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Linksys wireless G CD will not install

Once the installation CD instructs me to plug in the power cord and I plug up the installation hangs up with a message that my router connection doesn't seem to be connected properly.

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  • Michinoka Nov 27, 2008

    I have the same problem....

  • captshew Nov 29, 2008

    Thanks joed911 you are a genius! You solved my problem!! After I tried your suggestion without the cd, everything came up roses, so I threw the cd in the trash burner!

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Router setup
If you are using the cd that comes with the router, that is the problem. You do not have to use the cd. Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed.
then:
Connect the Cat5 cable from the modem to the WAN port on the router. Then connect a Cat5 cable from any port on the router to your PC's network port.


Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
Wait 30 sec. then plug in the power to the cable modem, wait 30 sec. then plug the power to the router. Wait till you have "Internet" light then restart your PC. The PC should pick up an IP address and you should be able to get on-line. This is if you have a cable service provider. If you have DSL, the router needs to be configured with PPOe.

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





Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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The problem here is that the WRT54GS is an old model, so naturally the installation CD is also old. This is especially a problem if you are running Vista. I ran into the same problem when I was installing my wireless card; my computer would detect it on boot up, but when I installed the drivers from the CD, it said the card wasn't plugged in.

The solution would be to download the lastest installation and driver files from the LinkSys website and use those instead of the installation CD that came with it. You may have to hunt for it, as some companies would rather push new products than update older ones, but since the router is still on the market, they should have the updated drivers and installation files.

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hi
may be the installation software is not working,what you need to do is take the cd out from the computer and just plugg the wireless adapter,when you plug in the wireless adapter it will tell you to insert the cd that came with the usb card so that the software can be installed,once you see this message insert the cd and then follow the setup screen(imp thing:incase you see the screen of the linkys installation donot follow that,follow the windows software setup screen) this will install the software and i am sure the software will get installed if the software has totally gone bad then here is a link you can donwnload the software from website and then try the installation
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To re-install the wireless adapter’s drivers, you need to perform two steps:
  1. Uninstalling the Previous Drivers
  2. Reinstalling the Drivers
Uninstalling the Previous Drivers
Step 1:
Click Start, All Programs or Programs, and look for the model number of the Linksys Wireless Adapter.
Step 2:
Look for Wireless Network Monitor and select Uninstall.

Step 3:
Wait for the Install Shield Wizard to complete before re-installing the drivers.
Reinstalling the Drivers
NOTE: Before re-installing the driver, unplug your LinksysWireless Adapter. If you’re using a wireless PCI adapter, shutdown thecomputer then remove the adapter.
The screenshots may vary depending on the model number of your wireless adapter. In this example, we’re using WUSB54GS v1.0
Step 1:
Insert the Linksys Setup CD into your CD-ROM drive.
Step 2:
Click Here to Start
to begin the installation process.

Step 3:
Accept the License Agreement by clicking Next.

Step 4:
Insert the wireless adapter into your computer and click Next.

NOTE: Ifyou’re using a wireless PCI card shutdown your desktop PC and open yourPC’s case. Locate an available PCI slot on the motherboard then poweron your PC.
Step 5:
When Linksys Wireless Network Monitor appears, select the name of your wireless network or SSID and click Connect. If you want to configure the adapter manually, click Manual Setup.
NOTE: To check if the drivers were properly installed, checkif the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor reports the Adapter is Active.For instructions, click here.

NOTE: If you were not able to install the Linksys adapter drivers, you need to update the drivers.
Update the Drivers
To update the wireless adapter’s drivers, you need to perform three steps:
  1. Downloading the Drivers.
  2. Uninstalling the Previous Drivers.
  3. Installing the Updated Drivers.
Downloading the Drivers
Step 1:
Before downloading the drivers, make sure your computer has an activeInternet connection. If your computer is plugged directly into therouter and cannot get online, disconnect your router and plug yourcomputer directly into your cable or DSL modem.
Step 2:
Once online, click here to go to the Linksys Downloads page..





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Uninstall all Linksys wireless networking software. Restart you computer with the wirless network card install and let Windows search for the correct drivers on the CD.

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