Question about Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have a belkin router asdl wireless how to secure the connection

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 300 Answers

Hello,

The easiest way is to turn on the mac restriction feature and only allow the macs from the machines that you want to have access.

Since I didn't see the model of router listed, you will need to refer to the manual for exact instructions on enabling that feature.

You can get the mac addresses from the machines that you want to have access to the router in xp by click Start > Run > type cmd.exe and press enter. Then type ipconfig /all and look for the physical address of your adapter. It should be in the format of XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. Once you get that information you can allow it in your router.

This will give you basic security on your router.

Thanks

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have another laptop which i want to use with my belkin wireless router,but when prompted to enter password and connect i can remember the code as my works it people set it up are they a way of...


If I understand this correctly, Your work's IT people setup your router and you need the Security Password to access?

You should ask your work's IT people for the password.
If you are asking how to break that security key, I'm am not sure you will find that info here.

Dec 09, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

Wish to change my password on the Belkin G Plus Nimo router and cannot remember where to go to get in and do it


1. Access the router's setup page by going to 192.168.2.1.
2. By default, there is no username and no password. Otherwise if you have created a password to access the router's page already then use that password.
3. If you want to change the administrative password of the router, go to "System Settings".
4. If you want to change the wireless security for your wireless connection, then go to wireless settings tab of the router.

Nov 07, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have purchased a belkinf5d8233uk4 and have trouble connecting to virgin broadband as cable from virgin into modem is screw in can you help


you still have to use the modem from virgin, mine is setup the same but with a different router, you have the virgin rounter connected to the wireless router then the belkin wireless rounter connectes to you pc instead of the virgin router, your gonna have to log onto the router and setup some security to make the connection safe from others using it.

Sep 08, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

Belkin n router with cox cable modem. just installed a wireless g belkin usb network adapter. when i go to set it up there is limited or no connectivity even though the signal is all lit up like a...


Double check the wireless settings of your belkin router, its should match with the wireelss settings of the computer most important is the wireless security key called a WEP or a WPA key...if you're not sure about that access the router setup page and there you can check all the wireless settings of the router..

Hope that helps..........

Aug 27, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have just connected a wireless router belkin 125 G. My son has just got a laptop so I wanted to go wireless. There is a signal on his laptop but it is saying the signal is unsecured how do we make this...


you need to get into the router settings (refer to your installation cd for instructions) and choose either WEP, or WPA-PSK, this will be in the security menu, it will then generate a mixture of numbers and letters, these then have to be entered in all the pcs to connect to the router, you will be prompted by windows for the keys when you try to connect

Aug 18, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

We have purchased a new notebook{higrade brand vista OS} to replace a packard bell using XP the XP laptop connected no problem the newone finds the belkin router but won't connect to the internet are...


Do you have a wireless security protocol enabled, and if so, what? Install a wired connection to the router (use an ehternet cable to connect your laptop's RJ-45--looks like a wide phone plug--into one of the Belkin router's network jacks). Go to the router's management page using your web browser (probably http://192.168.2.1). If you have not previously set the password in your router, simply leave the password field blank and CLICK "Submit". If you have previously password protected your Belkin router, use the known password. If you have forgotten your password... you'll need to reset your router.
 
Reest Router: there is usually a small hole into whiuch a pin or paper clip can be inserted for this purpose or a small button to press. Most Belkins--IIRC--have the button. 

Once you are on the Belkin router's management page, look for the wireless link and set your security protocol to match what your wireless card is capable of, set the password, save and exit. Use the sasme password in configuring wireless networking in Windows.

Jul 17, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

How do i enable wep security on my belkin wireless routeron my pc & what do i do for 2 laptops


check

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.


Jul 07, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

Belkin Wireless Modem Router problem


well, first of all the i also have the N1 belkin wireless modem router, in order for it to connect, there has to be a wireless connection in your area for you to connect to, if any of your neighbors so have wireless you can connect to their network, but if you are not getting a conection that means no one around you has wireless or lan, the belkin wireless is not a internet provider it just extends the distance of your internal wireless. some networks may be secured as well, sometimes you can only connect to unsecured networks unless you have the name and passcode for the secured network.

May 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have recently bought a Belkin 54G Mod Router so that I could use my laptop with wireless connection in another room while my PC remained wire connected. I have installed it as directed but I keep losing...


a couple of question for you, is your wireless secure or did you enable security features like wep or wpa, how many people authorise people are on your network. if not secure, secure your wireless network, hackers like to kick people off their own system, upgrade the firm ware on your router, for the latest compatibility it will fix issues that arise and finally do a bios upgrade on your laptop.

May 26, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

1 Answer

When using the Belkin G router the network connection becomes lost and can not get on the internet. My computer has Vista on it and Belkin says that the router is compatible with the program.


This is possibly caused by your firewall or the wireless security (wpa/wep) on the router if you have set it up.
First of all, if you can connect to the internet via a cabled connection the problem is going to be with the way you've set the router up.
If you've setup wireless security on the router, have you also set it up for your wireless adaptor?.
I suggest you try to connect to the internet via cable to start with, if this works try to connect wirelessly with your firewall off.
If all else fails start from the beginning again.

May 15, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Desktops Logo

Related Topics:

33 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Belkin PC Desktops Experts

Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas

Level 3 Expert

3051 Answers

Gareth Cockram
Gareth Cockram

Level 3 Expert

657 Answers

Douglas  Erikson
Douglas Erikson

Level 2 Expert

62 Answers

Are you a Belkin PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...