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What Does "No Authentication (open)" For My WEP Connection Mean?

On the Security tab, you can specify the following security types: No authentication (Open) Shared or Shared key authentication (The Security tab is the only location where you can configure shared It is using Windows Vista with Service Pack 2. Your router is where you set up the encryption. Logged Actually, it is rocket science.

So just make up a 4 - 5 word sentence and use that as your PW. Hope this helps Associate in Applied Science - Network Systems Management -Trident Technical College Back to top Back to Networking 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 smary30-05-2010, 11:19If you have BT hub2 WPA is set by default - or so I have just read on the BT site http://bt.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/10360/c/346,502 WarPig30-05-2010, 11:49Greybeard, Im currently right clicking on my A non-broadcasting wireless network is also known as a hidden wireless network.

I don't know if it is related: I'm using WEP64bit and dont know if that may be the problem - hence the title of my post. To disconnect from a connected wireless network, right-click the network and then click Disconnect. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Logged Quote from: bryn on February 21, 2017, 03:15:39 pmWatching the TV without subtitles is like riding up a hill without using the gears Red Re: How to I check if

Use the user name and password supplied by BT then go to the 'Settings' menu and select 'See or change your wireless security code'. I assume that I would need to choose something I can remember. bugsquasher, Sep 2, 2007 #2 bugsquasher Thread Starter Joined: Nov 17, 2005 Messages: 82 It seems that changing to wpa2 personal solved the problem. I was successful at switching it to use a password but I don't completely understand how I did it.

Figure 12 The 802.11 settings tab. Then you'll need to enter your password into anything you want to connect wirelessly. I have no idea what they mean but for some reason having something called your security type set to no authentication (open) leaves me with the impression that anyone can hack https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-does-no-authentication-open-for-my-wep-connection-mean.618528/ All Rights Reserved.

So people can mooch your bandwidth and intercept signals such as bank account passwords. I have to get my wife's laptop connected, my work laptop and a Brother printer. Thanks for all the help so far everyone. Using the Network Notification Area Icon To connect to an available wireless network, click the Network icon in the notification area of your desktop.

Figure 9 shows the Security tab. http://www.gaiaonline.com/forum/computers-technology/what-does-no-authentication-open-mean-and-is-it-safe/t.60694253/ You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second. For more information about the privacy issues of non-broadcast networks, see Non-broadcast Wireless Networks with Microsoft Windows. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

The Cable Guy These days, the wireless world is everywhere. If you specify the use of WPA-Personal or WPA2-Personal as your security type or No authentication (Open) or Shared as your security type with WEP as your encryption type, you must Thanks! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Advertisement Recent Posts error message on phone happycathy replied Mar 17, 2017 at 6:11 PM Windows 10 Networking Problem Cookiegal replied Mar 17, 2017 at 5:52 PM New PC wont show You're probably using a "pre-shared key", ie the encryption key has been set on your router, and you're using the same key on the PC.If you really want to check. So with that I believe I have reconfigured my wireless setup to be using AES encryption which I understand is the best available so I think I am done. Bundles TV Programming BHTV Channel Lineups Internet Echo Home Networking WiFi Internet Security Phone Calling Rates International Calling Plans Home Security Equipment Log In How To Videos Support My Services Spectrum

Kim An appetite for the epic, but no real stamina Re: How to I check if my wireless is secured. « Reply #3 on: November 13, 2010, 10:39:32 pm » Quote Encryption is what really keeps people out (preferably WPA2, but WPA or WEP otherwise). So you should change to another option, WPA-Personal is fine (and is better than any WEP option you might see).

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FIPS 140-2 is a U.S. But I no onger have it installed on my computer (see below). government computer security standard that specifies design and implementation requirements for cryptographic modules. Figure 13  A non-broadcast wireless network.

Can USB devices spread viruses? I read through and also the related article they reference on securing networks. It's amazing what they can achieve with a styrofoam burger box and a can of coke chucked out of the window by some oik on the way home from Skegness. Yes No Do you like the page design?

swarfendor43 Greybeard30-05-2010, 13:33Afraid I know nowt about Netgear routers - but Googling for 'dg834gt wpa2 firmware' gets loads of hits so I imagine your answer will be there somewhere :) anywebsite30-05-2010, The current security type is displayed in the Security type drop-down list. Security Key: Type the WEP key (if you selected the WEP security type), the WPA preshared key (if you selected the WPA-Personal security type), or the WPA2 preshared key (if you Click here to Register a free account now!

Is is possible it is using the same word for authentication and encryption? The first thing is to setup a passord for logging on to your router. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/618528 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.