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How long is the warranty on a linksys? My linksys is about 1 year old and is now not connecting to the internet. The linlsys company is saying that I need to pay 29.99 to extend the tech support. Is this normal? I ddint knwo that I had to extend this each year.

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  • a_roiz Dec 09, 2008

    Is there a website that will help you configure your WEP key? This is what my computer is asking me. Also, I have 2 computers; the first has the Libnksys and that one is wokring fine. However, the one with the adapter is not. SO how can I help get a wep key for the computer that is not working?

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You can also try to connect to the routers administrative console. Lyksis default admin IP (in your web browser) is http://192.168.1.1/; this should connect you to the administrative console, if you've never configured this the username is Admin and the password is blank, you can probably find the user documentation online if you don't have the install cd. If you find the menu for wireless and then security you will be able to see and/or set your WEP and the encryption type, then you can copy this to your other computers on your network so they can all connect to your router securely.

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You can get a new one from walmart for $39.97 and its got a 3yr warranty. i would go and get a new one since its only $10 more

Assembled Country of Origin: Taiwan
Components Country of Origin: Taiwan
Warranty Length: 3 year limited
Supplier Warranty: 3 year limited

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This WRT54G v8 unfortunately has only a 1 year warranty from Linksys and that is the reason why they want to charge you for the service, if you like you can try first to reset the router using a pen by pressing the reset button for about 10 seconds and then after that run again the setup CD of the router to reconfigure it...

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The router only needs some reconfiguration and its still not bad, since you're having prblem with it and since the router is still under Linksys warranty better call them so one of their tech support will be able to walk you through in making this router work again, This is the number for Linksys 800-3267114 you can call them any time of the day...

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