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As wireless routers has just one IP address and the wireless clients can not be connected to it directly via the NAT process, one can call the wireless router a firewall. Let’s explore the process of disabling the wireless router firewall.

How to Find the Router’s IP Address on Windows PC?

•    Launch the Start menu.

•    Enter cmd into the Start menu.

•    You have to right-click on the Command Prompt option.

•    Press on the Run as administrator option.

•    Tap on the Yes button.

•    Enter ipconfig / all into the Command Prompt window.

•    Click on the Enter button.

•    Find the “Default Gateway” IP address. It is located below the “Wireless LAN Adapter Wi-Fi” title. You will get the IP address to the right-hand side of the screen.

•    The IP address looks like 169.247.1.6.

•    Now, you have to type the IP address of the Wi-Fi router.

How to Find the Router’s IP Address on Mac?

•    Press on the Apple symbol. It is located in the upper left-hand side of the Mac display. After clicking on this symbol, it will open the Apple menu window.

•    Press on the System Preferences option. You will get this option near the upper side of the pull-down Apple menu.

•    Press on the Network button. It resembles a violet, round shape symbol given in the third column.

•    Press on the Advanced button. You will get this near the end right-hand column of the screen.

•    Tap on the TCP/IP option. It is located at the upper side of the Advanced screen.

•    Find the “Router” IP address. You will get the IP address number near to the “Router” on this webpage.

•    You will get the IP address number something just like this: 136.357.2.9

•    After that, type the IP address of the Wi-Fi router.

How to Turn Off the Router’s Firewall?

•    Type the IP address of the Wi-Fi router into the browsing software. Press on the address box given at the end of the browsing software.

•    Enter the “Default Gateway” or “Router” IP address.

•    Tap on the Enter button for the Windows PC users.

•    Click on the Return button for Mac users.

•    Type the password of the Wi-Fi router.

•    Find and press on the Advanced settings button.

•    Find and tap on the Firewall button.

•    Press on the Disable button.

•    Tap on the OK button.

Source :- http://www-mcafeeactivate.support/blog/how-to-disable-a-wireless-router-firewall/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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You can generally reset the name of the Wireless router by going to the official webpage of the router in your default browsing application. In case it is not working properly, then you have to reset the Wireless router and after that, connecting to it again will permit you to reset the name of the Wireless router. In case you wish to change the Wireless Router name on Windows PC, then you can do so by following the instructions mentioned below.

How to Find Your Wireless Router’s Web Address?

•    Go to the “Start” menu. Tap on the Windows symbol located in the end left-hand side of the display.

•    Go to the “Settings” option. Tap on the gear-shaped symbol located in the left-hand end column of the “Start” menu.

•    Tap on the Network and Internet. It resembles a round shape symbol given in the Settings option.

•    Press on the “Status” button. It is located in the top left-hand column of the screen

•    Tap on the “View Your Network Properties” option. You will get this option at the end of the webpage. After clicking on this option, it will start showing the Wi-Fi networks which are available for the system.

•    Go down to the option named as “Wi-Fi. It is located at the end of the drop-down list.

•    Go through the “Default gateway” IP address.

How to find a Router IP Address in Mac OS X?

•    Go to the “Apple” symbol. Press on the Apple symbol located in the upper left-hand side of the display. You will see a pull-down menu on display.

•    Press on the “System Preferences” option. You will get this option in the pull-down menu.

•    Tap on the “Network” button. It resembles a round shape symbol located in the System Preferences option.

•    Press on the “Advanced” option.

•    Tap on the “TCP/IP” option.

•    Find the Router IP address.

How to Change the Name of the Wireless Network?

•    Go to the browsing application.

•    Type the router’s IP address.

•    Type the password you wish to place for the Wireless router .

•    Choose the name of a Wireless router’s.

•    Find the Service Set Identifier number.

•    Type the name which you want to place for the Wi-Fi network.

•    Now, you have to save the created name for the Wi-Fi network.

How to Factory Reset Your Wireless Router?

•    First, you have to understand when you wish to go through this procedure.

•    Ensure that the Wireless router should have the sticker which contains the password.

•    Now, you have to search for the “Reset” option in the Wireless router.

•    After that, keep pressing on the “Reset” option for a few seconds.

•    Free the button after a few seconds.

•    Permit the Wireless router to complete the reset procedure.

•    After that, pair to the Wireless router from the system you are currently using.

Source :- http://1mcafee.uk/blog/how-to-change-your-wireless-router-name/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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