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Security: where to find data needed like WPA

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  • alpha92 Jul 28, 2008

    Hi John,


    Thanks.


    This is how I created security in my home wireless system;


    1. Host computer: Create WPA key thru' router set up. WEP is slow and usually not recommended by vendors


    2. Client computer: Enter this key into Windows, and wireless-adapter configuration table. There are several plug and plays that are accepted directly thru, vendor's driver.  I do not understand why Microsoft requires this duplication in this particular case


    3. Give  cold boot to cable modem and router - power off with 30 sec pause before power on. Modem will be the first to be off or on. Make sure the back up battery is pulled out during shut down.


    Regards,


    Anil

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The WPA key, is usually found on the side or the bottom of your wireless router, usually on a pink sticker, with WEP or WPA,
then will have a random numbers and letters, its case sensitive.
other option is login to the router through internet explorer with your routers ip address and under security tab you will find the security key..

All the best

John

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