[CS-FSLUG] OT:Problems connecting older laptop to wifi

Tim Young Tim.Young at LightSys.org
Tue Sep 11 12:10:08 CDT 2012

Hi there,
It does look like you can have multiple SSIDs and have different 
encryption settings for it.


     - Tim Young

On 9/11/2012 10:41 AM, davidm at hisfeet.net wrote:
> I'm using LinuxMint13 on m y laptop, and my wife is using WinXP on  hers.
> Hers is an older HP Compaq with only WEP connectability. Mine is connected
> WPA to an Actiontec (PK500) wireless modem. I'm having trouble getting
> both laptops connected to the wifi.
> I've tried resetting the modem to WEP, but not sure I did it right.
> Haven't been able to find good documentation. I did notice in the meager
> "help section this:
> "Multi-SSID
> Multi-SSIDs allows wireless clients to setup up to 4 seperate wireless
> networks through a single access point."
> Does that mean that I can set up a separate wireless network using WEP,
> and still maiontain the WPA?
> Has someone dealt with this problem before? Or perhaps knows of a forum
> about modem connectability, or a manual for this modem?
> David McM
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