How to turn off broadband router?

I have Linksys wireless-G broadband router, I want to turn it off wireless portion to prevent piggybacking?
jaws1021Asked:
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callrsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Click this http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:DTYTlfiCw6AJ:dotancohen.com/howto/linksyssetup/index.php+linksys+router+%22disable+wireless&hl=en&gl=ca&ct=clnk&cd=11

Scroll down to where "disable wireless" is highlighted.

THAT will help 100%. But disconnecting the antennas is not 100%.  : )

Now if your router setup doesn't match the picture there, then either search through the router setup itself, or get help by reading the manual:
To get manual: get model # of your router (should be stamped on the router), then Google for this: <model#> manual

OK that should find you the manual, or you can go to www.linksys.com --> Support --> Downloads --->etc.

So read through the manual, or look in the index or table of contents, for "disable wireless"
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pseudocyberCommented:
A lot of them have the option in the config to turn off wireless.  If all else fails, unplug the antennas.
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publicCommented:
many wireless routers  have internal antennas, or leak enogh rf to work with the external antenna unplugged.
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jaws1021Author Commented:
so you guys saying unplug the antennas would help %100?
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callrsCommented:
And disconnecting the antennas means that they may well get lost. Why remove them when there's a software way to do it? : )

Now, if only there was a software way to send a signal to the router to auto turn it off & then back on after 30 seconds! lol. I keep having to physically do that at least once a week when my Netgear wired router fails, leaving my auto-run internet apps to complain.
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pseudocyberCommented:
Well, I said many have the option to turn off the wireless - and "if all else fails" unplug the antennas.
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