Sharp PC-MM1 User Manual
Connecting WEP configured network
Wireless communication has security issues. Some networks are configured with
WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) keys or encryption keys to protect the transmitted
data. To connect into the WEP configured network, follow the steps below.
Wireless Network Connection icon ( ) on the taskbar and click
View Available Wireless Networks.
Select the network you want to connect in Available wireless networks of
Wireless Network Connection dialog box.
Type its encryption key in Network key field, type it again to confirm and click
• When you select a network that is not configured for encryption
settings in the step 2, the caution message appears. If you agree to
connect to the unsecured network, check the box of Allow me to
connect to the selected wireless network, even though it is not secure.
• When the key index of your computer is different from that of the
network, you cannot access the network. Set the same key index with
the following steps. Note that some access points have the key index
options 0 through 3. Refer to the table below for matching.
1. Open the Wireless Network Connection Properties dialog box.
(Refer to the steps in Communicating with Other Computers
2. Select the network you want to access in Preferred networks section
and click Properties button.
3. Confirm the box of Data encryption (WEP enabled) is checked,
uncheck the box of The key is provided for me automatically and
set the key index.
Key index matching table
Access Point 1
1 0 1
2 1 2
3 2 3
4 3 4
(ex. When your access point type is “Access Point 2”
and its key index is set to 0, set 1 to the key index of