internet security

  catherine2008 09:58 10 May 2008
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I have a Belkin N Wireless Modem Router and the security light is not on on the router. Do I need this to work or does Nortons work fine?

  brundle 13:49 10 May 2008

Yes, comms between your router and PC(s) is un-encrypted.
These guides are for XP;

Setting up a wireless network; click here

How to secure your wireless network; click here

  brundle 13:50 10 May 2008

I mean, yes you need it to be encrypted, Norton will be doing its job but it won't see the traffic until it gets to your machine via the un-encrypted link. Security in terms of anti-virus/spyware etc is not quite the same thing as wireless security.

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