WEP + Hidden SSID

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WEP + Hidden SSID

Postby Piotrsch » Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:22 am

Hello to Everybody who are doing great things by donating laptops.
I am a beginner with this type of OS so need a bit of hand holding.
My first question is how do you connect to a wireless network with hidden SSID that uses a WEP encryption key? This is my personal wifi network at home.
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Re: Hello from Poland

Postby opus345 » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:35 pm

Piotrsch wrote:My first question is how do you connect to a wireless network with hidden SSID that uses a WEP encryption key? This is my personal wifi network at home.


Piotrsch: one idea would be to connect to your router and temporarily allow the SSID to be broadcast. You XO should see the access point in the Neighborhood view. Click on the access point and enter your encryption key. Once you are connected with your XO, reconnect back to the router and disable the SSID broadcast.

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Re: WEP + Hidden SSID

Postby bobh » Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:47 pm

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