Netcomm NB9W Netcomm NB9W wireless router
Make Netcomm
Model NB9W
Manufaturer code NB9W
Description The NB9W MyNetGateway delivers an all-in one Integrated Access Device. It includes an ADSL2+ modem, 4-port Layer 3 Quality of Service (QoS) router, 2 x FXS ports for VoIP equipment, 1 x FXO port for PSTN lifeline backup and 802.11g wireless in one device! Now home, home office and small business users can eliminate the clutter of multiple nternet/networking devices and consolidate it in one neat unit.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
802.11g
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.netcomm.com.au
Product Webpage http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/voip/nb9w
Data Sheet Download Netcomm NB9W Data Sheet
User Guide Download Netcomm NB9W User Guide
Security Options 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
Default Login Details Username: admin
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 NB9W IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.

Netcomm NB9W login

Username: admin
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, go to Wireless > Setup. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the SSID box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the radio button next to the Hide Access Point option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

Netcomm NB9W Wireless Security Interface

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

To do, so, go to Wireless > Security.

This router supports WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) and WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access). Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.

It is recommended to use WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access).

WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access)

Netcomm NB9W WPA/WPA2-PSK

Network Authentication                               WPA-PSK

Pre-shared Key String                                              Type in your passphrase (password)

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

Well done! You have now secured your router!

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