Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Wirelss Network Password


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 im_no_good_with_computers

im_no_good_with_computers

  • Members
  • 213 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:05:18 PM

Posted 19 January 2007 - 12:03 AM

how do i add a password to my wireless network? its a home network i have an adapter in my pc upstairs and the router is downstairs
how do i open up the thing that shows you all the connections/wireless networks in the area?
thanks

the adapter is a linxsys wirelss g pci adapter 802.11g
it uses the software that came with it

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


m

#2 fozzie

fozzie

    aut viam inveniam aut faciam


  • Members
  • 3,516 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Ossendrecht/The Netherlands
  • Local time:10:18 PM

Posted 19 January 2007 - 06:34 AM

here you can find the manual.

#3 Ben Woodruff

Ben Woodruff

  • Members
  • 10 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:04:18 PM

Posted 24 January 2007 - 08:51 PM

here you can find the manual.


That's the manual for the wireless adapter, but that's not where im_no_good_with_computers will need to setup wireless encryption.

im_no_good_with_computers, what model router do you have?
You can probably login to it at http://192.168.1.1/ or http://192.168.0.1/ (check the manual for the default password if you haven't set one - it's probably a combination of "admin," "default," and/or blank).
Once in the setup page, look for a link regarding the wireless setup.
You'll want to turn on WPA encryption. Once you turn that on you'll have to enter the key you want to use into both the router and the computer. Make sure you remember that key or write it down because if you lose it the only want to get it back may be to reset the router back to the factory defaults.

Hope this helps :thumbsup:

Ben

Edited by Ben Woodruff, 24 January 2007 - 08:51 PM.

My setup: MacBook Pro | 17" LCD matte display @ 1680 x 1050 | 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo | 2GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM | DVD-R | ATI Radeon X1600 256MB PCIe | 100GB Hitachi 7,200RPM Hard Drive | AirPort Extreme b/g/n

Looking for a PC repair center? Live in upstate NY?
Hurricane Technologies - 53 Genesee St. - Avon NY - 14414 - 585.226.2526




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users