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Router to computer issues WRT54GS

I have a good signal from my router to my HP Pavilion laptop. Everything says it is connected and the signal is excelent.  The router seems to be working great. 

My problem is that although I have a wireless conection my computer won't accept it.  The router is a WRT54GS.  My computer is running Windows XP, Home edition.  Is there something I'm missing? I've gone throuhg all the proper set up programs and etc but can't make a conection. 

Any help would be greatly appericated. 

Thanks in Advance

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  • Jgandme2 Oct 27, 2007

    I finally got the dang thing up and running.  I didn't do anything that I haven't tried several times preavious.

    Thanks for your help.  Reading through many of the issues posted here helped as did the feedback I got.

    I have one suggestion I would like to make.  I read several posts were people complained that the WRT54GS and other routers like it, were unable to be "hung" or installed on the side of a wall or cupboard.  I put double sided taped velcro on the feet of the router to accomplish this.  You can also remove the black rubber feet on the router easily and screw them to the wall.  Simply trace around the two top feet prior to removing them  to insure the location then remove the feet and screw them down and simply push the rubber feet back on to the router.  Hope this helps someone else out with the same installation problem that I encountered.

    Thanks again for your help!




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Ensure that any firewall you may have is turned off, then try it again.

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