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Can't get more than one pc to connect with linksys router

A few months ago I reset my router by hitting the button on the back of the wireless b router. Ever since then I can only connect 1 of my home pc's at a time.

Addtionally the router is no longer connected all the time and each time I boot up I have to connect.

I can't figuer out what profile setting is preventing multiple pc connections nor the always connected profile. '

Any advice?

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  • mikeah Jan 28, 2009


    Thanks for the feedback. I can only agree that resetting the router wasn't the way to go for connectivity issues. That was what I was trying to resolve with a lap top.

    I've gone through the setup process again with the router and hoped to be back to square one but that doesn't seem to be the case now.

    Each pc is hard wired to the router and connects with it's own network connection. I still don't understand why multiple pcs can't connect now though?

    Still stumped!

  • John Hong
    John Hong May 11, 2010

    This really sounds like a cable is connected to the wrong port. When you reset the router did you move any cables? Make sure the cable coming from the modem is going to the WAN or Internet port on the router.


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Well I'm not sure if that's correct. When you Reset your Router, you cleared all of the available Networks. Let me explain. A Router is essentially a way for one computer to get its' feed from the Main computer. So when you setup your router, you had to establish which was going to be the Main System. Generally the main computer is connected via Ethernet Cat5 cable but not necessary.

In order for a computer to talk to your Network individually it must have it's own Keycode. You Open up View Available Networks and you should be able to see all Routers within your area. You'll place the keycode in that field and then that Computer is then able to access the Internet via the Router.

Since you Reset it, you wiped out the information and will need to start over. Question : Why did you Reset it anyway? What caused you to feel the need to do that because that's never a solution for not being able to connect.

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