WEP is easily broken. The much stronger WPA2 (WPA2/AES) is a simple setup.

For personal/home use just use a pre shared key (PSK) which is just a shared

Unlike WEP, with WPA2 there is no fixed or hard to remember HEX code. Just
pick a good shared password for home/personal use.

Just use the same password in your PC and AP. Win XP is simple to setup with
WPA2, see the XP Advanced tab for the wireless interface.

Frank Keeney
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Smith
> With all this discussion, I've not done it in a while for
> clients - is there a website somewhere that details all
> the methods for A/P and CPE security ?
> I remember Win XP being a royal pain in the keister when 
> trying to get it to work with WEP and Linksys...
> Any good guides out there ?  Perhaps WISPA's website should
> hold the how-to, and we all make it a habit to secure clients
> access to their own wifi networks.

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