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matofthemint

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Is there any way to determine is some one is 'piggy backing' on my router? Actiontec was no help, nor Verizon. All day the Wireless light has been flashing, even when I am not using the internet.
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Any decent router will provide what's called a DHCP list which is a list of all the computers and their names that are connected to it.
Or alternatively, pull the plug out to kick everybody off, then stick two fingers up at the piggy-backers by changing your ID code and security key so only you can get on it. :)
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How, or where do I find the DHCP list?
I appreciate your help.
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Need to log into the router. See your manual. Logging into the router is also where you set wireless security - again, see the manual.
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Thanks, Neil. The DHCP says I'm the only one on - can't figure out the blinking. I'll try changing the codes and see what happens. So far this morning it's only blinking when I'm using the internet.
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