Switch On the SSID.
Any one who can brake security knows how to bypass SSID in 20sec.. switching
Off SSID while using encryption does not add any security and impedes the
proper work of the Wireless connection.
Why I see Wireless connections that are not mine in my Wireless Network
Disabling SSID, will my Wireless System be more secure?
"vambo" <vambo@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi, I have a Vista laptop with Home Basic. My other 3 XP laptops can
> to my wireless network ok. I use a Vigor 2600 with firmware v1.06.7.04.2
> wpa/psk 64 bit, mac enabled and hidden ssid.
> On my Vista laptop from the control panel, network & sharing centre, if i
> select connect to a network, the following shows;Unamed network - security
> enabled (there are no other networks round about me).
> If I select"manage networks" I can see my own named network.
> I cannot conect to this unless i remove my encrtptionand as numerous
> have reported Vista does not offer PSK when manually configuring a
> Does anyone have the answer please.