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I am trying to secure my belkin wireless G router

I have tried entering my ip address into the address line, it will not find it. Maybe it's because I have road runner, I don't know, but I did a search, and I got the correct ip address. My computers are secure, but my network is not. I need to secure my network and ensure that my wireless computers can get on.

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  • jem125 Jul 06, 2008

    What is a Wep/wpa? Did it come within the router? I thought there was a way that you could put a password in. I don't have my manuel.

  • calvo100 Dec 30, 2008

    need to srecure my belkin wireles

  • Jeff richtman
    Jeff richtman May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to setup wep/wpa for your wireless network?
    If so you will need to put in the ip of your wireless router (best to do from a wired computer)

    It will then ask for a username / password (most are admin/admin or admin for user with no pass) check your manual to be sure.

    Once in you can click on "security" or "Wireless Settings" and set your wep/wpa key. with a G router wpa is strongly recommended.


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WEP/WPA is an encryption you can enable on your wireless router to keep others off your wireless network as well as secure communications between users and the wireless side of the router.

A copy of the manual can usually be downloaded from the manufacturers website. Looking at the bottom of the router will give you model number, serial number, and version information you'll need to get the manual.

Each router is a bit different then the next, most come with a cd that will help you setup security. But all of them I have seen so far have web interfaces you can access by typing in the or ip address in your address bar.

Most default logins are admin/admin or admin with no password

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