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How do I ensure the wireless Internet access is turned off?

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Access your modem using the default gateway. Most of the time it is 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.2.1. Type it in your browser then your modem's firmware would show up. Click on wireless. You have a box on "Enable wireless" Just uncheck it and click save settings then it should all be ready to go. Or better yet, try to disable broadcasting your SSiD so that only you can access the wireless because no one else can see it.

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There is only one quick way to turn off your wireless internet access.

Turn off the modem or router if you are using it.

For your information, all home networks have their own access key, without which nobody can access it... it is normally printed at the bottom of the modem. 10 digit encryption key.
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Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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