NETGEAR RangeMax™ NEXT Wireless Router WNR834B User Manual
2-4 Safeguarding Your Network
v2.1, July 2007
The available settings in this menu are:
•Name (SSID). The SSID, also known as the wireless network name, is broadcast by the
wireless router so that nearby wireless devices can discover your network. You can disable this
broadcast as described in “Turning Off the Broadcast of Your Wireless Network Name” on
•Region. This field identifies the region where the WNR834B can be used.
•Channel. This field determines which operating frequency is used.
•Mode. This field determines which 802.11 data communications protocol is used.
•Security Options. These options are the wireless security features you can enable. Table 2-1
identifies the basic wireless security options. For a detailed explanation of these standards, see
“Wireless Communications” in Appendix B.
3. Click Apply to save your settings.