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I have a linksys WRT54G wireless router and need to set the security.....how do i do this? i have vista and was told not to load the cd but to go to 192.168.1.1. help please.....

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Hi,
You can type www.routerlogin.com into your internet browser url address bar and it'll ask you for a username and password to your router. Leave the username blank and put 'admin' as the password. In there, you can go to the wireless security menu and enable WEP or WPA (stronger) encryption and then it'll ask you to choose a password. Choose one, write it down somewhere safe, and apply and exit.
That's your wifi secure. You also have the option of changing the router's password, but that's up to you, and is just as straightforward :)
Hope this helps

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Im trying to find my password for my router but i cant.


Reset Button

Note:

Resetting the router to the factory defaults will delete any changes you have made to the router, including any security settings. This should be used as a last resort.
The first method involves simply pressing a button located on the back of the router. The image below (courtesy of Linksys) shows where the button is located.
linksys-reset.png

Linksys WRT54G Reset Button Location
To reset your router, use the following steps:

  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.
  3. Open up your Web browser and enter "192.168.1.1′ in the address bar.
  4. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter "admin" as the password.
The router has now been reset. Follow the steps in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and create a good wireless network security.
Through the Web Administration PagesThe second method involves logging into the Web administration pages of the router. Use the following steps to reset the router using this method:
  1. Open your Web browser and enter the IP address of your router. By default, the address is "192.168.1.1′.
  2. Enter your user ID And password when prompted. Hopefully this has been changed, but if it hasn't, the default is no ID and "admin" as the password.
  3. At the top of the Web page, click "Administration" and then "Factory Defaults".
  4. Beside "Restore Factory Defaults", click "Yes".
  5. Now click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom of the Web page.
Your WRT54G wireless router should now be reset to the factory defaults. Ensure you follow the steps outlined in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and maintain your wireless network security.
SummaryThis post has provided two methods you can use to reset your Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G router. If you are having problems with your router, try resetting the router to the factory defaults, and then make the changes again and see if the router starts working again.

Sep 24, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I need the Network security key to add my lapptop to the router.


http://www.pcwintech.com/screenshots-linksys-wrt54g-linksys-firmware


First, let's log on to the router.
  1. Open your internet browser and type http://192.168.1.1 in the address bar. This is the default IP address of the browser.
  2. In the login box that appears type 'admin' (without quotes) in both fields. 'admin' is the default username and password.
Write down the SSID
  1. In the Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings menu you will see the Service Set Identifier or SSID. The SSID differentiates one wireless network from another. It is the 'network name'. Write it down, or copy paste it to a text file. You will need it later. You can first set your own SSID if you like.
In the Linksys WRT54G router you will find the wireless security options under Wireless > Wireless Security. This page allows you to set wireless encryption options.
'WRT54G opensources.png
here you will find you wireless key. this can only be done by a machine connected directly by network wire. make sure you are connected first. wireless is unable to connect unless it is directly connected.

Sep 14, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Lost my wireless connection on linksys wireless g wrt54g v.4 router help.... called linksys wants to charge 39.99 for a quick fix plz help


My friend,


Please reset the router by pressing the reset button for at least thirty seconds.

Open the setup page of the router with 192.168.1.1 from Internet Explorer.

Username=leave this blank.

Password=admin

Router setup page will be displayed then.

Click on the basic wireless settings .

Give the network name(your choice) and channel =6.

Under wireless security settings .

Click on the security mode should be WPA.

Put a security key.

Save settings.


It will start working wireless .

Saved your 39.99 $


Regards:-
Amit Awasthi

Dec 12, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Can't get wireless laptop to communicate with linksys wrt54g router. Have installation CD


You will need to check the wireless settings of the router.
If your network is secured then make sure that you are typing the correct network key.
also make sure that the DHCP server is enabled on the router.
is there any computer connected to the router ?
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
Router set up page is the page where you can check all the wireless settings of the router.
Click here for step by step instructions

May 09, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Lost installation cd cant connect to wireless router wrt54g v8 linksys router need to know how to get it connected to my laptop


If you configure the Linksys wireless router with encryption and you configure your wireless card in your computer with the router's encryption settings it will secure the Linksys wireless router and allow your computer to connect to the Linksys. Please click on this link and follow my instructions to secure your wireless router :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Jan 06, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I want to security enable my wireless internet


What you are asking about is called Wep security and is available in your router control panel ("http://" whatever your router is set to) then go to wireless>security and setup a Wep key. You can also go to this web page for more info:

http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support/WRT54G

Good Luck...
Tim

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Cannot change network security


if you change any security setting it likely has to reboot.
if the wireless won't reconnect , start with no security setting for open/no security and see how it responds.
then match the settings exact.
otherwise update the bios in the router.

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