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Add, Remove or Change Your Wireless Password (BEC 7300N and 7800TN modems)
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BEC 7300N (three antenna) *if your modem has two antennas, scroll to the BEC 7800TN guide below*
Make sure your computer is directly connected to your computer with an ethernet cable (the yellow cord that came with your modem)
Open your internet browser and clear the address bar at the top. Type the modem's IP address, 192.168.1.254 as shown, and press Enter on your keyboard
A window requesting a login will appear. Type the word admin in both the username and password fields, and click OK or Login
Click WLAN on the left side of the screen
If you are adding a password to your wireless network, or changing your existing password, use the following illustration as your guide
If you are removing the password from your wireless network, use the following illustration as your guide
After you have made your desired changes, click Save Config at the bottom of the screen
In a moment, you will be back to the status screen. Once you are there, you can close your browser window
BEC 7800TN (two antenna)
Make sure your computer is directly connected to your computer with an ethernet cable (the yellow cord that came with your modem), and then follow the first two steps from the beginning of this article.
Once you are logged into the modem, click on Wireless on the left, then click Security
If you want to change your password, clear the WPA/WAPI Passphrase field (the current password will look like a series of dots), then type the new password into that field. The password must be at least eight characters long, and it is case sensitive. To see the password, click the link where it says "Click here to display" and the password will be displayed in a separate window. Click Apply at the bottom, then close the browser window.
To add a password to your wireless network, click the drop down arrow in the Network Authentication field and change it to Mixed WPA2/WPA-PSK, then follow the steps above.
To remove your password completely, click the drop down arrow in the Network Authentication field and change it to Open. Click Apply at the bottom, then close the browser window.
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