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Setting up wireless security
Belkin : Support : Configuring Wireless Security
Enable wireless and wireless security on your Belkin ...
Generally access the router control panel panel putting router ip number on internet explorer bar. You will be asked for passwords. Check IP number and password for your model on manual.
On panel go to wireless then security, you find menus at left and top bar of the router control page in internet explorer.
Set encryption and input the password.
Do save all command (button at bottom of page).
set wep password also on wireless networked computers.


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Wanna know how to secure my belkin wireless G router.


Setting the router's administrator password

All Belkin Router's ship without an admin password. If you require an admin password then follow the below instructions.

Setup steps:

  1. Connect the computer to one of the four LAN ports on the router.
  2. Open a web browser on the computer.
  3. In the address bar of the web browser, type http://192.168.2.1
  4. Click Login in the upper right-hand corner of the page. The router does not ship with a password, so just click Submit.
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  5. Click on System Settings under Utilities on the left-hand side of the opened page.
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  6. You will see a feature called, "Administrator Password". Type in your current password (default leave blank).
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  7. Click "Apply Changes". Your new password is now active.

Note: Do not forget the new password and keep it somewhere safe. If you forget your password, you'll be unable to access your router's settings. If you forget or lose your password, you'll need to "Perform a hardware reset on the router". This will reset the password to its default, as well as erase any and all other settings you may have changed



Configure Wireless Security on Belkin Router - Enable WPA and WEP Why should we setup wireless Security on Belkin Wireless Router ?

After configuring your Belkin router you should secure your wireless network using proper wireless encryption. It can keep wireless hackers away from your wireless network and the unwanted sharing of your Internet connection. In order to know how to login and configure your Belkin wireless router click on the link below.

How to Setup Belkin Wireless Router

Setup Wireless Security in Belkin Wireless Router

Now I hope you just followed the steps mentioned in the above link and log in to your Belkin Wireless Router. In order to enable wireless security on your Belkin router click on Security Under wireless. ( Security tab present on the left side of Belkin configuration page).




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You can select either WEP or WPA to secure your Belkin Wireless network. To know more about WPA and WEP click on the link below.

Which is better WEP or WPA on your Wireless network


Enable WEP in Belkin Wireless Router


To select WEP for your Belkin wireless network ,click on security mode drop menu and select WEP. WEP is of two kinds WEP 64 bit encryption and WEP 128 bit wireless encryption. You can type your PassPhrase and generate instant wireless key for your Belkin wireless network.

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After generating the wireless key, you should save settings by click on Apply changes. Now onwards to login to your Belkin wireless network, you need this wireless key.

Enable WPA in Belkin Wireless Router

WPA is more secure than WEP. To enable WPA on your Belkin router, select WPA from security mode drop down menu.

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You should enter a pre-shared key to enable WPA security on your Router. Don't forget to save this WPA settings.

Aug 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I was on my ds and i went to Nintendo wi fi settings and it asked me to input my wep key and now i cant figure it out.


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Hi ,
By Default the security in the Belkin is WPA and unfortunately the DS Doesnt support this

To enable WEP in the Belkin follow the Steps Below



WIRELESS SECURITY ISSUES

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Let me know if it works

Regards
TOM

Feb 13, 2011 | Belkin Basic Wireless Router

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I am able to get on the internet but i am not able to use my wireless router do to the securtity is on. How do I turn it off so I can operate my laptop


Hi Clark,

I got your issue, Inorder to enable the security on your belkin router

1. Open Internet explorer and in the address bar type 192.168.2.1 and hit enter
2. You will be logged into the belkin router setup,it will ask for login password, leave it blank and click on submit
3. In the left side Under WIRELESS , click on SECURITY
4. If the security mode says disabled, click on drop down arrow and select 64 bit WEP and it will show up KEY1, in key 1 type any ten digit number (2nos in each box) and apply changes

From now your network is secured with WEP security.

Thanks & Regards,
Prema.

Oct 18, 2010 | Belkin (F5D8231-4) Wireless Router...

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Once I have enabled WEP, how do I set up the wireless clients to use the router? I have no idea how to configure the clients. I have a WIndows XP, 2 Vista machines and a Windows 7 laptop I need to...


Just connect to the network... Simply open the icon in the far bottom right hand corner ; with the 2 double little PC icon; WLAN icon . Right click >> Then "Connect to a Network" >> Look for your own wireless network >> then connect >> will ask for the WEP key - log it in >> Then Connect.

Mar 27, 2010 | Belkin (F5D5231-4) Router

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I have a belkin wireless adaptor, but a D-Link router, how do i link them!?!?????


You need to know the wireless settings on the Dlink router first. To check the wireless settings, you need to use a wired computer to the router.

Then in the address bar of a web browser (Internet explorer or firefox), type 192.168.0.1.

By default, the user name is Admin and leave the password empty.

Go to Wireless Settings. Take note of the following:

1. Enable wireless should be checked.
2. Take note of the wireless network name. You may change this into a unique name so that you can easily determine your own wireless network.
3. Visibility status should be Visible.
4. Under Wireless security mode, it depends on you if you would like to enable it or not. If you would like to enable the security, just select WEP. Then enter the WEP Key 1. This is like a password for your wireless network, use letters from A-F and numbers from 0-9.

Then click Save Settings.

Once the belkin wireless adapter is installed properly on your computer, there are 2 ways to connect to your wireless network.

Either you use the Belkin WLAN monitor or the Wireless network connection (for Windows OS). When you view the available networks or Site survey, you will see the wireless network name on your router. It will prompt you for a network key if wireless security is enabled.

Make sure you enter the WEP key 1 in your router. This is case sensitive.

I hope this helps! Good luck!

Mar 22, 2010 | D-Link DIR-615 Wireless Router

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How do i secure my belikn from outsiders using it


Hi Friend,
U need to make your wireless network a security enabled network & don't share the wireless network key to a unreliable person.

Steps to create a security enabled wireless network:-

1> login to router setup page;bydefault ip address of belkin router is 192.168.0.1/192.168.2.1
2> Open a internet browser on a hardwired desktop/laptop connected to your router,clear the address bar completely and then type 192.168.0.1 or, 192.168.2.1<it depends on your model no of your router>
3> Go to Wireless Tab,changed the wireless network name(SSID)
4> Change the wireless network key as well;it will be good if you use WEP key if you old XP computer,otherwise use WPA-TKIP if you vista/win7 computers
5> Lastly on your computers,you have to seach wireless network name & give the wireless network key(for the very first time)

In case of any clarity feel free to contact belkin tech support

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How do I put security on my Belkin 54g router


You set your security by enabling WEP.

When you get in the interface to configure WEP, set a pass phrase. Write down the 3 numeric keys it generates. Then connect to the wireless using your laptop, etc. When it asks for your passkey, do not enter the pass-phrase; enter one of the three keys that were generated by the router. That's the biggest mistake people make when trying to get wireless to work.

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Unable to encrypt router


you have to check if you have the wep key enabled. when you put in the wep key, it should also be enabled so that your wireless network should say security-enabled wireless network. make sure to disconnect and connect again on your network after changing the settings to refresh your connection. hope this helps.

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1.go to routers' setup, enable wep security and in wep menu insert a number about 8 digits
2.then go to wireless connection on your pc and in security menu enable it and check wep key

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