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How to connect my laptop to the wireless wrt54ga linksys router

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Just go to www.linksys.com/kb select the model no.of your router and you will get step by step help to setup your router. you can also call linksys tech. support and i am here to solve your problem.
if this is a new router then connect it to your system through ethernet cable and go to internet explorer and type 192.168.1.1 at the add. bar it will prompt for the password. leave the user blank and type admin in the password linksys setup page should open. now click on the WIRELESS TAB and on the basic wireless settings change the defale SSID NAME to your girlfriend's name and also click on reset security and click on save settings. reload the page and now go to wireless security tab and select WEP in the security tab. now type 10character password in the KEY 1 field directly and click on SAVE SETTINGS and that's it. Now when you connect to your network you will have to enter your 10 char password in your DELL LAPTOP and it should work fine now.

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Connect it with a Cat 5 E ethernet cable. Insert one end to the linksys router and another to the laptop. Then if u want to configure your router, insert the router software CD and follow the procedure mentioned in the CD.

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It's just a wireless interference problem. All you need to do is change the wireless channel of your router. Login to the router's admin page and look for wireless channel under the WIRELESS tab. Change it to channel 11 and save the settings. That should solve your problem. You can play around with different channels and check which one is the best for your environment. Good Luck!

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Intermittent Connectivity:
NOTE:
Before following the steps in this article, check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks (hotspots).
This article assumes that all wireless computers are experiencing intermittent wireless connection with the Linksys router.
Frequent wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:

  1. Wireless interference within the network.
  2. Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.
  3. Firmware is corrupted.
Reducing Wireless Interference
If you are experiencing frequent disconnection from the wireless network, it helps if you check the following factors, all of which can greatly affect your wireless signals:
your cordless telephone system (or even your neighbors’), or other nearby equipment. Try to change your router’s channel to 1 or 11 (the default channel is 6) and restart the wireless computers.
Physical obstructions: Your router or wireless computers may be losing connectivity because of physical obstacles such as walls and floors. Try to move the equipment to different locations to find a better link.

Placement of the router: Linksys suggests that you place your router as high off the ground as possible. When placing the router in a high location, leave a distance of two feet between the router antenna tips, ceiling, and wall. If your signal passes through multiple floors, place the router on the upper-most floor and high up in the room.
  • Surroundings: Keep the router away from large metal objects, bodies of water (fish tanks, bathrooms), and any electrical equipment including television sets, microwaves, radios, etc.
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Having default wireless settings on the Linksys router may cause conflict with other Linksys routers within your network range. Linksys suggests changing the SSID (network name) and the Wireless Channel of your router. Also, if it is possible, enable the Wireless Security of your router.
To change the router’s SSID or the wireless network’s name, click here.
To change the router’s channel, click here.
To enable the wireless security on the router, click here.
NOTE: If the wireless connection remains unstable after performing the steps above, upgrade the router’s firmware. For instructions, click here

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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I suggest to all running a wireless connection to set up security with a password to keep freeloaders from tapping into your bandwith for free.
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