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Re: passcode for 3com router
Type in the password to enter the set jup (as it says, admin is the default) click setup wizard, put a dot in pppoa (I'm assuming you're in the UK) click next, put in your user name and password, vpi/vcn 0 and 38 and encapsulation VC MUX, click next put channel to 11, choose an ssid (i leave mine at 3Com), click next, check all the data is correct then click on apply.Now to set up the encryption start internet explorer (blue e) in the address bar type 192.168.1.1 and press enter in the new screen, type in the password to enter the set jup (as it says, admin is the default) click wireless settings on the left hand side of the screen, click setup wizard select wpa-psk from the drop down box where it says pre-shared key, type in a MEMORABLE password and then click apply. Now you will lose your wireless signal. Panic ye not! Click on the smatt TV in the lower right hand side of the screen (this is called the sys-tray) you will now see that the wireless icon which looks a bit like a telly with 3 yellow arcs coming out of it's right hand side has a red cross on it. Click it once, click view wireless networks and then on the new screen click refresh network list. You will after a few seconds see your network -click on it and then on connect. A new box will come up asking you for the network key aka password. Enter the memorable password you have just forgotten in the upper and lower boxes and press enter. Et voila! you now have an encrypted wireless network and you can only get onto it if you know the memorable password!
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1. you will have to designate the laptop or allow it to connect by entering it into the 3com router. 2. try connecting to the router via ethernet cord (that is connecting with a physical straight through cord) that came with the router. If connected with this then you will have to go into the router via the IP set 192.168..0.1 depending on the router ip for loging in. 2. Go to the "wireless setup" and enter your MAC address for the laptop in the permissions list in the router. Instructions on how to do this is at the manufacturers site. Step by step. 3. Do the following step if instructions not found. 1.Log into router 2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off) 3.Note router name you are connecting to. 4.. Check the laptop do ipconfig /all to see current IP adresses. 5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. 6.Note router name you are connecting to. 7. Move the laptop about 20ft away and try to log on to the internet. This is for all routers to set up wirelessly.
from my own expierence ive learned that vista supports very few programs. why i dont no. ive had the same problems my husbands pc runs windows xp and the router links to his no prob. try goin on thte router site and down load a new driver from the vista pc. and try reloading if not im sorry but you will have to purchae a newer router vista compadible
Press reset button on the rear of the unit for 5 secconds, then by connecting your moden in to yor laptop go to the following web page: http://www.3com.com/products/en_US/detail.jsp?tab=support&sku=3CRWE454G72&pathtype=purchase and there you will find the software and manual for your AP (access point) the software will let you setup the device from scratch. the default password is admin. hope this helps.
If you are connecting to your 2wire router wirelessly you need to put int he 10-digit WEP passcode, this would be a 10 digit number on the bottom of the router near the serial number, it is usually in brackets like "" for example.
undo the dmz and forward the ports 22 for ssh and any other services you need to the cisco. Ok dmz is not good... 3com calls port forwarders virtual servers just add what you need there... hope that helps.
Do you get an error message? Can you connect with an ethernet cable? Do you see the wireless icon in the system tray? Have you used any encryption? Is your wireless turned on? These devices tend to be pretty fool proof. It might benefit you to start over, paying careful attention to the instructions, which can be confusing.