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how to check my laptop wireless security


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As the above question.I have a desk top computer with xp pro connected to the internet via a modem and telephone line.I also have a laptop which is vista home premium.As soon as the laptop boots up i can connect to my provider, Plusnet,just by clicking the internet explorer icon.How can i tell if my connection is secure from other wireless devices please?

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difarn

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You can go into your router's configuration page to see if the number of IP addresses match the number of devices you have - as per the attached article.

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Thanks for the reply and the link Difarn.Will have a look and see if everything is ok.

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G-telware

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Firstly go to the configuration setting, then there es a IP address go through it. then check the network security of your laptop, this is how you can easily check the wireless security.

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