| | Re: D-Link DI-624 and 802.11b
"David W.E. Roberts" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a D-Link DI-624 on an NTL cable link.
> Firmware Version 2.53.
> I am having problems using WEP with older 802.11b cards.
> I can use 802.11g and WPA-PSK with my Ralink RT2500 Wireless LAN Card -
> however this keeps dropping the link and I understand this is a known
> with Ralink and WPA-PSK.
> I have a couple of 802.11b devices - an iPaq with a Compaq WL110 Wireless
> PC card (PCMCIA) and a PC running Windows XP Home with an Actiontec
> USB adapter (just downloaded the latest drivers).
> Neither the Compaq nor the Actiontec can connect using 128 bit WEP.
> The Ralink seems fine using 128bit WEP, but reports a WEP error on the
> Status' tab.
> I can connect the Compaq if I turn off encryption (so the router is
> back to 802.11b) but it doesn't seem to connect if I configure WEP.
> I have also tried (40)64 bit WEP but this doesn't seem to make any
> Are there known problems in falling back to 802.11b when using WEP with
> Dave R
Are you entering the WEP key in correctly? ASCII vs. HEX?