Network tech advice..

  martjc 14:10 29 Oct 05

...I currently run a wired network at home. I am considering adding a wireless router as a new element.
My next door neighbour uses a VERY powerful c.b. radio with a 20 ft antenna. Wilkl this interfere with my network? Will the neighbour have any form of access to my network? Thanks in advance.

  madPentium 22:42 29 Oct 05

in a word no. The frequencies are different.
When you configure a wireless network you should always select to encrypt it. You can put in a code and only computers with that code entered will be able to get into your network.

I could see a network in a house across the street and access it. I popped over and encrypted it. I can see the network listed, but cannot access it now. (I got the people to enter a code and not tell me what it is).

  Skills 23:50 29 Oct 05

Very honest and helpful of you madpentium, there are others who wouldnt have been so forth coming.

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