SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 wireless router
Make SMCNetwork
Model SMC7904WBRA4
Manufaturer code SMC7904WBRA4
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.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
802.11g
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.smc-australia.com.au/
Product Webpage http://www.smc-australia.com.au/SMC7904WBRA4
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
Password: smcadmin

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 (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.

SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 IP

Step2 (Login)

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.

SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 login screen

Username: Admin

Password:  smcadmin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’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 “Disable” option next to SSID. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 Wireless Security Interface

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

To do so go to WLAN > Security.

SMCNetwork SMC7904WBRA4 Wireless Security Interface

This router supports 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA (Wi-Fi Protected), WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2 Pre-Shared Key) and  security encryption methods. Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.

It is recommended to use  WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2 Pre-Shared Key).

WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected 2 Pre-Shared Key)

In order to do so you  first 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 the Pre-Shared Key Format drop-down menu adn then type in your desired password in the Pre-shared Key field.  To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply Changes.

Well done! You have now secured your router!

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