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Your answer to the problem "...can't connect laptop to wireless router" suggested "pinging" to router. How do you do that

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Pinging most LinkSys WRT54G would require to open a command prompt in the PC, type "ping 192.168.1.1" less the quotes and await reply from the router.

Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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