setup wireless connection

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon Jun 7 01:36:10 UTC 2010


On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 04:03:33PM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>>>>>                
> >>>>>> 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.
> >>>>>>              
>      Excellent question whoever asked it.

That was me. Glad you approve.

> >>>>>        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 :-)
> >>>>>
> >>>>>            
>      This is part of what I wrote and I know it is correct in every 
> detail. What has been left off was my advice on how to set up a WAP/WAP2 
> password on the router, and his computer.
> 
>      Now you all had fun telling me I do not understand this question. 
> Pray tell what did I miss?

The answer to my question.

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Bob Holtzman
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