Quick Links. Download this manual See also: User Manual. Share your broadband Internet access. Table of Contents. Below are two short sections, one discusses the benefits of home networking, the other outlines best practices in order to maximize your wireless home network range and performance. If difficulties persist even at close range, please contact Belkin Technical Support.

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Quick Links. See also: User Manual. Share your broadband Internet connection. Software gibt es in Ihrer Sprache:. Voor Nederlandstalige handleidingen. Table of Contents. Page 2: Table Of Contents The following two short sections discuss the benefits of home networking and outline best practices for maximizing your wireless home network range and performance.

Page 7 Introduction For more information regarding our networking products, visit our website at www. Page 8: Product Overview In minutes you will be able to share your Internet connection and network your computers. The following is a list of features that make your new Belkin Wireless G Router an ideal solution for your home or small office network. The switch features automatic detection so it will adjust to the speed of connected devices. The switch will transfer data between computers and the Internet simultaneously without interrupting or consuming resources.

Page 10 Product Overview Integrated All of the cables exit from the rear of the Router for better organization and utility. The LED indicators are easily visible on the front of the Router to provide you with information about network activity and status. When information is being sent over the port, the LED blinks rapidly. Page 15 Knowing your Router Router will momentarily flash. You can use it to get your Router up and running in minutes. Make sure you have not connected the Router at this point.

If you have connected your Router, please reconnect your computer directly to the modem. Page 19 Connecting and Configuring your Router If you are not sure which adapter to choose, select the adapter at the top of the list. If you mistakenly choose the wrong adapter now, you will be able to choose a different one later. Page 20 Connecting and Configuring your Router Connecting and Configuring your Router This step instructs you to locate the power supply that is included with your Router.

Plug the power supply into an empty power outlet. Page 21 Connecting and Configuring your Router Step 3 Check the Connection Once you have completed connecting the Router, the Wizard will check the connection to the Router and then go on to determine what type of Internet connection you have. This will take approximately one minute. During this time, do not turn off the Router or computer. The Router will restart itself at the end of this step. Page 23 Internet by opening your browser and going to your favourite web page.

You have finished installing your new Belkin Router. You are ready to set up the other computers in your home. You can also add computers to your Router anytime you want. You can also use it to manage advanced functions of the Router. Mac or PC computer that was originally connected to the cable or DSL modem To power adapter Note: Your Router may have ports in different locations than depicted in the illustration above.

Page 27 Alternate Setup Method Logging out of the Router One computer at a time can log into the Router for the purposes of making changes to the settings of the Router.

Once a user has logged in to make changes, there are two ways that the computer can be logged out. Pressing this button will take you back to the home page. Internet Status Indicator This indicator is visible in all pages of the UI, indicating the connection status of the Router. Some dynamic connection types may require a host name. If you are not sure if your ISP requires a service name, leave this blank.

Type in the information provided by your ISP in the space provided. Enter the IP address here. Your user name and password are provided to you by Telstra BigPond. Enter this information below. Choosing your state from the drop-down menu IP address. Page 40 Internet service. Belkin has provided the ability to clone copy the MAC address of the computer into the Router.

Your MAC address is now cloned to the Router. This is a unique, advanced feature of your Belkin Router. It is possible to change the subnet mask if necessary; however, do NOT make changes to the subnet mask unless you have a specific reason to do so.

Page 44 IP address to change. You can set a local domain name network name for your network. There is no need to change this setting unless you have a specific advanced need to do so. You can From this tab you can make changes to the wireless network name SSID , operating channel, encryption security settings, and configure the Router to be used as an access point.

The different modes are explained below. In the United States and Australia, there are 11 channels. In the United Kingdom and most of Europe, there are 13 channels. Doing so will keep your network name hidden from computers that are scanning for the presence of wireless networks.

This section is intended for the home, home office, and small office user. Page 51 Most of the new wireless equipment in the market today supports both bit and bit WEP encryption, but you might have older equipment that only supports bit WEP. All Belkin wireless products will support both bit and bit WEP.

Encryption Keys After selecting either the bit or bit WEP encryption mode, it is critical that you generate an encryption key. Page 52 Typically, this is the mode that will be used in a home environment. For a list of Belkin wireless products that support WPA, please visit our website at www. So once you have your network working, you need to activate WEP or WPA and make sure your wireless networking devices are sharing the same network key. To configure encryption for your Mac computer, set the encryption using the manual method described in the next section.

Page Wpa Setup Microsoft. This patch works only with the Windows XP operating system. This setting will have to be identical on the clients that you set up. Enter your pre-shared key. This can be from eight to 63 characters and can be letters, numbers, or symbols. The Router can be configured to work as a wireless network access point. Restriction can be set for a single computer, a range of computers, or multiple computers.

Any computer attempting to access the network that is not specified in the filter list will be denied access. This may be necessary if the firewall is causing problems with an application such as a game or video conferencing application.

By pinging a specific IP address and receiving a response from the IP address, a hacker can determine that something of interest might be there. Restarting or rebooting the Router will NOT delete any of your configuration settings. It is recommended that you back up your settings before you restore all of the defaults.

Saving your configuration will allow you to restore it later if your settings are lost or changed. It is recommended that you back up your current configuration before performing a firmware update.

The configuration is now saved. Restoring a Previous Configuration This option will allow you to restore a previously saved configuration. A reminder window will appear. It will take up to 35 seconds for the configuration restoration to complete. A second countdown will appear on the screen.

Firmware updates contain feature improvements and fixes to problems that may exist. To download the new version of firmware, click the download logo A window will open that allows you to select the location where you want to save the firmware file. The download of the firmware is complete. You will be asked if you are sure you want to continue.

You will see one more message. Page 83 Internet and get a response. You cannot set the clock yourself. Page 84 NAT will disable your firewall functions. It is a technology that offers seamless operation of voice messaging, video messaging, games, and other applications that are UPnP-compliant.

You will see the following window. You can also use these steps to add computers to your Router after the Router has been set up to connect to the Internet. If you made any changes, the following window will appear.


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