Disabling Default Wireless Network

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I set up a home wireless network using a linksys wireless router ... I
originally had the default "linksys" network that I could connect to ...
  however, I then changed it to a unique name and made it WPA secure.
However, when I look for available wireless networks, I see my unique
name network and the old unprotected linksys named network.

I went to the computer hardwired to the router to adjust the settings,
but when I attempt to change wireless settings, they only have my
uniquely named network.

Does anyone know how I can disable this generic named linksys network so
that I can stop just anyone from logging onto my bandwidth?

Thanks in advance!

-John


Re: Disabling Default Wireless Network
John Carbone wrote:
> I set up a home wireless network using a linksys wireless router ... I
> originally had the default "linksys" network that I could connect to ...
>  however, I then changed it to a unique name and made it WPA secure.
> However, when I look for available wireless networks, I see my unique
> name network and the old unprotected linksys named network.
>
> I went to the computer hardwired to the router to adjust the settings,
> but when I attempt to change wireless settings, they only have my
> uniquely named network.
>
> Does anyone know how I can disable this generic named linksys network so
> that I can stop just anyone from logging onto my bandwidth?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> -John
More than likely, one of your neighbors has a linksys wireless router or
AP with the default SSID broadcasting.


Re: Disabling Default Wireless Network
Doug Jamal wrote:

 >
 > More than likely, one of your neighbors has a linksys wireless router or
 > AP with the default SSID broadcasting.

True, I guess I could turn off the router and see if their is still a
connection available, but I am too lazy. ;-)

Thanks Doug!

-John


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