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Cant connect wireless laptop

After installing wrt54g2 on my desktop pc, i tried to connect 2 laptops but i failed to connect through cable or wifi

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I cannot connect wirelessly, but I can cmodemonnect directly into the

  • drkistner Feb 04, 2009

    I have called Help Desk they worked w/me to get different ipconfigs for my router vs my DSL box but I don't know it worked for about 2 days and now it doesn't work I have to connect an Ethernet cable from my laptop into the DSL box directly and work off of my landline -- what in the heck is the problem???



    Flojoe

  • kidcrash May 24, 2009

    I dropped conntection after trying to conect to the network wirelessly on a second computer. Also seems to have a hard time reestablishing the network. Also has a difficult time when tried to connect hard tethered with even one of the computers. been on the phone with linksys support for twon days no results yet.

  • soldier5492 May 11, 2010

    what have you tried

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Hey folks, try the following things. Hope it helps !

1. Connect the cable from your modem into the Internet port of the Linksys router.

2. Reset the router with the reset button for 30 seconds when the router is ON.

3. Turn the router and the modem OFF.

4. Turn the Modem On first, wait for 10 seconds and than the router.

5. Your Internet should work from the computers connectedto the router.

6. If not open the setup page of the router by typing 192.168.1.1 in and browser, the default password is admin.

7. In the setup page, below setup tab, the 3rd subtab is MAC Address Clone, Click on that and click Enable and click Clone the MAC Address.

8. Repeat Steps 3 and 4.


For more info on linksys devices, you can try these links :

http://linksysfirmwares.googlepages.com/configurations
http://linksysfirmwares.googlepages.com/wirelesssecurity


If you want to configure the Wireless on the router :

Click on the Wireless TAB, change the name [SSID].

  • Connect the computer to the router.
  • Open the setup page. Default password is admin.
  • Change the channel to 11-2.462 GHz.
  • If you want to enable wireless security, go for WEP 64 bits.

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