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Unsecured wireless linksy router?

I have an unsecured wireless linksy router .Do I have to set a password ? how?

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Re: unsecured wireless linksy router?

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Re: unsecured wireless linksy router?

Yes you do have to set a password. If you're unsure as to what the IP address is to get into it, Go to start then to run. Type into the box that opens up cmd. This should bring you to DOS (black backround with white text) Once in there type in ipconfig then press enter on your keyboard. Usually the IP address is This should show up as your default gateway. If not then write down the numbers that are there. Then type exit and that box will disappear. Type those numbers you wrote down into your address bar and you should be into your router. Usually the user name is admin and the password is either password or admin. Once you're there click on wireless and the put the dot in WPA PSK. This way you can put your own password in but it has to be at least (eight characters in length) Once you've done that click on apply. This will take all the computer offline on your network until you type the password when you want them to connect to your network and protect you from others using your internet. I hope this helps you

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Setting linksys wireless access point security

Reset the Linksys to "factory settings", including the default logon-ID and password. Login to the router, and enable wireless security, and set a password for your wireless network.

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My device keeps telling me that I have entered the wrong password for my network, when I have put in the right password multiple times.

If your Linksys admin password was not changed and your router is unsecured then someone could have changed your router's settings and network password.
To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of therouter with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to beconfigured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in allthe laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wirelesssettings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wirelessrouter.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default PW (write it down and putit in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :-

Mar 22, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WAP54G 802.11g/b...

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I want lock my linksys

Open your web browser.

Go to "" This is the URL of your Linksys router's settings utility.

Sign in using the router's user name and password. You assigned this information yourself when you initially set up the browser.


Click "Wireless," then "Security."

Click on the drop-down menu you see on screen and select "WEP." This is a form of encryption for the wireless signal on your router. Type a word or phrase into the box below and click "Generate." This will turn the word or phrase you have selected into an encrypted password. Write down the password that is generated, as you will immediately need it to connect to your wireless network. When you're finished, click "Save." Your Linksys router (and the wireless network it broadcasts) are now locked down.


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I need to stop others outside using my internet

you need to turn on password based encryption (aka security) that will turn your unsecured wireless network into a secured one.
open a browser window and then type or and enter your router settings. change settings including password. unless you've set it up differently and actually have a username and password, leave the username space blank and use "admin" as the password. that's often the default password on a linksys. linksys has a great support page. they have the drivers, manuals, the works.
your specific page for the drivers and the manual for your router which includes specific info including password, setup procedures, explanation of the various settings, how to do a hard factory reset, etc. is here - click on the download button below the picture

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Why link led of WAP54G Linksys is not blink if i install cable on LAN Notebook? i try reset this WAP but still not change. I can't login with IP Thanks.

First RESET your router to defaults settings.Press RESET button for 10 seconds it is in back side of router.
Then connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with default link
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Then configure your router again set WAN settings as your interent service provider.
Enable DHCP if you want iip automatic from router.
CLcik on wireless and enable it .Configure your router as WEP or WAP then add code it is your password to connect internet.
Then save and restart router and computer.
Then connect internet.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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Want to change password for LinkSys Wireless Router. Also want to make outgoing information secure.

If you have forgotten the username/password for the router you can reset it by pushing and holding reset button for 15 seconds.

Then following the steps here:

The later pages describe how to configure security and change your password.

If you are new to wireless I suggest selecting WEP or WPA-PSK.

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My wireless is set on unsecured how do i change it to secured

Your wireless router should have come with software, which allows you to set a password on it. Install the software on your PC. Then run it. It should discover the router. You log in with

username: admin
password: admin

then you should be able to set the password.

Another way into the admin interface, is to type the IP address in your Internet browser if you know it (often

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Linksys WAP54g v3.1.Can't connect more than 1 computer wirelessly

That is normal for you not to be able to get online at the same time, you are using a Wireless access point, you access point does not have a dhcp server to share the internet on both laptops. What you should have put in there is a wireless router, for Linksys the model of a wireless router will be WRT54G or any model as long as it's a router.

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Password retrieval

There?s not much you can do. Try to put the router?s default password which is ?admin? (lower case) and then copy the settings so you can reconstruct them after the reset of the router. Hope it works good luck.

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