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Router problems I reset my router password. Now can't go online with my laptop but desktop works fine. I typed into address bar but get a page that says invalid address. Router is linksys.

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Your laptop has the old password for your wireless router stored in will depend on your version of windows as to how you can delete the old settings...usually you can right click on the wireless network icon on the bottom right of your task bar to view available wireless networks and go from there...if may be able to select "repair" there and enter the new password for the wireless router

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I want to reset my security wireless key

If you remember the user name and password for the router, you can log into the router by typing the address in the address bar in internet explorer. you can find the router address by going to a command prompt (press start and click run in windows xp or type cmd in the search bar on vista or windows 7) and typing ipconfig. This must be done on a computer thats either directly connected to the router or connected wirelessly. you will see a set of numbers telling your IP address, subnet mask and gateway. The gateway address is the address of the router. it will usually be something like type this address into the address bar of internet explorer and log into the router. go to wireless settings and you will be able to reset your wireless password. Another option, if you forget your logon for the router, is to jus reset the router to factory default. use a small thing object such as a paperclip and press and hold the reset button on the back or bottom of the router while you unplug and plug the router back in. Once it's powered on, you can let go of the reset button. This will have reset the router back to factory default, with no wireless password. Good luck

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Unable to log in to my netgear wgt624 router, has been working fine and suddenly lost internet. plugged ethernet cable into back of the cable modem and works fine so it's definately a problem with the...

reset the router using the reset button on the back
to log in after reset, type in the address bar of a browser
Leave the username blank, password is admin

Jan 22, 2011 | NetGear WGT624 Wireless Router

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I cant get connected to the internet

Providing that modem is working fine and we can get online if we connect the computer directly to it and having cable providers:

Steps to follow:

> Make sure modem is connected to the internet port of the router and from the router to the laptop/desktop computer
> On the back panel of the router there is a reset button. Reset the router for about a minute.
> As soon as the router powerlight is solid. Please open a web browser and on the address bar where you type http. Let's make sure to clear it out, type there the default Ip address of the router and press enter.
> Username and password appears. By default, leave the username blank and password is in a lower case admin
> After you enter the password, press enter. Linksys set up page will now appear.
> On the upper right where you see set up, underneath set up you have basic set up. In line with basic set up to the right there is mac address clone.
> Make sure to enable mac address and click clone my pc's mac. Save setting please.
> Check status to the upper right, on the status page scroll down the page, if we see internet IP address that is not then basically we are already connected to the internet.

Dec 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Need to find out password on a wrt54g. we cant find the orrigional disc or cisco on our computers.

If you can afford to loose your configuration, find the reset button and keep it pressed while the router is on by about 10 seconds. The default login is blank and the pasword 'admin'.

May 18, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Trying to reconfigure the router and a message comes up "unable to connect to router" I've done all the steps even reset to factory settings.

If you've tried reseting it, then the IP address is probably one of the following:

If you know how, try to ping the router via command prompt. You can do this by going to:

Start Menu>Run
then type

A black window will appear, try typing:

ping [one of the IP addresses above]

if nothing "replies" then you have a bad connection. If one of them does reply.

Try typing that IP address into the browser address bar to bring up the routers web interface.

If it's a linksys, try this for the username and password

Username: admin
Password: admin

for Netgear:

Username: admin
Password: password

Apr 03, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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I hooked up my netgear WGR614v7 to my desk top. why isnt my laptop hooked up to the internet?

Are you connect the laptop wirelessly??IF so follow the steps the browser page in your desktop(wired computer) and type on the address bar and click enter.It ll ask you usernamand password.username:admin and password:password or if you have set any password.If you are not able to open the router page then unplug the ethernet cable connected to your isolated port on the router and on the address bar type and click enter and give the user name and password.
2.Now we have to configure the router for wireless settings.In netgear smart wizard page at the left side blue screen
*click wireless settings under set up menu.
*In that page enter
region:ur country
mode:g and b
In security options select wep and key1 give your telephone number so that you wont forget the password.CLICK APPLY.we have secured the n/w.

3.Now in your laptop(wireless computer) scan and connect to the network.
For windows vista-start->connect to->select the network name(netgear2)and click connect->it ll ask for password,enter it(telephone no).you ll successfully connected.Now disconnect the cable and try going online wirelessly.
For xp-start->control panel->network connections->right click on wireless network connection->select the network and configure.

you ll get successfully connected message and you ll be able to go online.If this solution solved your problem pls rate me or if still unable to connect send me the reply i ll help you.

Sep 30, 2009 | NetGear RP614 Router

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Router keeps knocking off laptop and desktop ISP service

Make sure the router is properly connected and the physical setup is ok, not kept close to any emitting electronic device like a speaker. Connect the router hard wired, Access the modem's gui by the ip address. (type in ipconfig in you command window, the default gateway will be your modems IP) once you type that ip address in the address bar of IExp. it will ask you for the uid and the password, leave it blank or use admin as username and password is blank... Take the uid and the password for your internet from your internet service provider... eg AT&T or Primus Canada. Enter that in there and and try to configure the router.

but before you move on to the router. make sure the modem has the DSL light solid and not blinking... Try it and let me know..
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Securing my wireless

if you are talking about the wireless security, by default it's not enabled so you need to enable it by going to the router's setup page. here's how: open a web browser (e.g. internet explorer, firefox etc) then type on the address bar. it'll promt you for the username and password, leave the username blank and type admin (default password)on the password. you will then be prompted with the linksys page, go to the wireless tab then look for the wireless security subtab. there you can enable your wireless security.

hope this'll help you and just ask me if you have other concern


Oct 21, 2008 | Linksys A+G WRT55AG Wireless Router

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Router won't log into it's IP address online

Is your desktop getting an ip address from the router?
You said that you reset the router, do you mean turning it on and off or pressing the reset button?

Aug 03, 2008 | NetGear WGT624 Wireless Router

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Need help setting up linksys with laptop

do not worry about it..
if you are still online with the desktop..
Step 1:
Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

Step 2:
Go to the Address bar and enter your router’s IP Address ("" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].
If should ask for a user name and a passwd.. if it is not ..try with or if still not..
then for a dsl connection you might have changed the ip address of your router..

To check ipaddress
click start then run and in run type cmd and click ok..
you would be in a black dos prompt..
type ipconfig and press ok.. you would find the ipaddress

Step 3:
Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

Step 4:
Go to the Address bar and enter your router’s IP Address
then press [Enter].

Step 5:
When the router’s web-based setup page appears, click the Wireless tab.

Step 6:
Look for Wireless Network Name (SSID) and if it’s still set to ‘linksys’ change it to something unique then click Save Settings. or else if the name is changed leave it..
ans below the wireless tab select the Wireless Security sub the blue bar. check for the defalt transmit key and key 1 if its already setup, then make a note of the key and go to Step 12 if not setb up wireless security first

Step 7:
Select any number under the Default Transmit Key to determine which key you’ll be using. In this example, we selected number 1.

Step 8:
Select 128 bits under WEP Encryption.

Step 9:
Type a wireless network password of your choice such as “MySecretKey”, then click Generate.
NOTE: You should come up with a password that is unique for your network and is a combination of numbers and letters up to 26 characters.

Step 10:
The result will be a string of random characters. Copy the resulting string since this will be the key to your wireless network.
NOTE: Do not give this key to anyone. This will be your wireless network’s key.

Step 11:
Click 3695-017.png.

Step 12:

now go to your latop. right click wireless network connectios icons and click view wireless network.. (if it is xp os)
you would fine the name of the n/w try connecting to it, it would ask for the n/w key enter the 26 digit key which you have setup and click connect, you would go online with your laptop..

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