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how to make sure no one else is using my wifi/network?

anyone knows any easy way to find out if neighbours are not using my Internet connection (wifi)?

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2011-09-28 15:40:30
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So how do you find out if there is someone hacking into your Wi-Fi network? The simplest way is to check if there is any activity on your wireless router when you’re not using it.... if there is it usually indicates that someone else is using your Wi-Fi... the way to check this is to first power off all of your devices that use the network this means laptops, desktop computers attached to the router, and any smartphone or iPod that could be tapping the bandwidth.... Once you are sure that all of your Wi-Fi using devices are off look at your router’s activity lights... Most routers have blinking lights on them that indicate Internet connectivity, So when you are not using any of your wireless devices and the activity light is still blinking, it means that your bandwidth is being used, by someone else not by you.

2011-09-29 09:39:55
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  • So how do you find out if there is someone hacking into your Wi-Fi network? The simplest way is to check if there is any activity on your wireless router when you’re not using it.... if there is it usually indicates that someone else is using your Wi-Fi... the way to check this is to first power off all of your devices that use the network this means laptops, desktop computers attached to the router, and any smartphone or iPod that could be tapping the bandwidth.... Once you are sure that all of your Wi-Fi using devices are off look at your router’s activity lights... Most routers have blinking lights on them that indicate Internet connectivity, So when you are not using any of your wireless devices and the activity light is still blinking, it means that your bandwidth is being used, by someone else not by you.

    2011-09-29 09:39:55
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  • 2011-09-30 13:32:48
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  • Set security WEP key or password on your router ;)

    2011-10-03 02:20:20
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  • When setting up the network, be sure that you use WPK security (not WEP) and a string password not based on dictionary word. You can also restrict the network for MAC address, but it doesn't give you full security.

    2011-09-29 22:32:37
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  • It's called a password

    2011-09-29 20:38:52
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  • Use 'Who is on my wiFi' software,it will tell you MAC Address of all the users on your WiFi and you can block them.

    2014-02-28 02:46:08
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  • There are free software for MAC and Windows to show you the connected list of devices on your WiFi router. Easy to find out and see the device details from this list. See the screen shot here.
    http://mashtips.com/make-sure-your-wifi-not-hacked/

    2013-12-09 23:04:20
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  • Use this program, shows who is using the network, ip address etc.

    2014-02-22 20:13:46
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