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Re: House wireless/wired router: choices? Plus wireless neophyte questions.

Hello Andrei,

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. 

Christer Oldhoff
Email: coldhoff@swipnet.se

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