WRTG54 Router - SSID hiding

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Is it possible to operate this router in the stealth mode - hiding SSID.

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  1. Archived from groups: alt.internet.wireless (More info?)

    Yes, it is an option under basic wireless settings.

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    Bob Alston

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    > Is it possible to operate this router in the stealth mode - hiding SSID.
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    > TIA
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  2. Archived from groups: alt.internet.wireless (More info?)

    Bob Alston wrote:
    > Yes, it is an option under basic wireless settings.
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    > "Newsgroups Nut" <bhamboy@bham.com> wrote in message
    > news:2mdvbrFlkmanU1@uni-berlin.de...
    >> Is it possible to operate this router in the stealth mode - hiding
    >> SSID.
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    >> TIA
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    Anyone interested in finding the SSID can do so readily. There really
    is no point to not broadcasting it, and many people report problems with
    connection difficulties when the SSID is not broadcast. Security is
    improved with MAC address filtering, WEP/WPA, changing the router
    default username and password, and changing the IP address block to
    something other than the default.

    Q
  3. Archived from groups: alt.internet.wireless (More info?)

    Taking a moment's reflection, Newsgroups Nut mused:
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    | Is it possible to operate this router in the stealth mode - hiding SSID.

    Disabling "Broadcast SSID" is not "operating in stealth mode." Anyone
    with the ability to hack WEP codes can detect SSIDs as well whether
    broadcast or not. Disabling the broadcast merely makes your wireless
    network seemingly invisible to people who cannot hack it anyway.
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