What if the wireless router does not surf the Internet?
First of all, of course, plug in the power cord, next is the network cable to connect the hardware equipment. The blue RJ45 interface in the figure is a WAN (usually only 1) connected to the ADSL modem via a network cable, while the four yellow RJ45 interfaces are LAN ports (usually 2-4), which are connected to a computer or notebook via a network cable. Now that the power is turned on and the status led on without line is lit (if the power switch is not lit), we can start the next step.
Here may be a lot of friends will ask, is not a wireless router? Why do you have to connect the computer, direct wireless internet is not good. In fact, the wireless router and normal router settings are the same, just wireless router more wireless function, so the wireless router can be used as a normal router, but also to open the wireless function for wireless mobile device use, both can exist at the same time. About the wireless router that has the user puzzled why start to connect the line to the computer, in fact, this problem is very simple, because we need to enter the router settings related parameters, such as filling in the Internet account and password and open no line by the function, etc. Therefore, you must use a network cable to connect the computer before you can enter the router setup interface.
The above line is connected, we turn on the computer, then you can enter the router set up, how to enter the router's internal settings, you can see the router Shell tag has a clear label. Generally speaking, the default login address for the wireless router is 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 login account password is admin by default. The wireless router label callout as shown in the following illustration:
Login IP address, username, password These basic information is generally written in the bottom of the wireless router nameplate, the default IP address is generally 192.168 1.1, the default username and password are generally admin. However, there are exceptions, such as Netgear from the product, the password is changed to "password." There are also some "alternative" vendors that only write this information in the manual, users need to find out, in fact, users look at the instructions or product appearance nameplate is stronger than anything, rather than encounter problems do not think, online disorderly ask, because of the many brands involved, may not necessarily be able to find the answer, the author here is not to say everyone stupid, Not good at thinking, but to remind people not to forget the use of the manual, and sometimes the instructions are stronger than anything.
Introduction to Here, we also understand how to find their own router's login address, open the computer connected to a good line, you can start to set up a trip to the router, set the main include when the Internet account password fill in the wireless router, and related security settings and whether the need to turn on wireless functions.
Open the computer connected to the router, first check the network card TCP/IP protocol, because the wireless router is generally the default to open DHCP function (DHCP function: simply to the notebook/PC automatically assigned IP address), so we can set it to automatically obtain IP address, Of course, you can set the fixed IP address, fixed IP address settings.
After the above settings, we can start to really start setting up the router, but at this point you may face three choices: The CD Setup Wizard, the Smart Setup Wizard, and the Quick Setup Wizard. Because the different Wireless Router Settings Wizard interface has a certain difference, but the basic steps and ideas are the same, so if you are proficient in a brand wireless router settings, other brand wireless router settings are basically solved. Here are three wizard modes that are currently available for most smart wireless router settings.
⒈ CD Setup Wizard--Set shortcut
First of all, the CD-ROM Setup Wizard, as its name suggests, is the basic setting of a wireless router with a random disc attached. Users simply put the CD into the notebook/PC CD-ROM drive, the installation of the application will automatically run, very convenient, but the computer must be installed with CD-ROM drive, novice Friends are recommended to choose, no optical drive users use the Smart Setup Wizard and the Quick Setup Wizard.
Put the CD into the optical drive to run, into the interface, now click the "Installation Wizard" to start the basic wireless router settings, the main steps include the SSID (wireless network name) settings, network access mode settings and wireless encryption settings. The network access mode settings and wireless encryption settings are more critical, and in different use environment, setting the way is also different, so we will do in detail below.
⒉ Smart Setup Wizard and Quick Setup Wizard--The most common way to set up your wireless router
Let's talk about the Smart Setup Wizard and the Quick Setup Wizard, which is the most common setup method at the moment. To choose between the two Settings Wizard, you first need to enter the wireless router Web Configuration interface: Open the browser, in the IE address bar in the previous check to see the No Line by default IP address, For example 192.168.1.1, in the pop-up login interface to enter the router shell of the user name and password can be successfully logged in, login successfully interface as follows:
The basic setup steps for the Smart Setup Wizard and the Quick Setup Wizard are basically similar to the CD Setup Wizard. Also mainly includes SSID (wireless network name), network access mode and wireless encryption three kinds of settings, but the difference is that the Intelligent Setup Wizard can automatically identify the user network access mode, eliminating the user to understand what is dynamic IP, Static IP or PPPoE access mode of trouble.
Therefore, if the user chooses a wireless router with the Smart Setup Wizard, it will be very simple to set up, and if the Smart Settings Wizard, you need to learn more about the various ways of network access, now we have a detailed introduction.
① Choose Network access mode according to the actual use environment
At present, there are five main network access modes, namely static IP, dynamic IP, PPPoE, L2TP and PPTP access. For home users, the most commonly used is the PPPoE access mode (that is, ADSL users), the following we give a specific introduction.
ADSL user choice of access mode:
ADSL is China's most widely used broadband Internet access, has a very large user base. Then the choice of ADSL Internet users should be how to set up without line? First, find the "WAN" setting in the Web configuration interface without wiring, and then choose the way to surf the internet here. For ADSL networks, we need to select the PPPoE option (point to Point protocal over Ethernet). After the selection, enter our ADSL in the operator provided by the user name and password (or they have been modified), save the restart router, you can successfully connect the Internet, different brand router settings interface different, but the steps are basically the same.
Here are four other modes of access: If the user's Internet access needs to enter a fixed IP address, subnet mask and gateway address, then select static IP access; If the user's Internet access requires an automatic IP address, choose dynamic IP access; and for the remaining L2TP and PPTP two ways of accessing , general home users can be completely ignored, because it is difficult to contact.
② Wireless Router security settings
In the previous three Settings wizard, wireless encryption is a required setting, this shows the importance of wireless encryption, wireless router security settings must also cause users to pay enough attention to improper wireless security settings may lead to wireless network into a shared network, it is easy to let others rub the net, Thus affecting the Internet speed and the disclosure of related privacy.
So in the face of so many encryption methods, ordinary home users how to choose? If you're still using the old 11g wireless router (54M), then WEP encryption is almost the only option, but this encryption is easy to crack, so it is highly recommended that users upgrade their wireless routers. And if you are using a 11n wireless router (150M or 300M), then do not choose the WEP encryption method, this way can be easily by the current market card King Wireless card cracked, because it is not only not safe enough, but also your wireless rate limit to the 11g level; The correct choice should be to choose WPA/WPA2-PSK encryption, encryption algorithm should also choose AES algorithm, so that both the most secure wireless network, but also to maintain 11n should be wireless performance.
Finally have to wordy, use wireless router, please give your wireless network encryption, we strongly recommend that you choose Wpa/wpa2-psk encryption method, because this kind of encryption is currently the most difficult to crack a cryptographic way, compared to other encryption methods more secure.
Set up the wireless encryption is all right? Of course not, we must also modify the default username and password of the login wireless router Web interface, which is more conducive to the security of the wireless network.
To prevent "others" from tampering with the basic settings of the wireless router, the user must modify the default logon username and password. After the modification, save the restart router, and then log on again to check whether the new username and password is effective, so that is the completion of the basic wireless router security protection.
To this end, the wireless router's basic settings, even if completed, users can begin to experience the wonderful wireless new life, what smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc. can be wireless network coverage of wireless Internet access.
③ Wireless Router Setup some details about
Complete the above no line by the basic settings, we also need to pay attention to some details of the settings, such as modifying the default IP address, a personality of the SSID, and so on, these more network security and so have some help, if you feel trouble can also drift.
We recommend that you modify the wireless router default IP address, such as the common 192.168.1.1 to 10.0.0.1, not only to avoid conflict with the access network (dynamic IP access), but also to enhance the security of wireless networks (prevent illegal intruders can easily guess your IP network segment). In addition, it is recommended that primary users start DHCP (automatically assign IP addresses) with no lines from the beginning. When you are familiar with the network card IP address settings, it is recommended to manually set the IP address (with the router IP address on the same network segment), and turn off the DHCP function, so that the network becomes more secure.
Wireless routers do not surf the internet what's going on? First of all, we recommend that you set up a personalized SSID (network name), so that the wireless network in the list to quickly find their own wireless network, and with the use of turn off SSID broadcast, can significantly improve the security of the network. Of course, for the novice users, early or open SSID broadcast more convenient, to be familiar with the wireless network connection, you can immediately turn off this function, improve the overall security of the network. And for the choice of network mode, we recommend 11b/g/n Hybrid mode, which can ensure the maximum compatibility, so that all kinds of WiFi terminals can be a smooth access to your wireless network.