It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless accesspoint before your wireless network adapters. Please establishwireless connectivity before enabling encryption.
Note: Your network will slow down and wirelesssignal may degrade when enabling encryption due to the addedoverhead.
Step 1 Right-click on the computer monitor icon inthe system tray, select View Available WirelessNetworks.
Step 2 Highlight the SSID of your wireless networkin the available networks box. The Network Keyfield will then become available. Enter in the same encryption keythat was set in the wireless router/access point.
Step 3 Click on the connectbutton.
If your wireless network is not showing in availablewireless networks:
Step 1 Right-click on the computer monitor icon inthe system tray and select view available wirelessnetworks.
Step 2 Click on the Advancedbutton and then click Add. Type in the SSID ofyour wireless router/access point. Put a check in the DataEncryption (WEP enabled) box, and uncheck the thekey is provided for me automaticallybox. TheNetwork Authentication (Shared Mode) mustbe checked.
Step 3 Select either 40 or104-bits for the key length. Selecthexadecimal digits for the Key Format. In theNetwork Key field type in the encryption key youentered into the wireless router/access point. The length of thekey will depend on what you selected for the key length.
- 40 (same as 64-bit encryption) 10 characters
- 104 (same as 128-bit encryption) 26 characters
The key is HEX, meaning A-F and0-9.
Step 4 Select OK to save yoursettings.