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MY LINKSYS ROUTER MODEL# WRT160NV2 IS ONLY WORKING OFF OF MY LAPTOP AND NOT MY PC. I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE ON HOW TO CONNECT MY PC.

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Ok first your computer should be wired to the router by a cat5 cable plugged into any of the ports on the back after that it should work just fine if not please post back and describe the problem your having now

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Every so often, my internet seems to crash. On my pc it has a yellow caution sign over the internet. The data send/receive lights on my modem flash but the others don't when this happens. I try un


If it works sometimes ? when you unplug it then replugging it back in something is wrong with the modem / router or they might need to be reset .
or firmware upgrade
Reset linksy router b> One of the most common fixes for Internet connectivity often involves resetting the source of your Internet connection. If you have a DSL or cable Internet connection, you may use a Linksys router to get on the Internet. When you reset a Linksys router, you'll likely solve your connection problem.

Turn off the power to your computer's modem. Use the switch on your cable or DSL modem to disable it while you reset the Linksys router. Find the reset button your Linksys router. Most Linksys models have the reset option on the back of the router. Use a pointed pen or pencil to press in the reset button on your Linksys router. Hold down the reset button for approximately 30 seconds. Watch the lights on the front of the router. After you reset the router, power will get restored to the Linksys router. Once power's available, you can switch the modem back on. Reconfigure your router. After you reset your router, you'll have to log in and reconfigure your settings. The login name is typically left empty with your password as "admin."
Reset a Linksys Wireless Router b> You may need to reset your Linksys wireless router if you are having Internet connectivity issues or other networking problems. You can reset the router to the default factory settings, such as the default IP (Internet protocol) address, username and password. However, after you perform the factory reset, you can follow the initial setup instructions to replace your previous settings.

Write down any important settings you may have--such as the router's password--before you reset the router. Locate the reset button on the router. Some Linksys models have a reset button on the back side. Other Linksys models have a small pinhole you may need to access by using the tip of a pen or pencil. Press and hold the reset button for a minimum of 30 seconds to perform a factory reset on the Linksys router. The Linksys router should lose power. Power on the Linksys router to initiate the configuration wizard. Reconfigure any previous wireless settings on your Linksys router.

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How do I turn on my upnp for my linksys wrt160nv2


UPnP aka Universal Plug and Play

Universal Plug and Play allows Windows to automatically configure the Router for various Internet applications.

If you want to use UPnP, keep the default setting Enabled. Otherwise, select Disabled.


Click here for the pdf manual... http://belkashop.com.ua/products_files/WRT160N_ug.pdf

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WIFI not working with Linksys wireless-g broadband router/Comcast


Unplugging the wireless router and connecting it again should not have altered the wireless connection/configuration. You have connected the cables correctly because the Internet works when you connect a LAN cable to the router.
The Linksys wireless configuration or the wireless card configuration in the computer was changed it to lose the wireless connection. The wireless card configuration needs to be changed to match the wireless router's settings or change the Linksys with new configuration settings and configure the wireless card accordingly.
To secure your router with a login password and wireless security, please follow my instructions - click on this link :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
Should you need further assistance, please leave me a comment.

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I have the same problem as you describe


Hello

This is just something you can try.

Open your broser
Tools
Internet options
Connections
Lan settings
Automatically detect settings

This worked for me. I hope this can help you.

Best regards

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Cant connect to the internet with linksys wrt160nv2


if this is DSL connection then you have to configure your modem before you connect router

follow this
first disabled wireless on your modem/router

.1) Turn off DHCP on your modem/router I am assuming this is verizon westell
2. Configure the first VC port to Bridge-Bridge mode
3. Keep hitting "apply" in the windows until the 7500 reboots
4. Plug the "Internet" port on the linksys to one of the normal ethernet ports on the modem /router
5. Turn on the Netgear and wait for the green Internet light to go solid

good luck if this does not work provide more info on your setup

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Trend Micro Firewall interfering with WRT160Nv2 router


You will have to uninstall the trend mIcro and can install a free free program like avg.

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Linksys Wireless B Router Compatible with Windows Vista?


I would advise you to purchase a Linksys G router, Model # WRT54G2. Works well with Vista and your other laptops will work also.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know.
If this solves your issue, please be kind to rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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Router not connecting to internet modem


This is a tuff router.  I bought it myself hoping for good things, and spent a good two days actually getting the thing to work.

I got mine to work by plugging it into the modem, the laptop I was setting it up with, etc, and then running it all. I would just suggest trying to reinstall it again with everything plugged in from the get go, and then hope for the best.... sorry I cant help more.

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Wireless connection is not secure when I'm logged in from PC,anyone can use


Click on this link
http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/wireless/routerindex.htm

Then choose the brand and model of the router and follow the steps how to secure your wireless connection.

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Moved network


You should be able to switch the two, however, if this requires a network to be set up in order to run both computers through the same router, I recommend having someone do this for you.

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