can i get rid of the password or reset everything to the way it was before

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  • ajay2 Jul 21, 2008

    I managed to use my LAN cable and i typed in 192.168.1.1 and got all my stuff working (laptop, pc, psp) but there is no password now. I am a bit worried setting the password again but that i know what to do if does not work i will try to set the password on WAP.

    Thank you for your help.

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The last thing you want to do is get rid of the password - operating an unsecured WiFi network can be very hazardous to your privacy & finances! You need to set the WEP password in the PC's. If you install the 3Com router software and use that to set things up, it will guide you through doing the job.

Also, it's better to use WPA encryption rather than WEP which is now regarded as insecure and little better than nothing at all. If you can get it working OK on WEP, it'd be easy enough to change it to WPA in the router & then change the setup on the PC's.

Unless you live in the back of beyond, this really is necessary I'm afraid :{

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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