Update 5 - Yes, Wi-Fi Protected Setup is broken. Here's what vendors are doing to fix it and steps you can take in the meantime.
I don't seem to have any luck getting Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to work in any of the products I've tested that allegedly support it. And since the Wi-Fi Alliance seems to have me on its "Do Not Talk To" list, I'm turning to our readers, who tend to be a pretty knowledgeable bunch, for wisdom.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has rolled out its long-expected and openly discussed WPS system for its members to choose to implement and have certified as a component of their Wi-Fi devices. With WPS, a router can provide strong WPA/WPA2 encryption keys to client devices with the push of a button or the entry of a 4- or 8-digit personal identification number (PIN).
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