Question about Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router
Im having trouble connecting to the internet with the wireless connection it says I need password to get access and it never used to be this way...I can only get online when I plug the cable in my computer from Rogers modem
So your wireless network is secured, so really before you can get online with it wirelessly you need to put in the correct security key which is calle a WEP/WPA key, since you can access the internet when connected wired to the router what you need to do here is to access the router setup page and get the security key that you need.
This are the steps to do that:
1.connect the computer to the router with a wired
2.on the address bar type 192.168.1.1 it will ask you for a username and password leave the username blank and password is admin, if admin did not work try typing you commonly use password.
3.if you're already on the setup page of the router, just go to wireless tab and there you will see a wireless security sub tab
4.just go to wireless security then get the security from there
5.then connect to your wireless network using that key
If the password didn't work you may need to reset the router adn reconfigure it back I will advice you to call Linksys tech support so thet can walk you through with that , this is the number 800-3267114 they are open 24hrs...
Hope that helps.........
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
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- Access the router's web-based setup page.
- Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.
- Go to the Address bar and enter your router's IP address ("192.168.1.1" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].
NOTE: If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router's IP address in the Address bar instead.
- A new window will prompt for a User name and Password. Leave the User name field blank then enter your router's password ("admin" is the default password), then click OK.
- NOTE: If the password of the router has been changed, type the router's new password in the Password field instead.
Step2: When the router's web-based setup page appears, look for MTU and set it to Manual. Enter the MTU value of your Internet connection in the Size field.
1468. The size DHCP or cable providers prefer.
1400. Maximum size for DSL.
Step3: Save settings.
If you run into Intermittent Wireless Connections Using a Router:
Check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks. Regular wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as: > Wireless interference within the network. > Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default. > Firmware is corrupted.
NOTE: If the procedure does not work, needs to update the router
Check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks.
Regular wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:
> Wireless interference within the network.
> Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.
> Firmware is corrupted.
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