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HELP PLZ setting up o a 2wire router with gaming adapter

I'm having trouble connecting my wireless gaming adapter to my 2wire router.

i used the set up cd and i connected the wireless gaming adapter to my 2wire router with an Ethernet cable and set it up to my router.

set up my ssid

then auto set up the ip address

and typed in my WEP key

after that it starts to config.

then its done and all 3 lights are on on the gaming adapter. power, ethernet, and wireless.

i disconnect it from my router and take it up stairs to my room and connect it to my ps2 and it run the game but it wont connect at all. all y lights are still on but it wont work.

i set it up to my friends next door linksys router and it works great. but his router is down and i cant connect.

can any please help me connect it to my own router.

thank you

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Re: HELP PLZ setting up o a 2wire router with gaming...

Could it be possible that the game adapter is out of range of your router?

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