Router and Wireless Network Security

This site is designed to explain the security measures related to router and wireless networks and the security settings that should be done when a new router is received. The descriptions on the site are prepared with a simple language and the level that standard users can apply. If you do not know how to make the security settings of your router, you can follow the steps below.

Finding the Router Username and Password

Router's factory default user name and password information is set. This information is usually located at the bottom of the router, and most likely the username and password are admin. If there is no such label under your router, you will find detailed information in the user manual that comes with the router. If you do not have one of these, you can use the guide to getting router information.

Find Router IP Address

You need to know the IP address to reach the management interface of your router. To do this, click on the Windows start menu and type "Run" in the search box. After opening the program, type "cmd" in the text field and click the OK button. Type "ipconfig" in the welcome screen and press enter. The Default Gateway shown here (eg 192.168.l.l or 192.168.1.2) represents the IP address of your router. By using this IP address, you can write to the address bar of your browser and login to the router panel.

Setting the IP Address

If you can not find your IP address by the above method, you need to configure it yourself. To do this, enter the Network and Sharing Center and click on your Internet connection. Click the Properties button in the window that opens. Double-click Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP / IPv4) and check the Automatically obtain DNS server address option and click the OK button. At the end of this process your access IP to the router panel will be set to 192.168.1.1. Once you have completed the login process, you can perform any kind of configuration related to your router through the panel.

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