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Safe belkin novice here but i want to secure my connection

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  • sj-willia107 Oct 23, 2008

    i have been told that i can see where other family member have been from looking on my router i typed my ip adress into web page got the page up but it confuss me from here



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Connect to router
access router by inserting it's address into address bar
-- if you don't know address, open command prompt and perform "ipconfig /all" command, without quotes, at the flashing cursor

the router ip address is equal to the default gateway/dhcp server address, usually 192.168.x.x

once logged into router, after successfully entering the username/password, you can secure router by changing the default password for accessing the router interface and any other setting you feel needs to be changed.

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