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How To Secure A Wi-fi Home Modem


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#1 wwejosh

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Posted 22 January 2007 - 09:24 AM

Hello.
I'm getting broadband, the provider will connecting two computers via a wi-fi modem(looked at other ways but to tricky).
What can I do to secure/help make the connection safer?
Do many people here have a home wi-fi modem?

Thanks.

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Posted 23 January 2007 - 06:54 AM

You have to do WPA or WEP encryption depending what the devices are supporting. Under normal circumstances the provider installing it will do that. If not ask for it.

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Posted 23 January 2007 - 08:41 AM

Hi thanks fozzie.
Will this make it safe or safer?

Thanks mate.

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Posted 23 January 2007 - 06:25 PM

In terms of accessibility any encryption would make it almost impossible to enter.(If they use the combination of capital and digit and normal there about 62 million possibilities.) As far as safety is concerned we have an excellent tutorial

here
and here

If any questions feel free to ask




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