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How to setup WEP on a Belkin N1 Wireless Router F5D8231-4 v5000

How to setup WEP on a Belkin N1 Wireless Router F5D8231-4 v5000


1. Log into the router. To do this you will need to open your web browser and enter http://192.168.2.1
Note If you change the default IP address then you will need that address to log into the router. Normally it is the Gateway IP. You can check this by opening CMD via the Run command window. Once it is open then type ipconfig and hit enter.

2. Click Login in the upper right hand corner of the page. The router does not ship with a password, so just click submit.


3. Next you will click on the Wireless heading then Security in the left hand column.



4. Select “128-bit WEP” or “64-bit WEP” from the drop-down menu.


5. Next you can enter your WEP key manually by typing in the hex values in the space provided, or you can type a passphrase in the “PassPhrase” field and click “Generate” to create a WEP key from the passphrase. Click “Apply Changes” to finish.

Note a hexadecimal key is a mixture of numbers and letters from A–F and 0–9. 64-bit keys are 10 digits long and can be divided into five two-digit numbers. 128-bit keys are 26 digits long and can be divided into 13 two-digit numbers.

At this point you should have your WEP setup. When you connect your computer to the wireless router you will be prompt for the WEP key you just set up.

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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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how do I find the security key from Belkin N Vison router


  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 Security in the left hand column under the Wireless heading.
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  6. Select 64bit WEP
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  7. Select Key 1 and enter any 10 hexadecimal digits - any combination of 0-9, A-F (26 digits if you selected 128-bit as the encryption strength). You may also enter a pass phrase and have the router generate a key for you.
  8. Click Apply to save the settings.
Note: Please write down the key - You will need it later to configure your wireless computers with the same key.

Aug 19, 2010 | Belkin N1 Vision Wireless Router

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Cant gain access to change settings on my router Belkin N1+


hardwire any computer to one of the wired ports in the router...
type 192.168.2.1 in any web browser and log in to router setup utility manually....
password....leave it blank and click submit..
now you can configure settings manually....

Apr 20, 2010 | Belkin N1 Vision Wireless Router

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I'm trying to log onto my wireless router with my PSP however i need to find me WEP password how do i do this?


The WEP encryption is configured in the wireless settings of the wireless router. Open a WEB browser and type in the IP configuration address of the wireless router and goto the encryption setting to view the encryption code. Then goto the PSP wireless setting and enter the wireless router's encryption code.

Oct 22, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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wep


WEP
  1. Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
  2. Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
  4. Click Security under Wireless menu
  5. Under Security, Select 64 bit WEP (or 128 bit WEP).
  6. Select Key 1 and enter any 10 hexadecimal digits - any combination of 0-9, A-F (26 digits if you selected 128-bit as the encryption strength). You may also enter a pass phrase and have the router generate a key for you.
  7. Apply the settings. Please write down the key – You will need it later to configure your wireless computers with the same key.

Configuring WPA-PSK Encryption:
  1. Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
  2. Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
  4. Click Security under Wireless menu.
  5. Under Security Mode, select WPA/WPA2-personal (PSK)
  6. Select WPA2-PSK as your Authentication
  7. Select AES as the Encryption Technique.
  8. Enter a word or group of characters in the Password (PSK) box. The Pre-Shared Key must be 8 to 63 characters in length.
    Note: The PSK (Pre-Shared Key) is case sensitive ("A" is different than "a")
  9. Click Apply changes to save the settings


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