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Unknown bandwidth siphon

I am having trouble with an unknown bandwidth siphon. I would like to secure my wireless connection but am unsure on how to go about it.

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Re: unknown bandwidth siphon

Exactly how is this bandwidth being siphoned off? Or do you just have a process on your machine using all the bandwidth?

If your neighbors are getting on your connection, you can use shared key logins under WEP/WPA and you can use MAC address filtering.

Both can be configured in the router itself quite easily. For assistance with the router see Dell's user guide:

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My ipad 2 will connect but the load time is very slow

Your throughput (speed) is limited by the speed of the service from your provider. Additionally, this speed is divided or shared with every device connected via network cable and devices that are connected wirelessly, too.

To make matters worse, while the wireless N standard provides a faster speed, it only does so at a closer distance. When further away from the router, you may actually get better speed by connecting to the G side of the router (assuming you have G enabled).

Proper router configuration is key. Make sure you haven't locked it down to a slow speed. Install additional wireless access points or upgrade antennas with those that offer higher gain to provide good coverage in your home / space. Locate the wireless routers and access points closest to the areas these drevices will likely be used. Avoid installing in basements, behind brick and concrete walls. Aluminum siding can thwart a signal pretty well, too. Unplug / replace cordless phones that run on 2.4GHz - they can rob bandwidth from your router in the form of interference. Select Ch 1, 6 or 11 for the least interference from other wireless devices as long as they are not already in use by someone close by. Protect your WiFi by NOT broadcasting your SSID and be sure to lock it down with WPA or WPA2 security and a password that does not appear in the dictionary. This will help keep others from stealing your WiFi bandwidth.

All of these suggestions will either increase your throughput / speed or provide additional security and prevent others from stealing your bandwidth. I hope they help!

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How do i unlock my d link

The first thing you should do upon completing a wireless connection with a D-Link router is to set up wireless security by accessing the router settings. This protects you against computer hackers trying to gain access to your bandwidth to commit fraud against you or others. It also restricts access away from those who live around you that would rather use your bandwidth instead of paying for their own. Unauthorized users can drastically slow your network speed.

1.Enter the IP address for the D-Link router into a web browser. The default address is This address is typically located underneath the router. Load the page to access the login details.

2.Enter the login details. Refer to your records if necessary. The user name is usually "admin." Enter in your password. A blank password is the default. Load the page to access the router settings. Note: It's important to set a password, if you haven't already done so.

3.Click on the "Set Up" hyperlink and then click on the "Wireless Settings" hyperlink.

4.Scroll down until you see "Wireless Security Mode" and select your desired level of security from the drop-down. The type of security you select depends on the electronic equipment you want to connect to your network and the level of security you want to enable. See Resources for details on the different types of security available. If you are still unsure, WEP offers a decent level of security and works with almost all Wi-Fi enabled components like mobile phones, gaming equipment and laptops.

5.Enter in your desired password into the "Password" field and then enter in the password a second time in the "Re-Enter Password" field. Select "Save Setting" to enable wireless security on your D-Link Router.

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How do i adjust bandwidth on E3000

There are several possible answers to your question, depending on what you're referring to as bandwidth.
On the Linksys E3000 router, you can increase your total bandwidth by utilizing both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands for your wireless N networks, and split your wireless connections between the two. This can be done with the Wi-Fi Protected Setup option, or manually through Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings. Note that each network should have it's own SSID and password.
You can adjust the bandwidth priority of certain applications and devices. You can set priorities from High, Medium, Normal, or Low, to control your network traffic. Setting a program to have high priority lets it use more bandwidth; setting a low priority keeps the program from using too much. To adjust these priorities, go to Applications & Gaming > QoS.
You can adjust the maximum outgoing bandwidth that your applications use as well. By default, the router will decide how much to allow your applications (Auto setting). You can change this to your liking by selecting Manual and specifying an amount in either Kbps or Mbps. This is also on the Applications & Gaming > QoS page.

Jun 09, 2011 | Routers

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Can i secure my network using wrt54g? some unknown user is accessing my network. How can i have security on my network? thanks.

To secure your Linksys WRT54G wireless router, follow these steps:
  1. Open your Internet browser and enter the following in the address bar:
  2. Note:

    If you have changed the IP address of your wireless router, enter that into the address bar. By default, the address is

  3. Enter the user ID and password for your router. If you haven't changed it, the default password is "admin". We will change it later if you haven't already changed it.
  4. You should now see the "Basic Setup" Web page display in your browser. Scroll down the page until you see "Maximum Number of DHCP Users".
  5. This option will assign a specific number of IP address to computers. If more than this number of computers tries to connect to your router, they will not be able to.
  6. Count the number of computers that will connect to the router, and type it into the "Maximum Number of DHCP Users textbox".
  7. Scroll down to the bottom of the Web page and click "Save Settings". Once the settings have been saved, click "Continue" to return to the Web page.
  8. At the top of the Web page, click the "Administration" option in the menu bar.
  9. On the "Management" Web page, you should see two password text boxes. This is where you should change your administrative password. Type in a new secure password into both boxes.
  10. Once you have changed your password, click "Save Settings" at the bottom of the Web page.
  11. You may be prompted to login again, if you are then enter you new password in the password field.
  12. Navigate back to the "Management" Web page by clicking the "Administrative" option in the menu.
  13. We will now encrypt your connection to your router setup from your computer. To do this click the "HTTPS" checkbox next to the "Access Server" option.
  14. Once again, click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom of the Web page.
  15. You won't get the settings saved page again because the URL in the address bar is not longer correct. Since you have changed your connection to HTTPS, it you need to specify that in the address when you connect to the router setup.
  16. In your browser, change the address to:
  17. If you get a security error, ignore the error and continue to the Web page.
  18. Login with your password and then click the "Wireless" menu option.
  19. Beside the "Wireless Network Name (SSID)" option, type in a name for you network connection.
  20. Click the "Save Settings" button and the "Continue" button to return to the "Basic Wireless Settings" page.
  21. Click the "Wireless Security" sub-menu option at the top of the page. This is where we will provide the most important security setting.
  22. Next to "Security Mode", select "WPA - Personal" from the drop-down list. If you have trouble connecting to your wireless connection, you can try selecting "WEP", but your connection will be much less secure.
  23. Next to "WPA Algorithms", select "AES". Once again if you have trouble connecting to your wireless router, select "TKIP".
  24. Now you must get very creative. Specify a long "WPA Shared Key" with a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and punctuation.
  25. Make sure you write down this key somewhere, either on a piece of paper or in a text document on your computer. You will need this information when you connect to your wireless network.
  26. Click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom of the Web page, and then the "Continue" button.
Now you are all done securing your wireless router and network. All you need to do is connect to your network, and enter your "WPA Shared Key" exactly as you specified it

Sep 23, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Unknown audio when connected to the internet

what kind of audio, please specify, run a virus scan and make sure you have a secure connection, call manufacturer if u dont know how to change your security key.

Dec 03, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Having trouble connecting. I see my encrypted router, but it shows as "unknown." And when I try to connect with it, connection fails. Says not in range although I'm in my own house. :o)

you said that you can see the wireless network but it shows as unknown network
I think SSID broadcast on your wireless network must be disabled.
You will need to enable the SSID broadcast of your network.
Also try to change the wireless channel on the router.
WRT54G router's IP address will be if you have not changed it.
Do you have any other computer connected to the router woth the ethernet cable ?
If you do not have the computer connected to the route then connect 1 computer to the rotuer with the ethernet cable.
Do not change any wireless setting on the wireless computer.
You will need to open the set up page of the router
Click Here for more info about how to change the wireless settings

Nov 13, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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My router is not secured

If your computer is physically connected to your router with a cable then you only need be concerned with traditional security for your PC; up to date anti-virus (with frequent scans) and a firewall.

If you connect wirelessly, however, you should investigate the manual that came with your router and set up WPA encryption/authentication. WEP encryption, if offered is not very secure and can be broken by an experienced person. If possible set up MAC authentication too. You will have to change all computers that need to connect to the router to use the same settings. If you don't set up encryption/authentication then anyone within wireless range could potentially use your router to connect to the internet, stealing your bandwidth.

Jul 07, 2009 | Routers

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Slowed internet connection using wireless router...


Wired connections are faster than equivalently wireless connections (from/to the same node) and so your
experienced is quite normal.

Additional nodes divide the original bandwidth and denigrate the performance, which is why one tries to
maximize the original bandwidth (speed in MHz) of the connection to the gateway.

You can maximize your experience by having critical systems wired to the router, and this also provides
greater security than any encryption (which is another brake on your speed) necessary for a wifi

Make sure you have the fastest possible wifi card in your portable devices to maximize your speed.

Apr 10, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Wireless connection to the internet

This problem may occurs due improper bandwidth from the service provider or your system may be affected by virus which continuously send data to internet which chock-up the bandwidth. So first report this problem to your service provider that you are not getting proper bandwidth and so you are not able to surf. one more thing you can do to check you bandwidth is goto and click on speed test and check your bandwidth with any of four server location.

Jan 16, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Cannot connect my lap tp to the internet via my d link router on my desk top

Please indicate which is your issue.

Is your issue with the router's administrative password to used to configure the router?

Please confirm your router's manufacturer and model number.

IF not go to Wireless Configuration

If the router needs to be reset (because of an unknown password) do you know the proper settings to reconfigure the router? If not or even if unsure please provide your Internet Service Provider's name so we can get accurate instructions before proceeding any further on this password issue.

Wireless Configuration

Is your issue with the passphrase/password for a wireless adapter to access a secured wireless network using either WEP or WAP encryption?

Do you have another wireless computer that works? -- you may be able to find the passphrase in the configuration of that machine's wireless adapter avoiding the need to have the administrators password for the router for the time being.

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