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My Linksys WAG325N stopped being accessible by both the internet explorer 192.168.1.1 and the installation software application. I can ping it through the wired LAN but I have not been able to restore the network or access its set up application

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Reset the router with its reset button and a paper clip.

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I have a dell optiplex gx520,it is hooked up to wireless connection and it's showing that the signal is good,but IE won't let us view webpage......


can you check if have a valild IP address?

1. Start > RUN > type in "cmd"
2. On the command prompt windows (black DOS window),
> type "ipconfig" > hit Enter
> you should have a valid IP address (something like 192.168.x.x)
• if yes, then try to ping a website
• if no, (you should see somthing like 169.254.x.x), check your wireless settings again.
**good signal doesnt mean that you are connected, it could be a conflict with wireless encryptions too..**
3. to perform PING
> on the CMD screen (back DOS based window), type "ping (space) google.com"
> you should see ping statistics, something like "packets sent=4 received=4 lost=0"
• if 0% lost > your connected to the internet
• if 100% lost > you have no connection
> again check your wireless again
4. If you can Ping and you can't still view webpages using IE here's what I suggest
• Optimize your browser
-delete temporary internet files and cookies
4a.1 Open Internet Explorer
4a.2 Click "Tools" (the icon that looks ike a cogwheel / gear; usually at the upper right corner of internet explorer)
4a.3 Click "Internet Options"
4a.3 Click "Delete" under the General Tab Screen
4a.4 Restart Internet Explorer
• Reset Internet Explorer to factory settings
4b.1 Open Internet Explorer
4b.2 Click "Tools" (the icon that looks ike a cogwheel / gear; usually at the upper right corner of internet explorer)
4b.3 Click "Internet Options"
4b.4 Click on the "Advanced" tab
4b.5 Click on "RESET"
4b.6 Restart Internet Explorer

Hopes this Helps

Aug 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Crap Software Config Settings, How to set-up the firewall...


Configuring **** Software Pro
--------------------------------------
Configuring the Standard Settings

Your first configuration should be this of **** Software should be like this ----

Launch **** Software Pro and click to highlight the "Overview" tab on the left hand side. In the pane that appears on the right hand side click the "Preferences" tab and in the section "check for updates" check "Manually".

In the "General" section you can also configure **** Software to load at start up which is advisable because this software is you first line defense against uninvited invasion of you computer by a whole gamult of virii, spyware, adware and bots! Virus checking software does have its place but remember that prevention is always better than a cure!

**** Software Pro's program control is automatically configured. When you run it for the first time it will ask on behalf of programs installed on your system for permission to access the Internet. You Browser will be the first to request - just tick the "Yes" box and the "Remember this setting" box and **** Software will always allow you browser access automatically.

Unless you use online databases etc., there should be no reason for any application other than a browser, email client, ftp client, streaming media player or a download manager to gain access to the Internet.

So consider what type of program it is that need Internet access before giving **** Software permission to allow it. If it is just a driver file (.DLL that request Internet Access, always search Windows to try and identify it. Many seudo-virii such as Adware and sub class seven Trojans access the Internet from your system using .dll files.
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Configuring the Advanced Settings

If you are not on a LAN (connected to another computer in a network) you can use this guide to give your firewall some real muscle:

Launch **** Software Pro and click to highlight the "Firewall" tab on the left hand side. In the pane that appears on the right hand side in the section "Internet Zone Security" set the slider control to "High" then click the "Custom" button in the same section. The next settins page is divided into two section with tabs Internet Zone and Trusted Zone at the top of the page.

Under the Internet Zone tab there is a list of settings that can be accessed by scrolling.

At the top is the high security settings and the only thing that should check from there is "allow broadcast/multicast".
The rest should be unchecked.

Scroll down until you get to the medium security settings area. Check all the boxes in this section until you get to 'Block Incomming UDP Ports". When you check that you will be asked to supply a list of ports, and in the field at the bottom of the page enter 1-65535.

Then go back to the list and check the box a longside 'Blockl Outgoing UDP Ports" and at the bottom of the page enter 1-19, 22-79, 82-7999, 8082-65535.

Repeat this procedure for the following settings
"Block Incoming TCP Ports": 1-65535
"Block Outgoming TCP Ports": 1-19, 22-79, 82-7999, 8082-65535
Then click "Apply", "ok" at the bottom of the page.

Back in the right hand "Firewall" pane go next to the yellow "trusted Zone Security" section and set it to "high" with the slider. Click "Custom" and repeat the ABOVE procedure this time choosing the "Trusted Zone" tab at the top of the settings page.

These settings will stop all incoming packects at ports 1-65535 and also block all pings, trojans etc. These settings will also stop all spyware or applications from phoning home from your drive without your knowledge!

Good luck!

on Jan 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Facebook stops working when i click on a tab


There seems to be an issue with your browser or the computer may be effected by spyware or Virus. Are you facing this issue only with Facebook or others website also?
You can try to use any other browser to confirm its a browser issue. Try to switch to google Chrome or Firefox.

If you are using Internet explorer you can try to re-install the Internet explorer by doing the following steps:
Go to control panel
Open Add/Remove programs
Windows component
look for Internet explorer
Un-install the Internet Explorer
Restart the computer.

Go to control panel
Open Add/Remove programs
Windows component
look for Internet explorer
Re-install the Internet Explorer (you might need the Windows XP Installation CD)

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Nov 29, 2009 | Acer Aspire T160 (AST160UA3400) PC Desktop

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Dell Dimension DE051:Wireless Internet Problem (Can't Load Sites)


contact Comcast and have them reset your IP address. also have them ping your modem after they reset IP.
Also, see Linksys website for LELA (easylink advisor) to add devices to network. Uses a good bit of memory so don't allow to run automatically at start up.

Dec 30, 2008 | Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

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Well i had just bought a lynksys router from my friend with no software cd so right now i am trying to download the software online so when i switch my cox modem with the linksys modem i want the software...


You should be able to get any software that you need from LinkSys.com but I have a couple of quick questions first:

1. Is the LinkSys unit you just purchased a router or modem?

If the unit is a router, you are still going to need a Cox compatible modem. If the unit is a modem, you will still need a router to complete the network setup unless LinkSys makes a combination cable router/modem, and I haven't been able to research one.

2. If it is a modem, is it a cable modem and, if it is, is it Cox compatible?

According to the Cox Web Site, the only models of LinkSys modems that are currently compatible with the Cox High Speed Cable Internet Service are:

BEFCMU10 v3
BEFCMU10 v4
WCG200
WCG200 v2
CM100

In this particular case, you may need to contact LinkSys and/or your Internet Service Provider. In most cases, they will not only tell you exactly what type of equipment you need, they will also talk you through setting up the network once you have the equipment - usually at no charge.

Graye

Nov 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I lost the instructions on how to install a Linksys wireless router. I would like to down load these instructions.


cable setup

This guide is recommended for Cable Internet Service in the USA like Charter, Cox, Comcast, Cable Vision, etc.
  1. First you need to connect the device together. You need to connect your cable modem to the internet port on the back of the router, and the computer should go to one of the 4-port on the router labeled Ethernet (1, 2, 3, 4).
  2. Then turn on the modem first, wait for the lights to stabilize before powering on the Linksys router. Lights that you should have on the router are Power (solid green), Wireless/WLAN (Green sometimes flashing), One of the no. lights where the computer is plugged in (flashing), And the internet light (flashing).
After doing this step there are times that this will already get you online. If the internet will not work, you continue following the steps 3.

3. If the internet is still not working; we will need to adjust a setting on the router setup page. To access the setup page of the router you need to open your internet explorer or Firefox on the computer that is hardwired directly to the router. In the address bar of your browser (Internet Explorer or Firefox) type http://192.168.1.1/ and hit enter or click Go. It will ask you for a username and password. Just type "admin" for the password field and there is no username. If you have ran the setup CD prior to this, then use the password that you have set when were running the setup CD.
4. Once you are in the setup page of your router make sure that the Internet Connection Type is set to Automatic Configuration DHCP, then click the save the settings button at the bottom of the page. After saving the settings, click the sub tab at the very top of the page that says MAC Address Clone. Set it to enable and click the button that will say Clone or Clone your PC's MAC and save the settings again.

5. After doing step 4, do a power cycle. Power cycle is done by turning of the router, modem and computer. Leave them off for a minute, tuned them back on in this order. Modem first wait for the lights to stabilize, then the router wait until the power light become solid. Then turn on the computer. This will get you online through the router.


DSL

Configuring the Linksys Router.
These instructions assume the computers TCP/IP Properties are configured to " Obtain an IP Address Automatically"
1. Connect the Linksys power supply and connect a Lan port to the computers Lan port.
2. Go to your desktop and double click on Internet Explorer (Located on the Start Menu in Windows XP)
3. When "Internet Explorer" opens type »192.168.1.1[?] into the "Address" bar and click on Go
4. The "Enter Network Password" window will appear.
5. Skip user name and type admin (admin is the default password) as the password, and click OK
6. Scroll down on this page and look for (on older firmware) PPPoE or select the option for PPPoE under "WAN Connection type"
7. Username: yahootheclown@sbcglobal.net or yahootheclown@ameritech.net and your password.
8. Select the option for "Keep Alive" with a redial period of 180
9. Click on the Apply button.
10. Then click on the Continue button
11. Exit Internet Explorer

Power Cycling:
1. Shut down your computer
2. Unplug the power from the router
3. Unplug the power from the DSL modem
4. Wait for 30 seconds and re apply power to the DSL modem
5. Once the lights on the DSL modem stop blinking power up the router
6. Start up your PC

Checking your internet Connection:
1. Go to your desktop and double click on Internet Explorer (Located on the Start Menu in Windows XP)
2. When "Internet Explorer" opens type »192.168.1.1/Status.htm[?] into the "Address" bar and press the "enter" key or left click the "go" button
3. The "Enter Network Password" window will appear.
4. Skip user name and type admin (admin is the default password) as the password, and click OK
5. On the left of the "Status" page you will see "PPPoE Enabled", and to the right you will see the Status of the connection. It can be one of the following:
- Disconnected
- Connecting
- Connected
6. If the status is "Connected" you should be able to browse the web, if not reboot your computer
7. If you get an error message please repeat the "Configuring the router" and "Power Cycling" steps with a different username.
- If all four connections fail then please see our knowledge base articles on the error you're getting.
Once the router is configured correctly you should change the default password and record it for reference.
You should also add the "Enter Network Password" page to the Favorites List, and review the user manual.


for linksys tech support call 1800 3267114

hope this helps.

Oct 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Internet Explorer cannot display the web page


Could be a vista compatibility problem.
check Linksys website for updated driver and or connection manager.

check that you still have permission in firewall.

remove the software of the usb wireless adapter,reboot ,then re install.

just a couple of thoughts
good luck
Terry

Mar 26, 2008 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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HP no internet.


the A6120N is the big brother to my little 3120N which I love dearly and that means you have Vista installed on the computer. If you are connected to the internet, it also means you have the little blue ballons down on system tray sitting over your network connection icon. Am I correct so far???

Feb 23, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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