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Topic # 26365 19-Sep-2008 22:00
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All the CD-supplied software is for Windows. My Airport card is not seeing the wireless network, so I have no idea how to connect. Has anyone done this or knows where there might be instructions? 
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  Reply # 165851 20-Sep-2008 18:04
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briggsay: All the CD-supplied software is for Windows. My Airport card is not seeing the wireless network, so I have no idea how to connect. Has anyone done this or knows where there might be instructions? 
Thanks!


Hi,
Wireless is switched off by default. You should have got paper manuals in your homehub packaging but here's how you can setup the wireless:

Open your browser to http://192.168.2.1 (with homehub powered on and plugged into your ethernet port)
Enter password (the default is just admin)
Click Advanced Settings
Click Wireless Network
from there you can switch the wireless on, and configure the rest of the settings
Be sure to set encryption (orcon recommends WEP which I found interesting seeing as this is probably the easiest one to crack!) I use WPA2/PSK (But your hardware may only support WPA/PSK which is good enough)
Also an idea to restrict allowed clients to known MAC Addresses if you're really worried about snooping

Hope this helps
Sorry if I've written too much, wasn't sure what you know/don't know



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  Reply # 165872 20-Sep-2008 21:15
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Thank you for the help...I got the same direction from an Orcon tech service person just a couple hours ago and am now online...didn't get any paper documentation except a couple quick start guides, which said nothing about the Advanced Settings: important point, that one!
I have to say the customer service was superior compared to what I've been used to (VODAFONE!)
Cheers,Russell

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 170247 9-Oct-2008 19:26
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Well I guess if it was on by default it would be asking for the worst. Using it off the box and forgetting to turn it off could mean hundreds on your next bill....

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