Ente r a ne tw ork nam e (SSID) of up to 32 ASCII characte rs (alphanum e ric characters or s ym bols ) for this ne tw ork .
A netw ork name is an ID used to identify a w ireless netw ork. When connecting to a peer-to-peer netw ork, enter the same settings for all computers
connected to that netw ork.
You can enter up to 32 ASCII characters (alphanumeric characters and symbols) for the netw ork name (for example, you can set the netw ork name
as "netw ork01"). When connecting to an existing netw ork, verify the netw ork name of the target computer.
Se le ct the "Data e ncryption (WEP e nable d)" che ck box, and the n cle ar the "The k e y is provide d for m e autom atically" che ck box.
Data encryption (WEP) prevents unauthorized access to data from outside. From a security point of view , w e strongly recommend that you select the "Data
encryption (WEP enabled)" check box to enable data encryption (WEP).
Ente r an e ncryption k e y (WEP k e y) in the "Ne tw ork k e y" and "Confirm ne tw ork k e y" te xt boxe s .
An encryption key is a passw ord used for netw orks w ith data encryption enabled.
The encryption key (WEP key) is displayed as asterisks.
When connecting to a peer-to-peer netw ork, enter the same settings for all computers connected to that netw ork. You can set an encryption key for each
access point or peer-to-peer netw ork, so w hen connecting to an existing netw ork, verify the settings of the target computer. The number of characters
entered in this text box differs according to the key length and ASCII/Hexadecimal settings (see table below ).
Ke y form at
Ke y le ngth
(alphanumeric characters and symbols) 40 bits
(0 to 9, A to F, a to f)
M ak e s ure that the "This is a com pute r-to-com pute r (ad hoc) ne tw ork ; w ire le s s acce s s points are not us e d" che ck box is s e le cte d. If
Num be r of characte rs