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How to secure my d-link wireless adapter with my Arris 550a modem

Please provide me specific instructions how to make my Arris Touchstone 550 CM550 model secured using my d-link wireless adapter. Thank you.

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To make your wireless router secure you need to use your browser and type in the router's IP configuration address.
Then you need to change the default Admin password,
change SSID and turn off SSID broadcast,
setup the encryption (use WAP or WAP2 if your wireless card supports WAP) if not use WEP 128 bit encryption
and for added protection use MAC address filtering.

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