How to Secure the D-Link WBR-1310 Wireless G Router

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  1. Nelson
    June 16, 2014

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  2. A. Fuller
    May 24, 2014

    Thanks so much for this! Got a tangent problem:
    I did this via my home office desktop, then connected via my smart phone. The phone seems to keep getting kicked off of the connection, which I thought might be due to the heightened security. So, I set the phone to stay on this network, even if the signs drops, and I got a notice stating that thos wireless network (the one I just set up with this how-to) may not actually provide an internet connection, but will stay connected per my settings. The phone’s internet is now slow and keeps dropping. Shouldn’t having entered the password give it full, uninterrupted access? Please help.

    • Paul Salmon
      May 26, 2014

      Sometimes the security can interrupt the wireless connection in a device, but all devices now support WPA2. One thing you can try is to change the channel in your routers settings for the wireless network. You won’t need to change anything on the device, as the change is transparent, but sometimes other wireless devices can interfere with a specific channel.

  3. Zoe Lewis
    May 18, 2014

    Thank you. I’m in my 70′s and am very timid about confronting internet problems. I’ve had an unsecured site for several years and haven’t had the courage to change it..Your directions were absolutely perfect.. I’m now secure…The instructions couldn’t have been more clear.

  4. jedrek
    March 8, 2014

    wow, nice, step by step, very clear and easy, thx a lot, 5 min and done well

  5. Marian
    January 4, 2014

    I tried to login to the username and password. I want to change the router name. Please advise.

  6. stephanie
    June 14, 2013

    I did all of that. But when I click save settings, it doesn’t work! I tried restarting the computer and router. Nothing works!

  7. Adrian Anna
    August 11, 2012

    Ok So I used Admin as the user name and then changed the user names to something else I was taken back to the login page. I used the username and password I selected and it did not work. I tried Admin again and that did not work what do I do now please help.
    Thank You

  8. Jason
    August 7, 2012

    A few things need to be done to ensure a wireless network is “secure” :

    The WPA/WPA2 password should be a minimum of 14 characters, and should contain at least one uppercase and one lowercase letter,one number, and one special character like a dash/slash/dollar sign/etc… This will make it nearly impossible for common tools to brute force the password.

    Changing the SSID to something non-common will help negate the use of rainbow tables to crack the password.

    An absolute MUST is to disable WPS in the router, due to an exploit that allows a hacker to very easily recover the WPA/WPA2 password.

    Just my 2c.

  9. Neethu
    August 3, 2012

    Login admin password admin try this…..

  10. Neethu
    August 3, 2012

    Login admin password admin. try this…..

  11. Bill Houlzet
    June 5, 2012

    My wife and I spent several hours trying to resolve this issue, until we found this site; it was really and easy to follow. Great.

  12. Adam
    April 28, 2012

    I tried to use “admin” as the password, but it didn’t work for me.

  13. Bidyut Kumar Das
    December 15, 2010

    precise information

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