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Hello!

I have a 2008 Time Capsule that has been working beautifully for the last...Well...Long time...THEN I changed the security of our wireless router from WPA2 to WEP so that it would support the wireless on an older laptop in our house. NOW that it's WEP, I cannot connect the Time Capsule back to my computer to perform a backup.

What am I doing wrong? Please share your thoughts! Thanks!

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I highly recommend keeping WPA2 and get a newer wireless dongle or hardwire the older laptop, WEP is to easy to hack its a bad security risk.
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Go back to WPA2 Personal as suggested. No security in WEP.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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Agreed - Macs have had issues with WEP for years - which is a good thing since your local neighborhood 8 yr old can crack it in about 5 minutes - or less.

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