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How do I protect the router from hacker neighbors?

Our wireless is being used by our neighbors. How can we prevent this?

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HI peggy try these steps
1. Open your router setup page (rsp) by typing in 192.168.2.1. from your base computer (one which is wired)
2. On the left hand side under wireless on rsp you"ll find security
3. Click on that ------ You"ll see drop down menu
4. Select preferrably 64 bit wep or Wpa -psk no server
5. just type in 10 digit no in key 1 in case of 64 wep or pre shared key in wpa psk no server and click apply changes .
6.IMP : PLz remember your password 10 digit no or shared key
7. Disconnect your wireless
8. Reconnect ---- you"ll see it prompting for a password
9. enter password ---- router secured
10. RE: use only base computer to do these setting otherwise connection will drop

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On some routers, you can use your computer to make a security code on the router. once that is done, they cant use it unless they find out the security code

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