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Disconnection Problem with Linksys

My Linksys Access point disconnects most at times. When this happens all the machines connected to it losses connecton

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Re: Disconnection Problem with Linksys

If this is a WAP54G, I had the same problem. Try changing the broadcast channel to 3 or 4.

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I used to have a linksys router but now have a Apple Time Machine. When I power up my WGA54G all i get is the power light. When I connect my WGA54G to the Time Machine, only the ethernet and power are lit....

Well, I'm not quite sure what your asking, exactly, but I'll try,

What are you wanting to connect the 'WGA to?

--"I used to have a linksys router but now have a Apple Time Machine."--
The Apple "Time Machine" is the backup "software" that controls the "Time CAPSULE'S" Hard Drive so I'll take it you mean the Time Capsule. The Time Capsule is already wireless.

The Time Capsule is just a wireless router with a Hard Drive in it. You should have set the Time Capsule up the same way you did the Linksys router. The Time Machine software on your computer can now access the Hard Drive for backup purposes.

"Time Capsule" connects to the '"WGA" wirelessly
'"WGA" is connected to a"Game system" (or network ready non-wireless product) via the Ethernet cable.

-"When I connect my WGA54G to the Time Machine,"-
OK,,,,,,, After looking at the manual on-line I think I know what happened, I believe the Manual is wrong! The "NOTE" mentioned to hook it to the Router first but how the heck are you suppose to access it from there? You CAN'T!
I think they had a "Brain Fade" and meant to hook it to the computer.

Hook the 'WGA to the Mac Book Pro and you should be able to access it now. You might want to make sure the MBP's Network connection LOCATION is set to AUTO to make sure it connects OK.

Make sure the switch on the side of the 'WGA is set to - infra- and not -ad-hoc-.

Hook an Ethernet cable to the computer then hook the other end to the 'WGA then plug the power cord into the WGA to turn it on and then try the Ip # it said to use in a web browser. If it then shows the log-in screen then enter them in like the manual said.

According to the manual if you can't access the 'WGA via the IP # then it some how got changed and you will have to reset it like the manual say's.

I hope I understood you OK, Good luck....

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I don't know how to reinstall the linksys access point!!! Our wireless network that we made simply disappeared, so I'm trying to re-make one. However, when I tried that with a flash drive, it couldn't work...

o access the Access Points Setup, and the LAN IP address has not changed, then computer must have an IP address of 192.168.1.XXX. If the Access Point is plugged in via Ethernet to a Linksys Router and the computer is also connected a Linksys router via Ethernet, then the PC should already have a correct IP address (unless the LAN IP Address of the Router has been changed). If unsure, please assign the computer a Static IP Address so it will have an IP address in the same range as the Access Points IP Address.

If the Access Point is being connected to a hub/switch/router via Ethernet, then use the cable that was provided with Access Point. If the Access Point is being connected to the computer directly, then a Cross Over cable must be used. Cross over cables can be purchased at most electronic stores.
    Remember: When ever a change is made in the Setup of the Access Point, the Apply button must be used to save the settings to the Access Point.
  1. Open a web browser (such as Internet Explorer or Netscape)
  2. When the browser opens, go to the "Address" bar and input the IP address of the Access Point.
      Default IP addresses:
    • WAP11 v2.8 -
    • WAP54G v1.1 -
  3. A "User Name" and "Password" prompt will appear, leave the "User Name" field blank and input the Access Points password (The default password of a Linksys Access Point is admin) into the "Password" field.

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Engenius eap-3660 access points channels chashing.

This is a massive and expensive network, which appears to require a full signal and configuration audit. It's quite possible that many of your problems are stemming from the APs you have already deployed being situated in suboptimal and conflicting locations, which is an issue with three-dimensional wireless networks.
I really don't see your problems being debugged by anyone short of an experienced on-site wireless network technician. I'm saying this as a person who tuns a one-man company serving two rural communities with wireless internet service.

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When i connect 5 access point with a switch they

please check that whether your network(swithed connected PC) related to your linksys ip address(default ip)

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My laptop says connected to Linsys router but no internet connection, yet the desktop is connecting to internet

saya ada dua access point, yang digedung A saya memakai access point linksys WAP4400N dan di gedung B saya memakai access point linksys WAP54G. sekarang sudah tehubung masing2 access point, permasalahannya sekarang adalah kalau memakai laptop tidak bisa connect secara automatis, tp kalau secara manual atau memakai IP Address baru bisa connect, tolong gimana solusinya....

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My friend give me the linksys access point, but when i use it its paaaphrase, i dont know the key. can anybody tell me what to do????????? i m using the wireless access point first time,so i dont hv any...

First connect your router with ethernet cable with 1 computer .
Then access this link or

type user name as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"

then go t o wi fi security then go to encryptripn key it is your connect netwrok

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We have a Linksys WAP54G Wireless Access Point which has been fine until the company has changed to Lenovo laptops, non of which will connect although the older HP laptops connect ok. We eventually changed...

most probably this is happening because your connection is bot established correctly>>from the screen shot above it is clear that the security key is not matching(wep or wpa)>>please try to recollect the security key or password for wireless.if you are not sure,just post it --i'll give simple and detailed step to get that.
thank you.

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Computer disconnects from Internet when my neighbor is using his computer

the Lock means that he has a secure network or he has the WAP enabled.. Can the two networks interfere? Yes. The two networks will "fight" over which one will your computer use to connect.. and sometimes you will connect to his network and therefore get no internet or limited connectivity.. You can make sure that your computer only connects to your network by permanently removing his SSID from your settings.

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Help setting up hwr54g as an access point

Yes there is an easier way! Just setup the router as you would any normal setup. Follow the directions to set it up for the first time. What you want to do is have the put in all of your information that you need for it to communicate with your Modem. This will automatically place the router onto your network. Now the part that I believe you want is for this to be secure! Well setup either a WEP or WPA these are both encryption Protocols that will denie access to anyone other than you or someone you allow to access your network wirelessly.
You do not really have to go through all of the trouble of setting up specifics. As long as the two devices communicate the router and the modem will do the rest. I do this everyday in my daily work day! Anymore quesitons please feel free to ask!

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Connection to WAP

disconnect .
open internet browser
type the gateway and press enter

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