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Cannot Connect wireless Printer Linksys system

I can not get my wireless printer on linksys when i run lexmark peinter cd i load all the requested information and it still does not load it i have a built in wireless system in my printer. I put my ssid and password but it still does not work. Help. In Fl.

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  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same printer. it works when i disable the WEP. how do i get it to print with the WEP enabled? same thing for my Xbox360.

  • a-j-o Jan 03, 2009

    I have the same problem I have a Lexmark X6690 and a Wireless-G WRT54G Router I installed the software and ran the setup it asked me all the info on my WiFi network, I inputted all the info but all the printer can find is the SSID but it cannot connect to it and it said that there was no WiFi signal, that is wrong as I connect my laptop and my Xbox360 through is Router over a longer distance. Any Help :-)

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Try pluging the printer into eathernet and then try doing that.

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Wrt120bn wireless router cd installation


Are you trying to setup Linksys router?
You can run the installation CD to setup Linksys router or you can do it without installation CD also.
Connect the computer to the router with the Ethernet cable.
Open the setup page of the router.
Change the Internet connection settings.
Create a new wireless network.
Connect to the network.

I will suggest you a website that you can try to setup your Linksys wireless router without installation CD.

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Need to reconfigure Linksys Wireless Router


Jim,

There are a few steps that we can try. If you want to email me at doingitright@blueskyit.ca for further instruction then that's fine. Try the following first:

I will assume you have Windows XP:

1. Click Start button.
2. Click Run.
3. Type in cmd and then hit enter.
4. Type in ipconfig /flushdns and hit enter.
5. Type in ipconfig and hit enter. This should show you a few IP addresses.
6. If you are connecting to the router okay, you should see a gateway address listed. Write that down. Keep the command window open for now.
7. Go to your desktop and open a browser window. Type in the gateway IP address. This should bring up a sign on to the Linksys. If it doesn't, then there's an issue between your PC and the router.
8. Assuming it does bring up the Linksys then sign on to it. Look for an area that will show you devices connected to the router. Do you see the printer? It may show you a MAC address for the computer and the printer with IP address beside it. It may be located under the wireless area.
9. If it does show printer info then write down the IP address. If it doesn't show info then it's possible that the printer isn't configured properly.
10. Log out of the router window.
11. Bring up the command prompt again and try pinging the IP address of the printer (if you have it from the router). If it replies then you should reboot your computer and try printing again. If it doesn't reply then chances are the printer itself isn't installed on the right port.
12. You can check port connection on the printer by going to your printer folder, look at the properties and see what port it's using....for example: if you had it using USB prior to wireless then you want to change it to use the IP address.

There are a few more steps to try but it depends on what happens to this point. Another thing to check is on the printer device itself - go into the network setup which should be under the settings menu somewhere...sorry not sure of the Lexmark model you have. Make sure that the IP address info is listing properly. You can try printing a config page directly from the device as well to show you what IP its using....

Let me know if there's anything further required. If you email me directly then I can continue to help, otherwise someone else may grab this issue to assist further.

Thanks.

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Hi ya i have the problem tht i cant configure my router how to enter into it and give my password


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Title: Setting up your Linksys Router for the first time Article ID: 21463
Your Linksys Wireless-N Router comes with the Cisco Connect software which makes setting up and managing your Linksys Wireless-N Router a quick and simple experience. You'll have your Linksys Wireless-N Router up and running in no time.

NOTE: The Linksys E2100L router is only available in the U.S. For help on setting up a Valet or Valet Plus, please click here.

Some basic requirements before you begin
i. An active Internet connection.
ii. A computer with a wireless or wired Ethernet adapter, running one of the operating systems below.
- Windows XP with Service Pack 3
- Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or better
- Windows 7
- Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.9
- Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11
- Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8
- Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.1
Getting started
Provided that the above requirements are met, you can now begin setting up your Linksys Wireless-N Router. In this example, we'll be setting up the Linksys E3000 High Performance Wireless-N Router. The following steps will walk you through the entire process.
Step 1:
Your Linksys Wireless-N Router allows you the freedom of running setup via a wired or wireless connection. Therefore, please start by performing the instructions under the description that best matches the computer you're working with. Proceed to Step 2 once you're done.
Description A:
You are using a computer with no wireless connectivity that is normally connected with an Ethernet cable to your DSL/Cable modem.

Instructions A:
Please connect one end of the supplied Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port on your computer, and connect the other end into one of the numbered Ethernet ports at the back of your Linksys Wireless-N Router.
Description B:
You are using a laptop with a built-in wireless adapter.

Instructions B:
If you're using a laptop, please ensure that its wireless feature is switched ON, and that your laptop is positioned within 5 feet of your Linksys Wireless-N Router.
NOTE: Most laptops have a switch that turns its wireless feature ON and OFF. Refer to your laptop's documentation or online help if you're unsure where this switch is. This doesn't apply if you purchased an external wireless adapter separately.
Step 2:
On your computer, insert the supplied Setup CD that came with your Router. Setup should start automatically.

NOTE: If setup doesn't load automatically, please click here.

Step 3:
The first screen greets you with the Software End User License Agreement. Please take a moment to read through and understand the agreement. Once you're ready, go ahead and click Next.

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NOTE: The Linksys Wireless-N Router model displayed on the setup screen may vary based on the Linksys Wireless-N Router model you have.
Step 4:
On the next window, please follow the on-screen instructions on how to connect your Linksys Wireless-N Router:
kb21463-002_en.png Plug one end of the power cable into your router and the other end into an electrical outlet.

NOTE: The Linksys E3000 features a power switch, located at the back-end of the unit, next to the power port. Please make sure that this switch is ON. Other Router models may not have this feature.

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kb21463-004_en.png Plug the Internet cable into the yellow port in the back of your router labeled "Internet". Plug the other end into the modem.
QUICK TIP: Click Show me how for an illustrated guide on how to complete the above instructions.
After completing the above steps, click Next to continue.

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Step 5:
Setup will now perform a series of tests to determine the optimum configurations for your network. You may notice your computer connecting and disconnecting to a wireless network several times. This is normal. Your wireless network is simply being secured.
NOTE: The setup process automatically generates a unique and secure Wireless Network Name (SSID) for your convenience.

kb21463-006_en.png Step 6:
The next part of the setup automatically detects your Internet connection type. If you are using a DSL connection, you may be requested to enter your account details. If this is the case, simply enter your Account name and Password in the allocated fields. Otherwise, you may skip ahead to Step 7.
NOTE: If you don't know your Account name and Password, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) will be able to provide these details.

QUICK TIP: Click Examples to see what your Account name should look like.

kb21463-007_en.png NOTE: Cable Internet users will not see the above screen.
Step 7:
Sit back and wait a moment as setup finalizes your Linksys Wireless-N Router settings, and re-establishes your Internet connection.

kb21463-008_en.png Step 8:
Once your Internet connection is up and running, a confirmation window similar to the screenshot below will appear on your screen. Your Linksys Wireless-N Router is now secure and connected to the Internet. This concludes the setup process. Click OK to continue.

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Step 9:
You will now be taken to the main Cisco Connect window which lets you manage and further personalize your network settings. If you would like to learn more about the available features in Cisco Connect, please click here. Otherwise, you may click on the Close button to exit Cisco Connect, and begin surfing the Internet right away.
NOTE: To launch Cisco Connect again at later time, on a Windows computer, go to Start>All Programs>Cisco Connect. To launch Cisco Connect on a Mac computer, navigate to the Applications folder in Go, and then start Cisco Connect. For more help on this, please click here.

kb21463-010_en.png NOTE: Cisco Connect is automatically installed each time you use the Setup CD or Easy Setup Key to setup or connect to your Linksys Wireless-N Router.



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http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/linksys.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3687

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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You bought a router for your printer? Or you have other computers you need to connect to the internet.

If you have more than one computer than you hookup (or connect wirelessly) your computers and then network yor printer so that document can be printed from any machine on your network. If this is not what you are looking for feel free to fill me in on more infomation.


http://compnetworking.about.com/od/homenetworking/a/routernetworks.htm


Try this link for help with networking your printer.

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