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We have linksys wrt160N and we have successfully connected it to two laptop computers (mac and IBM) Now we are struggling to connect the third laptop (A Medion computer with Vista Home Premium edition). I have tried every way to connect but have been unsuccessful. It will not acknowledge that Linksys is out there. I even connected the ethernet cord and got only a local connection which was useless. Any ideas?

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Did you try to turn on the wireless connection in control panel network settings!!

hope this helps !!

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GdayI am trying to connect my PSP via WRT160N without success, any suggestions please?? Thanks


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I see that you are having difficulties connecting your PS to your wireless Router, Inorder for your PSP to get connected to your Router wirelessly make sure that your remove your Network Key from the Router this will let cell phones and other mobile devices connect to your Router without any errors, to protect your Network having a disable security you can enable MAC Address filtering in your router this should let you get your PS and other mobile devices connect to your Router and at the same time give security to your personal Network.

Mar 23, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I want to secure my internet



  1. Follow these steps to configure Linksys WRT160N wireless router.

    1.Open Internet Explorer, it does not matter if you see error message such as "The page can not be displayed" . now erase everything on the address bar and type in this IP address: 192.168.1.1 or the full address: http://192.168.1.1This is the default IP address for the router set by Linksys.
  2. 2 Hit the Enter key on your keyboard to connect to the router's web admin control panel. You will be prompted a login window for the username and password: the default admin username is "admin" and the default admin password is "password". If you can't connect to this admin control panel, you will need to change the IP address on your modem, maybe your modem is using the same IP 192.168.1.1 also, just unplug the router from your modem, and hook up your computer directly to the modem and fire up the web browser and enter the IP 192.168.1.1 and follow the on screen direction to get in.
  3. 3 It will then ask you to change password, then you make up a password that is meaningful for you to remember. You will need to write down the username and password for future reference because I am sure you will forget. You will need to reset the router if you forget the router password, and that will erase everything saved inside the router setting.
  4. 4 After successfully login, you will be in the Basic Setup of your Linksys WRT160 wireless router. You also might need to clone the Mac Address if you are using Cable Broadband (Comcast), to do this go to Mac address clone -> Enable, then clone my computers Mac.
  5. 5 If you are using Verizon, you might need to change the Internet Connection Type to PPPoE and enter your username and password that is created by Verizon.
  6. 6 I think many of you concern more on the Wireless secrutiy. Click the Wireless tab and enable the wireless security, you will need to choose a type of security encryption, WEP is weaker, you will need to type 10 characters for the pass code. The WPA or WPA2 is much stronger that it takes passphrase. For more security on wireless connection, you can also try to use MAC authentication, each of your laptop or wireless card has unique MAC address, you find out the MAC address on your laptop then enter it into your router so only this laptop can have access to the wireless connection.

Jan 25, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Lost wireless connection


  1. Follow these steps to configure Linksys WRT160N wireless router.


    Open Internet Explorer, it does not matter if you see error message such as "The page can not be displayed" . now erase everything on the address bar and type in this IP address: 192.168.1.1 or the full address: http://192.168.1.1
    This is the default IP address for the router set by Linksys.
  2. 2 Hit the Enter key on your keyboard to connect to the router's web admin control panel. You will be prompted a login window for the username and password: the default admin username is "admin" and the default admin password is "password". If you can't connect to this admin control panel, you will need to change the IP address on your modem, maybe your modem is using the same IP 192.168.1.1 also, just unplug the router from your modem, and hook up your computer directly to the modem and fire up the web browser and enter the IP 192.168.1.1 and follow the on screen direction to get in.
  3. 3 It will then ask you to change password, then you make up a password that is meaningful for you to remember. You will need to write down the username and password for future reference because I am sure you will forget. You will need to reset the router if you forget the router password, and that will erase everything saved inside the router setting.
  4. 4 After successfully login, you will be in the Basic Setup of your Linksys WRT160 wireless router. You also might need to clone the Mac Address if you are using Cable Broadband (Comcast), to do this go to Mac address clone -> Enable, then clone my computers Mac.
  5. 5 If you are using Verizon, you might need to change the Internet Connection Type to PPPoE and enter your username and password that is created by Verizon.
  6. 6 I think many of you concern more on the Wireless secrutiy. Click the Wireless tab and enable the wireless security, you will need to choose a type of security encryption, WEP is weaker, you will need to type 10 characters for the pass code. The WPA or WPA2 is much stronger that it takes passphrase. For more security on wireless connection, you can also try to use MAC authentication, each of your laptop or wireless card has unique MAC address, you find out the MAC address on your laptop then enter it into your router so only this laptop can have access to the wireless connection.

Jan 25, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I have a Linksys WRT160N router that I am using with a MacBook Pro laptop running Snow Leopard. I used my computer (with some difficulty) to set up the wireless access by way of a wired connection. The...


My Friend ,

Login the router setup page .
And under router security settings uncheck the option (block anonymous internet request).
Set the wireless channel as 6 or 9.
And then use wep security key.
this will surely work.

Regards :-
Amit

Jan 07, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I have a Linksys wrt160n router connected to a cable modem. I was trying to figure out why my Wii would not access the wireless internet so I went to the desktop that the router/modem are connected to and...


You will need to check the wireless settings of the router
is there any computer connected to the router ?
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
Router set up page is the page where you can check all the wireless settings of the router.

Click here for step by step instructions

Jul 14, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I have a linksys wrt160n wireless router,, recently I was unable to connect to the wireless device, I noticed another linksys wireless device showing up on available networks,,I live in an apartment. I...


Is there any computer connected to the router ?
If not then connect the computer to the router. If you are connecting a wireless computer then disable the wireless connection on the computer. open the set up page of the router. change the wireless network name to something different that you never used before. change the standard channel to 11. save the settings. Try to connect to the wireless network. Check if you see the new network name ? If you see the new then try t connect and see if that works.
This router WRT160N has issues with the firmware.
Upgrade the firmware of the router. power cycle the router.
Click here for more information about router and network

Feb 28, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Cannot connect Wii to Linksys WRT160N, Test connection is successful; however getting error code 220602 when it attempts to access the internet. Tried changing channels, manually inputting codes, disabling...


1.Unplug all off your devices starting with the wii then your linksys router.

2. On the router unplug the connections on the back ports then reconnect them "port connections first then power connections second"

3. Go to the wireless connection screen and do a network test on the Wii.

4.If that doesn't work then you have to go into the router itself through its ip address and redo the settings to make sure you have the connection to the router unblocked.

I hope that helps

Rad


Dec 06, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Just bought a HP Laptop along with a Linksys WRT160N router. Currently have a Dell desktop w/service by local cable company. CANNOT get this router set up to get internet on the laptop. Help?


Hi! I will be more than glad to assist u in this concern..That is right! if u bypass the router it will work, the reason why the modem wont talk to the router bcoz the router is not properly setup.. if you are using a cable modem from ur cable company provider- u need to do a mac clone on the router ,u have to clone the mac address of ur dell desktop computer which works with the local cable company... normaly the mac of ur computer is the one register to your cable company and on the setup page of the router just select on the internet setup, dhcp after clonning the mac address of your computer. u need to connect ur computer directly to the router and then after doing the process connect the router to the modem.

Jul 30, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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how about to reset your router and setup it the proper address by your internet provider..
laptops only connect to the router automatically if you enable it reconnect and detect its network without manually connect internet, this procedure can see in your wireless properties by enabling it.
And also ask your internet provider if theres a problem also with their internet connection.
Good luck!

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