Wireless Router Connection in Your Home Nowadays, the internet connection becomes the main needs for many people. There are lots of media to get it. Internet rental is the easiest example. However, if you have a connection in your PC or notebook, it will be great, so you can access anytime you want. A hotspot area is the answer for this, but it is not enough. You can make it in your own home by router and a modem. Then, you can also make the other notebook in your home can access it. In other words, you make an area hotspot in your home. Firstly, I tell you about the basic concept of the connection using a modem, router, and wireless router The Basics about Connection and Installation At present, there are three main ways of connecting to the Internet. They are: Using a modem Using a router Using a wireless router In addition, there are a number of access technologies, the most common of which is using a broadband modem (via, for example, PPPoE), or connecting directly. Connecting via broadband modem: This is mostly done using the PPPoE protocol. The ISP will provide the user with a username and a password to facilitate the access of the user's computer to the Internet through a dial-up connection. Direct connection: With this mode of connection, the user's computer, which is connected to a modem, can get online without user authentication. There is another kind of direct connection where the computer can be directly connected, without a modem, to a telephone or network socket supplied by the ISP. Here it will be explained briefly about the connection using a wireless router Connecting to the Internet with a Wireless Router There are many types of wireless Internet protocols, and many wireless routers nowadays come with simple setting up instructions (such as manuals) that are easy to follow. Here we introduce some terms you might need to know: • SSID (Service Set IDentifier) This is the name of your private wireless network. Wireless routers come with a default factory setting on the SSID names (such as "default"). You are advised to refer to the manual and rename the SSID name, so as to stop yourself from connecting to someone else's network by mistake. The SSID name can be a combination of letters from the English alphabet and numbers, and should not be your own name or personal information, as this will make it easier for hackers to obtain your personal information. You are also advised to disable the "SSID Broadcast" setting.
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