Tip & How-To about Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

Add new features to your WRT modem

A good many of these routers can be 'upgraded' by the installation of 3rd party firmware. If your router is more than a year old then it is likely to be compatible with any one of the firmwares described in this excellent wikipedia entry:

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WRT54G

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configure wrt54g2


IF you mean "File Sharing" as in your own network of PC's on your network, then all you need to do is turn off sharing option within windows. Your router will not set sharing your folders, drives, printers, etc.

Check your windows setting in "Networks", then "Sharing" and set the appropriate options for your needs.

Hope that helps.

RJ

Apr 15, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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USR 5461 can't be configured


Verify 1st if you can still communicate with the router, if your running WIndows go to the command prompt and type ipconfig, check your default gateway address(192.168.x.x) then type ping(space)192.168.x.x if your getting replies your still lucky that means the firmware was just incomplete and to complete this without accessing the configuration utility, you need a tftp server installed on yuor computer to load the firmware of the router, check if your router manufacturer has a recommended tftp server, if not download any tftp server software from 3rd party manufacturer such as linksys or netgear, dlink. When you open the tftp software it will normally prompt you to enter the following information - ip address of the device you want to upgrade, password and the ocation of the file you need to load on the device(in this case the firmware(.bin) that you downloaded).

Hope this will help you get your router uo and running,

Regards.

Aug 26, 2008 | U.S. Robotics USRobotics USR5461 Wireless...

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wireless - 2.4 ghz


Seems to be that u r facing a intermittent connection...no need to worry about that we can resolve this issue...

for this issue we need to upgrade the firmware...
just make sure the model no and the version no of ur router..model and version no will be in the bottom of ur router ...it will be like Wrt54gv8...

login to http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1166859837401&packedargs=sku%3D1149562300349&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=3740100349B03&displaypage=download

select the version no...u can see "FIRMWARE"...download firmware and save it in to ur desktop of ur computer and close all the windows...

now open internet Explorer and in the address bar..enter as 192.168.1.1..it will prompt for a

user name and password..leave the user name blank and the password will be admin.

In the set up page in the black bar u can find "Administration",click on Administration.below administration in the blue bar u can find "Firmware upgrade" click it..

Now u can see the option browse...click browse and select the downloaded file from ur Desktop and click upgrade...it will say like "upgrade successful" and click continue.

Now turn off ur modem and the router..wait for 1 minute..

Turn onn only the modem first and wait till all the lights lit.now turn on the router and

wait till the power light is solid..open the internet Explorer it should work.

Try it and send ur Valuable Feedback

May 31, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS Router...

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Firmware Upgrade Failed


Firmware upgrade is a simple but a delicate procedure. Make sure you are loading the correct firmware. You should get your firmware from the website of your router. Installing a THIRD PARTY firmware to your router voids the warranty of your router. Here is a tip for a successful firmware upgrade. BEFORE FIRMWARE UPGRADE(push the reset button of the router for 30 seconds then unplug the power of the router for 10 seconds). Upgrade the firmware. After the upgrade push the reset button again for 30seconds, unplug power for 10 seconds.

Mar 10, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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3rd party firmware broke my router!


did you check whether you have downloaded the correct firmware for your linksys???

Dec 02, 2007 | Linksys Wireless-N WRT150N Router

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