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Hey,

I was looking at my router (http://192.168.2.254/) and I see that I can "Hide SSID" but what does it mean, and I do this, how can I connect with the router when I lose connection, same as now and is it safer?
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Supposed to be safer. To connect you have to input the SSID of the network you want to connect to so don't make it too hard to remember.
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Hide SSID hides the network name your Wireless Router shows when you or someone else is trying to connect to it. Supposedly, it is safer, but 99% of the networks out there don't do it anymore, since anyone with a laptop and free time can find your network and its SSID.
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Thanks for the information.
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