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Router not connecting

I have a Linksys wireless-g broadband router model wrt54gs. I can connect to the internet before i tried to install the router, but once i tried to install the router the easylink advisor says it can not find an internet connection.

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  • moss323 Feb 24, 2009

    Hello I think I am having the same problum, this is new to me as far as setting up a wireless router.

    I purchased the Linksys WRT54GS I have windows xp professional, when I start to set up the router using the easylink advisor cd they sent me, I get to the window that says connecting to internet, it will not connect. It also says if you are not sure go to the next window, that window will say it has connected, I then procede to hook all the cables as directed, after hooking up all the cables I then get an error message saying the router is not supported.

    The question I have can I go to the routers web - based home page and procede from there Is there another way? Remember I am just a novis at this, I have enough directions printed for this to keep my home warm for a week!!!!

    Thanks

    M.M

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The problem here is that the WRT54GS is an old model, so naturally the installation CD is also old. This is especially a problem if you are running Vista. I ran into the same problem when I was installing my wireless card; my computer would detect it on boot up, but when I installed the drivers from the CD, it said the card wasn't plugged in.

The solution would be to download the lastest installation and driver files from the LinkSys website and use those instead of the installation CD that came with it. You may have to hunt for it, as some companies would rather push new products than update older ones, but since the router is still on the market, they should have the updated drivers and installation files.

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