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I have a problem cause I bought a router and I want change my security key. I have a WEP security key but i want have a WPA. But i dont know how to change. What should i do?

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  • Jiiuneis Peuloperto Aug 27, 2008

    I cannot figure a good password. even though i already changed the wep to wpa, thank you, someone is still in my network.

    can you please help.

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Type 192.168.0.1
on your address bar.

Look for anything that says "Wireless" or "Wireless Settings".

Under Security or Encryption setting, change the value to WPA.

Save your settings
Note: your password for the wireless will be the same, but your WIRELESS computers will look like they are disconnected. Just reconnect them by connecting to the router and typing in the password again.


If you cannot view this page,
type http://www.routerlogin.com/CA_HiddenPage.htm
Select: Disable Configuration Assistant, and click on Apply.
You can re-enable it by navigating to
http://192.168.0.1/CA_HiddenPage.htm (where 192.168.0.1 is your router’s IP address)

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

  • Randy Villalobos
    Randy Villalobos Aug 27, 2008

    a good password is having at least 3 capital letters, 3 normal letters, 3 numbers, and 3 symbols. they look like these !@#$%^&*()_+=-.

    having a combination of those will make it hard for anyone to guess your password. BUT you HAVE to be able to REMEMBER it.
    other wise you will have to hook your computer directly to the router and change your password.


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Use WPA/WPA2 encryption. Avoid using Open or WEP-encrypted WiFi. Use WiFi Protected Access (WPA) or WPA2 with 802.1x authentication if possible. If you use a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) authentication, use a strong passphrase (aka WPA shared key) that is at least eight characters long and is a combination of alphanumeric and special characters.

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These are the two options for your Router. Don't forget to save your settings

WPA is an upgrade to the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) standard for securing your wireless network. If you would like to secure your wireless network using WPA, you will need the following:

  • WPA enabled on your Dell TrueMobile 2300 Wireless Broadband Router

  • WPA support for your wireless clients. If you are using a Dell TrueMobile wireless client, you can check for the availability of WPA enabled software update for your wireless client at http://support.dell.com.


  1. Log into the Web configuration of your router at http://my.router (or the default address http://192.168.2.1)
  2. Click on Basic Settings.
  3. Click on Wireless Security.
  4. Click on the Enable Wireless Security checkbox.
  5. Select either WEP or WPA in the Network Authentication list.




To setup WPA
  1. Enter your pre-shared key. This key must match the key that is used by each wireless client computer associated to your router.
  2. Choose a key format. This can be hexadecimal digits (0-9, A-F) or ASCII characters (any key on the keyboard).
  3. WPA Group Rekey Interval specifies how often the key rotates or changes.
  4. WPA Encryption allows you to select 1 of 2 possible encryption methods (TKIP and AES) - choose one that your wireless clients supports.
  5. Click NEXT, then Save and Restart to apply the changes.
  6. Setup the WPA on your wireless clients. Refer to the documentation that accompanied your wireless clients, or your wireless clients on-line help system for information on how to setup WPA.

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  • If your are trying to connect via wireless from your laptop to the Netgear router, most likely it's requiring you to input the wireless security key(usually it's WEP or WPA encryption).

  • Access the router's setup page by typing http://www.routerlogin.net or 192.168.1.1 in the address field of your browser(IE or Chrome). On the login use the default username and password(admin, password).

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  • After logging in. Look at the main menu on the left, click on Wireless Settings, from there you can check the Wireless Key. If the wireless security is set to WEP, use the available Key code but If it's WPA, what you need is the passphrase.

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Type the Key or Passphrase on your wireless laptop and it should connect to the router.

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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.

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WPA was created to improve the security of WEP. Like WEP, WPA encrypts information, but it also checks to make sure that the network security key has not been modified. WPA also authenticates users to help ensure that only authorized people can access the network. If your networking hardware works with both WEP and WPA security, we recommend that you use WPA.

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Use a network security key
If you have a wireless network, you should set up a network security key, which turns on encryption. With encryption, people can't connect to your network without the security key. Also, any information that is sent across your network is encrypted so that only computers that have the key to decrypt the information can read it. This can help avert attempts to access your network and files without your permission. Common wireless network encryption methods are Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA-2.

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  • Enabling Wireless MAC filter on the Router
  • Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
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Enabling WEP on the Router
Wired Equivalent Protocol (WEP) is a type of wirelesssecurity which does not change. It provides comparable confidentialityto a traditional wired network. There are two types of WEP you canchoose from:
a. WEP 64-bit: This type of WEP consists of 10-hexadecimal codes. To enable WEP 64-bit, click here.
b. WEP 128-bit:This type of WEP consists of 26-hexadecimal codes hence it is moresecured compared to WEP 64-bit. To enable WEP 128-bit, click here.
Enabling WPA on the Router
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a type of wireless securitywhich is dynamic in nature. Meaning, it changes depending on the timerenewal you will specify. Hence, WPA is more secured compared to WEP.
  • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (WPA-TKIP) – utilizes a stronger encryption method and incorporates Message Integrity Code (MIC) to provide protection against hackers.
  • Advanced Encryption System (WPA-AES) – utilizes a symmetric 128-bit block data encryption
To enable WPA, click here.
Enabling Wireless MAC Filter on the Router
Wireless access can be filtered using the MAC address of thewireless devices transmitting within your network’s radius. You caneither permit or prevent specific wireless computers access to yourwireless network.
To permit wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
To prevent wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
Disabling the SSID broadcast is one way of securing your wirelessnetwork. This procedure will prevent other users from detecting yourSSID, or your wireless network name, when they attempt to viewavailable wireless networks in your area. For instructions, click here.

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No Problem I"ll set it up for you
1. Follow these steps but only from base computer (any comp which is physicall connected to the router )
2. Open router set up page by typing in 192.168.2.1 on your brouser tab only the numbers please.
3. If that dosent work type http://192.168.2.1 on the run window.
4. Once the setup page is up on the left hand side under wireless you"ll find Security the second tab .
5. Click on that
6. Selet 64 bit wep or wpa .
7. According to my experience and believe me i have sorted hundreds of such my essentials 64 bit wep is best .
8. If you select 64 bit wep enter a 10 digit no in key one. ONLY KEY ONE . ( that will be your security key ). Apply changes . The router will Reboot .
OR
9. Select wpa ( no server ) youll have to enter a password .Apply changes . Router will reboot .
Note: IN EITHER CASE DONT PUT ANYTHING IN GENERATE PASSWORD. PLEASE . MANUALLY INPUT PASSWORD .
10. Your security is set up
11. Now change channell to 11 or 6 for best signal reception.
12. Youll find that under wireless (channell and ssid)
13 . Click ok . Allow router to reboot or save changes whatever .
14. Disconnect on your wireless .
15. Reconnect on wireless . it will ask you for a password .
16 . Depending on wep or wpa you have selected type 10 digit no or password .
17 . Your Network nis now secure
Do let me know and if it is resolved please do rate me

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plug a laptop or pc to the router with an ethernet cord.
go to internet explorer and type in "192.168.1.1"
log in to your router then go to security tab (depending on your router model) you are looking for WEP or WPA password. Change the password (write it down as well) and save your settings

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