How do I configure WEP encryption on my DWL‑1700AP or DWL‑1750?

This FAQ is for the DWL-1700AP and DWL-1750.

Step 1 Open a web browser and type the IP addressof the device in the address bar (default is wirelessand wired). Press Enter.

Step 2 The default username isadmin (all lower case). The default password forthe DWL-1700AP is root (all lower case). Thedefault password for the DWL-1750 is blank (nothing). ClickOK.

Step 3 Click the Home tab andthen click Wireless to the left.

Step 4 Next to WEP click theEnabled radio button.

Step 5 Next to WEP Encryption select thelevel of encryption (64 or 128 bit) from the drop-down list.

Step 6 Next to Key Type selectHEX or ASCII from the drop-downlist. You will need to use the same key on all your wirelessdevices.

· HEX - use 0-9 and A-F only.

· ASCII - All numbers and letters.

Step 7 You can enter up to 4 different keys.Select the encryption key using that will be used on all wirelessdevices using the radio buttons. The key index on all wirelessdevice much also match.

If you would like to generate the encryption keys, enter a phrasenext to Passphrase. You make this up yourself. If youselected HEX, then enter a key made up of a combination of numbers(0-9) and letters (A-F). For example - A4572BCC19 (HEX). ClickGenerate.

Step 8 Click Apply to save thenew settings.

Note: If you are configuring the device from awireless adapter, you will lose connectivity as soon as you clickApply. You must enable WEP on your adapter and enter the same exactkey as you entered on your device.

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