|Description||NetComms NB9WMAXXn has advanced wireless N connectivity. Offering wireless speeds of up to 300Mbps the NB9WMAXXn has up to 600% greater speed than the original NB9WMAXX, and an extended wireless coverage.|
|Data Sheet||Download Netcomm NB9WMAXXN Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download Netcomm NB9WMAXXN User Guide|
|Security Options||WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA-PSK (Pre Shared Key)|
|WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|WPA/WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|Default Login Details||Username: 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.
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.
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, go to Basic Settings > Wireless Basic Settings. 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 Wireless Main Network option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.
To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.
To do, so click Go toÂ Basic Settings > Wireless Security.
This router supports WPA (Wi-Fi Protected), WPA (Pre Shared Key), WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected 2), WPA2 (Pre Shared Key), WPA/WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected) and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key) security mechanisms. Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.
It is recommended to use WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)
Wireless SecurityÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)
Data EncryptionÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select AES
Pre Shared Key Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Type in your chosen passphrase (password)
To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.
Well done! You have now secured your router!