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Re: help with airport card on g3 powerbook

On Thu, 8 Sep 2005 15:27:07 -0400
"Daniel R. Killoran,Ph.D." <drkilloran@speakeasy.net> wrote:

> On Sep 7, 2005, at 5:47 AM, Matthias Grimm wrote:
> > If you don't use the Apple base station you have to disable encrypted
> > communication in the acces point, because the original Apple Airport
> > card only supports 40Bit WEP which is not longer supported by recent
> > access points. They use 128bit WEP or WPA. The Apple Airport card  
> > can't
> > connect to base stations configured for 128Bit WEP or WPA.
> >
> The Airport CARD supports 128-bit encryption. I don't know whether  
> the BASE STATION does, though!

It seems that threre are different cards aout there. See mail from
Chris Martin in this thread.

Is there a method to read the encryption capabilities from the card?
What makes you sure that your card supports WEP128?

  Best Regards

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