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To Change the Security key or the Network key in your Belkin Wireless Router?

Hi Friends,
Please follow the default steps for all the belkin wireless routers to change the Security key or the Network Key in the wireless network

Step 1:Connect the Modem to Router (in the Port named Modem) and take another ethernet cable abd connect one end to the Router(in the port named Wired) and other end to any one of your computer

Step 2:Open an internet explorer and type 192.168.2.1 and click on Enter button in the keyboard

Step 3:Now you will be able to see the belkin router setup page

Step 4:On your left hand side click on Security,it will prompt for a login password,leave it blank and click on Submit.

Step 5:Now change the Security type to either WEP or WPA

WEP:

If You select WEP (64-bit), then you will be able to see 5 small boxes ,in each box in key 1,type 2 numbers in each box only in Key 1,after you have typed the number please make a note of it and click on Apply Changes

WPA:

If you select WPA,then you will be able to see the Preshared Key or Password (PSK),in this place type as thing as you wish,after you have typed please make a note of it and click on Apply changes

Step 6:On your left hand side click on Channel and SSID,now you will be able to see the SSID name,Change it any name as you wish and click on Apply Changes

Step 7:Now go to the wireless Computers and try to connect to the new network name,when you try to connect ,it will prompt for a Network key or Security key,type the password which you gave in the belkin router page

The above mentioned steps are the default steps in all the queries if any customer need to change the security or the Name of your network,you can follow the above steps.It very simple and easy to understand

Regards,
Ayyasam

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wanna know how to secure my belkin wireless G router.


Setting the router's administrator password

All Belkin Router's ship without an admin password. If you require an admin password then follow the below instructions.

Setup steps:

  1. Connect the computer to one of the four LAN ports on the router.
  2. Open a web browser on the computer.
  3. In the address bar of the web browser, type http://192.168.2.1
  4. Click Login in the upper right-hand corner of the page. The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.
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  5. Click on System Settings under Utilities on the left-hand side of the opened page.
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  6. You will see a feature called, "Administrator Password". Type in your current password (default leave blank).
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  7. Click "Apply Changes". Your new password is now active.

Note: Do not forget the new password and keep it somewhere safe. If you forget your password, you'll be unable to access your router's settings. If you forget or lose your password, you'll need to "Perform a hardware reset on the router". This will reset the password to its default, as well as erase any and all other settings you may have changed



Configure Wireless Security on Belkin Router - Enable WPA and WEP Why should we setup wireless Security on Belkin Wireless Router ?

After configuring your Belkin router you should secure your wireless network using proper wireless encryption. It can keep wireless hackers away from your wireless network and the unwanted sharing of your Internet connection. In order to know how to login and configure your Belkin wireless router click on the link below.

How to Setup Belkin Wireless Router

Setup Wireless Security in Belkin Wireless Router

Now I hope you just followed the steps mentioned in the above link and log in to your Belkin Wireless Router. In order to enable wireless security on your Belkin router click on Security Under wireless. ( Security tab present on the left side of Belkin configuration page).




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You can select either WEP or WPA to secure your Belkin Wireless network. To know more about WPA and WEP click on the link below.

Which is better WEP or WPA on your Wireless network


Enable WEP in Belkin Wireless Router


To select WEP for your Belkin wireless network ,click on security mode drop menu and select WEP. WEP is of two kinds WEP 64 bit encryption and WEP 128 bit wireless encryption. You can type your PassPhrase and generate instant wireless key for your Belkin wireless network.

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After generating the wireless key, you should save settings by click on Apply changes. Now onwards to login to your Belkin wireless network, you need this wireless key.

Enable WPA in Belkin Wireless Router

WPA is more secure than WEP. To enable WPA on your Belkin router, select WPA from security mode drop down menu.

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You should enter a pre-shared key to enable WPA security on your Router. Don't forget to save this WPA settings.

Aug 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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i was on my ds and i went to Nintendo wi fi settings and it asked me to input my wep key and now i cant figure it out.


BELKIN ::::

Hi ,
By Default the security in the Belkin is WPA and unfortunately the DS Doesnt support this

To enable WEP in the Belkin follow the Steps Below



WIRELESS SECURITY ISSUES

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Let me know if it works

Regards
TOM

Feb 13, 2011 | Belkin Basic Wireless Router

1 Answer

i for got my wireless password how do i find out what it is?


Hi Friends,
Please follow the default steps for all the belkin wireless routers to change and to get the Security key or the Network Key of the wireless network

Step 1:Connect the Modem to Router (in the Port named Modem) and take another ethernet cable abd connect one end to the Router(in the port named Wired) and other end to any one of your computer

Step 2:Open an internet explorer and type 192.168.2.1 and click on Enter button in the keyboard

Step 3:Now you will be able to see the belkin router setup page

Step 4:On your left hand side click on Security,it will prompt for a login password,leave it blank and click on Submit.

Step 5:Now you will be able to see the Security key or Passphrase,this is your wireless network password

Regards,
Aysaam

May 26, 2010 | Belkin (F5D7231-4) Wireless Router

1 Answer

how do i secure my belikn from outsiders using it


Hi Friend,
U need to make your wireless network a security enabled network & don't share the wireless network key to a unreliable person.

Steps to create a security enabled wireless network:-

1> login to router setup page;bydefault ip address of belkin router is 192.168.0.1/192.168.2.1
2> Open a internet browser on a hardwired desktop/laptop connected to your router,clear the address bar completely and then type 192.168.0.1 or, 192.168.2.1<it depends on your model no of your router>
3> Go to Wireless Tab,changed the wireless network name(SSID)
4> Change the wireless network key as well;it will be good if you use WEP key if you old XP computer,otherwise use WPA-TKIP if you vista/win7 computers
5> Lastly on your computers,you have to seach wireless network name & give the wireless network key(for the very first time)

In case of any clarity feel free to contact belkin tech support

Mar 19, 2010 | Belkin (F5D9230-4) Wireless Router...

1 Answer

Could you please let me know the default Network Key for my Belkin F5D7230-4 Version 2000de


Hi,
Please the follow the below steps,

1.type the numbers 192.168.2.1, in Internet explorer

2.In your left hand of the page you will be able to see the menu "Security" below Wireless,Click on it

3.It will ask for password leave it blank and click on submit

4.you will be able to see the network key

Regards,
Ayysam

Dec 07, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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