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Barb Bowman
05-01-08, 02:43 PM
You definitely need encryption or others can steal your service and
possibly shared documents on computers. WPA2 is the best, followed
by WPA. WEP is really poor security and can be easily broken.

On Thu, 1 May 2008 12:13:06 -0700, kaloochi
<kaloochi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I've just recently networked my xbox 360 with my computer using a D-link
>router. I'm using a wired connection so i didn't set encryption on set up.
>Now i've just connected, wirelessly, to my sons PSP and it automatically
>detected my SSID. Does this mean the router is wirelessly 'active' and anyone
>can piggyback off me? And what about accessing anything i'm doing on my
>network? Would setting encryption rectify this or what should i do?
>
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