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Adrian04

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My computer is connected to the above router with a ethernet cable while two other computers connect wirelessly. Now I am trying to secure my network but I don't know how to go about it. I went into my router settings enabled WEP 128 bits 26 HEX digits and I have a empty box labelled passphrase and WEP key with a random sequence. How do I enable securoty? I tried putting in a passphrase and entered it and the key into the other computers but couldn't get in.
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Did you make sure you entered in the correct SSID on all the devices?

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Yep all the same ID
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Just to be sure, when you enter in the key into the other computers, are you making sure it's actually hex values?
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Thanks for the help it's all sweet now. One question though is the passphrase in the router settings supposed to be the same as the network name? I coulnd't get it to work with a different name but now it works when I enter the network name as passphrase. Thanks anyway :tazz:
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Well, something sounds odd about that, but if it works, hey I'm glad.

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Hahah as am I. Cheers mate
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