|D-Link DSL 2740 B|
|Model||DSL 2740 B|
|Manufaturer code||DSL 2740 B|
|Description||The DSL-2740B Router is a versatile, high-performance remote router for the home and small office. With integrated ADSL2/2+ supporting up to 24Mbps download speeds, firewall protection, Quality of Service (QoS), 802.11n wireless LAN (draft 1.0) and 4 Ethernet switch ports, this router provides all the functions that a home or small office needs to establish a secure and high-speed link to the Internet.|
|Data Sheet||Download DSL-2740B Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download DSL-2740B User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA-2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|Default Login Details||Username: admin|
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 password in the prompt box.
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 (SSID) box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the Hide Wireless Network option. 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 and WPA2 encryption.
It is recommended to use WPA2 security.
WPA 2 Security Mode
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!