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Lost internet connection

I am losing my internet connection about 6-7 times a day with my wrt160n router. Any suggestions? I only have 1 wired computer hooked up to it, but I bought it for use with my ps3.

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Change the wireless channel of the router to channel 1, 9 or 11. Usually other routers use channel 6. If there are other wireless devices on your area like a wireless cellphone, microwave, try to relocate them or the router itself. Place your router on a higher location so that you will be able to get a better signal.

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Wep adress?


TO GET THE WIRELESS PASSWORD


Step 1 : Connect - Router - Computer ( Wired )

Step 2 : open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.1.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : Default password is admin

Step 4 : Click wireless

Step 5 : Choose wireless security

Step 6 : Here you can find the Password

Step 7 : Try to connect with this password

let me know if this works

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TOM

Jan 10, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I have a Linksys WRT160N router that I am using with a MacBook Pro laptop running Snow Leopard. I used my computer (with some difficulty) to set up the wireless access by way of a wired connection. The...


My Friend ,

Login the router setup page .
And under router security settings uncheck the option (block anonymous internet request).
Set the wireless channel as 6 or 9.
And then use wep security key.
this will surely work.

Regards :-
Amit

Jan 07, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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My wrt160n keeps disconnecting for my macbook. The signal originally to the laptop is excellent. then i lose the connection and when i try to re-connect the laptop it says i do not have an internet...


Hi Friend,

Please follow the steps:

1.Connect the MAC with an ethernet cable to the either of the four LAN ports and connect the Internet wire to the WAN/Internet port of the router.
2.Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the router and hit enter.
3.Leave the username blank and type admin in passowrd.
4.Click Wireless Tab and fill the sections as mentioned:

Configuration View-Manual
Network Mode:Mixed
Network Name:As per your choice
Channel Width-20MHz only
Channel-6 (if this was already selected you can change it to either 1,9,11)
SSID-Enabled and click Save Settings

5..Click Wireless Security and fill the sections as mentoned

Security Mode-WEP
WEP Encrypion-40/64 bits 10hex digits
Key1-Enter 10 digit password(e.g-your 10 digit telephone number) and click Save Settings

6.Now click Advance Wireless settings tab and fill the sections as mentioned:

Beacon Interval-75
Fragmentation Threshold-2306
RTS Threshold-2307 and click Save settings.

I would suggest you to please upgrade the firmware
Please follow the link: http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/linksys/
Enter the model number and click the Download tab. Then enter the version number(which you will get once u turn upside down the router) and download the firmware and save it on desktop.

7.On the router setup page click Administration and then click Upgrade Firmware.
From here upgrade firmare and turn off the router for 30 seconds. Turn it on and enjoy.

I hope this will resolve the issue.

Regards
Chiranjeet


Jun 14, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Continually disconnects internet at random


You have WR160N router. This router has issues with the firmware.
Try to upgrade the firmware of the router. Firmware is the software of the router.
Download the latest firmware of the router. Go to the manufacturer's web site and download the firmware of the router.
Open the set up page of the router and upgrade the firmware of the router. Once you upgrade the firmware of the router, reset the router.
On the router you will find a small reset button, hold it down for 30 seconds. release it. wait for 1 minute. Now unplug the power to the router and plug it back in.
Now you will need to reconfigure the router according to the Internet service provider.


Apr 27, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Xomputer will inexplicably lose the signal. A few


I think the problem must be with the router. When it drops the connection, you can see other networks but not yours.
that means at that time the wireless signal on your router must not be broadcasted.
WRT160N router has issues with the firmware. Youcan try to upgrade the firmware of the router.
firmware is the software of the router.
Once you upgrade the software, unplug the power to the router and plug it back in. wait for a moment and now observe the connection.
Click here for more information about the router and internet

Feb 26, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Linksys wrt160N router inconsistant internet connection


Check on your cables makes sure they are inserted properly and the cord should be free of kinks, scrapes or loose connections......Also check the back of your computer make sure your ethernet card (the one that has the green lights/LED's) is seated properly (not loose)....

Good Luck.....hope this helps...if not let us know....cheers

Apr 13, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Limited or no connectivity to the internet. my setup: the telephone port is approx 30m from where i need internet access. Originally I had a dlink wireless router set up but was connected via cable, now...


On which port of the D-link router did you plug the WRT160N router?

Do this setup.

Disconnect the WRT160N from D-link.

Connect a computer to port 1 of the WRT160N. Access the setup page by typing 192.168.1.1 on the address bar. you may need to type in the username and password for WRT160N. on the setup page Change the LAN IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1. save the settings.

Connect a cable from port 1,2,3 or 4 of the D-link router to the Internet port of the WRT160N. turn off everything then turn them on starting from cable modem>D-link >WRT160N then computer.

You should be able to access the internet.

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