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There are people in my street using my internet. How do i change the network key code to a code of my choice?

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  1. Connect your computer to the wireless router. Although you can access the router wirelessly, it is better to use an Ethernet cable to directly connect to your router so that you can securely adjust router settings. Plug the Ethernet cable into the appropriate Ethernet jack on your computer. Plug the other end of the cable into any one of the open Ethernet ports on the back of your wireless router.

  2. Open your computer's web browser. In the URL address field, enter the IP address for your wireless router. This information should be contained in your router's manual. If you cannot find it, enter "198.168.1.1" as the address. This is usually the default IP address for most routers.

  3. Enter the username and password for your router. This should also be supplied in the router's manual. If you don't have this information, go to routerpasswords.com and find the brand and model of your router. This site lists the default login information for most wireless routers.

  4. You should now be able to see your wireless router settings. You can configure your network ports, as well as SSID (wireless network name) and passwords.


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Your error code 50330 is usually caused by incorrect internet connection settings, such as network name, WEP/WPA keys, or any manual settings.


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This is usually because the wireless key code (password) was entered incorrectly or has got corrupted. Go to "view wireless networks" (from the icon at bottom right of your screen) find the one it says it is connected to and click "disconnect". Then re-boot the PC (not strictly necessary but a good precaution), go back to "view wireless networks", find the correct one for your router and connect to that with the correct code key. I have seen it where the code key has been changed from the one written on the sticker on the router and if that is the case the "fix" will be more complicated.

Also, if this does not work, go to "control panel" then "Internet options" and then "advanced" and find and click on "reset". This puts Internet Explorer back to the default settings and often fixes it (though NOT if yours is an incorrect wireless key issue as talked about above) - Your home page will change to MSN but that is easy to change to your preference.

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Please connect the Netgear Router to your Laptop with a Ethernet cable.
In order to connect Netgear Router to your Laptop please follow these steps:
STEP 1 : If you look at back of router there are 4 LAN ports that are together and 1 WAN or Internet port which is alone. Connect the Internet cable ( provided by your Internet Service Provider) to WAN or Internet port of router .
Now take another Ethernet cable and connect one end of the cable to any one of 4 LAN ports and connect the second end to your laptop. Now please turn on the router.
STEP 2: You can see Power, Internet, Wireless and one LAN port light there on the router. Now come to computer and try to open the router login page.
In order to open the router page , you need to open your Internet Explorer and type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar.Now it will ask for router login information .
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If it doesn't work please try to check the IP address of your computer ( In order to check the IP address of computer, Click on START menu , goto RUN and in RUN Window please type cmd. A black window pops up under this please type IPCONFIG and check the ETHERNET adapter IP address.
Now try to open the router page using this IP address.
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Access the web-server "inside" the router.
Run the "Wireless Networking Setup Wizard".
Enter a SSID of your choice.
Select 'WPA' as your encryption-level.
Enter a password/passphrase/network-key of your choice.

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If in any case you want to personalize the Wireless Network Key. You can access the gateway by opening a browser the type 192.168.1.254 it will ask you for a password use the System Password on the sticker. Click on Home Network then Click on Wireless Settings. You can also change the Network Name or SSID, The Authentication and the Wireless Network Key

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Please follow the steps on a computer connected to the router so as to check the network key:

1. Open the browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari).
2. Access the router usually by typing 'http://192.168.1.1' or 'http://www.routerlogin.com' in the address bar.
3. Login to the router with the Username as "admin" and Password as "password" (please note that Username and Password are case sensitive).
4. Click on Wireless Settings (under Setup) from the left menu.
5. Check if WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key) is selected under 'Security Options'.
6. If WPA-PSK is selected, copy the code entered in the passphrase.
7. If WEP is selected, copy the code entered in the key that has been checked.

This is the code required for connecting the wireless computer to the router's wireless network.

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