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How do I update my Linksys Router firmware? Thanks!

Also, when I first setup my wireless network, I never bothered with a password (I figured I might have a bunch of trouble, so if I just got it up and running I could always go backa put on a password...) and I am looking to 'delete' my wireless network and start from scratch, but I am not sure how to do this. Networking is my weak point. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Control Panel>>Network Connections>>Right Click on the connection and delete.

Update your firmware by going to the administration tab (In router settings) and you should see a sub tab called update firmware.
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Control Panel>>Network Connections>>Right Click on the connection and delete.
I have tried that... It is not that simple. Even when I delete it, my router is still transmitted the wireless signal, and the network still exsist on my labtop. How do I delete my 'workgroup' and start from scratch so I can make the network secure?
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Clientside secure? Or Severside(router)?

Your router is always transmitting if its on(unless stealthed,see below).

It sounds live serverside,and you want to add a wep key/stealth the connection? Or a password to access the router?

If its a password,thats under the administration tab aswell.

Stealing the connection(SSID broadcast) is under the wireless tab,set it to disable.

And WEP is under the wireless tab>>wireless security>>WEP



To change the workgroup:

Control Panel>>System>>Computer Name>>Change
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TylerBello
Clientside secure? Or Severside(router)?

Your router is always transmitting if its on(unless stealthed,see below).

It sounds live serverside,and you want to add a wep key/stealth the connection? Or a password to access the router?

If its a password,thats under the administration tab aswell.

Stealing the connection(SSID broadcast) is under the wireless tab,set it to disable.

And WEP is under the wireless tab>>wireless security>>WEP



To change the workgroup:

Control Panel>>System>>Computer Name>>Change
I don't understand where all of these settings are. And if I change my computers workgroup, how do I change the workgroup the wireless router is on?
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That is what I want to stop showing up!
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The router has a reset button on the back of the router, you might have to use something to push it with.
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I tried reseting it, but it is still there...
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post #9 of 9
Go to:

192.168.1.1

Login

That is where the non workgroup related settings (from my second post) are located and referenced to.

Yes,you want to turn off SSID broadcast and add a WEP key,so follow the directions from the second post.

The directions may not be accurate as I dont know the model of your router,but they should be similar.
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