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Old 12-29-2012, 01:27 AM   #11
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yes, it does

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but not to access the admin page
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:29 AM   #12
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The admin page doesn't asks username and password??
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:33 AM   #13
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uh, no. I just entered the IP into the browser. but I'm not going to mess with the security settings, yet
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:36 AM   #14
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Your security is quite weak.. anyone can access the admin page and use your router.. change them make them strong enough..

and I have heard this for first time that the admin page doesn't asks username and password.. so I don't know actually how to create them.. other members may help..
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:41 AM   #15
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What is the brand of your router?
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:47 AM   #16
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its a westell.

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do you mean non-existent? haha
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:45 AM   #17
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Here is a link that will show you how to change you password to access the admin page How to Change the Password to a Westell Router | eHow.com
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:50 AM   #18
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thanks I'll have to do that tomorrow.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:56 AM   #19
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Ok then let us know how you go with it..
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:11 AM   #20
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Here is a link to set up wireless encryption.
How to Secure Your Wireless Network | PCWorld

WPA is the one you should use and if you want extra security set up the router to allow only the MAC address of your computers in the household.

Also give your router a strong password as a hacker would most likely hack the generic default one installed, as they can change the settings.
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