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Ok so I have a wireless adapter and I recently lost the password for it I was wondering if you had anyway to reset it or find it. I know it was just a bunch of letters and numbers nothing I set up.

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The password you are referring might be WEP or WPA which assigned by your router. So you need to reset your router not the Wireless adapter. After you reset the router's Network Key (WPA/WEP)
You can reset your Range extender too; Press the Reset button on the back of the Range Expander for about ten seconds. This will reset the unit to its
default settings

Good Luck

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Why can't i connect to mywifiext.net


okay, nevermind throwing out the old router...we have a great new one, industrial strength! And we still have not dead zones, but not fully powered zones....so you can use the extender...it really works well, (even on not so strong wireless routers) once you get it set up that is...a little frustrating to say the least, it's not exactly plug and play, at least it wasn't for us.
Make sure you start by resetting to factory settings, just in case...get paper clip, unfold, stick one end into the reset hole for 6 seconds. Okay, now plug in...wait for the power light to come on first it is orange and then green. okay, now go to any computer or tablet...(you have to have a router that is wireless capable running of course) search for networks wirelessly...you should see your regular router SSID (name here) now there should also be one called NETGEAR_EXT, that is the extender. double click on that...it should ask you for username and password, well, kb.netgear.com is asking you for it which for the factory reset extender, should be admin for the username, and password for the password. It will ask you for the very same thing on the next screen! And you insist...type in admin for username, and the word password for the password, just like before you have to punch in the same info twice, on two different screens...and then presto! The extender control/info screen comes up! This is where you want to be! Now you have to fill in the information, and your hard work will be rewarded, the extender will be connected to the router (once you fill in the ACTUAL username for the router, and the password...what you would normally fill in for the actual router)
Then the extender will get the name of (yourROUTERNAME_EXT) happens automatically...it is all good. Just be patient and let the screen apply the settings. When finished, look for networks to connect to, you will see yourROUTERNAME_EXT in the list. This means that now your wireless device can talk to the extender, which talks to the router. All three lights will be solid green (not flashing) on the extender.

Sep 30, 2011 | NetGear WN2000RPT Repeater

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Wireless repeater


Hi there

Getting Started

Setting up a Wireless Infrastructure Network
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Pleaseremember that D-Link AirPlus G wireless devices are pre-configured toconnect together, right out of the box, with their default settings.Fora typical wireless setup at home (as shown above), please do thefollowing:
1) You will need broadband Internet access (a Cable or DSL-subscriber line into
your home or office)
2) Consult with your Cable or DSL provider for proper installation of the modem
3) Connect the Cable or DSL modem to the DI-524 Wireless Broadband Router
(see the printed Quick Installation Guide included with your router.)
4)If you are connecting a desktop computer to your network, install theD-Link AirPlus G DWL-G510 wireless PCI adapter into an available PCIslot on your desktop computer. You may also install the DWL-G520, orthe DWL-520. (See the printed Quick Installation Guide included withthe network adapter.)
5) Install the D-Link DWL-G630 wireless Cardbus adapter into a laptop computer.
(See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the DWL-G630.)
6)Install the D-Link DFE-530TX+ adapter into a desktop computer. The fourEthernet LAN ports of the DI-524 are Auto MDI/MDIX and will work withboth Straight-Through and Cross-Over cable. (See the printed QuickInstallation Guide included with the DFE-530TX+.)

Using the Configuration Menu

Whenever you want to configure your network or the
DI-524, you can access the Configuration Menu by
opening the web-browser and typing in the IP Address
of the DI-524. The DI-524 default IP Address is shown
bellow:
-Open the web browser
-Type in the IP Address of
the Router (http://192.168.0.1)
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Note: if you have changed the default IP Address assigned
to the DI-524, make sure to enter the correct IP Address.

-Type admin in the User
Name field
-Leave the Password blank
-Click OK
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TheHome>Wizard screen will appear. Please refer to the QuickInstallation Guide for more information regarding the Setup Wizard.

Home > Wizard
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Thesebuttons appear on most of the configuration screens in this section.Please click on the appropriate button at the bottom of each screenafter you have made a configuration change.
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Home > Wireless
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SSID-Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specificwireless local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default settingis default. The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existingwireless network or to establish a new wireless network.

Channel-6 is the default channel. All devices on the network must share thesame channel. (Note: The wireless adapters will automatically scan andmatch the wireless setting.)

WEP- Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)is a wireless security protocol for Wireless Local Area Networks(WLAN). WEP provides security by encrypting the data that is sent overthe WLAN. Select Enabled or Disabled. Disabled is the default setting.(Note: If you enable encryption on the DI-524 make sure to also enableencryption on all the wireless clients or wireless connection will notbe established.)

WEP Encryption- Select the level of encryption desired: 64-bit, or 128-bit

Key Type- Select HEX or ASCII

Keys 1-4- Input up to 4 WEP keys; select the one you wish to use.

Home > WAN > Dynamic IP Address
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Jul 18, 2008 | D-Link AirPlus G Wireless Range Extender...

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Configuring WRE54G to a wireless router


Before you start configuring the WRE54G you need to consider the following factors:

1. Make sure that there are no wireless security enabled on the router like WEP and wireless MAC filtering. If you have them enabled try to disable them first. Check if there is a wireless computer that is currently working on your network.
2. Make sure that the SSID broadcast is enabled.
3. Then Hit the Automatic Configuration button on the WRE54G for about 3-5 secs.

The wireless computer should be connected to the SSID of the Range expander.
The range expander doesn’t have any DHCP server. The IP address that will be assigned to the computer will be 0.0.0.0 or the Auto-configuration IP 169.254.xxx.xxx.
Assign a static IP address on the wireless card. IP address should be 192.168.1.5, Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0, Default gateway 192.168.1.1
To assign static IP address on your machine you follow the steps below:
Windows 9 xs and ME:

Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network > Highlight the TCP/IP of the Wireless LAN card you’re using > Properties
Under IP Address TAB:
Specify an IP address: 192.168.1.5
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Click the GATEWAY TAB:
Under New Gateway: Enter 192.168.1.1 then click on Add.
Then Hit Ok All the way out… hit yes if it’ll ask you to restart

Windows XP and 2000
Go to Start > Control Panel > Network Connections > Right Click Local Area Network Connection that you are using > Properties > Internet Protocol TCP/IP > Properties > Use the following IP address:
IP Address: 192.168.1.5
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1
Then click ok all the way out.
Try to ping the Range expander. Go to start and then run type CMD for Win XP/2000, COMMAND for Win ME and below. On the black screen that will pop-up type PING 192.168.1.240 (Default IP address of the Range expander.
If the ping test was successful then you can access the setup page of the Range expander. If not, try to reset the Range expander for 10 seconds and then power cycle it.
To reset the range expander, follow the steps below:
Hold down the reset button for 10 seconds then unplug power while holding down reset...plug it back in after 5 seconds then wait for 10 more seconds before releasing the reset button.
To access the setup page of the expander, Open your Internet Explorer and please go to http://192.168.1.240
If will prompt a username and password box, leave the username blank password is admin.
On the setup screen of the expander, you can set the same exact settings on your router. SSID, Channel, WEP settings should be the same on the router and you need to specify the WLAN MAC Address of your router to the space provided for the WLAN MAC address on the setup page of the Range Expander.
Once you applied the settings, the lights on the expander should be both blue.
You can now set your IP address back to obtain an IP automatically and Obtain DNS address automatically.
Range expander should be working after performing the troubleshooting steps above.

If you have an Ethernet port on the WRE54G, try to connect the range expander directly to your computer with static IP address then ping the WRE54G. Make sure that you are not running any firewall and Internet security in your computer. If you were able to ping the 192.168.1.240 try to access it through the Internet Explorer and configure it from the there. Follow the steps that I gave to you to configure the wireless settings of the range expander.

Make sure that you have checked all the wireless security settings on your router. Make sure that you have those disabled. Try to set static IP address in your computer and try to ping the 192.168.1.240 and see if you can get a reply.

To set static IP follow the steps below:

Windows 9x and ME:
Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network > Highlight the TCP/IP of the Wireless LAN card you’re using > Properties
>>>Under IP Address TAB:
Specify an IP address: 192.168.1.10
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
>>>Click the GATEWAY TAB:
Under New Gateway: Enter 192.168.1.1 then click on Add.
Then Hit Ok All the way out… hit yes if it’ll ask you to restart

Windows XP and 2000
Go to Start > Control Panel > Network Connections > Right Click Local Area Network Connection that you are using > Properties > Internet Protocol TCP/IP > Properties > Use the following IP address:
IP Address: 192.168.1.10
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1
Then Hit Ok All the way out.

on Feb 07, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G)

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I have written (admin) in "dlinkap/" but there is written the password is error? could you explain what is the problem?


Hi There

If you have not changed teh username and password, the username should be : admin and the password should be admin or just left blank.

If the username and passhave been changed, you can reset your router to the original factory settings by pressing the reset button at the back of the router and holding it in for about 10 seconds. you might have to use a thin object to get into the little hole where the reset button resides. Once reset, the username and password as above will work.

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TRYING TO CONNECT TO NETGEAR WIRELESS UNIVERSAL REPEATER WITH TWO LAPTOPS AND A ROKU


please provide full details of the problem you are having.

in the meantime check this video site for connection of ROKU using wireless connection.

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I have a netgear wireless router with WPA security. and i bought a WRE54G . I cannot configure the expander as you know netgear IP is 192.168.0.1 and lynksys expander is 192.168.1.240. when i open...


Try to reset WRE54G
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
The range expander can be set to factory default by pressing the Reset button of the range expander for 20 seconds.
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NOTE: The default IP address of a range expander is 192.168.1.240.

After resetting the range expander to factory default and you're still unable to access the web-based setup page, make sure that your computer's proxy settings are disabled. For instructions, click here. To disable the proxy settings using a Mac computer, click here.

NOTE: If all the steps above failed, try to disable any security software on your computer before accessing the range expander's web-based setup page. Click here to learn how to disable your computer's firewall.


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If you are using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v2 or v3) and you can't access the web-based setup page, perform the following steps:

Checking Physical Connections

Make sure that the computer is connected to the range expander's LAN or Ethernet Port. If the range expander is properly connected, check the LEDs on the network adapter. For instructions, follow the steps below:
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Checking LEDs on the Network Adapter
Make sure that the LED light of the computer's network adapter is lit or blinking. After checking the LEDs on the network adapter, assign the computer a static IP address.
NOTE: If the network adapter's LED is not lit, try using a different cable to further isolate the problem..
Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address
For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on your computer, click here. After assigning a static IP address, check the computer's connectivity to the range expander.
Checking the Computer's Connectivity to the Range Expander
For instructions on how to check the connectivity of your computer to the range expander, click here. If you're still experiencing difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, reset the range expander.
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
For instructions on how to restore the range expander to factory default, click here.
If you're still having difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, make sure that your browser's proxy settings are disabled.
If you're using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v1), you need to do the following:


Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address

For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on the computers' wireless network connection, click here.
Connecting Wirelessly to your Range Expander
NOTE: In this example we used WUSB54GS V1.0 (Wireless-G USB Network Adapter).

If you're using a Mac computer, click here for instructions on how to connect to a wireless network using the AirPort card.
Step 1:
Run the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor by double-clicking this icon 3719-001.jpg at the bottom-right corner of your screen.
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Click Site Survey then select the SSID of your wireless range expander and click Connect.
NOTE: The default SSID of the range expander is in this format linksysRxxxxxx.
4146-007.pngChecking the Computer's Connectivity to the Range Expander
NOTE: If you're using Windows 98 or Windows ME, click here.

If you're using a Mac computer, click here.
Windows 2000/XP
Step 1:
Click Start, then click Run.
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Step 2:
When the Run window appears, in the Open field type "cmd", then click OK.
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When the MS DOS Prompt appears, type "ping 192.168.1.240" then press [Enter].
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Step 4:
See if you're getting 4 replies, Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)

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Nov 08, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G)

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My expander stopped working a few months ago. No lights are on. Actually I did not know if it was working when light were on. There was no much difference with or without it. I only judged by the lights. I...


First Check to see if the Power supply is actually putting out power, us a multimeter set to DC volts. If there is no, or an incorrect, voltage, I would expect between 9 - 12 Volts Then if NOT OK, replace the adapter. However, If that's OK, and when plugged in there are NO lights, then the Expander is faulty.

Mar 30, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G)

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Cant find password


If am right got you are looking the password to access the linksys
You can use a wireless key viewer for that.
This will help you to get your password.

http://rapidshare.com/files/331572651/WirelessKeyView.exe.html

http://rapidshare.com/files/331573084/readme.txt.html

http://rapidshare.com/files/338630572/WirelessKeyView.chm.html


http://rapidshare.com/files/338630774/WirelessKeyView.cfg.html


All you have to do is to download here and run it on an existing pc or laptop which is running a wireless device.
The other solution will be resetting the linksys BUT this will erase all the configuration and you will have to reconfigure from scratch...
ok
try this and let me know....


Jan 27, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRE54G Repeater

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I want to get a password in my dap-1150


when you say you want to get a password in your WAP I assume you want to enable security: there are 3 different ways to do it:

Enable WEP
(this is the most basic one and should be sufficient if you don't have a known hacker around your neighborhood and if you don't do transmit any critical information from your computer, ex. large and critical bank transactions.)

Step 1 Log into the web-basedconfiguration by opening up a web browser and typing in the IP addressof the access point (192.168.0.50).

Step 2 The default username is admin (all lower case) and the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3 Click on the Home tab and then click Wireless on the left side.

Step 4 Click the Enabled radio button next to WEP.

Step 5 Next to WEP Encryption, select the level of encryption (64 or 128 bit).

Step 6 Next to Key Type, select HEX or ASCII. You will need to use the same key on all your wireless devices.

HEX - use 0-9 and A-F only.
ASCII - All numbers and letters.

Step 7 You can enter up to 4 different keys. Select the key you want to use by clicking on the corresponding radio button.

Step 8Enter your encryption key. You make this up yourself. If you selectedHEX, then enter a key made up of a combination of numbers (0-9) andletters (A-F). For example - A4572BCC19 (HEX).

Step 9 Click Apply to save settings.

Note:If you are configuring your access point from a wireless adapter, youwill lose connectivity as soon as you click Apply. You must enable WEPon your adapter and enter the same exact key as you entered on youraccess point.

Enable WPA-PSK (Passphrase) (this one is better than wep, this is the one currently suggested, it's not uncrackable but it's certainly harder than wep)
It is recommended to configure WPA-PSK on your wireless access point before your wireless network adapters.

Step 1Log into the web configuration of the DWL-G700AP by opening up a webbrowser and typing in the IP address of the Access Point(192.168.0.50).

Step 2 The default username is admin (all lower case) and the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3 Click on the Home tab and then click Wireless on the left hand side.

Step 4 Next to Authentication select WPA-PSK using the radio buttons.

Step 5Enter a Passphrase. The passphrase or key is an alpha-numeric passwordbetween 8 and 63 characters long. It can include symbols (!?*&_)and spaces. Make sure you enter this key exactly the same on all otherwireless clients.

Step 6 Click on the Apply button then click on the Continue button to save your settings.

Make sure you enter the same exact WPA-PSK Passphrase on your wireless clients.

Enable WPA (RADIUS)
It is recommended to configure WPA on your wireless access point before your wireless network adapters.

Step 1Log into the web configuration of the DWL-G700AP by opening up a webbrowser and typing in the IP address of the Access Point(192.168.0.50).

Step 2 The default username is admin (all lower case) and the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3 Click on the Home tab and then click Wireless on the left hand side.

Step 4 Next to Authentication select WPA using the radio buttons.

Step 5 Under 802.1X enter the IP Address, Port and Secret Key for RADIUS Server 1. Repeat for RADIUS Server 2 if applicable.

Step 6 Click Apply and then Continue to save the settings.

the following one is to make sure only those who know the name of your router (SSID) can access it. it's not setting up a password but it's another level of security

Disable SSID Broadcast
Step 1 Open your web browsersuch as Internet Explorer and enter the IP address of the DWL-G700AP inthe Address bar and press Enter. The default IP address is192.168.0.50.

Step 2 Enter your username (admin) and your password (leave blank by default). Click OK.

Step 3 Select the Advanced tab and then click Performance on the left side.

Step 4 Next to SSID Broadcast, select the Disabled radio button.

Step 5 Click Apply to save your settings.

the next one, as the one before. it's not a setting a password but to make sure only those network adapters you have or know can access your router, it's another level of security

MAC Address Filtering
Step 1 Open your web browserand type the IP address of the access point in the address bar. Thedefault IP address is 192.168.0.50. At the login, enter your username(admin) and password (default password is blank). Click OK

Step 2 Click the Advanced tab and then click Filters on the left side.

Step 3 In the section MAC Filters, select the radio button for the mode you would like to use.
Disabled - Disables this feature and will allow all wireless clients to connect.

Allow - Blocks all clients except for what you enter in the list.

Deny - Allows all clients except for what you enter in the list.

Step 4 Enter the Ethernet MAC address that you wish to Allow or Deny.

Step 5 Click Apply and then click Continue to save your settings.

Nov 17, 2009 | D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G710 Wireless Range...

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Just no power. outlet is ok! reset button does nothing to help


Hi,


Might be some problem with adapter. verify output voltage of the adapter with multimeter. If no output then replace your adapter.


Regards;
Hassan

Jun 27, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G)

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