|Description||The SMC7904WBRA4 combines an ADSL2/2+ modem, router, 4-port 10/100 LAN switch, 802.11g wireless access point & robust SPI firewall making it the complete solution for securely connecting & sharing your high speed ADSL connection, wired or wirelessly.|
|Data Sheet||Download SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre Shared Key)|
|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 enterÂ the IP address of your router (192.168.2.1 by default) 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 username and password in the prompt box.
Password: Â smcadmin
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, click on WLAN > 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 â€œDisableâ€ option next to SSID. 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 go to WLAN >Â Security.
This router supports 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy),Â WPA (Wi-Fi Protected), WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2Â Pre-Shared Key) and Â security encryption methods. Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.
It is recommended to use Â WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2Â Pre-Shared Key).
WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2Â Pre-Shared Key)
In order to do so you Â firstÂ have to choose WPA2 Mixed from the “Encryption” drop-down menu. Then select the Personal(Pre-Shared Key) radio button as the WPA Authentication Mode, select Passphrase from theÂ Pre-Shared Key Format drop-down menu adn then type in your desired password in theÂ Pre-shared KeyÂ field. Â To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply Changes.
Well done! You have now secured your router!