Afraid to Post Here but Need Help, Please

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nontechie, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. nontechie

    nontechie LI Guru Member

    Hi! I know very little about routers but my friend is having a problem with his (he knows even less) so I thought I would come here to ask my probably simple, dumb question.

    My friend has a Linksys Wireless B 2.4 GHz 802.11b (BEFW11S4, ver. 4). He is getting the message, "Type in your network key (also called a WEP or WPA key)." He's never encrypted his router (which I know he should) so he doesn't know what to type here when it asks for this. (I have an encryption key that I use with my router and all my networked devices, but he hasn't done this.)

    Can anyone please tell me what to tell him to type in when the router asks for his network key?

    That's it. Thanks for not flaming me for my ignorance! I appreciate any help anyone can give me with this. Thanks for your time.
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