How do I enable WEP encryption on the DWL‑520 / DWL‑650?

It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless routeror access point before your wireless network adapters. Pleaseestablish wireless connectivity before enabling encryption.

Note: Your network will slow down and wirelesssignal may degrade when enabling encryption due to the addedoverhead.
 

Site Survey


Step 1 Double-click the bar graph icon in thesystem tray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of the screen,by the clock) and select Site Survey.

Step 2 Select your SSID in the AvailableNetworks Authentication section for the auth. mode. ClickConnect.

Step 3 Enable encryption and configure thesettings below Auth. mode. to match those configured onyour access point or wireless router.

Step 4 Click OK.

 

Windows XP SP1 (or no service pack)


Step 1 Right-click the two computer monitors iconin the system tray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of thescreen, by the clock) and select View Available WirelessNetworks.

Step 2 Click Advanced.

Step 3 Uncheck Use Windows to configure mywireless network settings and clickOK.

Step 4 Double-click the bar graph icon in thesystem tray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of the screen,by the clock) and select Site Survey.

Step 5 Select your SSID in the AvailableNetworks Authentication section for the auth. mode. ClickConnect.

Step 6 Enable encryption and configure thesettings below Auth. mode. to match those configured onyour access point or wireless router.

Step 7 Click OK.
 

Windows XP SP2


Step 1 Right-click the wireless icon in the systemtray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of the screen, by theclock) and select View Available WirelessNetworks.

Step 2 In the Wireless NetworkConnection window click Change advancedsettings on the right side below RelatedTasks.

Step 3 Uncheck Use Windows to configure mywireless network settings and then clickOK.

Step 4 Double-click the bar graph icon in thesystem tray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of the screen,by the clock) and select Site Survey.

Step 5 Select your SSID in the AvailableNetworks Authentication section for the auth. mode. ClickConnect.

Step 6 Enable encryption and configure thesettings below Auth. mode. to match those configured onyour access point or wireless router.

Step 7 Click OK.
 

 

If your wireless network is not showing in SiteSurvey



Step 1 Double-click the bar graph icon in thesystem tray (the area in the lower right-hand corner of the screen,by the clock) and select Encryption.

Step 2 Select Data Encryption andthen select Shared Authentication next toAuth. mode. Select 64,128, or 256-bit encryption forthe key length. Next to Key 1 type in the Hex encryptionkey that was entered into the wireless router/access point.

Step 3 Click Apply to save yoursettings.
 

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