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Password settings How do I set up a password to secure my wireless internet connection with the linksystem?

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If still you have problems..
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u would get a clear idea

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If you are talking about wireless security, you will find the settings under Wireless Security in the routers setup page.  The default will be HTTP://192.168.1.1  no username, default password of "admin"  If you are talking about the router's password itself, you will find that under Administration in the same setup page.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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    Justin Patterson Oct 25, 2007

    Ok, after you are in the router's setup, what you need to do is the following:



    Select Wireless link at the top of the page

    Select Wireless Security in the second line of links

    Select the type of security that you want, I would suggest WEP

    Change the encryption to 128bit

    Enter a passphrase, kindof like a password, and click apply settings

    After the settings are applied, write down the value of Key 1, you will need this later



    Things to remember, Change the default channel from 6 to something else, you are probably not the only one using wireless in the area, and changing channels prevents a lot of "noise" which slows down your connection, and in some cases prevents it.  Also, Change the SSID to something unique.  Hackers love the default settings, so don't give them an easy target.



    After your router is set up, now it's time to set up your wireless connection on your desktop/notebook.  Remember the Key that you wrote down, you will need that for this part.



    Right click on the wireless connection in the bottom right hand corner of your screen, select "View Wireless Networks", if you get a message saying that windows cannot configure this adapter, close this window, and open up the wireless configuration utility that corresponds with your wireless card.  In the security settings, make sure you have WEP as your security (if that's what you selected as your type), 128bit (26 Hexidecimal characters) encryption, and the key you wrote down input into the program.  At this point, you should be able to connect.



    If Windows controls your settings, when you chose "View Wireless Networks", double click on your network in the box, type in the key that you wrote down, and make sure you do it twice, exactly the same, otherwise you will get an error.  At that point, you should be able to connect.



    Should you have any problems, I am available for remote assistance in the evenings (Central Time), and only require that you email me ahead of time at pattersj78@yahoo.com and request an PIN code.  A few requirements, You MUST have a WIRED connection to your router to set it up, and you MUST have the wireless card installed in your machine, including the software.

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HOW TO I GET MY WII TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET


1.Power on your Wii console and press the A Button on the Wii Remote to reach the Wii main menu. Use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button.
2.Select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.
3.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet."
4.Select "Connection Settings."
5.Select "Connection 1: None."
  • If you do not have an empty connection slot, you will need to clear a slot.
6.Click on "Wireless Connection," then click "Search for an Access Point."
  • If using a wired Internet connection,
7.Select "OK." The Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.
8.Select the wireless network that is yours.(If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks)
Asked to enter a security key?
  • If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and select "OK."
  • If you need to switch between upper and lower-case letters, or numbers and symbols, select the "Shift" key on the on-screen keyboard.
  • Ensure you review the security type in the top-left corner as well. If this is not the same security type that is used by your router, select "Change Security Settings" and select the appropriate security type.
9.Select "OK" 3 times to save your settings and start an Internet connection test.
  • The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network.
  • When the test is completed, you should see the following screen:
  • If the connection test succeeds, then your Wii is now connected to the internet.
  • The connection test was not successful, you will receive an error code.
    • Error Code 51330 or 52130: This means the security code you entered into the Wii is not the same one your router is set to. Look in your router's settings and try again. Please refer to step eight (8) above for more information.
Don't know your routers security key?
Here's some:- A..To login into your Linksys router:
  1. go on this link: http://192.168.1.1
  2. The default username is: (leave blank)
  3. The default password is: admin
  4. Look for the security key settings. For Linksys routers, they are usually in "Wireless Security" on the "Wireless" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.
B. To login into your Netgear router:
  1. Go on this link: http://192.168.0.1
  2. The default username is: admin
  3. The default password is: password
  4. Look for the security key settings. For Netgear routers, they are usually in "Wireless Settings" on the "Setup" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.
.C.To login into your DLink router:
  1. Go on this link: http://192.168.0.1
  2. The default username is: admin
  3. The default password is: (leave blank)
  4. Look for the security key settings. For DLink routers, they are usually in "Wireless" on the "Home" tab or something similar.
  5. Find the selected WEP or WPA key, and write it down. Enter this number into the Wii or Nintendo DS when prompted.

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I am a Comcast customer with high speed internet. I am trying to get my wireless router to work on my lap top (Toshiba). The lap top will work if connected to the modem directly. However, when I try to...


to configure the netgear router and to secure its network. . . .1, first make sure that your laptop is connected directly to the netgear router via ethernet cable.2. after securing step 1, on your computer, open browser, ( internet explorer or firefox )3. go to the address bar, the one with the http:\\ and erase everything inside it.4. type in there, 192.168.1.1 or www.routerlogin.net.5. username is " admin "password is " password "6. you would see netgear set up wizard. 7. for wireless configuration, click wireless settings on the left side of the set up wizard.8. you can edit network name, and get your network security key under security options. make sure to choose WPA PSK TKIP. so that you can have a personalize network key9. the network security key is the " passphrase "then click apply.then your all set for wireless connectivity.

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I need to secure my internet access.


to secure your internet connection, you need to put up a wireless security. to do that, you need to go to your router's configuration page by typing on your browser's address bar your gateway address.
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when you do that, you should be able to see your router's config page. login using Admin as username and no password. click wireless:

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select you wireless security mode:

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lastly, specify your wireless password:

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then save you settings. please note that WPA2 is just my preference.

to connect to your wireless network, specify on your wireless device your network name and password.

hope it helps.

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Need to secure wireless connection


1. Connect the computer to your Wireless router then using the internet explorer access the router gui 192.168.1.1abd7975.jpg 2. It is extremely important that you change the password for your router. Select a strong password using numbers and letters. This is the password that you will use to login and configure your router after this initial setup. 61e656e.jpg+
79ee205.jpg 3. Select a unique name for your wireless network. The name of your network is known as the SSID. This is what wireless users will use to identify which router and network they connect to. 94c0abe.jpg

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Using the router


First connect your router to computer then access your router as following link.
http://192.168.1.1
or
http://192.168.0.1
type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
Then you can see configuration page .
Then set WAN settings as your internet service provider settings.
Enable DHCP.
Go to wireless enable wireless.
SEt wep security if you want secure wi fi.Add WEP code it is your password to connect internet so only who know the password are connect to your wi fi .
Then save settings and restart router.
Let me know if you need more assistance.
Thanks.

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Secure internet connection with password belkin mimo router


configure that wireless router type the default ip in the browser e.g.

http://192.168.1.1 and enter the default userid admin and passwrod admin and than enable the wep and disable the dhcp if you dosent require to connect more system to your wireless network. enable the wireless security and enter the ssid code in it. This will secure your wireless connection to get access from outsider's ok

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Password settings


hullo
open up you Linksys user inaterface click on the wireless tab then security then go to the field called WPA SHARED KEY
then type your password to secure you wireless connection. Dont forget to save the settings.
Best of Luck.

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To answer the first question, please provide what kind of operating system you are using, and please provide the exact error message. Its probably just a caution/nag that you don't really have to worry about, but if you provide more information then so can we.
For the second question, you will need to setup the WEP on the laptop to get the laptop to connect to the router via wireless, regardless if it was used to setup the router, the wireless network is encrypted so it will need to be accessed by a computer(s) that have the key programmed into them. You can plug in the laptop into the hardwire Ethernet port for configuration, that is another option.

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Start up wireless linksystem


I believe that once you make the connections to your modem, you should be able to log into the router to set it up by opening a web browser and putting "http://192.168.1.1/" or "http://192.168.0.1/" (without the quotes) into the address line. The default username and password is usually "admin" and "admin" or username "admin" with no password. From there you should be able to configure the router as needed.

In order to do this, you either need to be able to pick up the wireless signal (and have the WEP or WPA key if it's already secured), or connect your computer to the router via Ethernet cable and then take the steps above.

Lastly, once you're in, check the router's manual (if you have it), to see what the recommended settings are. The nice thing is that routers make connecting to the internet easier for you: then work with the modem to figure out the IP addresses for your networked computers, as opposed to having to go into your TCP/IP settings on your computer and having to mess around there.

Let us know if you have any success.

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Password settings


Hi,

i'm not sure about the network connection u have. As I understand the wireless router is connected to the linksys Hub and computers getting wireles connection from wireless router.
Here nothing we can do on the hub for secured wireless connection.
Please folllow he instructions below:
- If you want to configure the wireless router for secured wireless
please check this link, so you can get some idea.
http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/wireless/routerindex.htm

In this above link, you can check whether your wireless router model is available. If it is, click on it, then you can see step by step wireless configuration about your router with screenshots.
If you don't find any model , please mention your wireless router model, so I can help on that.

please feel free to ask, if you need more help on this.

-Laxman

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