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My linksys wrt54g v8 will not recognize the internet

I have my cable modem connected to the router by the internet port and my desktop is running out of port 1 on my router. My desktop has the internet, but my router does not recognize that the internet is plugged into the router. My wireless devices can recieve the signal from the router, but their is not internet signal. It can only pick up the router. I tried to reset the router thinking that it would work, and linksys easy link advisor can't finish because it can't find a internet connection. Has anyone had this problem before? Please help because the linksys support won't help. They want to charge me to fix it. The wireless device I am trying to connect is a PS3.

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  • monafelen Jan 25, 2009

    I am experiencing the same problem, which you described. I am not sure if it is the firewall or just a toggle in one of the settings on the laptop.

  • armaton Jan 25, 2009

    My WRT54G v8 does the exact same thing. However I also have a problem with it dropping the static ip, and then I have to hard reset the router, and re-input all my isp info into it. Once it is reset I can see the wireless at 78%, no wep, but still will not hook up. Take my box to work, and it hooks up in about 10 seconds, so know it is the router. Tried a firmware upgrade to DD WRT, but about 10 seconds into upgrade get a fail! Hardwire works good till it drops, and hard reset is required. Linksys also graciously offered to repair this router that I haven't ever been able to get to work wirelessly for $50.00. Any suggestions? (Get a new router, that isn't a Linksys)?

  • byrdseye972 Feb 25, 2009

    I connect the moden and it works, I interface the Linksys router and the modem does not recognize the router!! Have tried several reconnects and the router wont connect. Remove the router, reconnect the modem - it works. HOWEVER, I went out and bought a NEW Lindsys router thinking I might have a failed router, loaded it, tried to interface and STILL the same information. My router and Wifi were working for several years with no problems! Very Confusing, but I need my Wifi working.........

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Try to do a hard reset on the router. Hold down the button on the back of the router for 10 seconds. This will clear all of the settings out of its memory. Then try to connect again. If this doesnt work power down both your router and your cable modem. Let them sit for a minute and then plug in the modem and wait 30 seconds. THen plug in the Wireless router. The issue should resolve itself.

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Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Can connect to internet directly through modem.

As last resort you might want to use a JTAG cable and debricking programming software. If your router is brikced or you want to change the firmware this cable can do it. The cable will connect to your parallel port and your wireless router so you can repair your router. They are about $5.95.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: How to cennecting Aztech modem DSL600E with Router linksys WRT54G

First!
Do you have a connection in your modem?
if you do, you need to set up the linksys router in DHCP internet set up.
To have access to the linksys you need to go to:
http://192.168.1.1
The password it's admin
and the username in blank (no password)
change the internet setup to DHCP

Make sure you don't have the Same address for 192.168.1.1 or you modem cause if you do you'll need to change the ip address on the linksys router...
:)

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a linksys WRT54G,

Hello
Try this

1 disconnect all wires,including power from the modem and router.
2 Find reset button on router usually in the back,need a pen tip or paper clip to hold it in.
3 Hold in reset for 1 min.
4 Reconnect modem first,power up.
5 Reconnect router second, power up.

Try changing the ethernet wire from the modem to the router.

So your going to have your cable coax wire to the modem.Then a ethernet wire from the modem to the router,then a ethernet wire from the router to the computer.

Sounds like you may have one wire in the wrong place.

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AC power to the router.

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or
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Windows 7 should show that you have obtained an IP-address,
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of the _ROUTER_ before the router will be able to connect,
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