Hi,I just acquired a Billion 7202g wireless router for Home,I have it working fine but when I put pointer on task bar wireless Icon it shows that its "Unsecured" I dare not fiddle with any settings without consultation,could some one be using my system as when my computer is turned off,the ADSL light flicker occasionally suggesting to me I'm being used as a Hotspot ,what can I do,many thanks in advance.
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Re: Wireless Internet router (home) Security
Unsecured means that you have not set any passwords or keys to lock your wireless connection. This is not a good practice. And yes, if the connection is unsecured, then others will be able to use it without any problems.
Do this if you are comfortable:
1) Go to Internet Explorer 2) Type http://192.168.1.1 (If that does not work, then try http://192.168.1.254) 3) Type the Username and password (both "admin") 4) Look for a Wireless tab 5) Look for Security and then look for WEP encryption. 6) Enable 64-Bit WEP encryption and type a key there. Save the settings. 7) Now when you try to connect to your connection, it will ask you for a key, put the same key as you had put in the router.
Please keep in mind to wire your laptop before doing these steps. Otherwise, you may be disconnected.
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You will need to login to your wireless router to get the wireless password. You will need to know the username and password to the router in order to access this information. You will need to talk to the person who setup the router for the information. The router website will vary depending on the brand of the router. If you do not know the router username and password. You will want to contact the router manufacture for assistance acquiring that information.
Open INTERNET EXPLORER and. (In the URL address field), enter the IP address for your wireless router ( the DEFAULT GATEWAY. This information should be contained in your router's manual. If you cannot find it, enter "220.127.116.11" as the address. This is usually the default IP address for most routers.do not type "www" just the number Enter the username and password for your router. This should also be supplied in the router's manual. If you don't have this information, go to routerpasswords.com and find the brand and model of your router. This site lists the default login information for most wireless routers you can try "ADMIN" for user name and "PASSWORD" for passsword. You should now be able to see your wireless router settings. You can configure your network ports, as well as SSID (wireless network name) and passwords.aka security key
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Please follow the steps mentioned below on the Computer where the internet connection is working normally and check if the issue is resolved.
Please type "http://192.168.0.1" into the address bar, then hit "Enter" or "Return."
Please Use "Admin" as the user name and leave the password blank when the login screen appears.
Please click on Wireless, enter the Wireless SSID name (name for the Network) and under Security, select the Security type and type the Security Key.
Save the settings and try to connect to Wireless on the Computer having the issue.
It will ask for the Security Key, enter the Security Key provided during the Wireless setup.
This should resolve the issue. If the issue is not resolved, reset the Router to factory settings and then try connecting. Please try to locate the Reset button near the Ethernet ports and press for 10 seconds.
Good Luck!!!! Please let me know if you require further assistance. Thank you for contacting.
Open the web browser and type 192.168.1.254 in the browser’s
address box. this number is the default IP address for this router.
A username and password window will appear. username and pass should be admin.
If you change the password and dont remember it. Look for a restart button on the back of the router. This will reset it back to default.
When you manage to login look for WAN and WEP setings
1) Verify if Wi-Fi WLAN interface of your notebook is OK. 1a) Check whether HW switch is ON and the wireless system service is running. 1b) Switch on the WLAN Access Point (router) SSID broadcasting. 1c) Scan WLAN networks by the notebook. Can you see your home WLAN? If not, there is HW or SW problem in your wireless adapter probably. If WLAN is visible, continue by next steps.
2) Remove all WLAN security on both sides (AP and notebook): Authentication = none/open, encrytption = none. 3) Activate DHCP server in the router and set the dynamic IP assigning on WLAN notebook interface. 4) Select your home WLAN SSID in the list and try to connect. 5) Wait and check status. Is WLAN connected? Does obtain the notebook an IP address? 6) In success case set the WLAN security.
Dearest crystal 7, you prombally need to reset your windows
wireless. go to add and remove and remove the wireless
drivers the reboot your computer and the reinstall your wireless driver ,then go to the control panel go to internet options then to connetions then scrow down to lan settings the put a check in atuomatically detect settings the apply then ok . the reboot your computer then set up your wireless for connections for your house and it should work ...... lala linda