Need wep key 1

November 24, 2012 at 10:50:27
Specs: Windows XP
NEED WEP KEY 1, 10 DIGITS.
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#1
November 24, 2012 at 10:56:07
It will be displayed in the router setup interface.


Note: If that makes little sense then maybe it would be a good idea to give a bit more information in your question, like what is asking for the WEP key - the router setup or your computer? Is this someone else's wireless system you are trying to access? Do you have physical access to the router? - you may need to connect using a cable in order to access the interface.

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#2
November 24, 2012 at 12:07:22
WEP is outdated and insecure. The key was usually invented and set in by the owner.

These days some form of WPA is used instead and it is often already set in the router.

Nobody on a forum can give you wireless keys, any more than they can provide the combination for your safe. If in doubt ask your server about it - this is the sort of thing they are very good at.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#3
November 24, 2012 at 12:21:42
WirelessKeyView
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Securi...
http://www.softpedia.com/progScreen...
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wirele...
WirelessKeyView recovers all wireless network keys (WEP/WPA) stored in your computer by the 'Wireless Zero Configuration' service of Windows XP and by the 'WLAN AutoConfig' service of Windows Vista. It allows you to easily save all keys to text/html/xml file, or copy a single key to the clipboard.

How To Secure A WLAN
http://www.wikihow.com/Secure-Your-...
http://www.focus.com/briefs/mobile-...
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/secure...
Here is the two things you should do to properly secure your wireless router/access point.
1. Change the default admin password
2. Set a strong WPA key
All you need to do to make sure your wireless is secure is change the admin password to something strong, secure and hard to guess.
And turn on WPA encryption with a strong, secure, hard to guess password. If you don't have WPA then turn on WEP, it's better than nothing.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passph...
If your wireless router is also the internet-facing NAT device, then you would also enable the firewall (WAN side, there is no wireless-side firewall that I've ever seen on a wireless router) on it.
Disabling SSID broadcast, enabling MAC filtering, using WEP, and changing IP ranges are all entirely useless as security measures. Some might consider them "better than nothing" but I assure you they are nothing for an attacker to get around.
Changing your SSID to something unique is recommended as it makes your network easier to identify in areas where there are many wireless networks. This is the point of the SSID, it isn't a security mechanism.


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