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Wireless access my router is connected to my computer(1) and is working fine. Computer#2 has wireless capability, recognizes my linksys as an available connection but is not able to connect to it

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The Wireless Network connector usualy has a default password in it, look in the manuel or try to contact the company to find the password to allow you acsess through ur Wireless Network Gateway.

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How to connect my Linksys router with my wi tribe modem?? my laptop pick up the wireless signal and can connect,,it says "connected" but when you open a page it says either "invalid server...


The Linksys Wireless router is fine, but your latop is not configured for DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol). The computer is connected to the router at layer 2, whereas HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), sits
atop the TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) layer, and seems to be trying to
query the ISP's (Internet Service Provider) network for a nameserver (via DNS (Dynamic Name Service) protocol) that doesn't exist on the ISP's network. Configuring the laptop for DHCP and specifying no nameserver will fix this (the ISP's network will dynamically assign a DNS).

Its also possible (though a remote possibility) that your Linksys wifi router may be configured to disallow TCP/IP virtual circuits to/from your computer's IP address - but this is a really advanced
capability of your Linksys wifi router - few know this capability even exists.

Connecting multiple wifi devices to the Linksys router should be no problem, just configure them all to interact with the router using DHCP.

Jul 04, 2011 | Linksys WRH54G Wireless Router

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When I try to connect to the wireless of the linksys wrt320n, I am prompted to enter the device password? Where I could find this device password?


Hi tabua/rob,

When you try to connect to your wireless network, you will be prompted for the password. Please note that this password is to authenticate you to connect to your wireless network. You need to log into the router from a computer which is connected to the router with an ethernet cable to find this password from the router's web interface.

1. From the hardwired computer (If you don't have one, you may have to connect your computer to the WRT320N with an ethernet cable on one of the 4 ethernet ports).
2. The default ip address of linksys routers is 192.168.1.1. You could access the router's setup page by typing http://192.168.1.1 in your web browser.
3. Please leave username blank. Enter "admin" in the password field (But without quotes)
4. You should be logged into the router's setup page.
5. Click on the "Wireless" tab. You may find "Wireless Security" just below it. Click on it.
6. You should be able to find your wireless password here. If you are using WPA security, then you need to note down the "Pre-shared key" value from this page. If you are using WEP security, then you have to note down "Key 1" value. This will be your password for your wireless network.
7. Then try to connect to your wireless network from your wireless computer. Enter the password, which you have noted in step 6, when prompted. WRT320N should recognize you and allow you to connect wirelessly, provided the password is correct.

I hope this helps you. Kindly rate my solution, if it does.

Thanks

Dec 12, 2010 | Linksys Routers

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How do the cables connect? Which cable goes where?


Step 1:
Connect the broadband modem to the router's WAN or Internet port.
Step 2:
Connect the computer to any available numbered port (1, 2, 3 or 4).
NOTE: In this example, we'll connect the computer to port number 3.


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NOTE: It is advisable to connect the computer to one of the Ethernet (1, 2, 3 or 4) ports when setting up the router for the first time. If you have successfully configured the router using a wireless computer, unplug the Ethernet cable which connects the computer to the router for you to have wireless Internet connection. For instructions on how to connect the wireless computer to go online using the Linksys router, click here.

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Step 3:
Make sure the power adapter is plugged in to an available power outlet.

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Check if the corresponding LEDs on the router are lit. For instructions, click here.

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Nov 12, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Internet connection is fine when my PC's connected directly to the modem. The router connects fine. But won't let the wired PC online. Under the "status" bar the "router" tab won't show the correct...


here are times when there is a need to connect a wired computer to an access point in order to set it up. To connect a wired PC to a Linksys access point, follow the steps below. Step 1:
Connect the PC to the Ethernet port located at the back of the access point.

Step 2:
Assign a static IP address on the computer. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To assign a static IP address using Mac, click here.
The Access Point can be configured in four different modes:
  • Access Point
  • Access Point Client
  • Wireless Repeater
  • Wireless Bridge
The Access Point mode allows wireless clients to connect to the access point and routes traffic between the wireless and wired interface. Use this mode to create a standard wireless Infrastructure network. For instructions, click here.
The Access Point Client mode allows this device to act as a wireless client. You can connect a wired PC to the access point to connect to a wireless router or another access point wirelessly. You can enter the MAC address of the Access Point or use the Site Survey button to select the Access Point you want to connect.
NOTE: The WAP54G will only communicate with another WAP54G when set to the Access Point Client. For instructions, click here.

Sep 05, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I have forgotten the password to my wireless router network (linksys wireless-G broadband router, 2.4 GHz). How can I access in order to add an additional computer to my wireless system?


Use an Ethernet cable to connect a computer (desktop/laptop) to one of the "wired' ports on the router.

Connect to the built-in web-server "inside" the router.

Run the "Wireless Networking Setup Wizard", to configure the wireless capabilities of the router; assign an SSID, and assign a password for the wireless network.

Dec 28, 2009 | Routers

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Internet Connection Problem on One Computer


By any chance, are you trying to use something other than Windows to manage the wireless adapter? If you are, remove it.

Now, Click on Start, right click on Network highlight properties, and click on manage network connections on the Tasks menu.
Your two options will be the icons for your LAN and Wireless Network. Is it enabled and without red or yellow marks? It could be disable, it could be not connected and you can't view wireless networks because the switch is off, or it may just nut see your unsecure network (unlikely).

If the above is clear, right click on the wireless and highlight Properties and left click so it brings up the Networking tab. Highlight IPv4 and click on Properties. Make sure the Obtain dots are ticked. That should work, since you are running unsecured.
If it already is, check the red X or if it isn't click OK and close down the box.

Now, back to where your Wireless card is showing, right click it and you have Disable, Connect/Disconnect, Status, Diagnose etc.

If you're still Disconnected but not Disabled, click on Connect/Disconnect. Does it show your wireless network?

By this time, it should. If it doesn't post back. The other possibility is that you take your computer to a wireless internet cafe, McDonalds, Panera Bread, or motel with WiFi and test it there.

Carl

Jun 21, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Getting wireless computor and router back on line with desk top computor


1. Disconnect power from your modem and router
2. Connect an ethernet cord from your modem's ethernet port to your router's Internet or WAN port.
3. Connect another ethernet cord from a port on your router (labeled with a "1" above it).
4. Connect power to your modem and router.
5. I'm a little unsure about how you plan to connect your wireless computer to the router. The router you selected when you created this question is not wireless-capable.

If your router is wireless-capable, go to the wireless computer. Follow the instructions for your operating system below.

Windows XP

1. Right-click on the My Network Places icon on your desktop, and select Properties.
2. Right-click on Wireless Network Connection.
3. Right-click on View Available Wireless Networks.
4. Double-click on your network from the list that appears (it should be called "linksys" if you didn't change the name).


Windows Vista

1. Click on the network icon on the lower-right of your screen (it should look like two computers with one behind another. It might have a red "X" over it.)
2. Click "Connect to a network" (it also might be labeled "Connect or disconnect")
3. Double-click on your network from the list (it should be called "linksys" if you didn't change the name.

Mac OS X

1. Click on the AirPort menu in the upper right of your screen (it looks like "("s turned on their side).
2. Click on your network in the list that appears (it should be called "linksys" if you didn't change the name).

Sep 30, 2008 | Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router

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I can't access my router through the URL.


Linksys will not allow you to access admin on your router on a wireless adaptor by default. You will have to enable it or use a wired connection.

Is file sharing enabled on the computer you are trying to get the media files from?

Aug 21, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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The Computer doesn't recognize the Router (And Yes. the wireless switch is turned on)


DON'T use the software.

Are you trying to connect by way of ethernet cable or wireless?

Either way you do it, you do NOT need that crap software. 90% of the time, that software interferes with everything. Up to AND INCLUDING preventing your system from connecting to the router.

Before you can get any help with this, you will need to give us more information about your setup.

NOTE: We CAN NOT POSSIBLY figure out all of the variables if you do not give them to us. So don't go marking my post as "Thanks for trying" just because your problem is not solved in the first post.

Instead, if you want answers, you're going to have to be more specific.

I see a Linksys WRT54G wireless router. Is there a version number on there?

Example: WRT54G v3 (Mine.)

You're also going to have to tell us more about your computer. Is it Windows XP? Service Pack 1/2? Windows Vista? Linux even? (Give model numbers if it's a pre-built system from an OEM manufacturer such as HP, Dell, etc.)

Then there's the internet connection. Cable internet? DSL? Satellite? Give us MODEL NUMBERS of the equipment they have issued to you for your internet connection.

Then tell us how you have things connected. Wireless? Ethernet cable? What is connected to what?

See what I mean?

FULL details bring quicker resolution of your problem. I will be monitoring this post as you seem capable of providing this information to us. When I see more complete information, I will help you further from there.

Thanks. :)

Cyryl

Nov 21, 2007 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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