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I am trying to enable UPnP on my belkin router (f5d7230-4). When I apply the changes I get the error message (Error password length ( should > 3 ). However my router password is set with an 8 character password.

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I have installed my belkin router but i forgot to type in a password is this necessary,if so how do i do that


Yes, your router should be password protected.

Belkin routers ship without a password, so after entering http://192.168.2.1 into your browser, click "login" in the upper right-hand corner, then just click on "submit" (leave the password box blank).

Once in the router, click on "system settings" in the left-hand margin, under "administrative password" leave the box next to "type in current password" _blank_. Then enter your new password in the next box and repeat it in the next box to confirm. Don't forget to click on "apply changes" then log out.

Sep 09, 2010 | PC Desktops

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IP conflicts using the Belkin Model 570230-4 router and I do not have the belkin utility CD.


For that you need to enable dhcp on router.
Then set in your computer network adapter property to ip get automatic.
For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
For belkin router http://192.168.15.1
or
http://192.168.2.1

If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Then enable dhcp and save settings and restart router.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

Feb 07, 2010 | Belkin PC Desktops

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How do i connect ps3 to belkin adsl2 modem with high speed wireless g router ? We have just changed our old belkin (cut out every time the phone rang) for this model and its working 10 times better with...


Network status can be checked in PS3 settings - it says whether the PS3 is connected to the network or not. If you see that it is OK, then you can check the router - it usually lists attached devices, also enable UPnP option if it is not ON yet.

If you have a problem with PS3 in wireless mode - try to connect it to the router with a Ethernet cable (configure PS3 network settings correspondingly) - if it works this way the problem most likely in wifi configuration either on the router or the PS3 side.

I hope this can help

Oct 05, 2009 | Belkin PC Desktops

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My Belkin 4 port router has the same IP as my Modem so my router will not detect my DSL connection. Ive asked Belkin for help but all they send me is gobblygoop!


Hi!
I'm sorry to hear that Belkin did not help you with your problem. Let me help you with your concern instead.

Here's what we need to do:

Start by resetting the router to factory default - you just need to press and hold the rest button on the router for about 30 seconds (with the power on).

1.) Disconnect the Belkin router from your modem , connect a PC to the router (use the LAN port - either port 1 to 4).

2.) Open Internet browser - clear the address bar and type in http://192.168.2.1 , press enter. It will ask you for a password , do not type anything just press Submit. You should be able to access the router's web interface.

The router's web interface should like this (depending on the model #):

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3.) Go to LAN settings. Change the router's IP address to 10.10.10.1 (this will be the new IP address of your router) . Apply the changes. Once youapply the changes, you can access the router using the new IP - http://10.10.10.1.

4.) Reconnect your modem - router and computers. Reboot device by switching off the modem , router and PC.

5.) Power up the modem first. Wait for about 2 minutes, power up the router and restart your PC.

The steps I gave is applicable if your modem is not on bridge mode. If your modem is on bridge mode (meaning it requires a username and password from your ISP) - access again the router by going to http://10.10.10.1 and do the following:

Click Internet WAN > Connection Type and select PPPOE. Type the username and password from your ISP. Apply the settings. Reboot the modem and router.


I hope that helps.

Good luck and have a nice day!

Nov 25, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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Wish to change my password on the Belkin G Plus Nimo router and cannot remember where to go to get in and do it


1. Access the router's setup page by going to 192.168.2.1.
2. By default, there is no username and no password. Otherwise if you have created a password to access the router's page already then use that password.
3. If you want to change the administrative password of the router, go to "System Settings".
4. If you want to change the wireless security for your wireless connection, then go to wireless settings tab of the router.

Nov 07, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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How do I secure my Belkin ADSL2 Modem with Wireless G Plus MIMO router so the neighbours stop using our internet


you would need to access the router via a browser. the address for accessing is normal on the underside of the unit. you will need to use the standard user and password name (normally admin admin) or written in the manual/underside. then open the wireless security. select WPA and write a password of suitable length thats easily rememberable. apply the option.

on your pc now open the wireless access point list. (using xp here) on the left there is a setting with a spanner and red. click that. it will list previously accessed wireless networks (might be on a different tab but you have opened the right box). the best way is to delete the access point that is yours then reconnect, or you can change the settings, clicking WPA and typing in the pass. i prefer to delete as it asks for the password twice, making sure its right in both cases. (the passwords are normally long so its easy to catch the wrong key when typing it in, using the other way i get annoyed if i've mistyped cos i have to open it all up again!!)

Aug 13, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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I am trying to set up a password for my belkin router when I go wireless


its the wireless that you need to secure. Open a browser and go to the router's IP (e.g. 192.168.1.1) If you dont know the IP, go to Start> Run . type"CMD" hit enter > type "ipconfig" hit enter, the router's IP will be Default Gateway: 192.168.X.X.

click on security in left column,
default login is blank, just hit submit

security mode= wpa-wsp (no server)
authentication= wpa-wsp wpa2-psk
encryption= tkip+aes
pre shared key = (create password)
click apply changes.
(only those who know key can use network)

Aug 11, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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We have purchased a new notebook{higrade brand vista OS} to replace a packard bell using XP the XP laptop connected no problem the newone finds the belkin router but won't connect to the internet are...


Do you have a wireless security protocol enabled, and if so, what? Install a wired connection to the router (use an ehternet cable to connect your laptop's RJ-45--looks like a wide phone plug--into one of the Belkin router's network jacks). Go to the router's management page using your web browser (probably http://192.168.2.1). If you have not previously set the password in your router, simply leave the password field blank and CLICK "Submit". If you have previously password protected your Belkin router, use the known password. If you have forgotten your password... you'll need to reset your router.
 
Reest Router: there is usually a small hole into whiuch a pin or paper clip can be inserted for this purpose or a small button to press. Most Belkins--IIRC--have the button. 

Once you are on the Belkin router's management page, look for the wireless link and set your security protocol to match what your wireless card is capable of, set the password, save and exit. Use the sasme password in configuring wireless networking in Windows.

Jul 17, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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How do i enable wep security on my belkin wireless routeron my pc & what do i do for 2 laptops


check

Setting up wireless security
Belkin : Support : Configuring Wireless Security
Enable wireless and wireless security on your Belkin ...
Generally access the router control panel panel putting router ip number on internet explorer bar. You will be asked for passwords. Check IP number and password for your model on manual.
On panel go to wireless then security, you find menus at left and top bar of the router control page in internet explorer.
Set encryption and input the password.
Do save all command (button at bottom of page).
set wep password also on wireless networked computers.


Jul 07, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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Hi...unable to connect to ps3 using siemans gigaset se587 wireless router


hi there,
first you need to make sure u can access your wireless router with no problems and the wireless is turned on for your ps-3...then u need to forward some ports...

Turn on PS3 and goto Settings, Network Settings.
Select Internet Connections. If it asks you want to be disconnected select Yes. Select EASY. Select wireless

Select SCAN this will take a few minutes. The PS3 should find your router and already have the SSID# so just type in your WEP key. Select save and then wait a couple of minutes then select test. It should hook up.

If it hooks up with NAT3 then you will have to enable UPnP on you router. type in http://192.168.1.1 on your computers web browser.

username: admin
password: admin

Click on the advanced tab and then on Universal plug n play and then make sure both check boxes are marked.

Then on the PS3 make sure the UPnP is enabled also in the network settings.

This should give you network and NAT2.

please try this link for port forwarding help:-

http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/Siemens/GigasetSE587/PS3_NAT_Type_3_to_2.htm

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