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Unpack your wireless router - we recommend the Cisco E1200 - and place it next to your HughesNet modem. Plug the router power cord into the power outlet. Take the Ethernet cable and plug one end into the LAN (Local Area Network) port of your HughesNet modem and plug the other end into the Internet or WAN - Wide Area Network - port of your router. The router is now your Wireless Access Point (WAP). You'll notice reference to your WAP encryption code in the router manual. Your computer should automatically detect the new router and automatically establish a connection.
Install any software that came with the router or your computer for wireless connections. You should now have a wireless router network connection.
Verify the connection by looking for the router network icon at the bottom of your computer screen. Other wireless-enabled devices should successfully pick up the wireless signal, but the signal strength may vary depending on each device location. For example, if there are obstructions between the device and the router, the signal may be reduced. Once the wireless router is configured correctly, you can remove the Ethernet cable from your computer that goes directly to the router.
Tips: Most newer computers are equipped for wireless service. If not, you will have to install a wireless card or other device. Signal strength for a wireless network can vary depending on where you place the wireless router. Make sure there is nothing blocking the signal from other computers that will be sharing the wireless signal.
Warning: Wireless networks can be vulnerable to outside users, please make sure you protect your network with a password.