Orange Livebox Security

  sinctoy 18:38 06 Mar 2008
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A silly question probably. I've installed an Orange Livebox with a wired connection to my PC, and it works fine.

I have not installed a wireless adaptor because it would be redundant - I only use the single PC.

Is the Livebox still emitting a wireless signal to my neighbours, which I have obviously not secured? Or does the wired connection stop any wireless transmission?

I've tried the Orange helpline and I've not got a clear answer.

  brundle 18:41 06 Mar 2008

Yes, but nobody will be able to connect to it.
If you'd rather it was disabled, go into the Livebox configuration - se the shortcut link for the Livebox which should be on your desktop;

click here

  sinctoy 09:27 07 Mar 2008

Thanks Brundle

I've disconnected the Wireless LAN as suggested. No problems.

Maybe I missed this option in the Livebox setup. If not, I think Orange could include it to put users' minds at rest.

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