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Program issues ok now I have this problem I intalled the linksys program ran it and the program does not see the internet connection or the modem I am able to have wireless access without security but the second i enable the security I wireless devices cannot get the signal I think its a problem with the program because when the program opens up it does not see the modem or internet it worked before but I happened to shuffle the room around and disconnected everything and from there on it will not work the way it did before at the same time i was having problems with my isp for slow internet but now it works fine its just the program will not read the modem or internet with security on even with security off on the program it does not read that the modem is connected or that I have internet but the wireless devices still get the signal and connect like that I even tried bringing my pc to its original state of when I bought it by running the restore disc then doing all the updates I hope I have given enough info cause I need help I already tried to contact linksys and they wanted to charge me for help to basicly hotwire the laptops to be configured to the router but I that does not solve the problem if I get another laptop Ill have to pay again for them to link that one or any other device cause the program is not working like before.

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You really don't need to install the Linksys cd. Let windows control the wireless with "wireless zero configuration" I install these almost every day.
First reset the router. Hook it on a computer with a Cat5 cable. Then go to 192.168.1.1 in the browser adress fiels. Log onto the router. the default password is admin with no username.
Once in the setup page, go to wireless . There set the SSID (the name you want your network to be)
Then on the security tab, set your encryption key.
Then restart your wireless computers. Click on the wireless icon. click on view all wireless networks. You should see your network there. click connect and put your key in twice. You should be able to connect wirelessly ok.
If "wireless Zero Configuration " is off, go to:
Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services. Scroll down to Wireless Zero Configuration and make sure it is set to automatic and that it is started.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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