[PLUG-TALK] Linksys Wireless G home network

Larry Brigman larry.brigman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 00:30:11 PST 2008

On 11 Feb 2008 23:36:29 -0800, Russell Senior <russell at personaltelco.net> wrote:
> >>>>> "Richard" == Richard C Steffens <rsteff at comcast.net> writes:
>  Richard> Some friends of mine had Comcast install a wireless network
>  Richard> in their house. They both have XP systems. They asked me to
>  Richard> swap out one of their computers with a third one that was
>  Richard> sitting around gathering dust -- it's a bit newer.
>  Richard> Fine. No problem. What's your WEP pass phrase (or whatever)?
>  Richard> Their response: What's that?
>  Richard> Seems the Comcast guy set them up, but didn't leave the pass
>  Richard> phrase on the job ticket. I seldom use wireless. The time I
>  Richard> did, I was given the pass phrase, and typed it in when
>  Richard> asked. However, I've never tried to find it again.
>  Richard> Does anyone know where to look in XP to find the WEP pass
>  Richard> phrase? Is that even possible?
>  Are you certain the wireless network even has a WEP key?

Look on the bottom of the router.  On the one that was provided to
me there wasn't a way to change it.

The other way is to install X-pass and use it to peek at the password
window of the program.

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