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If your using a wireless router set a password key for your router's WPA(Wi-fi Protected Acces) or WEP(wired equivalent privacy). The WPA/WEP key is used to connect a computer to your network. This is to ensure that only allowed computers is connected to your network.

If your using a wired router, check your router configuration if there is an ACL(Access Control List) settings. Set first static IP addressing in your computers then enlist the IP addresses of your computers in your network, and turn off DHCP mode in your router. Now only IP addresses in the ACL settings will be allowed to your network.

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