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how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

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how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

How do I properly disable wi-fi protected setup on the 2wire 3600HGV router? I've read that it makes it much easier for people to crack your WPA2 key.

 

 

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Re: how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

It's either on or off. 

 

http://192.168.1.254/xslt?PAGE=C_2_1 then under wi-fi protected setup, make sure it's set to disabled.  By default that is the setting.

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Re: how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

Gibson Research Corporation has an amazing free tool on their web site called Password Haystack. While it isn't a password strengh tester, it gives great insight into "Brute Force Attacks."     

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Re: how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

What is the circular button (with a keyhole symbol) on the front of the router for? Does pressing it turn on WPS?

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Re: how to disable wi-fi protected setup on 2wire 3600HGV router?

If you enable WPS, the button on the bottom begins the WPS process. On my 3801, I tried to use it but it just kept flashing and didn't work when I tried to start WPS on both devices. On my desktop it worked though.

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