|Description||The Netcomm NB6Plus4W is an ADSL2/2+ compatible router with built in wireless access point, providing wireless internet and file sharing between multiple computers.|
|Data Sheet||Download Netcomm NB6Plus4W Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download Netcomm NB6Plus4W User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)|
|Â WPA-PSK (Pre Shared Key)|
|WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|WPA/WPA2 (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) 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 username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
Â To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, select Wireless>Â Basic Settings. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the SSID box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check “Hide Wireless Main 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 Wireless > Security.
This router supports 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access), WPA-PSK (Pre Shared Key), WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2), WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key), mixed WPA2/WPA and WPA2/WPA-PSK. WPA2/WPA-PSK is the strongest of all encryption.
It is recommended to use WPA2/WPA-PSK Encryption.
Wireless SecurityÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select WPA2/PSK
Data EncryptionÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select AES
Pre Shared Key Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Type in your chosen passphrase (password)
To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.
Well done! You have now secured your router!