Linksys WRT54G router
RickGreep at cti-consulting.com
Wed Nov 8 06:47:15 UTC 2006
On Tuesday 07 November 2006 9:18 pm, Charles Malespin wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 09:35 -0600, Tab Gilbert wrote:
> > You're savvy, Charles--be your savvy self and do not talk to
> > the tech about operating systems, tell the tech instead that
> > you had trouble with the install cd and that you would like
> > her to walk you through the set-up.
> > Open a browser, listen to the tech carefully, do what she
> > says and you will be hanging up in five minutes with a
> > working wireless network.
> > He is absolutely correct. You just have to fiddle around with it.
> > When you stick a pin in the back end I would also turn off the modem.
> > The "turn on the modem, wait 60 seconds, turn on the router, wait 60
> > seconds" method turns out to be critical sometimes. Let us know how
> > things go.
> > tab
> Ok, So I got the wireless up and running(the wired desktop is connected
> and working) and my laptop see the network as an option. Then when it
> asks me for my WEP password, it tells me I am using the wrong one(even
> though Im using the one I set it as). I havent really changed anything
> else. And I know this is completely the wrong forum to ask this..
> Thanks again,
You might verify your Key Type matches the key you are entering. I have more
than once entered the key in hex only to have the Key Type expecting ascii.
Since you mentioned WEP, I am assuming you are using WEP on the router and not
WPA. If so you might check out wpa_supplicant. WEP has been broken for
sometime, using WPA is much safer.
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