Re: House wireless/wired router: choices? Plus wireless neophyte questions.
On 2008-10-04, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Fri,03.Oct.08, 01:46:48, Chris Metzler wrote:
> One detail not mentioned here was that you should use WPA2 encryption to
> protect your wireless network. WEP is easy to crack with standard Linux
> tools. As far as I recall the XP version of the other OS needs at least
> SP2 (or was that SP3?) to use WPA2.
Since You brought it up:
To use WPA (which is good) on an XP computer, one needs at least SP2.
For WPA2 (which is better), one needs a patch from the manufacturer of the
"other OS" in addition to SP2.