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Our lass has just been outside and caught an Asian taxi driver sat outside browsing the internet (hopefully thats all he was doing) on my network.

 

I've been meaning to make it a secure network but dont know how.

 

Does anyone know

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Our lass has just been outside and caught an Asian taxi driver sat outside browsing the internet (hopefully thats all he was doing) on my network.

 

I've been meaning to make it a secure network but dont know how.

 

Does anyone know

 

dose it not ask for a security code when you connect to it with a new pc

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dose it not ask for a security code when you connect to it with a new pc

 

It did but I couldn't find the code from the box so had to connect non secure

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Our lass has just been outside and caught an Asian taxi driver sat outside browsing the internet (hopefully thats all he was doing) on my network.

 

I've been meaning to make it a secure network but dont know how.

 

Does anyone know

 

 

Cant really blame the fella Dean. Where do you live? Just grabbing the lap-top and I’ll be right over!

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Cant really blame the fella Dean. Where do you live? Just grabbing the lap-top and I’ll be right over!

 

With your record John I'd stay off line for a while and keep your head down

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dean,

 

look at setting up some sort of encryption. log onto the router, the IP address should be on the back of the router. type this into explorer, firefox, safari or whatever web browser you are using. it will probably ask for a login and password.

 

Look at setting up a WEP or WPA encryption and password. If you want even further security, the router should have a section for 'devices' you can add MAC address filtering aswell. This means that to connect to your network you need to have entered the MAC address into the filter lists.

 

There are other ways - sorry I cannot offer more info. the routers are different but essentially have the same functionality.

 

Either that, disable the wireless and connect via an ethernet cable...:001_tongue:

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try this

 

go into the program for the router

click set up at the top

then click launch security set up wizard

 

 

got it from the manual on line

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