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How do I secure my router with a passcode ? I am a customer with hughes net and i have tried for 4 days to get my router secured. i have spoke with several reps and have been told several different things and have been told to call other people that have proved to be about as helpful. After all this i am still with an unsecure router ...

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    C. Dante Sep 07, 2010

    I would like to help you out, but need more information. Which router model do you exactly have?
    Look at the sticker on the bottom of the unit and you will find that information (i.e. WRT54Gv4 or WRT54GLv2.)
    Come back here and leave a comment with that data - I will check back and help you set up your security.

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Do this on your wired computer
Step 1:check your ip address

  • click start>run>type cmd on the run box, command prompt will be opened
  • type ipconfig/all > look for default gateway under Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection
Step 2. access the setup page of your router
  • open you internet browser > type the default gateway numbers on the address bar
Step 3. personalize your wireless network
  • go to the WIRELESS tab > personalize the Network Name( SSID )
  • go to the wireless security SUBTAB > personalize the wireless password ( ideal security mode will be WPA-personal or WPA2-personal
Don't forget to save the settings

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