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What happens exactly when I reset my WRT300N router? Will it reset the network name and WEP key?

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Yes it will reset the network name and ssid ... as well as the configuration of your router ...

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Router working but as soon has i secure it with a WEP key my wireless wont work anymore ???


You may need to edit the settings in the connecting computer, it may be using old specs and being rejected....without prompt, on some OS.

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How to reset your linkseys wireless router wep key.


Press start on your computer
click network
right click on the router
click on view device web page
leave user name blank
password - admin - ok
click wireless tab
change wireless(ssid) network name (anything will do, it will assign you the correct one) write the name down.
click reset security, wait till it fully uploads
click save settings
when the page reloads click on security mode - wep
enter 10 didgit code, letters and numbers: ie: abcde12345 (write down the number)
save settings
back to network on the start menu
setup connection or network
manually connect to wireless network
enter network name
enter security key
highlight the one you want
click connect

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I am trying to connect my wireless printer to the router, but when it comes to the WEP code, the one I have does not work. Is there a way to reset the WEP code?


Hi glenncj,

Welcome to Fixya. If you need the WEP key or Network Key you need to access the Wireless Settings Page.

To access the router page just open a browser then type 192.168.1.1, the Default username is blank and the password is admin. Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security under the Security Mode you will see there Network Key or Wep Key. The Network Key or Wep Key serves as a password or security code on your network to make it secure.
You can also reset the router by pressing the Reset button at the back of it for 15-30 seconds using a Pen and a Paper Clip.

If this works dont forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya.

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Suddenly today after working for a couple of years all the lights are on solid and my wireless laptops can not find the router


To connect to your wireless network using Vista's WLAN Autoconfig, follow these steps:
Step 1:
Right-click this icon 5449-001.png at the bottom-right corner of the screen and select Connect to a network.

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Step 2:

Select your Wireless Network Name or SSID then click Connect.

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NOTE:
If the wireless network name or your SSID is not listed, the SSID Broadcast on the router might be disabled. For instructions on how to connect to the wireless network with the SSID broadcast being disabled, click here.
If the computer is not detecting any signal or is not seeing any wireless network, change the channel of the router. For instructions, click here.
If WEP/WPA is enabled on the router:
Step 3:
Enter your wireless network WEP/WPA Key on the field provided then click Connect.
NOTE: To learn more about WEP/WPA and other Wireless Settings, click here.

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NOTE: Make sure Display characters is checked, to display the WEP/WPA key used by the router. You can get the passphrase or network key from the encryption that has been generated (if using WEP network security) from the router's web-based setup page. If you're using WPA network security, the network key is the key for passphrase.

Make sure you enter the wireless network's WEP or WPA key not the Passphrase.

It is also possible to make a wireless connection even if the wireless security is disabled on your router. If you don't see any network SSID from your network list, make sure your wireless adapter/device is ON and your router is in good condition. If your router shows any unstable occurrence, click here.

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If you set up your again with exactly as it was before the reset you (same WEP key, wireless network name) then your computers should just reconnect. If you're having to reset the WEP key, the worst that will happen is that you'll get a prompt to put in the new password the next time your computers try to connect to the wireless.

NB - performing a reset on your router will mean you have to set the thing up from from scratch so make sure you have your internet username and password to hand (if it's ADSL) and that you know what your old wireless network settings are before proceeding.

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I just rewired all my network connections, my wrt300n wireless indicator is not lit. The network is set up on a linksys broadband router on a cable modem and wrt300n was functioning properly when it was...


Try first resetting the router by pressing the reset button of the router fro 10 seconds while power is ON and then after that reconfigure the router.....

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Linksys wrt300N wireless light not blinking


the wireless connections says limited or no connectivity when it does not get IP address from the router.
There might be problem with the wireless settings of the router.
if your network is a secured network then you will need to check the network key.
You can try to upgrade the firmware of the router. that will be a good option.
Click Here for step by step solution

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Hi! To find the WEP key on your DLink DIR-655 wireless router, you need to access the setup page of the router by typing at the url: 192.168.0.1, then it will show the setup page of the router. on the left side, you will see Internet, Wireless settings, Network Setting, USB Settings, Select on Wireless Setting, then it will go to Wireless Network Settings, Under that you will see, Enable Wireless, Wireless Network Name, 802.11 Mode , Enable Auto Channel Scan , Wireless Channel , Transmission Rate , Channel Width , Visibility Status and under that you will see Wireless security mode and click the pull down arrow, and you will see, wep, wpa, wpa2, once you select one of the security mode, it will show on the buttom the option to setup the wireless security. If you have any question pls feel free to get in touch..

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you have to power down all three items , turn on the computer then the modem then the route if this fails hit the reset button on the modem this shoul work for ya

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How do i hook up my ps3 to my network wirelessly


Make sure the same SSID and network key is configured on your PS3's wireless settings. To get the SSID and network key do the following steps.

1. Open your Internet Explorer and type http://192.168.1.1 on the Address Bar
2. It will prompt you for username and password. Type admin on the password, leave it blank for username. If admin password doesn't work, type your own password.
3. When you get to the Setup page of the router, go to Wireless tab. Take not of the SSID or the Wireless Network Name.
4. Now click the sub-tab Wireless Security that's under the Wireless tab. Take note of the Security Mode. If it is WPA-Personal, take note of the Shared Key or Passphrase. If the Security Mode is WEP, take note of the WEP key # 1.

5. Now all you need to do is access the Wireless Settings of your PS3 and configure manually the SSID and the Security Key. Then reboot the router and PS3. That should do it.

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