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How to implement the security on my router

Need instruction how to put security on my wireless router.
Have clicked every place I can find and evidently am missing it some where.
Thank you,Sarah Dacus

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    What router do you have?

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    Please reply with the make/model so we can be of more assistance.



    You usually set the password when you first set up the network.

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Go into your web browser and type in 192.168.0.1 in the URL. This should take you to your router page. If your using a Linksys use 192.168.1.1. If have not set it up the user name is blank and the default password is admin.

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For linksys routers

In you browser goto: http://192.168.1.1
User: Admin
Password: admin

Goto the Wireless Tab then Security. You can set security on your wireless connection there. Make sure all devices connecting wirelessly use the same security settings too.

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