Fix Home Network
Easy steps to fix your Home wireless network
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You want to change the wireless settings on the router.
Some times it happen that you are not able to see your own wireless network but you can see other wireless networks. In that case you can try to change the wireless channel on the router.
 
For this your computer should be connected to the router with the Ethernet cable.
If you do not have any computer connected to the router then you will need to connect the computer to the router.
 
On this computer you can open the router set up page.
Click here to know how to open the router set up.
 
Once you open the set up page of the router , you will find the option for wireless settings.
 
SSID is the wireless network name.
Make sure that the SSID broadcast is enabled on the router.
You  can try to change the wireless channel on the router.
After changing any setting on the router, click apply or save.
 
If you want to change the wireless security then you can change it on this page.
 
There  are different types of wireless security WEP, WPA, WPA2.
WEP is compatible with all the operating systems.
 

Linksys router : You will see the wireless tab at the top. Under the wireless tab you will find the Wireless security sub tab.
D-Link routerClick on  Wireless tab in the Left hand side panel. On this page you will find the option for wireless security .
Netgear router : Click on wireless settings option in the left hand side panel. On this page you can change the security mode. By default the router has no security.
Belkin Router : Click on Security in the left-hand column under the Wireless heading. Here you can change the security mode of the router.

For Example :
 If you open the set up page of the Linksys router, you will find the Wireless  tab at the top.
Click on the wireless tab. Below the wireless tab you will find the Wireless security sub tab.
If you go to wireless security tab, you will find the security settings of your router.
If it is Set to WEP security setting then the number in the KEY 1 will be the password ( NOT the passphrase ) that you are looking for.
If it is set to WPA or WPA2 then the passphrase will the password for the wireless network.

If you have opened the set up page of Netgear router, in the left hand side you will find the
wireless settings tab. If you click on it, it will show you the wireless settings.
If it is Set to WEP security setting then the number in the KEY 1 will be the password ( NOT the passphrase ) that you are looking for. If it is set to WPA or WPA2 then the passphrase will the password for the wireless network.

Some routers have the network key on the back side of the
device itself. If  you have Westell router, then you might find the network key on the Flip side of the router. It is a 10 digit number.





 




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