When a wireless router is set up, the network name is default. If the owner of said router never changes it, that's the name. Most people will change the name to whatever strikes their fancy or to specifically name and identify a network. I left mine at default for a while then changed it.
The other connections you are seeing are other networks that have encryption set. They don't want anyone else using their facilities.
Can you use it? I guess so. Is this in your home, apartment, hotel? But if that default network does not have encryption set, anyone can use it. If this connection belongs to you, I'd suggest renaming it and setting encryption. WPA is the most secure.
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I'm in Vietnam right now. I'm living in an apartment.
My question is whenever I turn on my laptop I have multiple wireless connections show up.
I have this connection called 'default'. Is it ok to use?
It's been set to connect to it automatically,
and all the other wireless connections that comes up have passwords protecting it and such.
So is that default the one my.. say network adapter Intel Pro 3945ABG Network Adapter- has?
Or is that still a connection used by someone else?
I've been using the default for a while now... can someone help please?