setup wireless connection

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 20:48:53 UTC 2010


On 06/06/2010 01:59 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 05:57:08AM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>    
>> On 06/05/2010 06:01 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
>>      
>>> On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 02:40:16PM -0400, Nathan Bahn wrote:
>>>
>>>        
>>>> That might be the problem right there.  I suspect that the router's encryption
>>>> is set to WEP, while the computer's encryption is set to a WPA/WPA2
>>>> configuration.  Is there any truth to this?
>>>>
>>>>          
>>> Excuse my ignorance but I don't think I've ever encountered setting wep
>>> or wpa on a computer. The only encryption setting for wep or wpa I'm
>>> aware of is on my router's configuration site and that is for the router
>>> only. Please enlighten me.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>        
>>       Let me try to be easy to understand. The easiest way to setup YOUR
>> wireless router is to use no security. Then anyone can use your wifi
>> that can hear it. This will work most of the time, but in my case
>> someone near found my unprotected wifi and went work surfing the web
>> sites :-)
>>      
> Larsen, try to get this thru your head:
>
> First, read the damned messages before you reply to them. I didn't ask
> how to set up wifi.
>
> Second, you just told what you thought was a noob to forgo encryption
> on his connection then turned right around and gave an example of why
> that was lousy advice.
>
> Third, you picked the wrong boy to talk down to. Don't do it again!
>
> If you can retain any of this for more than 5 minutes I'll be surprised.
>
>    
             I will talk down to who I care to. I thought you were the 
one with the problem. I guess it was the top responder who has the 
problem. Too bad.

73 Karl


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