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Configuring the WUSB11 with WEP in Windows XP

Please follow these instructions to setup WEP with a WUSB11 under Windows XP.  Before you begin, please have your 10-digit or 26-digit WEP key available to input.

Configuring WEP on an existing connection

1.      Click on the Start button and click on the Run option.

2.      When the “Run” window opens, type in ncpa.cpl into the “Open” field.

3.      When the “Network Connections” window opens, right click on your Wireless Network Connection icon and select the Properties option.

4.      After the “Wireless Network Connection Properties” window opens, click on the Wireless Networks tab.

5.      When the “Wireless Networks” area appears, go to the “Preferred networks” pane (which is the second pane), and click on your SSID.  Then, click the Properties button.

  • The default SSID for all Linksys Wireless Access Points and Wireless Routers is linksys.

6.       When the “SSID Properties” window opens, check the option for Data Encryption (WEP enabled) or click on the “Data Encryption” dropdown box then select WEP.

7.      Uncheck the This key is provided for me automatically box.

8.      Input your Wireless Network WEP Key into the “Network Key”* and “Confirm network key”* fields.
*Note:  If you are using 128 Bit WEP, we recommend typing the key into a document, then cutting and pasting it into the “Network Key” and “Confirm Network Key” fields.

Configuring WEP on a new connection

1.      Click on the Start button and click on the Run option.

2.      When the “Run” window opens, type in ncpa.cpl into the “Open” field.

3.      When the “Network Connections” window opens, right click on the Wireless Network Connection icon and click on the View Available Wireless Networks option.

4.      Click on your SSID that your Wireless Network is using (linksys is the default SSID on all Linksys Wireless products).

5.      Input your Wireless Network WEP Key into the “Network Key” and “Confirm network key” fields.

6.      Click on the Connect button.

                  

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