|Description||Â SMCWBR11-G Wireless Mini Router lets user connect their wired or wireless network within the home of office space with no hassle and no running cables.|
|Data Sheet||Download SMCNetwork SMCWBR11-G Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download SMCNetwork SMCWBR11-G User Guide|
|Security Options||64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)|
|WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA/WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre Shared Key)|
|Default Login Details||Username: root|
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 password in the prompt box.
Password: Â smcadmin
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, go to Â Wireless1. This will display the Wireless1 Settings screen where you can configure your wireless network. First type in the SSID name for your wireless network in the SSID Name box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) select â€œNoâ€ option from the drop down menu next to Broadcast 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 is safe; you should select the appropriate security function.
To do, so click Go to Wireless1. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless security mode. Select the suitable security mode under the Encryption settings.
This router supports WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA (Wi-Fi Protected) and WPA/WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre Shared Key)Â security mechanisms. Each one is more secure than the previous one listed.
It is recommended to use WPA2 (Pre-Shared Key)
WPA2 (Pre-Shared Key)
In the new window select WPA/WPA2(PSK)Â from the drop-down menu,Â then type in your desired password in the Pre-shared Key field and re-enter it in the field below.Â To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Save Changes.
Well done! You have now secured your router!