Question about Linksys BEFW11S4 802.11b Wireless Router/Switch + WMP11 PCI Card (BEFW11S4 + WMP11)
I need to set up a password to secure my wireless router
If its unsecured that means someone close to you can connect to your network..possibly slowing down your connection..,it took me a few times to get it running correctly...
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
if it says your router is unsecured, it only means that you don't put any username and password on it, try to access your router via IP address, and configure your router there.
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
SOURCE: Password settings
i'm not sure about the network connection u have. As I understand the wireless router is connected to the linksys Hub and computers getting wireles connection from wireless router.
Here nothing we can do on the hub for secured wireless connection.
Please folllow he instructions below:
- If you want to configure the wireless router for secured wireless
please check this link, so you can get some idea.
In this above link, you can check whether your wireless router model is available. If it is, click on it, then you can see step by step wireless configuration about your router with screenshots.
If you don't find any model , please mention your wireless router model, so I can help on that.
please feel free to ask, if you need more help on this.
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Wireless Router settings:
It is usually easiest to run the install wizard, which you
can get from the manufacturers' website, usually for free, but be sure to be
ready to set the items listed below:
To get access, start your browser, and put 192.168.1.1 or
192.168.0.1, or other address for your unit, into the ADDRESS bar (not search
box) of your Internet Browser. Every unit has unique access login and
passwords, some are admin with no password, some are admin and admin...seek
access information from the website of the manufacturer of your unit. Look
under support, downloads, drivers or similar sounding areas.
Things to set:
(Note: Routers are intended to be set by geeks. You have to
SAVE EVERY page before you leave it, or the changes will be lost. A geek knows
this (apparently). The router gives no protest...just dumps your changes. SAVE
Login password (RECORD THIS!!). Consider taping
to bottom of the router. Physical access is typically NOT the security issue.
Set a recognizable system ID (descriptive name
is easier to find when you need to connect wirelessly).
Invoke wireless security of at least WEP.
Assign your own access code, 10 digit home or
cell #. Consider taping this information to bottom of the router. (Physical
access is usually not the security issue.)
Check that your router is set to broadcast its'
Change the channel of the wireless to 11, and
avoid conflict with landline cordless phones. (Big issue, even the neighbors
There are more secure settings available, all the way down
to only allowing certain MAC addresses to have access. A MAC address is a digit
unique to each and every network card. Like a fingerprint. Most users do not
set mac address limits.
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