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

CASCADING / CONNECTING TWO ROUTERS (WRT54G)

To properly connect a second router to a main router that acts as the gateway, follow the steps below.

1. Try to isolate your 2nd router first by disconnecting everything from it and connect a computer to port 1. Make sure that the power cord is plugged in.
2. Reset the router.
HARD RESET- Reset the device to factory default.
1] Press and hold the reset button for 30 sec., after that
2] Unplug the power keep holding down the reset button for another 30 sec.
3] Then, plug back the power keep holding down the reset button for 30sec., after that
4] Release the reset button.
3. From the computer open an Internet Explorer browser and type 192.168.1.1 on the address field. Leave user name blank and type admin on password, you should be at the Setup Page by now.
4. Click on Setup Tab and change the LAN IP/Local IP addresses to 192.168.1.2 then hit apply/Save settings. Note that, it won't go back to the Setup Page, close your browser.
5. Access the new IP address of the through Internet Explorer browser. Type on the address bar http://192.168.1.2. Look for DHCP Server under the Setup Tab. Disable the DHCP then click on apply/Save settings.
6. Shut down the computer and power down the router. Now get a cat5 straight-through Ethernet cable and plug one end to one of the four ports at the back of the secondary router and plug the other end to one of the regular ports on the Main router. Then turn both back on. The 2nd router should be ready to provide connectivity now.

Hope this help everyone.

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i cant access router ip address


You must make sure that your PC get connection with the router first. you must enter on the command prompt.
1st step- click start, go on run.
2nd step- type "cmd", there will be a black window which will opened.
3rd step- write "ipconfig", there will be a default gateway given just below the subnet mask.
4th step- write ping then the default gateway; for example: "ping 192.168.0.1". if is is replying, your PC get connection with your router. But if not there may be a problem with your cable or something else. then your can try to make a reset no your router. there is a reset button at the back of the router.

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xbox live is not working it keeps coming up with 'you need an active connection to play online or system link matches' but my connection is fi and none of my friends can play as well?


Suggestion: <b>MTU Error</b>

This issue occurs if your router or the gateway is incompatible with Xbox Live, or if your router or the gateway has an incorrect MTU setting. Note: Xbox Live requires a minimum MTU setting of 1364. We recommend that you try out the steps shown below.

Things to try:
1. Ensure that you have properly setup your connection to Live by using the Connectivity Wizard http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/connectionmethods/webconnectivitywizard.htm
2. Visit the following Web site to determine whether you have the correct firmware version that has been certified as compatible: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/connect/routerlanding.htm
3. See the router or gateway instruction manual for information about how to change the MTU setting to 1364, to do this, or to determine whether your router supports this feature, see the router support documentation or contact support for your router device.
4. If you share a connection with a router and a modem, try a direct connection without the router.

For additional information on this topic refer to the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908882/

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mtu failure


This issue occurs if your router or the gateway is incompatible with Xbox Live, or if your router or the gateway has an incorrect MTU setting. Note: Xbox Live requires a minimum MTU setting of 1364. We recommend that you try out the steps shown below.

Things to try:
1. Ensure that you have properly setup your connection to Live by using the Connectivity Wizard http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/connectionmethods/webconnectivitywizard.htm
2. Visit the following Web site to determine whether you have the correct firmware version that has been certified as compatible: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/connect/routerlanding.htm
3. See the router or gateway instruction manual for information about how to change the MTU setting to 1364, to do this, or to determine whether your router supports this feature, see the router support documentation or contact support for your router device.
4. If you share a connection with a router and a modem, try a direct connection without the router.

For additional information on this topic refer to the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908882/

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connection of 2nd pc....


You can follow the steps given by Voodoomox however based on what I see with your problem. The router may not be giving the proper addresses.
Check if your router gives the right IP.
Connect your computers to the router via ports 1 , 2 , 3 , or 4
Check the IP.
1. CLick start then run then type in CMD
2. Click ok.
3. Type in IPCONFIG if the IP comes out 192.168.1.XX on both computers then you may follow Voodoomox links from there.

If it does not reset the router.
1. Press the reset button on the back.
2. Press it in for 30 seconds let go and then pull out the power
3. Plug the power back in then check the IP. If both show 192.168.1.XX then follow the links from Voodoomox

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