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How select "shared" security type for internet?

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    How select "shared" security type for internet?


    Help! I can't select a "shared" security type for my wireless internet connection in windows 8 (using WEP encryption). I guess they've removed this due to it being low security. However, to change it, I would have to reset my router!! Is there any way around this? selecting "open authenication" doesn't work....

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    If your router has WPA2 and AES encryption you will want to use them for most any Windows 8 drivers. Changing pretty much any setting in a router requires that it's reset or rebooted.

    WEP is really not supported any longer, with most any Windows 8 drivers it probably won't work.
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How select "shared" security type for internet?
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