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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Two questions regardless Wireless 802.11b
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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Two questions regardless Wireless 802.11b



Clarification:

I have a Linksys WAP11 plugged into my Linksys router.  Just in case
that's relevant.  ;-)



Richard Crawford said:
> I'm trying to fix things up with my wireless setup at home.  I was using
> WEP for awhile, but decided to stop because (a) our computers were
> having a lot of frame errors and dropping the connection frequently; and
> (b) I've heard that WEP is just not all that secure anyway.  So now I'm
> setting it up to do MAC address filtering, and allowing only the MAC
> addresses that I specify.  Seems to be working just fine so far.
>
> Two questions, though.
>
> First, I have a Sony Clie TJ37, which has a wireless card built in.  I
> was hoping I could use it to get into my network, but I can't seem to
> figure out its MAC address.  Anyone have any idea how I could track that
> down?  Am I barking up the wrong tree?
>
> Second, I would also like to disable SSID broadcast on my wireless
> network, but when I do, our laptop computers can't log in to the network
> when they're turned on.  Is there a way around this?
>
> --
> Sláinte,
> Richard S. Crawford (AIM: Buffalo2K)
> http://www.mossroot.com   http://www.stonegoose.com/catseyeview
> "You cannot trust your judgement if your imagination is out of focus."
> --Mark Twain
>
>
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-- 
Sláinte,
Richard S. Crawford (AIM: Buffalo2K)
http://www.mossroot.com   http://www.stonegoose.com/catseyeview
"You cannot trust your judgement if your imagination is out of focus." 
--Mark Twain


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