3Com Router Setup

The following tutorial offers a step-by-step installation guide for 3COM routers.

STEP 1: Ensure your router is connected to your computer and telephone line.

STEP 2: Open your web browser and type in the following IP into the address bar: and press enter. This should take you to the Login Gateway. If it doesn’t check your router IP address here.

STEP 3: Login to the router admin control panel using your factory username and password. If you don’t know this visit our router default password list.


STEP 4: Navigate to the wireless setting tab.

STEP 5: Change SSID as desired and click apply.

STEP 6: Navigate to the Encryption tab

STEP 7: Under WPA, if you are not using a server select “WPA-PSK”

STEP 8: Under WPA Mode ensure “WPA2” is selected here (unless your machine is very old)

STEP 9: Under Encryption Technique select “AES”.

STEP 10: Under “Pre-shared Key (PSK)” create a password/passphrase which is more than 8 characters long.

Finally, click apply.