Know about wifi security

pritesh - Jan 1, 2009 at 08:22 AM
 hazeltorres - Feb 6, 2023 at 06:40 AM
hello sir i'm using linksys wifi router which model number is WRT54G ; i want to protected my wifi network through WEP OR WPA pls tell me the acctual process.

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Here are the steps to secure your Linksys WRT54G WiFi network using WEP or WPA encryption:

  1. Access the router's web interface: Open a web browser and enter the router's IP address in the address bar (usually or Enter the username and password for the router's administrative interface (the default credentials are usually "admin" and "admin").

  2. Go to the Wireless Security page: Look for a section labeled "Wireless Security" or "Wireless Encryption."

  3. Choose WEP or WPA: Depending on your router model, you may have the option to use WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access). WPA is generally recommended because it provides stronger security compared to WEP.

  4. Configure the encryption settings: Enter a password (also known as a "key") in the "Passphrase" or "Key" field. Choose a key length and encryption method if prompted. Make sure to write down the password as you will need it to connect to the network.

  5. Save the changes: Click "Save" or "Apply" to save the changes and apply the new encryption settings.

  6. Connect to the network: On your device, find the list of available WiFi networks and select your Linksys WRT54G network. Enter the password you chose in step 4 when prompted.

Note: The specific steps to secure your Linksys WRT54G WiFi network may vary depending on the router's firmware version and other factors. Please refer to the router's user manual or support website for detailed instructions.

adobepro Posts 16 Registration date Tuesday August 26, 2008 Status Member Last seen June 6, 2009 11
Jan 1, 2009 at 12:01 PM

you can protect your wifi connection setting up a network key - password that will enables restriction to your actual connection.

This is very important because people might be using of your bandwith and reduce your personal connection speed.

Run your wifi wizard set up and enables password restriction for connection