how to set a password for my router?

By transviruses
Jun 11, 2006
  1. how to set a password for my D-link wireless router(DL 524)?? so other people can not use it unless they know the pass. thx
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    From HERE

    Step 1 Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the wireless router in the address bar (default is Press Enter.

    Step 2 The default username is admin and the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

    Step 3 Click the Tools tab and then click Admin to the left.

    Step 4 To change the administrative password, enter a new password in the Admin section.

    To change the user password, enter a new password in the User section.

    Step 5 Click Apply then click Continue to save the settings.
  3. transviruses

    transviruses TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 52

    srry i meant for saying when other people are trying to access to internet through my router with a adapter they need to know the pass to do it.
  4. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    you need to set encription for it

    there are 2 types of encripption one is a WEP key whitch is the one you want to use, the way i did it on my netgear is i went to setup ( refer to pennents post on how to enter) then find ssomething that says wirless router or encription it will ask you to set a router name chennel and wep encription code, enter what ever you like, then it will give you four keys, choose one. REMBER THE NAME AND CODE

    apply the settinbgs it may take a few minuters. Then you will need to do this on your computer inorder top acess the internet and your set, i hope i explandination was not to hard

    good luck :bounce:
  5. transviruses

    transviruses TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 52

    kk thx alot
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