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I cant into the settings on my routa as i dont know how and i want to change the settings on it so that its either a wap setting or a wep setting pleas help!

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If you will go to start and then to connect ot look for your device and right click on it then go to propoerties and click on it then and the top where it says configure you can change the settings from there

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How do i find my wep key or wpa key


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Some later model wireless routers have the Password(ie.Encryption key) and the SSID already configured in the wireless router andthis information is printed on a label on the bottom of the router.
These settings can be used to configure the wireless card and wireless adaptersin your computer/laptop.
If these settings do not suit you, then it can be changed to suit yourrequirements.
The encryption key secures your data and wireless connection from unauthorizedaccess.To configure the wireless settings in the router, connect a LAN cablefrom your computer to the wireless router, then open a Browser on your computerand enter the router's configuration IP address, then enter the admin login andpassword and then go to the wireless settings and configure the SSID andEncryption key.
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HI,

Just try reseting your router and reconfigure the settings.Another thing make sure the wifi is on and also that your WEP or WAP key is entered if you have secured your router with the key.

Goodluck,
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The wep key has to be created on the router so if you didn't set it up then you need to ask the person who did what it is. Assuming that it is your router and you lost or forgot the key then you can get into the router with a computer that is hardwired to the router. So you plug your laptop into the router and open up internet explorer. In the address bar you need to put in the router's address (Ex: linksys is 192.168.1.1) this will pull up the router menu default login is admin and password admin or root. (if these have been changed then you can push in the reset button on the back but this will wipe out everything and you'll have to set it up again,not preferable.) If you have another router then you can get online on another computer and look these default codes up for your router. If these work then you are in the menu and you can go to security section and create a new wep (or take it off completely again not preferable) make sure to save the changes you have made before getting out of the menu and write down the wep you created or save it in a word doc. Now you can unhook your laptop and try to connect wirelessly when it asks for a wep put in the key you created,reenter it and hit connect and you should be good to go.

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It could mean that your WAP or WEP is off in your router, to turn it on you have to set a password key for the WAP/WEP. It could be set by accessing your router's configuration by typing your routers IP(usually 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1) in your internet browser. You will be then prompted for the username and password, for the IP, username and password refer to your routers manual or buy using the CD that comes with the router.

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There is a small momentary reset switch on the back of the router, it is very small but clearly marked "Rest". With the router powered on, press and hold the switch in with a paper clip or similar small implement for at least 10 seconds and that will reset the router to default settings (no password), after which you can connect to the router open a browser and type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar and to access your Linksys routers configuration/settings to be able to change settings and set a new WEP/WAP key.

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WEP and WAP mmmmmm.
So WEP is Wireless Encryption Protocol and WAP is Wireless Application Protocol. WAP is used in cell phones so i am presuming you actually mean WPA?
If so....
The wg511t provides the highest available level of industry standard 128-bit WEP encryption, and it’s
upgradable to Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security.
Here are the instructions to enable WPA.
http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101675.asp
WPA is set from the router so if it is not supported on the router it is not supported on your card.
It is router dependant.
What router do you have.
Let me know if this is helpful at all.

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Cant get the wireless internet on my laptop


Hello:

This can mean many things...here are few things to check...

Make sure your wireless network card is installed and working properly ( you may have one that is built in or an external one)

Make sure your wireless card can see your internet connection.

CHeck to make sure the security settings (WEP/WAP) are not preventing you...

Lastly, make sure you turn off all firewalls while troubleshooting.

Please shoot me some mor einfo if none of the above help, I am confident I can resolve your issue.

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