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Old May 16, 2005, 09:31 AM
gooty gooty is offline
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Default anyone can access my network!!!

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having set all the security possible on my linksys (router password, new ssid, dont transmet ssid etc etc), I went to my 2nd pc & removed the ssid for the wireless receiver.

bugger me if 2 mins later XP announces there is a ssid transmitting & what its name is!!!!!!

surely this is wrong.

anyone with a wireless card will be getting my details & therefore access my network????
Old May 17, 2005, 09:59 AM
Nuttapper Nuttapper is offline
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This could be just your next door naighbour with a wireless system that your detecting, the only way he could access you or you him is if you can establish a link by knowing the WEP key, I always advise peeps to set their own wep key and not let windows do it for you. you say your well protected so no one should be able to gain unauthorised access

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