Hi guys, I'm a real noob so please excuse the questions. I'm using a Belkin 7230-4 (802.11g) Router to allow me to share my Cable Modem around the house (I'm not sharing files or printers). PC 1 is connected via a LAN cable, PC 2 is wireless via a PCI card and PC 3 (a laptop) is wireless via a PCMCIA card.
1) I've tried setting up WEP but I couldn't get it to work with the two wireless PCs. I typed in a passphrase on PC 1 and the 4 x 64bit keys were generated. I selected the third key. When I typed the 10digit number in (on a wireless PC) to access the secure network, it just sits there telling me it can't obtain the IP address. Am I missing something here?
2) The connectivity rates for PC 2 change quite markedly. Sometimes it goes to below 11mbs and then others it's up to 54mbs. I'm not doing anything that would account for any drop so why is this?
3) If someone unauthorised was accessing my wireless network, would I know about it? Is there a log or something that would tell me this?
Many thanks for any answers you can give.