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Changing Wireless Security Settings

This section describes the security-related wireless settings. For details on the configuration of the general wireless settings, see Configuring Wireless Settings.

To configure the wireless security settings of your router:

  1. Log in to the WNR834B router at its default LAN address of (or with its default user name of admin and default password of password, or using whatever LAN IP address and password you have set up.
  2. From the main menu of the browser interface, under Setup, click Wireless Settings. The Wireless Settings menu appears.

    Figure 3-2

The available settings in this menu are:

Balancing performance factors (throughput, latency, battery consumption, and equipment compatibility) against the value of information on your network, select an appropriate security level. As a minimum, NETGEAR recommends using WEP with Shared Key authentication.

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