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Securing my router

I have bought a Belkin G Plus router for online gaming with the Xbox 360. i just plugged it in and started to useit,and it works fine. My neighbour came round and told me that he can see my router on his pc. how do i secure it so only my xbox can see it. my pc has windows vista.

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Others will be able to see your router if you broadcast your SSID (basically, the name of your router). If you want that to be hidden, then there should be a setting to turn off "broadcast SSID".

If you turn off SSID broadcast, then you'll need to know it when you connect a new device to your wireless network, because it will not show up in a list of available networks.

This is considered more secure, but potentially a hassle.

Just because someone can see your router doesn't (necessarily) mean they can connect to it. If you have encryption (WEP or WPA) turned on, then they will need a passphrase to be able to connect.

In addition, you can limit access to your router to certain machines by using MAC address filtering.

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