|D-Link DIR 615|
|Manufaturer code||DIR 615|
|Description||The D-Link Wireless N Router (DIR-615) upgrades your home network to Wireless N providing an excellent solution for sharing an Internet connection and files such as video, music, photos, and documents. DR 615 use Intelligent Antenna technology to transmit multiple streams of data which enables you to receive wireless signals in the farthest corners of your home.|
|Data Sheet||Download DIR 615 Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download DIR 615 User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA-2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|WPA-PSK (Pre Shared Key)|
|WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)|
|Default Login Details||Username: admin|
|Password: < blank >|
In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:
Step1 (Log in to your router)
To log in to your router run Internet Explorer (or your default browser), enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.
After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.
Password: < blank >
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, Go to Setup > Wireless. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. Enter the name of the network in the Wireless Network Name box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) select â€œInvisibleâ€ option next to Visibility Status. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.
To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.
To do, so click Go to Setup > Wireless > Wireless Security Mode
This router supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK encryption.
It is recommended to use WPA2-PSK security.
Enter the Pre Shared Key, this will be your password for connecting to the network.
To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Save Settings.
Well done! You have now secured your router!