Tips to change the default password of Belkin® router
Router is a computer network device which helps in forwarding data packets along networks. Actually wireless routers are wired routers equipped with wireless access points built in, so that you can enjoy both wired and/or wireless network connections at the same time. The wireless broadband routers are similar to a wired router, albeit with the obvious exception of the antenna on top, and the lack of cable running from the PCs to the router when it is all set up. Belkin provides you with a wide range of Wireless routers offering you with much advanced wireless connectivity and the latest encryption. Also setting up the Belkin router in your network is pretty simple and straight forward.
- Need to change default password
- Tips to change default password
- Things to keep in mind
Need to change default password
Changing the default password of the Belkin router is important to prevent unauthorized use of your network. The default password provided by Belkin may be known to several people and they may be able to use your network without your consent. Chances are there that your network or the computers connected to your network might be accessed by intruders or hackers. You may lose your confidential data and your critical Operating System files may get deleted. Changing the default password will help you prevent such issues.
Tips to change default password
Changing the default password of your Belkin router is very simple and you can do it on your own. Open your web browser and type in your Belkin router IP address. You will be prompted for the username and password; you can enter the default username and password of your Belkin router. Under the security you can find option to change your password.
Always make sure that you choose a strong password to make sure that you keep your network safe from intrudes and hackers. You can set a strong password by including spaces and alpha numerals in your password string. Make sure that you memorize your password and jot it down. You need to keep your password a secret.
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