|Description||The NetComm NB5580W is a robust ADSL-sharing and networking solutiondesigned for small businesses, home office and home users who want moreadvanced functionality|
|Data Sheet||Download Netcomm NB5580W Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download Netcomm NB5580W User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|Default Login Details||Username:< 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) and 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 password and leave the username blank in the prompt box.
Password: Â admin
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, Go to Main Menu > Advanced Function. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) select the â€œDisallowâ€ option next to SSID Broadcast. 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 Advanced Function > Wireless Security.
This router supports WEP security mode.
Select â€œMandatoryâ€ option next to Wireless Security.
To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.
Well done! You have now secured your router!