It is easy!..if you read the small amount of documentation they give you. 
Macs accept 64 and 128 bit hex keys, just like the rest of the world. 
Enter a dollar sign ($) before your hex key (that you get from your
linksys AP) so it recognizes it as hex rather than a password.

Dan Willenbring
dan at

> From: "Mike Ellsworth" <mellsworth at>

> Now my brother has gotten a Linksys AP and wants to use WEP with his
> Mac. The Linksys offers 64 or 128 bit WEP, but I believe the Mac wants
> 40 or 104 bit "passwords". Should he establish a 15 character key and
> enter those characters in as the Mac password?
> This Mac stuff is easy!

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