Question about Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router
I just helped my mother-in-law upgrade her firmware so she could get by the Wireless bug to set up WEP. She has a Sprint DSL modem so we changed the IP address of the router to 192.168.3.1. Everything had been working fine before the upgrade to firmware version 188.8.131.52. We restored all of her defaults but now she can only connect to the internet while wired. She can see her network in the wireless networks list, but when she tries to connect it keep saying contacting the network and then nothing happens.
I did notice in Status on the router that the IP address was point to 192.168.1.2, and her DNS1 server was 192.168.1.1 (the same address as the Sprint router). I don't understand why this works while wired and not while wireless. We changed the network settings on the PC to WEP and added the network key. Still no go.
I don't think it's a problem with the ip address of the modem or the router since you got internet connection on LAN. I suggest that you try the basic wireless setup without any security etc and see if you can connect. If you can, then maybe it's the WEP setting that is causing the problem. The other problem could be the configuration of the firewall on the computer. You can disable all firewall on the computer and try to connect.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
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