Re: Firewall and WiFi
-In Net-adapter-Properties: you mean "ibss channel number: 1 through 14?
-enterprise or personal WPA?
-my Priority &VLAN is set to: disabled
-set to Public Vs Private ? as it is =public, but your saying when i make
the other changes i should then change to private?
> Dan wrote:
> > If I am picking up an over-spill of Wifi 54g 8. lynksys from a nearby Hotel
> > and I am using a VPN-hotshield with Vista settings at "public" with all
> > "sharing/discovers" off...?should any Firewall settings be allowed?
> > Currently i have "core networking", "Hot sync (Palm) and "remote assistance"
> > =3 exceptions. The computer is a 2007 and has not really denied me anything i
> > have tried with it. Just minor blips. I use it for basics and entertainment.
> > -Dan
> 1. In your Linksys router setup, change the wireless channel to, say,
> 11. Then, change the SSID (network name) to something other than
> "Linksys". This will prevent any "overspill" from other Linksys networks.
> 2. Change your local network in Vista to "Private". Choosing Private
> will allow access to your local network and Internet, but prevent
> intrusions from external sources.
> 3. Invoke, in your router setup, WPA or WPA2 security, set a network
> key, and use that key when connecting to your newly-named wireless network.