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Can Wireless be turned off?

Sometimes I do not want the wireless to be on. Is there a way to turn it off and just use wired internet?

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Go to http://192.168.1.1 with your browser to access the router setup. You will be asked for a username and password. By default, the username is left blank and the password is "admin". You can then click on the "wireless" tab to access the wireless settings and turn off the router's wireless function. From the "network mode" dropdown list on the "basic wireless settings" tab, select "disable".

You can download the router manual here for full information:

http://downloads.linksysbycisco.com/downloads/WRT150N-v1.1_ug,0.pdf




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On your searchbar, type 192.168.2.1 or 192.168.1.1
When your router internals screen comes up, you need to set a WEP key password to protect it, it should be 13 characters long. After that your router is enabled securely, only you can access it, keep a note of your WEP somewhere safe, and the hex key thats generated. You will then need to type this in to wirelessly connect again.

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Go on the router settings menu(usually on the LAN URL: http://192.168.x.1/ where x is usually 1 or 0)
look for a wireless or WLAN tab
look for something like "enable wireless networking"
and uncheck it/change the value to "no"
save the settings, the router will reboot.
do the opposite to enable it. this should not mess with your settings.

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Go into your internet explorer, type in 192.168.1.1 and go into your wireless setting and click> disable wireless or put a password on it so nobody can use it.

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Unable to connnect to the internet


Hi Friend,

Please follow the steps in order to resolve the issue:

1.Connect the wire (which is coming out from the modem) to the WAN/Internet port of the router.
2.Connect the computer to either of the four LAN ports of the router.
3.Turn on the router and press and hold the RESET button for 30 seconds and turn it off

for another 30 seconds and turn it ON.
4.Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of Internet Explorer and hit enter.
5.Leave the username blank and type admin in password.

If you have cable Internet connection then follow the steps:

6.In the setup page make sure that the Internet Connection Type is selected as Automatic
Configuration.
7.Click MAC Address Clone tab. Select Enable and click the tab CLONE. Click Save settings.

If you have DSL Internet connection then follow the steps after Step5:

6.In the setup page select PPPoE in the Internet Connection Type and enter the Username

and password provided by your Internet Service Provider. Click Save Settings.

In order to configure Wireless settings, please follow the steps:

7.Now click Wireless(to configure wireless) and fill the sections as mentioned

Wireless Network Mode:Mixed
Wireless Network Name:As per your choice
Wireless Channel-6-2.437GHz
Wireless SSID-Enabled and click Save Settings

8.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

Also upgrade the Firmware of the router. You may visit the link in order to upgrade firmware

http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/linksys/

I hope this will resolve the issue.


Regards
Chiranjeet




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Hi Friend,

In order to resolve the issue, please follow the steps:

If you have a cable internet connection:

1.Connect the wire (which is coming out from the modem, i.e, the internet wire)
into the WAN/Internet port of the router.
2.Connect your computer to any of the four LAN ports with a Ethernet cable(usually Blue/Yellow/Grey color wire)
3.Turn on the router
4.At the back of the Router there is a Red/Black button (Reset Button)
5.Push and Hold that button for 30 seconds.
6.Release the button and turn off the router for 30 seonds and turn it on again.
7.Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the Internet Explorer and hit Enter
8.Enter the username and password (default password is admin and leave the username blank)
9.on the Setup page, make sure the Internet Connection Type is set to "Automatic Configuration-DHCP" and click Save settings.
10.Now click Wireless tab and fill the sections as mentioned:

Wireless Network Mode:Mixed
Wireless Network Name:As per your choice
Wireless Channel-6-2.437GHz
Wireless RF Control-Standard
Wireless SSID-Enabled
Wireless RF-Disable and click Save Settings

11.Now Click Wireless Security and fill the sections as mentioned(if you want to make your network password protected)

Security Mode-WEP
Default Key-1
WEP Encrypion-64 bits 10hex digits
Key1-Enter 10 digit password(e.g-your 10 digit telephone number) and click Save Settings


If you have DSL internet connection, then all you need is to change the Step-9 and all the settings will remain same.

Step-9 (for DSL internet connection)

Internet Connection type should be selected to PPPoE and enter the Username and Password provided by your Internet Service provider. Then click Save Settings.


After completing all the above steps, turn off the Router for 30 seconds and turn it on after that. You can connect your wireless devices.

I hope this will resolve the issue.

Regards
Chiranjeet

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Wireless Security - This light will only turn on if the wireless security is enabled.

Wireless-Computer Status - This light will turn on if a wireless computer is connected to the router.

Wired-computer Status - This light will turn on if a wired computer is connected to the router. Connect the wired computer to any gray port on the router. (There are 4 gray ports).

Router Status - Power light. Solid blue means the router is on and ready.

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Internet Status - This light will indicate if the router is connected to the internet.

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To connect to your wireless router, it needs the router’s wireless settings configured and also needs the wireless cards in all the laptops and or computers to be configured with the router’s wireless settings. Then the laptops and desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.

To set-up and secure the wireless router from unauthorized access, follow these steps: -
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2. Start your browser and enter the router's configuration URL IP address.
3. Enter the router setup, login and password
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