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Use 64bit WEP key.

Set key as 10 hex digits on router and PC

e.g. 1A B2 C3 D4 E5

don't generate a key from a password - use hex digits in both

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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Where is wep key location


WEP key is in your router's configuration settings.

in windows open a command prompt (search for "cmd" from the start menu)

in command prompt type "ipconfig"

Look for "default gateway" and remember the ip address listed for it

in your browser (internet explorer, firefox, chrome) type the ip address from the default gateway into the address bar. probably something like 192.168.0.1

once you access the router settings, the WEP key is under the WIRELESS section, called security.

Aug 12, 2014 | Linksys Computers & Internet

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Where can I find the WEP key on my router? Router security key, router password


Where can I find the WEP key on my router?

If you have a wireless router at home you will need to have a WEP key setup on your router. WEP stands for "Wired Equivalent Privacy" and WEP is a security protocol used to secure wireless networks. When you setup a router for wireless, you normally specify a key(password) so anyone that wishes to join your network has to enter the key. You normally set the WEP key during the router setup phase. You may have set it up and forgot it, or want to reset it. In this article I will go over the steps to find out the WEP key or change it. Your router may use a different security protocol than WEP so don't worry, you still need a KEY in order to access the network.

-On most routers(reference your user manual) you can access the router configuration page by going to the gateway address. The gateway address is the IP address assigned to your router. In a lot of the cases, this address is 192.168.1.1 but depends on your router.
There are a couple of ways to find out this IP address.
-Reference your router manual
-In Microsoft Windows, go to Start > Run and in the run box type "cmd" or "command". A black DOS windows should open. In this window, type "ipconfig /all". Look near the top and you should see a "gateway address" item. This number is the ip address of your router.

Once you know your gateway address, open up your internet browser as if you were going to go to a website. In the URL(address) bar, type the gateway address and hit enter(see image below). A log in box should now show. Again, reference your router manual if you do not know the administrative password. Enter in your password and username.

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Once you log in you now have access to the router settings and you can configure what you please. What we are looking for in this article is the wireless security settings. In the wireless security settings page you should be able to see the password for your wireless network and change it. If you see no password go ahead and set one up.
**You can also look around and modify other settings. You can change the wireless security, give your wireless network a name(SSID field) and even with some routers have built in testing features to test the connection at home.
I would recommend that if your router has a default password for admin/configuration access, that you go ahead and create a new one. The default router passwords are usually very simple and this information can be easily found on the internet by anyone. People who set up home networks tend to leave this as is and it is a security risk.


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-If you can't connect to the router and you know the gateway address, try plugging the computer into the router directly using a Ethernet cable(LAN/patch cable). If you are still having trouble, you can perform a power cycle. Turn off your modem, router and computer. After 10 seconds turn on your modem, after 30 seconds turn on your router and after another 30 seconds turn on your computer. Try to access the router now. This also helps resolve other quirky router issues.
-Make sure all the network cables, phone lines(if using DSL) and coaxial cables(cable/Broadband) are plugged in and secured firmly.

-If you set up a password and username for your routers administrative access and can't remember it, you can reset the username and password back to factory default by performing a factory reset. On most routers this can be achieved by pressing and holding the small reset button on the back of the router for 15 seconds. Please reference router user manual for more information.

I hope this article was informative. Thanks for reading.

Regards,
G33k


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on Jun 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Cant find wep key


You will need to access the router (via its local web address using a suitable web browser) Once you have provided the login information, surf to the wireless security section and either document the WEP key (if not encrypted) or change it. Understand that changing the WEP key will invalidate any else's access, so be sure to share the change. The WEP key may have to be done in HEX, meaning that it must be done with the numerals 0-9 and ONLY the letters A-F. The ket must also be a specific length, usually 13 or 26 characters depending on the requirements of the router.

Aug 11, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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How do i find my wep key


for finding wep key you willhave to access the firmpage of router then under advance section where you have entered wep key uncheck the option hide wep key it will display the key to you or you can also enter a new key if you want,.
in order to access the fism ware of the router please type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar it will display the firm page of the router.

Sep 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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About 1 yr ago, I allowed my neighbor to connect w/my linksys router. Now, our IPS has instituted a "fair access policy," and I need to remove my neighbor from my network. Can u tell me how to do this?


Change the WEp/WPA security key and don't let eh neighbor have it. That will kick him out of the router. You could also go into the router table and look at the MAC address associated with his IP and block that IP address and that will kick him out as well. If you block his IP and your router is set for DHCP he can log out and log back in and get a new IP address. Blocking by MAC address and using WEP/WPA security key is the best way to block unauthorized access to your router. The WEP/WPA key will be located on the page that router Wireless Security settings are on when you access your router.

Aug 08, 2010 | Linksys Computers & Internet

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How do i find my Wep key for my netgear router


you have to access the GUI of your router. if you dont know the ip address. go to command prompt and type in ipconfig. look for the gateway ip address and type it directly to your I.E address bar. once you are inside the router interface, ussually WEP key is under wireleess security. go over there and check your WEP key. you can also change the WEP key.

Apr 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Error code 51330 on the wii.it will not except my


Error Code: 51330 This error code usually indicates a problem relating to wireless security. Please try the following troubleshooting:
  1. Are you using WEP or WPA security on your router?
    1. Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's manual for assistance)
    2. Locate the "wireless security" section of your router settings and find the WEP or WPA key.
    3. If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
    4. If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
    5. The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F, no other special characters or letters).
    6. If your router has multiple slots for a WEP Key, make sure the active key is the one in the #1 slot.
    7. If you are using WPA, the Wii console is compatible with the following types:
      • WPA - PSK (TKIP)
      • WPA - PSK (AES)
      • WPA2 - PSK (AES)

  2. If your WEP or WPA key is correct, then the problem might be related to MAC address filtering:
    1. From the router settings, locate the "MAC address filter" settings (also known as "access control", "access list", or "network filter" depending on your router model).
    2. If the Mac address filter is set to "enabled", then you must add the Wii's MAC address to the "allowed" list. You can locate the Wii's MAC address from the "console information" page (located under "Internet" in the Wii Settings).
    3. If the Mac address filter was disabled, then continue troubleshooting.
Need further troubleshooting? Go straight to Nintendo's website at:

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/ds/results.jsp?error_code=51330&system=Wii&locale=en_US

Nov 19, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Cannot connect to internet error code 51330 is showing


Error Code: 51330 This error code usually indicates a problem relating to wireless security. Please try the following troubleshooting:
  1. Are you using WEP or WPA security on your router?
    1. Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's manual for assistance)
    2. Locate the "wireless security" section of your router settings and find the WEP or WPA key.
    3. If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
    4. If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
    5. The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F, no other special characters or letters).
    6. If your router has multiple slots for a WEP Key, make sure the active key is the one in the #1 slot.
    7. If you are using WPA, the Wii console is compatible with the following types:
      • WPA - PSK (TKIP)
      • WPA - PSK (AES)
      • WPA2 - PSK (AES)

  2. If your WEP or WPA key is correct, then the problem might be related to MAC address filtering:
    1. From the router settings, locate the "MAC address filter" settings (also known as "access control", "access list", or "network filter" depending on your router model).
    2. If the Mac address filter is set to "enabled", then you must add the Wii's MAC address to the "allowed" list. You can locate the Wii's MAC address from the "console information" page (located under "Internet" in the Wii Settings).
    3. If the Mac address filter was disabled, then continue troubleshooting.
Need more info? Check Nintendo's website at:

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/ds/results.jsp?error_code=51330&system=Wii&locale=en_US

Nov 19, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wep address


WEP address is your security key to get on the wireless network. New access point usually do not have one assigned. You need to get into the router and enter it in, like a password. If you haven't setup the network, then someone else did and you need to get the WEP key from that person. If you can get it, then you could reset the router to factory defaults by pressing and holding the button in the back of the router for 30 seconds. Let the router reboot and look for a wireless network called "LINKSYS" or "DLINK" or something like that. You should be able to connect without entering a WEP key. If your computer asks you for one then leave it blank or look in the manual for the default WEP key.

Mar 28, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How do I get a wep key and what is it?


A wep key is a type of internet security (mostly used on routers) to prevent any unauthorized access to their internet connection. And to get a key, go to the router you wanted to connect to and ask for the wep key and to add you to their mac address book, or if you own one, go to the txt. document that was downloaded on your desktop and look at where it says network security key, and if your router has a mac address filter, add your ds's mac address to the mack address book on your router. then connect and type the key.

Nov 11, 2008 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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