Wireless N Linksys
Router = WRT160Nv1 lastest driver/firmware
Adapters = 4 x WMP300N Broadcom chip with lastest drivers
Network settings : Static IP 192.168.1.101-2-3-4 router at 192.168.1.1
Distance : router is in the corner, and all 4 computers are within 30 feets, no walls, open office. DIsplays only EXCELLENT Signal in the status window of all 4 connections.
Problem : Wireless network disconnecting often ( about 10 times a day) on both nearest and farest PC, middle distance PC's disconnecting only 1-2 times a day.
Tries : Changing PCI slot (did not change anything), test Antenna places (did not change anything, still excellent signal with conenction lost), follow ups Linksys support about MTU and other router settings (did not change anything, or getting a poorest network), reinstall wireless cards without linksys sofware (only driver inf, but probleme stands still).
This equipement cost me more than 600$ (and about 20h of job since) please give me some tips to make it workable !!!
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What drivers do you want to download? There are not drivers for Linksys router. It works on a software called as firmware? How many wireless computers do you have? What is the operating system on your laptop? If your wireless network is secured then make sure that you have the correct network key.
Use the newer drivers http://homedownloads.cisco.com/downloads/utility/1224659225421/Downloadable.CiscoConnect.E2000.1.2.10260.0-ship-Stable.Hotspot.exe
If that doesn't work, then your ethernet drives may be corrupt. Go to:
Start -> Right Click "My Computer" -> Properties -> Device
manager. In Device Manager select: Network adapters -> Your ethernet
chip name -> Right Click & select "Update Drivers". You need to
select the drivers off of your cd if your computer doesn't have an
There are no "drivers" for routers. There is firmware. You can go to the routers setup page, and check for firmware updates. The firmware is downloaded and installed from a wired computer connection to the router. The linksys website is here.
WRT160N router has issues with the firmware. Firmware is the software of the router. First upgrade the firmware of the router. Download the firmware of the router from www.linksys.com/download . Open the set up page of the router and upgrade the firmware. Check if that solves your problem. If you still face the same problem then reset the router and reconfigure the router.
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there are 3 variants of the WRT54G2 , v1, v3 and v5 ensure that you choose the right firmware for the variant(its on the bottom of the router) Go to the US site as this has more uptodate versions of the firmware. For example v1 in the UK is at 18.104.22.168 dated 2008 v1 from the US site is 22.214.171.124 dated 2009
1. Make sure that all the adapters on your computer have the latest drivers.
2. Make sure that the Router has the latest firmware.
3. There could also be a problem with the cable connecting the modem and the router (if you ever do any work on the router, make sure to reboot both the router and modem).
4. If none of this works, try the following to tweak your wireless settings:
I think you need to change some wireless settings on your Router, I think this might solve your problem. Follow this settings on your Router...
Open an Internet Explorer browser page on your wired computer(desktop).In the address bar type - 192.168.1.1 and press Enter...Leave username blank & in password use admin in lower case... For Wireless Settings, please do the following : - Click on the Wireless tab - Here select manual configuration...Wireless Network mode should be mixed... - Provide a unique name in the Wireless Network Name (SSID) box in order to differentiate your network from your neighbours network...
- Set the Radio Band to Standard-20MHz and change the Standard channel to 11-2.462GHz...Wireless SSID broadcast should be Enabled and then click on Save Settings... Please make a note of Wireless Network Name (SSID) as this is the Network Identifier... For Wireless Security : - Click on the Sub tab under Wireless > Wireless Security... Change the Wireless security mode to WEP, Encryption should be 64 bit.Leave the passphrase blank, don't type in anything...Under WEP Key 1 type in any 10 numbers please(numbers only and no letters eg: your 10 digit phone number) and click on save settings... Please make a note of WEP Key 1 as this is the Security Key for the Wireless Network...
Click on Advanced Wireless Settings Change the Beacon Interval to 75 >>Change the Fragmentation Threshold to 2304, Change the RTS Threshold to 2304 >>Click on "Save Settings"... Now see if you can locate your Wireless Network and attempt to connect...
Your wired network adapter will talk to a wired router without a driver for the router on your computer. Your wireless adapter likewise will talk to your wireless router without a driver for the wireless router on your computer. Your wired and wireless adapters however do require drivers and the wireless adapter can require configuration. Please provide the manufacturer and model of your computer so I can learn about your wireless adapter and we can work to get it connected to the router.
Do you currently have your router connected to your internet service providers connection and do you have another wired or wireless computer successfully using this device to access the internet?