how do I check who's connected to network?

By detrunks
Jun 12, 2007
  1. Hello,
    The speed of my internet connection varies quite a bit so I was wondering if it is possible someone is leeching off my wireless network. How can I check how many PCs are connected to my wireless access point? It's a Linksys WAP54G.

    Thanks in advance
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

    In the router page (usually you can go to the far right 'tab' which is called status I think, I'm not at home so I can't check, and then on the left column there should be something like DHCP Clients Table. That will show you everyone connected and their MAC address. Check and make sure those are all yours connected.
  3. detrunks

    detrunks TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 153

    Cool! Thanks for that - I'll keep my eye on this as my speed is now back to normal!
  4. gguerra

    gguerra TS Maniac Posts: 317

    Why dont you secure you router, just set up a passkey or something and for sure nobody will get on your wireless unless you let them.
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