|Description||Â Router SMCWBR14-N2 is the perfect all-in-one networking solution for connecting and sharing your high speed cable/xDSL internet connection|
|Data Sheet||Download SMCNetwork SMCWBR14-N2 Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download SMCNetwork SMCWBR14-N2 User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|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 enterÂ the IP address of your router (192.168.2.1 by default) 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 password in the prompt box.
Password: Â smcadmin
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, Click BASICÂ >WIRELESS. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the Wireless Network Name box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the 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 is safe, you should select the appropriate security function.
To do so go to BasicÂ >Â Wireless. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless security mode. Select the suitable security mode from the drop down list next to the Security Mode option.
Â This router supports WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), Â WPA-Personal and WPA-Enterprise security mechanisms. Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.
It is recommended to use WPA (Pre-Shared Key).
WPA (Pre-Shared Key)
In order to use the WPA Personal encryption method select WPA Personal from the “Security Mode” drop-down menu and then type in your desired password in the field below. To save your changes click Save Settings.
Well done! You have now secured your router!