How do I enable Wireless Security on my DSL‑2640R?

Step 1 Open a web browser and type the IPaddress of the DSL-2640R router into the address bar (default ishttp://192.168.1.1). Press Enter.

Step 2 The default username is admin (all lowercase) and the default password is admin (all lower case). Click on OK.

Step 3 Click on the Setup tabat the top and then click on Wireless on the left-hand side.

Step 4 Under Security Mode click on the dropdown menu.

Step 5 Choose the security mode desired. Theavailable modes are WEP,WPA-Personal,WPA-Enterprise homeusers will want to use WPA-Personal orWEP (Please Note that WPA is more secure thenWEP).

Step 6 Choose WPA only forhigher compatibility this mode uses TKIP cipherand some gaming and legacy devices work only with this mode.

Step 7 Enter the desired Pre Shared Key in thePre-Shared Key Box. The Pre Shared Key has aminimum of 8 characters and a maximum of 63 characters. You can useany letter or number on the keyboard. Please note that the PreShared Key is case sensitive, "A" is not equal to "a".

Step 8 Apply settings andreboot the router for the changes to take affect.

A copy of this FAQ (with screenshots) can be downloaded here.

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