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Have a Linksys WRT54G router. Can I make this a secure network. I am signed in to the administration screen - 192.168.1.1

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Yes change the information for the WEP Key. That is your network password. If someone wants to use your wireless network then they have to type in the WEP key. Let me know if you have any further questions. Don't forget to rate this 4 stars before you log out.

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Where to go to change my nat and where to go


Depends on what router you have:

Linksys:

1) Go to the Security tab, then the Firewall section. Uncheck "Filter Internet NAT Redirection" and click on Save Settings.

2) Go to the Administration tab, then the Management section. Set UPnP to Enable. Click on Save Settings. This will cause your router to cycle, so you may momentarily lose your internet connection.

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I have a Compaq Vista Home Basic desktop set up to a Linksys router for my PS2, PS3 and Wii. I want to set up a second desktop computer (Windows98) that will be wireless also. How do I do that? Thank...


a win98 machine will likely have a rg-45 plug in the back, it's unlikely that may come with wireless network card. just use a straight through cable (the typical network cable) to physically connect the win98 machine to your linksys router, if you don't have any special security on your router, your win98 should be connected after a few seconds.

if you are getting a network card (possilby wireless):
install a network card on your windows 98 computer. if you're buying one make sure in the package says that it is supported by win98 (most are supported in win2k, xp, vista and 7 now so look closely before buying),

if you already have a network card and you are trying to install it, look for proper drivers from the network card manufacturer (drivers need to match model number and operating system(win98)). install your network card as per indicated in package or website if you are downloading drivers.

if you are connecting wirelessly, assuming that drivers are properly connected look in the network manager you just installed and look for the network name for your linksys router (whatever you configure that to be when your first install the linksys router) and attemtp to connect providing a password or any security requested.

in a nutshell that's what you need to do!

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IP conflict issues


open explorer, type in 192.168.1.1
Type in router UserName and password.

If you don't know the UserName and Password check the manual for the default settings.

Have a nice day!

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How do I secure the wireless router with a pass word


in esence what you do is:

1. go into configuration page (check your router manual or documentation)
2. go into wireless
3. change the defaul SSID (that is the network name or Access point name or your router name)
4. make a note of the SSID you have defined (you needed when setting up your client computer)
5. if you want you can stop broadcasting the SSID (recommeded.. that's why you noted that on previous step
4. set up your encription method (wep, wpa, wpa2).. wp2 is recommeded or wpa if wpa2 is not avaliable or wep if that's the only option as it is better than nothing.
5. configure and note you passphrase/key (you need this to configure your client computer)

this is a good article that will give you some fundaments
http://technicallyeasy.net/2007/07/securing-wireless-network/
and this is a walk through securing a router with an example for a popular linksys router:
http://technicallyeasy.net/2007/09/securing-linksys-wrt54g-wireless-router/
and this is a wlak through securing a router with an example for a polar d-link router:
http://technicallyeasy.net/2007/09/securing-d-link-di-524-wireless-router/

other routers may be different but in esence is the same.

let us know how it went!! good luck!!

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Method to add another laptop to wireless Linksys in home. Model no: WRT546 Serial no. CDFF1G506178 password lost...tried ADMIN


just try reset in your linksys and reinstall once again the driver for it in both your laptop and set a password for it .....

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Do U see the router signal on the wireless network connection search?
Sometimes the linksys systems cd does not want to work on some pc's. try using the control panel - add/remove programs and uninstall all programs for the linksys. Then goto the control panel - system - hardware and uninstall the linksys card. Leave the actual card installed and reboot. After it detects your card use the linksys cd to load only the driver.
In the properties of the wireless connection, let windows manage it.
The above is based upon the factory defaults of the router. Any keys to access the router would have to be used on the pc.

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The following article should answer any question you may have about securing your wi-fi connection:
http://www.cas411.com/ShowArticle.aspx?ID=68

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Linksys wrt54g set up and secured. had an error message for xmlstring. wireless signal detected pn laptop. entered encryption code connection is stuck at "pending"


try accessing the linksys from your laptop normally address is 192.168.0.1 as administrator or simply reset your linksys by pressing the reset button & reconfigure

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No internet access


disable the other adapters and try agan...
then use use the set up Home or small office networking wizard in the left to complete it

hope it worked !

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