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Network has suddenly dissapeered

Hi. I've had my linksys wrt54g router for about 2 years now. I have a Dell Desktop, Acer Laptop, and recently added an Xbox 360 about 2 weeks ago on to the network. Everything has been working fine, but yesterday my network basically dissapeered, and all 3 have lost connectivity. I cannot find my network when I search for nearby networks in range. Whats funny is that I can connect my computer wired into the router and everything works fine.

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This is just a problem with the wireless settings of the router, you can try first to reset the router by pressing the reset button for 20 seconds while power is ON and then after that you should be able to find the default wireless name of the router which is linksys, after you reset the router just need to reconfigure it back...

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