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IChat: No response with Audio/Video after modem/router changes

We had changed a new AT&T new modem and also a new Linksys router (model WRT54G2). After that, e-mail is working. Internet is also working but iChat using Mac Book for Audio & Video stops working.

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    Rajan Solanki May 11, 2010

    Please provide more information what exactly is happening.

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The local Apple Genius Bench was nice to reload iChat and OS for us. But he could not get iChat going for me and my relative. It looks like iChat will have trouble between DSL and Cable but DSL to DSL and Cable to Cable each case is fine. Anyway, after connecting to Apple iChat Test Site
Appleu3test04, my MacBook started to work better with iChat as my relative is able to see and hear us although on my end the incoming picture is not too clear. Then finally Upgrade of New OS seems to make the picture sharper. Thinking back, the original problem came from Modem upgrade to higher speed but I did not use the new DSL telephone filters. Please post this up to help other frustrated iChat users. Anyway, we still like Apple! By Jim on 05/30/2009

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I am using 3g wireless router buyed from wifi digisol company. can anyone please help me to tell is this product is right for internet communication. for more details related to this product visit htt


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Using 3g wireless Linksys Routers is best router you use for inter net connection,

For customers using the AT&T 3G MicroCell and a Linksys / Cisco router model WRT54G2 or equivalent, the following settings should be made to the router.

NOTE: Changing the broadband router / modem / gateway settings may cause other applications to stop working, and / or change the broadband router security settings for outbound data transmissions. Please see the router / modem / gateway instruction manual for more detailed information.

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1.Open Internet Explorer and navigate to the router setup page at http://192.168.1.1

2.Enter the User name and Password, click OK



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Select the Security tab, verify IPSec Pass through is set to Enable




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Apr 02, 2014 | Linksys Computers & Internet

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Show me how to connect linksys wireless


Hi

The Router configuration is not that much difficult, only few thing you have sure,
1) Correct ADSL Connection User name & password,
2) Chose unique ip address in All host.

Follow the mention bellow instruction to configure and connect to Wifi Router,

  • Plug the network cable ( Mine was Blue ) which comes with the Router Box pack to your computer. The other end goes into any of the Router Ethernet Port ( 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 )
  • Now type in 192.168.1.1 in IE or Firefox or any browser. You will prompted for password which is admin. You must be logged into Linksys Router.
  • Now since your ADSL modem is also having the same IP , we will change the IP address for WRT54G2 Router to 192.168.5.1
  • Under Setup >Basic Setup look for Network Setup and Change Router IP. Change to 192.168.5.1 and Save changes.
  • Since the IP has changed you will need to close the Browser.
  • Sometimes the IP doesnt change automatically. Do a IPCONFIG / RELEASE and then IPCONFIG / Renew

Making WRT54G2 Router talk to ADSL broadband modem
  • Plugin the Ethernet cable which comes from the Modem into the port on Wrt54g2 router which says Internet.
  • Open Internet Explorer and Type in 192.168.5.1.
  • Type in same password ( admin )
  • You will be in Setup > Basic Setup
  • Take a look at Section , Internet Setup. The current selection should be Automatic Configuration DHCP. Select Static IP instead.
  • Add following details to it. In the first step we backed up All the IP configuration. Use them here
Internet IP Address: . . .
Subnet Mask: . . .
Gateway: . . .
Static DNS 1: . . .
Static DNS 2: . . .
Static DNS 3:

ADSL Modem Settings to Wrt54g2 Router

  • Once Done just save changes and you should be back at same page.
  • Now try to connect any application which talks to internet. You should be able to connect
Configuring for Wireless Connection :Now once your Router is talking with Modem, it is pretty easy to connect on Wireless. The only thing we need to setup here is Security. Lets get WIFI
  • Get to the Lynksys page again. Do all login and regualr stuff.
  • Now look for menu Wireless, click on it. You should land on Basic Wireless Settings.

Basic Wireless Settings

  • Select wireless configuration to Manual .
  • Wireless network mode to Mixed.
  • Give a Wireless Network Name (SSID), make sure its unique.
  • Make Wireless channel selection 11 ( 11 - 2.463 GHZ)
  • Select Wireless SSID Broadcast to Enable
  • Save Settings and you will be back at the same page with changes you made.
Now Lets secure the Router :
  • Go to Wireless Security on the same page.
  • You will need to configure here Security Mode : WPA Personal, WPA Algorithms: TKIP
  • WPA Shared Key is what you will need when you connect to your router without wire. This key does the authentication and keep unwanted people away. Add 8 digit alphanumeric key.
  • As suggested in comments, there is a new mode which you can use : WPA2 with AES
  • Save changes.Just make sure you save that key to a notepad or remember it.

Wrt54g2 wireless security

  • Now last step, Move to next menu Security > Firewall .
  • Uncheck Block Anonymous Internet Requests .
  • Save Settings.

Wrt54g2 firewall settings

  • Remove the blue cable which you had connected with Router.
That's it. Now just turn on your WIFI and Search for the router. The name should be visible. Click to connect. At this stage it will ask you for the Password or Shared Key which we configures just above. It will connect and you will be able to connect to Internet.
That's all Folks. This is how you connect WRT54G2 Linksys router with Adsl Broadband Modem. If you have any questions feel free to comment.

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Hello,
I install Linksys routers all the time. Usually the first thing I do, is update the routers firmware. Many times I find that if the Linksys router doesn't automatically get a connection from DHCP, updating the firmware usually solves it.

To update the firmware:
Connect just to the cable box so you have an active internet connection.
1. Go to: http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT54G2/download
2. Select your router version (can be found on the sticker near the model number) and download the latest firmware to a spot you will remember.
3. Now connect the router to your cable modem and computer.
4. Access your routers configuration page (If you don't know the address try: http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1).
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6. Click "Administration"
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See if you connect after that. If not, let me know and I will walk you through the next steps.

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My WRT54G2 will not connect to the internet I am using another router also


You can set up your router manually, without the CD.
Make sure that your computer is able to go online directly through the modem.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem, that means the modem is working fine.
You will need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
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Try without using Wireless Encryption (password).

Try changing channels; default is 6; try 1 or 11.
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Check the advanced wireless settings and make sure MAC filtering - DISABLED.

Reset the Linksys router by pressing RESET for 30 seconds should everything fails and re-configure. Firmware is another consideration BUT this is just a new release.

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1.Open the website www.linksys.com/download
2. Enter the model number and hit enter
3. Click get downloads and drivers
4. select the version and scroll down a little,to your left you will see downloads and just under that you will see firmware
5. Download and save it onto your desktop.
6. Open internet explorer and type 1925.168.1.1 and hit enter. leave the username blank and password is admin,try this if you havnot changed the default password

7.Click Administration on the router setup page and under that click firmware upgrade
8. Select the file you have saved on the desktop and click upgrade.
9.After upgrade turnoff the router for 30 seconds and then turn it on

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If you find my suggestions to be helpful, please share with us some details so that others may benefit from knowing the whole story. Thank you!

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