Netcomm NB5580W Netcomm NB5580W wireless router
Make Netcomm
Model NB5580W
Manufaturer code NB5580W
Description The NetComm NB5580W is a robust ADSL-sharing and networking solutiondesigned for small businesses, home office and home users who want moreadvanced functionality
Wireless Standards 802.11b
802.11g
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.netcomm.com.au
Product Webpage http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/routers/nb5580w
Data Sheet Download Netcomm NB5580W Data Sheet
User Guide Download Netcomm NB5580W User Guide
Security Options 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
Default Login Details Username:< blank >
Password: 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.

Netcomm NB5580W IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.

To login, use the following system password and leave the username blank in the prompt box.

Username: <blank>

Password:  admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, Go to Main Menu > Advanced Function. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) select the “Disallow” option next to SSID Broadcast. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

Netcomm NB5580W Wireless Security Interface

To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.

To do, so click Go to Advanced Function > Wireless Security.

Netcomm NB5580W WPA/WPA2-PSK

This router supports WEP security mode.

Select “Mandatory” option next to Wireless Security.

To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.

Well done! You have now secured your router!

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