First-time router user? Learn router installation and configuration tips including security and access control.
#1: Read Your Manual
Don't just plug in a router and expect it to work!
#2: Need a Better Manual? Links to Router Manufacturer Websites
If your router's manual is lacking in detail, check online for possible updates.
#3: Lock Down Your Wireless Access
Prevent unauthorized wireless access to your Internet connection via your router.
#4: Configuration Page Not Displaying Properly
If you can't configure your router, follow this tip.
#5: Block Kids From Accessing Certain Sites
Protect your kids even when you are not around.
The MalekTips website was created in 1998 by Andrew Malek of Envision Programming. The page's goal is to freely disperse computer-related tips, hints, and informative articles. Tips are organized to be easy to find, and are presented clearly, in easy-to-understand language.