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Encryption problems hello, i have just setup amy belkin f5d6231uk4 i can access my network but when i enable the wep encryption i can not access the internet on my laptop i have no idea hoe to use the "add a computer" on the install cd i have a usb flash drive and have tried to set up the network through windows but without succsess thanks for your time danny

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You just have to enter the WEP encryption that you have configured on the Belkin router to reconnect your laptop back to the wireless router. To verify the WEP of the router:

  • Open an Internet Explorer window on your computer and type in http://192.168.2.1 in the address bar. This will take you to the Belkin router's web based configuration page. If you are not able to open the page click here.
  • You will get a login page. Leave the password blank. Click Submit .
  • On the left side of the page, click Wireless Security or Security below Wireless .
  • Take note of the WEP key.
  • Click Logout in the top right hand corner.
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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.

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    Setting secured wireless connection


    You can enable WEP on your router.

    In the address bar of your browser, type 192.168.0.1 to access the setup page of the Dlink router.

    By default the username is admin and leave the password blank.

    On the Setup page, go to Wireless.

    Security Mode should be WEP then click Next.

    You can change the WEP KEY 1. Make sure you remember this because you will need to enter this on your wireless computer.

    Save the settings.

    I hope this helps!

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    I need to create a security password


    Have you checked the support site? There is an article titled Configuring Wireless Security that describes just what to do. You should not, however, use WEP encryption unless you absolutely must, since it is easily cracked.

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    We formerly used a linskys router, How can we


    if you have not changed any settings from belkin router, access the wireless configuration on your windows machine and search for the belkin ssid then hit on connect

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    How do I put an encryption on my linksys router?


    Securing your wireless network is a simple process, which generally does not require a lot of time. This can be done by:
    • Enabling WEP or WPA on the Router
    • Enabling Wireless MAC filter on the Router
    • Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
    NOTE: The wireless security modes available may vary depending on the model of the router and wireless adapter you are using.
    Enabling WEP on the Router
    Wired Equivalent Protocol (WEP) is a type of wirelesssecurity which does not change. It provides comparable confidentialityto a traditional wired network. There are two types of WEP you canchoose from:
    a. WEP 64-bit: This type of WEP consists of 10-hexadecimal codes. To enable WEP 64-bit, click here.
    b. WEP 128-bit:This type of WEP consists of 26-hexadecimal codes hence it is moresecured compared to WEP 64-bit. To enable WEP 128-bit, click here.
    Enabling WPA on the Router
    Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a type of wireless securitywhich is dynamic in nature. Meaning, it changes depending on the timerenewal you will specify. Hence, WPA is more secured compared to WEP.
    • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (WPA-TKIP) – utilizes a stronger encryption method and incorporates Message Integrity Code (MIC) to provide protection against hackers.
    • Advanced Encryption System (WPA-AES) – utilizes a symmetric 128-bit block data encryption
    To enable WPA, click here.
    Enabling Wireless MAC Filter on the Router
    Wireless access can be filtered using the MAC address of thewireless devices transmitting within your network’s radius. You caneither permit or prevent specific wireless computers access to yourwireless network.
    To permit wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
    To prevent wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
    Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
    Disabling the SSID broadcast is one way of securing your wirelessnetwork. This procedure will prevent other users from detecting yourSSID, or your wireless network name, when they attempt to viewavailable wireless networks in your area. For instructions, click here.

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    Unable to encrypt router


    you have to check if you have the wep key enabled. when you put in the wep key, it should also be enabled so that your wireless network should say security-enabled wireless network. make sure to disconnect and connect again on your network after changing the settings to refresh your connection. hope this helps.

    Jun 04, 2009 | Belkin (F5D5231-4) Router

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    How do I security enable my Belkin router?


    Hi there,
    Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router. DO NOT use a wireless connection, use a cable.
    Open your web browser and type the IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.

    Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
    Click Security under Wireless menu.
    Under Security, Select 64 bit WEP (or 128 bit WEP).
    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. Example (0102030405060708090a0b0c)
    Apply the settings.
    Please write down the key – You will need it later to configure your wireless computers with the same key.
    Remember to set an admin password before you close down, other vice anyone can access you router and change the setup and admin password.
    /regards
    Teis
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    How to make it a secure network


    Malicious users can easily capture information transmitted over an open wireless network. To prevent unauthorized access to your personal information it needs to be encrypted.

    To secure your wireless network some kind of encryption must be enabled on that network, whether it is WEP, WPA-PSK (or MAC Access Control List). The most used method (and easiest to configure) is WEP.

    Configuring 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.
    Any other questions, let me know.

    Cheers,
    Nick

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    How do i enable wep security on my belkin wireless routeron my pc & what do i do for 2 laptops


    check

    Setting up wireless security
    Belkin : Support : Configuring Wireless Security
    Enable wireless and wireless security on your Belkin ...
    Generally access the router control panel panel putting router ip number on internet explorer bar. You will be asked for passwords. Check IP number and password for your model on manual.
    On panel go to wireless then security, you find menus at left and top bar of the router control page in internet explorer.
    Set encryption and input the password.
    Do save all command (button at bottom of page).
    set wep password also on wireless networked computers.


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    Encryption


    The Access Point determines encryption. This is because the access point provides the path into the network. In infrastructure mode (all computers communicate through the access point) the AP is configured for 64- or 128-bit encryption. In 64-bit, WEP key 1 through 4 must be selected. In 128-bit, there is only one WEP key. The client computers must now be configured to the same WEP settings in order to connect to the network. If the WEP settings on a client are not correct, the client will show that it is connected to an access point, but no data can be exchanged, i.e.. no Internet browsing is possible, etc. 802.11b Ad-hoc differs only in that each computer must use identical WEP settings. There is no AP in the system to drive the WEP.

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