When adding wireless devices such as iPods, iPads and laptops to your internet connection, it is necessary to have your WEP key. This adds a layer of security to keep other from using your wireless. Eircom's internet is no different; it uses a long password to keep unwanted people from connecting without authorisation.
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Things you need
- Web browser
Power on your computer and open a Web browser.
Navigate to "192.168.1.254"
Enter your password - default is "broadband1".
Click on the "Network" option in the menu.
Click on "Wireless LAN" in the Network subcategory.
Your pre-shared or encryption key is your WEP key.
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