securing wireless networks

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Would b Hero, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. Would b Hero

    Would b Hero Guest

    I'm using a wireless connection for a labtop to use the internet, however i
    feel that people are using my internet connection. How do i put password on
    it so only certain people the password can use it? also will that effect the
    computer i'm also using that is plugged in with a cable?
    Would b Hero, Sep 24, 2005
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  2. Would b Hero

    Malke Guest

    Would b Hero wrote:

    > I'm using a wireless connection for a labtop to use the internet,
    > however i feel that people are using my internet connection. How do i
    > put password on it so only certain people the password can use it?
    > also will that effect the computer i'm also using that is plugged in
    > with a cable?


    You need to enable encryption on the router. Then you'll enter the
    encryption key into any computers connecting wirelessly. Here are links
    to help you with wireless security:

    Wireless - Basic Security - http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Security.html
    MVP Barb Bowman on wireless security - http://tinyurl.com/56fc5
    The six dumbest ways to secure a wireless LAN -
    http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/index.php?p=43

    Malke
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    Malke, Sep 24, 2005
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