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Setup say's no connection but there is connection

I ran the setup program and it gets to the point where it says that it is checking for an internet connection then it says it can't find one, but after that im connected, even though im connected the program still says it can't find an internet connection so i cant finish installing it.

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  • kiteana Jan 16, 2009

    im useing time warner and there is no phone near the router. : )

  • kiteana Jan 17, 2009

    im running windos xp and yes it is security enabled (wep) my computer is hooked up through a ethernet cable and im getting internet but when i run the linksys program it cant detect internet.

  • kiteana Jan 18, 2009

    the router is right next to the comp and yes im directly plugged into to the wirless router, my computer gets internet, and laptops can get ineternet wirless but the probgram that you install on the computer for the wirless router goes through a setup and then tells me it cant access the internet even though i have the internet, leaving me unable to finish the setup.

  • kiteana Jan 19, 2009

    thank you for the help : )

  • machadojr_fe May 11, 2010

    how far away from each other are the router and the wireless device you are trying to connect or are you not getting internet connected on the computer that is plugged in directly to the router?

  • machadojr_fe May 11, 2010

    ok next what operating system are you running and does the router have security enabled? If it does have security enabled what kind? (ex. WEP)

  • machadojr_fe May 11, 2010

    what isp are you using? and do you have a 2.4Ghz phone near the router?

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What HPC said is correct you do not need to worry about finishing the setup. You can use the ip 192.168.1.1 to log in to your router and the settings for everything will be there. The program is just a interface to show a better view of the networks windows automatically does the same thing by default with it's zero configuration tool.

here is some information on it for you: Click Here

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If you have limited connectivity then next try this: http://www.howtofixanything.co.uk/howto-269.html

If still no luck this should work
Turn off both the linksys and your modem
2. Turn on your and wait for the usual lights to turn solid
3. Turn on the Linksys and wait 30 secs
4. Press the button on the front to the left. It does not look like a button but flashes while it is finding an ip address
5. now connect with an Ethernet Network Cable and make sure the internet is working
6. Next Setup the Wireless Encryption, if you don't know how to do this, post and I will help
7. Disconnect the cable and Connect Wirelessly

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

  • Peter Conway Jan 18, 2009

    Do not worry about finishing the setup, all it needs to do issetup your wireless settings and Wep Key (like a password)



    Once you know the default gateway usually 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 type this at the top of internet explorer where you type a website address e.g http://192.168.0.1

    and you can configure the settings manually by clicking Wireless,

    Wireless Security



    Don't forget to click save/apply after you have entered yor settings



    Please upgrade your feedback if this fixes the problem

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1. Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
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11. Enter the encryption key.
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When you have finished entering the encryption key and have confirmed the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

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12. Save your settings.
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14. Confirm the connection test results.

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1. Select (Network Settings) under (Settings) in the home menu.

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Wired Connection

Make a wired connection using an Ethernet cable
Wireless
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Scan
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Enter Manually Specify the access point by entering its SSID manually using a keyboard.

Select this setting when you know the SSID.
Automatic U
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WLAN Security Setting
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None Do not set an encryption key.
WEP Set an encryption key.

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WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Authentication Setting
These settings are available only on PS3™ systems sold in Korea and are available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

None Do not set authentication information.
EAP-MD5 Set authentication information when using public WLAN services.

Enter your user ID and password on the next screen. For details, refer to the information supplied by the public WLAN service provider.
Ethernet Operation Mode
Set the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method. Usually select [Auto-Detect].

Auto-Detect Automatically set basic settings.
Manual Settings Manually adjust the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method.
IP Address Setting
Set the method for obtaining an IP address when connecting to the Internet.

Automatic Use the IP address allocated by the DHCP server.

You can enter the DHCP server host name on the next screen.
Manual Set the IP address manually.

You can enter values for the IP address, subnet mask, default router and primary and secondary DNS on the next screen.
PPPoE Connect to the Internet using PPPoE.

You can enter your user ID and password on the next screen.
DNS Setting
Set the DNS server.

Automatic Automatically acquire the DNS server address.
Manual Manually enter the DNS server address.
MTU
Configure the MTU value used when transmitting data. Usually select [Automatic].

Automatic Automatically set the MTU value.
Manual Specify the maximum size of data packets (in bytes) that can be sent in one transmission.
Proxy Server
Set the proxy server to be used.

Do Not Use Do not use a proxy server.
Use Use a proxy server.

You can enter the proxy server address and port number on the next screen.
UPnP
Set to enable or disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play).

Enable Enable UPnP.
Disable Disable UPnP.

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WEP KEY


disabling WEP security is not a great idea, unless you plan on replacing it with WPA. As for your request, please open a Browser and enter 182.168.1.1 into your address bar and hit enter. I can't seem to recall exactly where the setting is, but you will come across it if you look through the router admin page. Hope this helps.

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