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Possibly improve wireless reliability and speed
Authored by: Craigriver on Jun 05, '07 04:44:16PM

I understand a closed network to be one with out a SSID identifier being broadcast. To make it a closed network, you need to remove your SSID name. SSID is broadcast to make it easier to find and identify a wireless signal. It is the name that is assigned to the wireless base station.

I've not disabled mine, because I'm not convinced it will keep those who are truly bent on hacking my wireless signal.

I've also been told that it doesn't provide complete anonymity, but it makes the broadcast a little less visible.



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