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Secutiry for BelkinF5D7230-4 router using Vista

Hi. I am tryin got set up the security on this router for a PC using Wireless connection. Is there a Vista manul available? How do I set the router's security password?
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Hi, here's a quick guide for you:

1. Connect to the router via Ethernet cable

2. Login to the router via a web browser, by typing 192.168.2.1 in the address bar

3. Click to login, leaving password blank (unless you have set a password)

4. Go to Wireless > Security. Select Security Mode WPA-PSK.
Enter your network key (password) under ‘Pre-shared key’ – make a note of it – click ‘Apply Changes’. That’s it, your wireless is encrypted.

For better security/more details:

1. Pick up a manual from Belkin UK
2. When you’re in your user interface, change the SSID and router password for a better level of security (see this tip for more details).

Hope this helps, but please come back to Fixya if anything doesn't work, or if you need more info. Good luck

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