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Old Feb 8, 2008, 08:23 AM   #1
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How do you change the name of your Wi-Fi Network??

How do you change your Wi-Fi Network name from your Mac??
For example mine is called "WLAN_32" and I would like to call it something else.
NOTE: This is NOT an apple AirPort Base Station. It's another brand router.


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Old Feb 8, 2008, 08:24 AM   #2
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You have to do it in the routers configuration page, there will be an option somewhere.
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Old Feb 8, 2008, 08:24 AM   #3
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You have to do it the way your router provides, most likely you enter it's IP address in your browser and manage it from there. You have to see what your routers setup IP address is, which can be found with a google search.
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Usually the IP is 192.168.1.1. If it asks you for a user/pass, the username is generally admin, and leave the password blank.
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Usually the IP is 192.168.1.1. If it asks you for a user/pass, the username is generally admin, and leave the password blank.
This is manufacture/model specific

for example
my netgear is 192.168.0.1 admin password
my xstation is 10.0.0.1
sisters is 192.168.2.1

The user manual will tell you want it is, if not you can google it.
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and U.S robotics is 192.168.123.102
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Old Feb 8, 2008, 09:57 AM   #7
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But if you type in your own IP then it asks you for a username and password aswell. What user and password do you have to type in then??
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Old Jan 25, 2009, 09:13 AM   #8
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Anyone? I type in my IP into Safari and this box pops up and asks me for a password and username. I typed admin and left the password box blank but didn't accept (I also tried administrator and also tried my network's name and password but still no luck).

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