How can I block a unknown user to access my home network on windows 7?

I discovered an access device to my network which does not belong there. I can't access, so I can't really do anything to the extent of the see who it is. I thought it was just someone leeches off my wifi hotspot, but when I turned off wifi, they log. When I try to access this unknown, my computer tells me that, basically, the unit is not there. How can I put an end to unwanted access to my network guests? I think it would be not possible, given that the network requires a password to gain access. I did not the password to anyone except those authorized, and yet, here I have a device owned by a person named "Griff" connected to my network.

I have already been burned by leechers unauthorized hiding behind my IP and downloading illegal or pirated content. I don't want this headache yet. How can I stop this?

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Here's my view of what has been published. Disabling the SSID broadcast will stop that casual leechers. #2 will not accomplish all that it's someone who connect to your network. #3 is a given... you need to change your password and #4 is probably your best choice, but I would like to change it, so that only the mac addresses you specify can connect to the network.

I hope this helps.

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