Ive just bought an oldish laptop for my daughter to use. It has a built in wireless card. I want to connect to my sky broadband though my netgear hub. When i search wireless devices it appears but i cannot put in my network key as it says there are an incoorect amount of charaters. My network key for sky is 8 charaters long. How can i change the network key format in windows xp do i can input an 8 charater password in.
Thank you all for your time
There are a number of different protocols. For example:-
WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key)
WPA2-PSK(Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 with Pre-Shared Key)
WEP Security Encryption is normally 10 characters long and auto generated by router in HexDec format. I know I had to change type in order to use my PDA you need to select one that both can use.
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