Question about Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router (DSLSWRT54G)

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Help, Help! I cannot use the internet steadily with the router connected. It used to work, then, if the second computer signed on, the first computer was kicked off the internet. Now it's to the point neither can get on when the router is connected. Charter is my internet carrier and they told me to contact the router company because their modem and connection works fine. I guess it's configured wrong, but how do you do it right? I'm not the one that set it up in the first place. Thanx for any help. Danielle

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Re: Help, Help!

You didn't specify if you're using DSL or cable.

I've run into this dozens of times. With DSL, keep in mind the software on the PC is what "dials out" to the ISP with your name / password, and you MUST set the name and password in the router. Otherwise, ONLY the computer that has the software installed (verizon, etc) will be able to connect.

If you're using a cable connection, you don't have to do this, however, most newer Linksys routers come with a 'setup' disk, which MUST be used regardless of connection type.

Also, make sure there is ONLY the LAN connection to the modem, NOT both the USB and LAN.

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Re: Help, Help!

Wat is the model no of the router???
i hope u will use Wrt54g and make sure about the version no...
u need to upgrade firmware for ur router..
log in to
enter the model no>>Wrt54g
u have to select the version no....
u can see it and save it to ur computer....
open Internet Explorer...type in the address bar as
no username and the password will be admin(shuld be in lowercases)
linksys set up page will open....Click on Administration..below administration,in the blue bar u can see Firmware upgrade...
select the file which u have downloaded from the linksys website..upgrade it...reboot the will be working fine...
if it is not working just post ur comments...

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