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I need to secure an unsecure network.

We need to block unwanted internet users and want to secure our wireless router

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You need to log into the router and go to the wireless settings. The to wireless security. There choose WEP, WPA etc. On the right hand side of the screen is definitions of these methods. Click on more for instructions of how to enable the security measures.

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How do I secure my wireless connection


Hi Joyce,
Either you have to setup the Encryption password ( network key ) or you need to contact your ISP ( internet service provider ) to do so.
Click on the link below and it will guide you how to set security to your router ( network )
Secure D-Link Wireless Router
Regards,Suhail

Nov 13, 2011 | D-Link DIR-300 Wireless Router

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I forgot my user name and password, how can change this, i have internet now but it is unsecured


Hi deltaplus000,


Welcome to Fixya. If you want to setup a password or security on your router you need to access the Wireless Settings Page. To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access the router page just open a browser then type 192.168.1.1, the Default username is blank and the password is admin. Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security on the Dropdown next to Security Mode select either WEP or WPA. Then Personalize your Network Key. The Network Key serves as a password on your network to make it secure. Then Save the settings

If this works dont forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya.

Feb 07, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Am i able to connect to the internet using WLAN without te security keys (WEP)


If the wireless network that you are trying to connect, is unsecured then you can connect without the WEP key.
but if the wireless network is secured then you will need the KEY or the password for the wireless network. Without the key you won't be able to connect to the secured wireless network.
If you have the router then you can check the wireless settings of the router and find the wireless network key.

Click Here to know more about router and network

Sep 13, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I keep getting kick out of the connection every 5


An Unsecured network is open for anyone to freely use with open security to your computer too,

Not good at all.............

reset your router
should be a reset button on the back,
hold in till the lights on the front flash then its reset open explorer browser
type in 10.1.1.1
log in as Administrator
add new user
set password while adding new user
save your new settings(write them down too)
test the internet for function

if no function then contact your ISP to assist with connection to internet

all sorted now please rate me MISTERDJ

Apr 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Have lynksys wireless router but is unsecure -


You can enable WEP on your router to make your wireless network secure.

To access the screen of the router, type the ip address of the router in the address bar of Internet explorer or Firefox. By default the ip address of the router is 192.168.1.1. If this doesn't work, go to the command prompt (Start -> run -> type cmd). Type ipconfig. Copy the default gateway.

It will prompt you for a user name and password. By default leave the user name blank and then type admin in the password field.

Once you are in the Linksys screen, go to the Wireless tab -> Wireless security.

For the security mode, select WEP.

WEP encryption: 64bits 10 hex digits.

On the Passphrase field, type a wireless password of your choice, then click Generate.

It will give you a key. You will need to copy the wireless network key because you will need to enter this key on your PS3 and laptop. Take note that this is also case sensitive.

Once you click save settings, it will disconnect all your wireless computers.

You will need to manually enter the wireless network key on all your wireless devices. Without the network key, other computers will not be able to connect to your network.

I hope this helps.

Please take a moment to leave a comment if you find this solution helpful. Your feedback is important and very much appreciated.

Feb 16, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Need to secure wireless connection


1. Connect the computer to your Wireless router then using the internet explorer access the router gui 192.168.1.1abd7975.jpg 2. It is extremely important that you change the password for your router. Select a strong password using numbers and letters. This is the password that you will use to login and configure your router after this initial setup. 61e656e.jpg+
79ee205.jpg 3. Select a unique name for your wireless network. The name of your network is known as the SSID. This is what wireless users will use to identify which router and network they connect to. 94c0abe.jpg

Nov 17, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Did a factory restore, set up wireless, can browse internet via a neighbours unsecured network, but cant on mine. can log in to router wirelessly but thats it no internet


Dide you set up the wireless on your router? If you have done this and you have it set for None for security, you will also be "unsecured", BUT you still have a name (SSID) to identify your network. Check that your internet is set for "Private" access, if you are presented the option between Private and Public.

Nov 16, 2009 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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Unsecured home network


Here is a nice tutorial about setting security on your wireless network

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/labratstv/822-episode-1-setting-up-wireless-security-video.htm

Also, your router's user guide is available at

http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&blobheadername1=Content-Type&blobheadername2=Content-Disposition&blobheadervalue1=application%2Fpdf&blobheadervalue2=inline%3B+filename%3DWRT54GX2v2_ug.pdf&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1193765877580&ssbinary=true&lid=0926304580B03

If you feel like reading more, there is a nice tutorial posted by Microsoft also

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/bowman_03july28.mspx

Let me know if you run into any issues and I will be happy to help, good luck :)

Nov 01, 2008 | Linksys WRT54GX2 Wireless-G Broadband...

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Unsecured network


open 192.168.1.1 in your browser.It will ask for username and password.Leave the username as blank and in password type admin.You will get the linksys pages.Now click on wireless on the black bar at the top.Click on wireless security just under wireless in the blue bar.Select security mode as WEP.In key 1 type any 10 digit no. which will be your security key.Scroll down and click seave settings.now your network is secured.

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