wireless router

  steve_rfc 20:10 18 Jan 2008

hi everyone just woundering if any one could help me plz

ive just bought a tp-link 54m wireless router for my virgin b/b but im not sure how to secure it (if that makes any sence lol)to the network i mean dont get me wrong it works well and internet connection is great

it just keeps on coming up that the connection is unsecure ??

  woodchip 20:12 18 Jan 2008

you do not need to secure it if you use it connected by ethenet cable, only if used wireless

  steve_rfc 20:24 18 Jan 2008

ive got my pc connected by ethernet and it ok no probs

its just the laptop which is wireless

  MAJ 20:30 18 Jan 2008

Go into the wireless settings of the router and set up security, WPA-PSK should do it. It will mean you setting a password.

  woodchip 20:30 18 Jan 2008

Then you need to go into Router Setup page with the address supplied, may be in browser address bar then press enter go to wireless setings and set encyption as PSK give a key that you must use and a SSID in your laptop settings so you can connect. write down SSID and Key that you use also press save and reboot router

  steve_rfc 21:59 18 Jan 2008

ive tryed logging onto the site but it wont let me on any ideas ??

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:22 18 Jan 2008
  woodchip 22:47 18 Jan 2008

It's not a site, it's in the router

  steve_rfc 22:52 18 Jan 2008

i got a defult username and password with the router which it told me to change which i did but now it won't let me log on so im unable to get into the the setting of the router anyone no away around this prob ?? or how to change this??

  woodchip 22:56 18 Jan 2008

Look for a pin hole at the back to reset the defaults, use a paper clip

  steve_rfc 22:58 18 Jan 2008

got the pin hole but does the router have to be on or of before i press it ??

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