Wireless Router & Security: A Step-By-Step Guide

Very often, users skip the part of security when they set up their home network. Know the risks of having an unsecured network, we need to think more about it and actually take action. Regarding the security of your home network the default IP address 192.168.1.1 can be used effectively. Most security settings can be made in the Control Panel and you already know that you can access by typing 192.168.1.1 into your browser’s address bar. Once you get there, you can do the following to increase the security of your home network, referred from website www.192168-1-1.info.

Remember that your wireless access point is behind your firewall. Everyone can wirelessly connect to your network and attack your computers – and wireless – and try to download, damage or delete your files.

The easiest system to ensure the compatibility of your modem and repeater is to buy a repeater created with the same manufacturer as your modem. Designed for example, so long as you get a Linksys modem, buy a Linksys repeater.

On your main PC (server) open Control Panel -> double click Network Connections -> right click your network connection (the one connecting the two PC) and select Properties -> select Internet Protocol (TCP / IP) and click “Properties” button. Click Use the following IP address and enter the IP address: 192.168.0.1 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0, leave blank by default getaway. Select Use the following DNS server addresses, but leave blank.

Note that the WEP key down. Now go to each PC on your network. Open Control Panel -> Network Connections and select your wireless network connection. You must enter the WEP key for the connection – the manufacturer should have instructions on how to proceed.

Set up the machine to the Internet to share an Internet connection (you can use the wizard if you want, or just enable Internet Connection Sharing), which will turn the 98 into an internet gateway. that gateway needs a designated IP address, however. In essence, the 98 machine will be the internet server, so the IP address of the machine 98 is the IP address of the gateway. Assign an address, for example: 192.168.1.1 machine 98. the “192.168” is important, and the last strings you can stretch, but for reasons of convenience keeps small. * TIP * the subnet mask is always 255.255.255.0. agreement that takes care of the host machine.

For Linksys routers, leave the empty user name and type “admin” (without the quotes) in the password field and press Enter. To change the password, simply click on the Password tab and enter your new password.

When Internet access was confirmed that I connected the laptop to the modem router. The modem is connected to the router via an Ethernet cable from the modem to the access point marked with yellow “Internet” on the router. I have another cable from Ethernet output connection on the router 1 RJ45 Ethernet port on the laptop.

In the bottom right of the laptop, there is the internet connection icon next to the speaker icon. When I moved the mouse over the icon, it showed an old Internet connection. It is necessary to connect the router to change the problem parameters are therefore it. This was achieved by typing 192.168.1.1 into your browser window. I do not know about anyone else but I used to use Mozilla Firefox as browser. I like this.

Your Dish Network receiver is now online and ready to start downloading content from Dish On Demand. Just press the DVR button and press # 5 for Dish ONLINE. If you have problems to ensure that you have configured port forwarding for the 2200-2299 port range.