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  1. rvthor

    rvthor Thread Starter

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    Just need to know how to add a password to my wireless enternet router to prevent others from logging on.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. lunarlander

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    What is the make and model of your router ?

    You will probably find the manual for it on the maker's web site.
     
  3. rvthor

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    Sorry, I should have known it wouldn't be a universal thing.

    My unit is a Lynksys WRTU54G-TM. When I enter Lynksys WRTU54G-TM I get too many hits to know where to go.

    Still stumped
     
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  5. rvthor

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    After I got 3,945,633 hits when I typed in my IP address...I gave up, but somehow got to an on-line chat that finally got me a pass word.Any way...Thanks for your help
     
  6. valis

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    your 'ip address' was probably something like 192.168.x.x, correct?
     
  7. rvthor

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    That's it. I belive the enternet just has TMI
     
  8. valis

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    nope. Your ip on the far side of the router is not 192.168.1.1. Hit 'whatismyip.com' and you will get your farside IP addy. The 192.168.x.x is just a default 'home' IP for internal networking. You could ask 1000 homeowners what their internal IP is, and chances are high that 999 will respond with 192.168.x.x.
     
  9. rvthor

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    Interesting..thanks
     
  10. valis

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    de nada. Nothing to get worried about, let's put it that way.
     
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