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Wireless router security

I have a wireless home network to run three laptops,and i have been given a
belkin router from a freind,all my computers have found the router to work



wirelessly,but i am now showing that this network is unsecure and i cant work out how to secure the home network to stop anyone else using it,please help as i have tried everything i know which is quite limited
many thanks

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  • thbutts Jul 21, 2008

    How do I setup my wireless network to be a secured password network. It currently says unsecured and can be accessed by anyone in range.

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Http://192.168.2.1 from a connected pc (use a cable you dont want to change settings over wireless and not be able to change it back) will start the router web interface, where you can read the help screens on how to, then set the router to one of several secure modes that it supports

The wizards are pretty good

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