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Locking my internet

How can i make sure that no one outside of my house is connecting to my internet?

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-Connect computer to router via ethernet cable
-Open browser on pc
-Enter 192.168.0.1 in address bar
-Username is admin
-Password is blank (nothing)

Add security and encryption:
-Click on home tab
-Click the "Wireless" button.
-Click the "Open System" button next to "Authentication".
-Set the "WEP Encryption" to "128 bit".
-Set the "Key Type" to "ASCII".
-Type a 13 digit password into "Key 1".
-Click "Apply".
-When you connect to your wireless network from a computer, you will need to enter the 13 digit password.
Change SSID:
-Click the "Home" tab.
-Click the "Wireless" button.
-Change the "SSID" from "default" to an SSID of your choice.
-Click "Apply".

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You don't have to worry about that...router has a built in firewall...that allows only your IP...

Posted on May 14, 2008

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