Question about Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)
I left our network key for belkin router behind in states, we are now in KSA(Saudi Arabia). Both of our laptops had problems and when we got them back, we could not go wireless. It is asking for the network key. We had our set up with security due when back in the states. What do I do. I have no access to my network key. Should I just buy a new router?
Try dooing a Compleete reset of your router. there is a tiny tiny hole on the bak side of your router ( sometimes on the front ) and it should say RESET engraved over it, find a tac or a small needle ( maybe toothpick ) and hit the reset butten behind the hole, make shure it says " RESET " over the hole, and dont push to hard, leave router standing for a cupple of minutes and try the default WEP key listed on the underside of your router.
for more details, please visit "http://www.belkin.com/support/article/?lid=en&pid=F5D5231-4&aid=1564&scid=0"
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
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All Belkin Router's ship without an admin password. If you require an admin password then follow the below instructions.
Click "Apply Changes". Your new password is now active.
Note: Do not forget the new password and keep it somewhere safe. If you forget your password, you'll be unable to access your router's settings. If you forget or lose your password, you'll need to "Perform a hardware reset on the router". This will reset the password to its default, as well as erase any and all other settings you may have changed
Configure Wireless Security on Belkin Router - Enable WPA and WEP Why should we setup wireless Security on Belkin Wireless Router ?
After configuring your Belkin router you should secure your wireless network using proper wireless encryption. It can keep wireless hackers away from your wireless network and the unwanted sharing of your Internet connection. In order to know how to login and configure your Belkin wireless router click on the link below.
How to Setup Belkin Wireless Router
Setup Wireless Security in Belkin Wireless Router
Now I hope you just followed the steps mentioned in the above link and log in to your Belkin Wireless Router. In order to enable wireless security on your Belkin router click on Security Under wireless. ( Security tab present on the left side of Belkin configuration page).
You can select either WEP or WPA to secure your Belkin Wireless network. To know more about WPA and WEP click on the link below.
Which is better WEP or WPA on your Wireless network
Enable WEP in Belkin Wireless Router
To select WEP for your Belkin wireless network ,click on security mode drop menu and select WEP. WEP is of two kinds WEP 64 bit encryption and WEP 128 bit wireless encryption. You can type your PassPhrase and generate instant wireless key for your Belkin wireless network.
After generating the wireless key, you should save settings by click on Apply changes. Now onwards to login to your Belkin wireless network, you need this wireless key.
Enable WPA in Belkin Wireless Router
WPA is more secure than WEP. To enable WPA on your Belkin router, select WPA from security mode drop down menu.
You should enter a pre-shared key to enable WPA security on your Router. Don't forget to save this WPA settings.
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