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I have a new Lenovo laptop running Windows 8 and a Linksys wireless router.

While using it, the wireless notified me that it was not connected. Tried unplugging and replugging modem. Now it reports that it's connected—but with a little exclamation mark that says

Security: Unsecured
Type: 802.11g

Is this a safe connection? If not, what should I do to fix it?

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Is this a safe connection?

It is not secure, you are trying to connect, to an unencrypted wireless connection.

What should I do to fix?

You should configure the security of the wireless network your trying to connect to per the manual of the router/modem you are trying to connect to.

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