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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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Re: securing my router

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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Step 1:Connect Modem - Router - Computer (Wired)

Step 2:Open Router Setup by typing on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3:On the Left click firewall

Step 4:Leave the Password blank and click submit

Step 5:Disable it and click apply changes

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L get kit xbox 360

If the router has security encryption set - Then the encryption password must be entered in the XBOX configuration settings. Or you can wire the xbox directly to the Router with a Ethernet cable.

You can also Demilitarize a zone in the router for the XBOX to connect through. Unprotected ports with an xbox should be very safe - check with Microsoft for unprotected xbox internet connectivity.

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  2. If so, what is the Internet connection type set in your Belkin router? Is it dynamic?
  3. If the Belkin router is set to dynamic IP and if it is obtaining an IP address from your Linksys router(you may check the status page of your Belkin router and look for IP address), then you may need to forward or set that IP address as the DMZ to your Linksys router. Make sure that XBOX is still configured as the DMZ host in your Belkin
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