My wireless card does not support WPA, can I still secure my network?
Yes! The USR5461 Wireless MAXg Router supports the following forms of wireless
- WEP Open
- WEP Shared
During the initial configuration of the USR5461 Wireless MAXg Router,
WPA2 and WPA is selected as the default security method. If
you do not want to use WPA2 and WPA, perform the following
steps to select a different security method.
- Launch your Web browser. In the location or address line, type the address
of the router's Web User Interface and press Enter. The default
address is 192.168.2.1
Click Start to begin the Wireless MAXg Router initial
The MAXg Wireless Router has the ability to automatically configure you internet
connection. If your Internet connection is not automatically configured, select
your internet type and enter the appropriate information in the corresponding
fields. When finished, click Next.
Clear the box labeled Secure the router against unauthorized access
Type a user name and password in the fields provided. Click Finish.
Click Continue to proceed to the router's Status page.
When the user name and password window appears, type in the user name and the
password you created. Click OK to load the router's setup page.
Click Security in the main menu.
Click the Method drop-down menu to display the list of available
forms of wireless security offered on the Wireless MAXg Router. Select
the desired security method and then enter the appropriate information in the
corresponding fields. When finished click Save at the bottom
of the page.
Note: All wireless clients
connecting to the router must be configured with the same security information.
- Congratulations! You have successfully secured your router. All wireless clients with matching security parameters can now access the router securely.