D-Link DSL 2740 B d-link DSL 2740 B wireless router
Make D-Link
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.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.dlink.com.au
Product Webpage http://www.dlink.com.au/products/?pid=784
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
Password: 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.

D-link DSL 2740 B IP

Step2 (Login)

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.

D-link DSL 2740 B login

Username: admin
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’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.

D-link DSL 2740 B interface

To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.

To do, so click Go to Setup > Wireless > Wireless Security Mode

D-link DSL 2740 B Wireless Security Interface

This router supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption.

It is recommended to use WPA2 security.

WPA 2 Security Mode

D-link DSL 2740 B WPA2

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!


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