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Setting-Up 128-Bit WEP Wireless Security on a Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge

Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a 64-bit key with 10 hexadecimal digits or a 128-bit WEP key with 26 hexadecimal digits.  This encryption will prevent other users from connecting to a wireless network using your own WEP key.  It will also protect your wireless transmissions/communications from being accessed or received by other users.

To setup WEP Wireless Security on your Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge follow the steps below.

Setting-Up the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge 

Step 1:
Connect the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge to your router using an Ethernet cable.  

Step 2:
Access the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here

NOTE:  If you are using Mac computer to access the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge’s web-based setup page, click here.

Step 3:
On the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge’s web-based setup page, look for the SSID field and enter the wireless network’s SSID on the SSID field.

Step 4:
Under Network Type, select Infrastructure

Step 5:
Under Security, select Enable and click Edit Security Settings.

Step 6:
Select the same Default Transmit Key as your router.  In this example, we selected 1

Step 7:
Under WEP Encryption, select 128-Bit(26 hex digits).   

Step 8:
Enter the wireless network’s WEP key based on the Default Transmit Key selected.  Since we selected 1, we’ll enter the WEP key in the Key 1 field. 

Step 9:
Click Apply.   

Step 10:
On the Setup Page, click Apply and you’re done setting-up 128-bit WEP on the Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge.

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