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Solved how to change from WPA to WEP

August 22, 2011 at 04:52:09
Specs: Macintosh
my router has a WPA serurity system and I want it to be a WEP security system, what must i do?

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August 22, 2011 at 06:30:36
Buy a router with WEP.

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August 22, 2011 at 07:32:15
Most likely, your router do support WEP encryption. See the routers manual on howto change wireless encryption in the routers configuration.

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August 22, 2011 at 08:13:33
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You do understand that wep and wpa have both been hacked. I can download utilities that can break into both. Only wpa2 has not been hacked. Going to wep is the wrong directions if concerned about security.

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September 1, 2011 at 12:10:42
sorry for the late reply, i have been busy. the problem is that, there was already a router here, when we bought a house. then my parents decided to keep the router and there was no handguide left, and i dint found one on the internet. my router is a 0XB9, for if that might help. and i indeed know wep is a bad security system, but that is no problem, the internet is only for short distance, and the neighbors are far enough away. so if hacking is the only way, please inform me thanks a lot.

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September 21, 2011 at 09:54:28
please help me, i would really appreciate help...

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September 21, 2011 at 14:50:30
A quick search on google shows no information on a 0xb9 router. I suspect that is not actually it's model. Typically, most SOHO Router's have a label on the underside that shows the model number. Also, somewhere on the unit will be the brand name (manufacturer's name).

This is the information you need to search for a manual.

If the router you have is so old, or so obscure that there is no manual available for it then the simple solution is, buy a new router and replace the old junker.

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September 26, 2011 at 12:31:00
there is indeed a small label on the down side of the router it says

type: 0XB9
then another label
SAP-127491 0

it's a motorala device for swisscom...

But its works decent, we havent ad any problems yet.

what should i do? thanks again for your help

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