Access Denied page When a user tries to access a page that is being blocked, the following page is displayed: Address-based filtering With address-based filtering you can www. We recommend to use a different name because a default name unnecessarily identifies the make of your router, making it easier for attackers to break in. Use a pen or an unfolded paperclip to push the recessed Reset button. You are using the correct power supply for your Thomson Gateway device. Other brands and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. A list with security settings with a brief description is displayed.
The language bar will only be shown if more than one language is available. Select the security level of your choice and click Apply. What you need to set up a wireless network To set up a wireless network, you need following components Wireless Access Point Wireless client Wireless Access Point You can consider the wireless access point as the heart of your wireless network. The Wireless Access Point page appears. The pass phrase must consist of 8 to 63 alphanumeric characters or 64 hexadecimal characters characters from 0 to 9 and from A to F.
If your router has external antennas, you need to be sure that they are pointing in the right direction to optimize range and performance. Hackers know this and always try to access your network with these preconfigured passwords. The initial replacement of the network name, as well as regular replacement, make it difficult to identify the network easily and a also make it difficult for a subsequent attack. Setup my computer to connect your computer to the Thomson Gateway network. Note: It is worth reading more about and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it. Check the signal strength, indicated by the wireless client manager.
So there is no need to set a static ip. If you haven't yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first thing you do after logging in. Under Security, you can change the Encryption. Resetting the router does not reset the firmware to an earlier version, but it will change all settings back to factory defaults. In the upper-right corner, click Configure. Example: 2100 to 2200 or 3000 to 3000 Click 'Add'. Typographical Conventions Following typographical convention is used throughout this manual: Sample text indicates a hyperlink to a Web site.
Location bar The location bar allows you to view the current position in the Thomson Gateway Web interface. Be sure to update this information if you add or remove devices. Then your network will not be so easily hacked. Problem When the Thomson Gateway receives an incoming message, the Thomson Gateway has to decide to which computer he will have to send this message. This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting. The Control Panel window appears. Warning A reset to factory default settings deletes all configuration changes you made.
Topics This chapter describes the following topics: Setup wizard Troubleshooting General Thomson Gateway Troubleshooting Reset to Factory Defaults. In case of problems If you encounter problems during this installation please refer to page Starting the wizard To start the wizard:. Once you have entered all the ports for this entry click 'Assign a game or application to a local network device'. If the suggestions do not resolve the problem, look at the support pages on broadband. The power requirements for your Thomson Gateway are clearly indicated on the identification label on the bottom of the Thomson Gateway. .
Click Redirect in the Action list. The first benefit is that all the rooms in your house have the same access to the Internet. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore. Do not plug in any cables or connect any devices until you are prompted to do so by the wizard. View Documentation to view the documentation that is available for your Thomson Gateway.
You may not have to use this password often, so be sure to have it written in a safe place. In the Encryption key box, type a Network key of your choice. This step is not mandatory. If you are using: A 64-bit key: Type 10 hexadecimal characters characters from 0 to 9 and from A to F or 5 alphanumeric characters. This way you can always return to your working configuration in case of problems. These names are known and limited in number, enabling to scan quickly and easily for them, and to easily detect the network and its parameters if there is a match. Open your favorite web browser and input your routers ip address in the address bar.
Login section In this section you can see the current user name. For 'Port Range' enter the ports to be forwarded. Ethernet cable In your package, you will find a cable with yellow connectors. For more information, consult the help of your Internet browser. Some Thomson routers come with default network names with the name of the manufacturer.