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Jason Jones
Jason Jones, Network Technician
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This morning it said it was unsecured after years of uses

Customer Question

This morning it said it was unsecured after years of uses and being secured
JA: Can you describe your network setup (devices and cables used)?
Customer: Model - WRT54G, version 2.0
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: We awoke and devices were not connected; we went to connect, and it showed unsecured
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Unplugged and waiting, then replugged
JA: Anything else you want the network expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 days ago.

Hello,
I am the person that will be helping you today.

Once remoted in, I will be able to reconfigure the router and secure it. May I start a secure remote assistance session with you so that I can better help you resolve this problem? When the remote session begins, a chat window will appear that we can use to communicate with each other.

Please, send your reply below in the box. After you type your message, click the Send button.

Thank you,
Jason

Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 days ago.

Here is how you can do it yourself.

On a computer that is connected to the router, perform the steps below:
- Click the following link ---> http://192.168.1.1
Leave the username blank
The default password ***** admin
(if that does let you in, use admin for the username and admin for the password)
- Click the Wireless link (your network name is ***** *****). You can change the network name here.
- Click the Wireless security link (your wireless password ***** ***** here). Choose the level of encryption you want and enter the password ***** you want & click Apply.

Using the network name and password ***** you obtained from the instructions above, reconnect to the wireless signal.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Really cam't do this as there is not internet connection
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
34;Can't"
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
We are starting the computer - we should know whether we have internet soon
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 days ago.

You can do that, if you are connected to the signal. You can also plug your computer into the router with a network cable for now while you do the configuration.