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Old 03-19-09, 01:00 PM   #1
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Got 7057 working on my laptop. When I was setting up my wireless networking it asked me if I wanted have it connect to my router even if I wasn't broadcasting my ssid, then below that a warning that said if I chose that option my wireless network might not be secure. Well I never have broadcast my ssid before since I thought that that made your network more secure.

Any idea why that warning is there?
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Old 03-20-09, 08:40 AM   #3
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So.... even though my wireless says it's secure now while I'm not broadcasting, it's really not ???
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