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Linksys router How can I temporarily block access to certain computers on my wireless network, I have the linksys wireless G w54 something... Thanks, Pete veroatms@yahoo.com

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The most direct way is to use the software to block by Mac address. Each computers card has a unique network ID that you can look up and then enter into your LinkSys.

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How do i put block on router


To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption to protect your wireless network and Internet from unauthorized access.
Now 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 :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security b>

Mar 03, 2013 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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How to blocked the wireless


You can change the wireless settings of the router and make it secured. So that no one will be able to connect to your wireless network without a password.
Do not share your wireless network password with anybody.
If you want you can also disable the wireless broadcasting at all.

For this you will need to access the settings page of the router and change the settings manually.

Connect the computer to the router with the Ethernet cable and open the setup page of the router using 192.168.1.1

Go to wireless tab and make it secured.

See Linksys router how to

Jan 05, 2012 | Linksys WRT54GR Wireless-G Broadband...

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Every time I try to access some sites or games I get a notification which says that i can not access them due to restrictions of the linksys router. For example I can not access some features at the...


Access your router via the built in configuration page, default is http://192.168.1.1. I'm assuming you're the administrator; If not, contact him/her. At the top of the window, select the "Access Restrictions" tab. The policies will be listed and can be modified.

Blocked Services: You may choose to block access to certain services. Click Add/Edit Services to modify these settings.

Website Blocking by URL: You can block access to certain websites by entering their URL.

Website Blocking by Keyword: You can block access to certain website by the keywords contained in their webpage.

Apr 26, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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The router is blocking access to one computer asking for a network security key which is apparently different from the password. How do you find the security key?


Hi camavery,

If you want to the security key you need to access the Wireless Settings Page. To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access the router page just open a browser then type 192.168.1.1, the Default username is blank and the password is admin. Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security and under Security Mode you can see the Network Key or Passphrase. The Network Key serves as a password on your network to make it secure. You can personalize the Network Key so that you can easily remember it. Then Save the settings.

If this works dont forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya.

Feb 05, 2011 | Linksys WRT54GX2 Wireless-G Broadband...

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I have a Linksys WRT160N router that I am using with a MacBook Pro laptop running Snow Leopard. I used my computer (with some difficulty) to set up the wireless access by way of a wired connection. The...


My Friend ,

Login the router setup page .
And under router security settings uncheck the option (block anonymous internet request).
Set the wireless channel as 6 or 9.
And then use wep security key.
this will surely work.

Regards :-
Amit

Jan 07, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Setting up an access point to have same settings as the router?


It seems like it is the issue with the router's firmware. Upgrade or reflash the router's firmware. This will definately solve the issue

Jul 24, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WAP54G 802.11g/b...

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I'm not able to connect my Lenovo laptop with my Linksys WRt54G wireless router. The Access Connections software on the laptop gives the following three (3) error messages: "Verify that the encryption...


Temporarily connect to the router with a cable and reconfigure it to use a different wireless channel. While you're there, this is a good time to change your security mode - WEP is dangerously weak and you should switch to WPA unless you have a very good reason not to.

If all else fails, there's a reset switch (hidden inside a hole) on the back of the router.

Oct 12, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Wireless


Well once it is reset, in the configuration section of the router, for setting standard passwords, you can change the password, which is advisable.

Next, for setting up a private wire/wireless network, My way of doing it is by setting the system up to Only allow Certain Mac Address's from the computers that are allowed to access to the internet through yours

To get the MAC Address, Hit Start, Run Program, Command Prompt. Then in Command Prompt, enter this string line: ipconfig /all

From there, it will give you the MAC Address for that computer. It should be a total of 12 Alpha Numeric Digits, Spaced with dashes between every 2. With that, you go into the router and in the Mac Address section for computers allowed to connect to your network, you enter in all the MAC Addresses that are allowed to use your network. Save, then it should refresh the page once that is done. With that, it makes a very hard to break Network that actually doesnt take much time. I was quite surprised 4 years ago to find that this was the easiest way to really set up a near perfect network with no issues

Oct 29, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS Router...

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Security


log-in to your router,go to access restrictions....status..click enable....click on Edit List of PCs......enter your son MAC address or his IP address.....save settings.....and after that you just have to set the days and hours when he could go on-line

Feb 02, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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You are connected to access point but the internet cannot be found.


Do you have a connection wizard that you can run on your computer? Linksys offers them for downloading at their website. Try that -
have you named your home network so your wireless connection can "find" it? You don't mention how your main computer is networked in. A wireless adapter for a notebook will need to have a Linksys connection wizard run on the laptop.

If you have a Linksys router connected to your main computer, it should already have the piece of software you need. Most likely, you'll need to put it on a flash drive and install it from that onto your laptop. the wizard helps also to diagnose the right settings.

If you want to post what you are using for your main network (linksys router?) and which operating systems you are using, that will help.

For example, in Vista, you'll need to enable the option for "network discovery" under your laptop's control panel/network and sharing center.

You also need to have certain settings on your main computer for the wireless to work - there are two main types of wireless connections - B and G. Most of today's routers and cards will do both, but if you have an older router, it might not be set up to handle the newer or combined types. They run on different frequencies, so your laptop might not be "reading" your router's frequency.Also, if you have other wireless/radio frequency equipment near your laptop, it can interfere with the signal being received right.

You also need to be sure that your firewall allows the linksys system to access your computer (allowed programs).

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