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Network Key?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Perad, Jan 23, 2006.

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  1. Perad

    Perad Thread Starter

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    My network is setup and works with cables, my laptop was working with wireless but it stopped, i don't know if someone messed with it or not but i did my thing and probably made it worse...

    please help!

    Heres what i have... in properties i have set it obtain ip automatically
    The network signal is above 90%
    When i click on connect to nextwork it asks for my network key.

    On my router i have set up 64bit WEP.
    But i don't understand what key to use as i have a choice of 4.

    Please can someone help me on this matter.
     
  2. skinnywhiteboy

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    Any one of those keys will work. I usually just choose the first one.

     
  3. TerryNet

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    "Any one of those keys will work. I usually just choose the first one."

    It really doesn't have to match the one used on the router? What about if you use 2 keys; can you mix and match those also? I always thought the first key (if used) had to match the first, the second (if used) had to match the second, etc.
     
  4. skinnywhiteboy

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    Your wireless config on your laptop will only ask you for one key. Any key supplied by your router will work.
     
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