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You should find your wep key under your router its the 10 digit number under the serial number bar code. its in brackets

Posted on May 28, 2011

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I need to know what the wep key is


I need to know what the wep key is

Jun 10, 2011 | Linksys WRT120N Router

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What is the wep key


A WEP key is a security code used on some Wi-Fi networks. WEP keys allow a group of devices on a local network (such as a home network) to exchange encoded messages with each other while hiding the contents of the messages from easy viewing by outsiders. A WEP key is a sequence of hexadecimal digits. These digits include the numbers 0-9 and the letters A-F. Some examples of WEP keys are:
  • 1A648C9FE2
  • 99D767BAC38EA23B0C0176D15
WEP keys are chosen by a network administrator. WEP keys are set on Wi-Fi routers, adapters and other wireless network devices. Matching WEP keys must be set on each device for them to communicate with each other. The length of a WEP key depends on the type of WEP security (called "encryption") utilized:
  • 40- / 64-bit WEP: 10 digit key
  • 104- / 128-bit WEP: 26 digit key
  • 256-bit WEP: 58 digit key

Feb 15, 2011 | Linksys E3000 Wireless Router

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Unable to find WEP Key


The WEP encryption key (network key) is in your wireless router, without this key the wireless router won't allow the computer or laptop to connect to this wireless router.
I recommend you use WPA or WPA2 encryption, it is much stronger than WEP.
The WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption key is in your router's wireless settings. Log into your router and got to the wireless settings, you will need to get the SSID and the encryption key. Then go to your computer or laptop's wireless card and configure it with the router's SSID and encryption key, so it will then connect to the wireless router and the Internet.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
.

Jan 04, 2011 | Belkin F5D7234-4 Router

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How to enter WEP passkey for router when there are 4. using HP210


On your router set up interface you will find the wireless network key.
If it is WEP then it will show you WEP Passphrase and WEP Key.
You need to type in WEP key and not the passphrase. WEP key is 10 or 26 digit Hexadecimal number. You need to enter this 10 or 26 digit number.
open the set up page of the router and check the wireless settings of the router.

Click here for more information about the router and networking

Apr 19, 2010 | HP 2101nw Wireless G Print Server...

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I need wep key westell model 327w


Unfortunately, no one could not provide you any WEP key. WEP is a key that you set to your router so that no one could connect to your wireless network. As an owner of the network, you should know what your network key was.

If you forgot your WEP key, you need to reset the router to factory default, configure it and set a new WEP key.

That is the only way. Thank you!

Nov 02, 2009 | Westell Wirespeed VersaLink...

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How do i reset my wep key or locate my old one


To locate your wep key.log into the router under wireless security there you should see it.If not you can use a paper clip to reset it.The hole is at the back next to the ports.
Good luck

Sep 28, 2009 | NetGear WGT624 Wireless Router

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Can't find security key


the wep/security key on 2 wire modems is located below the serial number label on the side of the modem.

Sep 25, 2009 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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How do i get my wep key


Option1:

You can find the WEP key of your Wireless network after login to the Router. The WEP key is saved in the Router. Check the User Guide of the Router for the instruction to login to your Router.

Option 2:

If you are using a Computer with your wireless network and if the Wireless Key (WEP key) is saved in the Computer than you can use any application like "Wireless Key Viewer" or SIW for view the saved WEP key in the Computer.


Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sep 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Trying to connect lap top


The WEP key is something you designate on your own router. IF you are trying to get into someone else's router you need to ask them for permission to have their WEP key. Otherwise you cant get in. If you forget your WEP key you can do a hard reset on the router to clear out the key.

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