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Steve Soleimani

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I have a Motorola WR850G and I wanted to know how can I set it up so I can make is a secure network, so people cant "steal" my wireless internet. Like set a short password. Like I want constant access to my computer without have to put a password eveytime, but I want people using laptops or a psp to have to enter a pssword in order to use my wireless interent. Also I have my computer and Xbox 360 hooked up to my modem and router with a wire because I don't know how to use the router wirelessly with my Dell Dimension 2400, do you?
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Does your dimension have a wireless network card?
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You got me there. Idk, how would I go by finding out? Im good with computers and should know this lol.
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To find out if you have a wireless card, go to your command window and type: "ipconfig /all" (without quotes), and see if any of your adapters are wireless.

If you setup WEP, or WPA, you can achieve what you want. Although I am unfamiliar with your specific brand router, most of them have the option to disable broadcasting the signal, but BEWARE, you will have to manually set up your connection if you choose to do this. On most setups, you will have to change one page at a time, and save each one after each change, it gets annoying.

Also, by your post, if your Dell doesn't have wireless, and your Xbox doesn't have wireless, do you have any devices that you are running wireless?? If not, you can disable the wireless signal on most wireless routers.
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Umm when i typed in ipconfig /all it came up with this:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
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C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : steven-ocev2nvv
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethe
rnet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0A-01-00-A2-50
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.10.2
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.10.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.10.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.10.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, April 29, 2007 7:54:27 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, April 30, 2007 7:54:27 PM

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>

and my comp and xbox are hooked up through a wire, and ive used my psp wirelessly with the router.
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