how to secure my wireless connection

  nikef 19:45 28 Dec 2006

hi,can anyone help me to secure my wireless connecion
so no one can use my connection on my laptop please

  skidzy 19:53 28 Dec 2006

Open the configuration page and look for security and create a Wep or Wpa encrpyted key code.

  nikef 19:58 28 Dec 2006

hi skidzy,sorry but where do i find the configuration page
sorry to ask,as i dont know much about pc thanks

  VoG II 19:58 28 Dec 2006

Which model of wireless router?

  nikef 20:01 28 Dec 2006

its a belkin,do i need to type 192.168 into browser

  VoG II 20:02 28 Dec 2006


  nikef 20:04 28 Dec 2006

cheers vog

  nikef 20:05 28 Dec 2006

do i do it on pc or laptop,or does it not matter

  The Kestrel 20:06 28 Dec 2006

Try this link click here it gives simple instructions on how to secure a wireless internet connection.

  nikef 20:18 28 Dec 2006

ok i am in the security

it says wep or wpa/wpa2 personal
128bit wep
64bit wep

what do i choose
thanks kestrel,taking a look now

  skidzy 20:39 28 Dec 2006

128bit wep or the wpa as this is supposed to be more secure than wep.
I happily use the 128 wep key with no problems to date.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?