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I am aolder mother, I have a reader, and my son gave me a linksys wireless and I don't know how to hook it up and I need a password that I don't know thanks Lynette Bigler

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Physically connecting the wireless router is the easy part, configuring it can be difficult unless you know what you're looking for.

The physical part:
Depending on the type of internet connection you've purchased from your ISP, you will have a coaxial cable or a telephone cord going into a modem provided by your ISP. That modem should have an ethernet or network port on it. You need to plug an ethernet cable into that port and plug the other end into the WAN or Internet port on you wireless router. You should now have internet connection from the wireless router. Try scanning for available networks on your wireless device and see what comes up. If you see one that says Linksys then this may be yours(could be your neighbors depending on how close they are to you). You could also plug a network cable into the router then plug the other end into your computer. If you can get to Google.com or Fixya.com then your internet connection is working.

The default IP address of the wireless router should be 192.168.1.1. This address is used to configure the router. The default password to configure the router is probably "admin" (without the quotes).

Here is a link to a web page that has some pretty good directions on securing your wireless signal.
Here is some more information:
http://compnetworking.about.com/od/wirelesssecurity/tp/wifisecurity.htm

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