This tutorial will guide you through using configuring security for Netgear routers.
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Connect Ethernet Cable
Directly connect the Ethernet cable to the computer from the Netgear Wireless Home Networking Router. Then open the web browser window to test for an internet connection. If no internet connection exists, check cable connections and power cycle the Netgear Wireless Home Networking Router. Type http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar of the web browser and hit the Enter key on the keyboard.
Log in to your router
Log in using the username and password as provided. If you do not have this information, please contact Charter Support at 1-888-GET-CHARTER (888-438-2427).
Basic wireless settings
Next, click on Wireless Settings on the left side.
Change Network Name (SSID) to a name that is recognizable. The example below displays “CharterSub”. This can be named anything.
Select Wireless Channel of 1, 6, or 11
Enter WEP Passphrase for Keys (Example:chtrxxxx) This field is case sensitive. Click Generate. Then click Apply.
For Netgear routers, select the WPA-PSK Encryption to configure WPA security.
Type a customer defined passphrase (password) and click Apply to save changes.
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