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Router lock I have my Belkin F5D7231-4 router connected to my Imac.  My network shows as unlocked.  How do I get mine locked from outsiders?

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Re: Router lock

Setting up your wireless network to encrypt the data so intruders can't see it involves choosing from several methods. Take a look at pages 49-55 of this on-line manual (link below). It will give you more information than you ever wanted to know about choosing an encryption method and entering the "keys" on your router. If you find this terribly confusing, just choose either WEP64 or WEP128 and ignore the other sections. There are specific notes for MAC users on pages 53 and 55. Hope this helps!

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I want to take the security lock off my belkin f6d4230

Hi here is the answer for your question:

1. We need to establish a direct connection bit-win your router and your pc or laptop using the UTP cable one side of the cable must need to connected to one of the port in the back side of your router the other side to your lan port.

2. open explorer or any browser you using and type on the top search bar this is the address of your router press enter and you will contact your router set up page.

3. after you must go to wireless security that appera in the left side of the page, after that you will able to change the password of your wireless security.

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I followed directions to connect my mac to my belkin wireless router but it disconnected the original PC from the internet and won't re connect it says it is not the right format. How do i reconnect this...

I would try either of the following:
Go to the Belkin support web site to see whether there is a firmware update for your Belkin wireless router. If there is, download and install it per the instruction for your router.
If after updating the router's firmware the problem still occurs, try disabling IPv6 on your Mac. You do this from the "Network" icon in "System Preferences".
Once in the Network page, click the padlock in the lower-lefthand corner to unlock it with your password (if necessary).
Once the padlock is unlocked, click on the "Advanced..." button in the lower right-hand corner.
In the resulting window, click on the "TCP/IP" tab and find the "Configure IPv6:" drop down. Click on the drop-down and change the setting from "Automatically" to "Off".
Click the "OK" button
Click the "Apply" button
Click the padlock to lock the configuration if desired.
Now that IPv6 has been disabled, power-cycle the Belkin router and reboot all of your computers to see whether the network is usable by all of them.

Dec 28, 2010 | Routers

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My belkin router is locked

Your wireless network must be secured
You will need to check the wireless settings of the router.
Is there any computer online using the router.
check the IP address on that computer.
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
router set up page is the page where you can check all the router settings.
Click Here for more information about the routers and network

May 19, 2010 | Belkin Routers

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How to lock the router?

How to secure the wireless network

You want to secure the wireless network.
Is there any computer connected to the router with the Ethernet cable?
If not then you will need to connect the computer to the router with the cable.
Check the IP address on the computer. Open the router set up page.
Once you open the set up page, you will find the option to make it secured

Click Here for step by step instructions

Feb 22, 2010 | Gateway Belkin 54g Wireless DSL/Cable...

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I've locked the wifi connection so only my laptop can access it how do i open it to make it free for everyone around the wifi router?

Just "undo" what you did to "lock" it.
Then, run the "Wireless Networking Setup Wizard",
and pick an SSID and a password,
and tell the password *ONLY* to your friends/family,
since you don't want somebody sitting in their car, outside your home,
to "steal" your Internet access (for "hacking" purposes).

Dec 31, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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All 3 computers can not get online because the

just reset the router then log in to the router and set up the wireless conections and settings

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Blue Ray connection to Belkin G router

your wireless router is encrypted. To remove encryption, go in your computers web browser:
That will take you to your LAN Administrator.
Follow the simple wireless setup for an unsecured connection or setup your blue ray connection and create your own passphrase or WEPKey.
Hope that helped!

Jun 23, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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Mac laptops can't access an open (no security set) Belkin Router

A "locked" wireless means the router is encrypting packets of information as it sends/receives. You would need to enter the 64-bit or 128-bit key which was created by the router when you configured the passphrase to use.

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Chanched NAT and got locked out.

Once you have logged into your router, enable the DMZ feature and put in the IP address of your 360.

This will put your 360 outside of the routers firewall and it will give you a full open connection to XBox Live.


Dec 02, 2008 | Belkin (F5D5231-4) Router

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My router is now locked and i didn't have it locked how do I unlock it

there is no lock down on belkin router.
do you have router portected? if not, some one lock your router.
the best ting to do is reset it to factory default. and start all over again.
to that :
With the router powered on, use a small thin object to press and hold the reset button for exactly seven seconds. The router lights will flash and this will restore the router to factory default. Connect your computer to one of the routers lan ports with an etherent cable. Open your web browser and navigate to This should show the router status page with the default settings.

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