Good morning, i disconnected from my network and am having trouble getting it back to being personalized and secure and when i went to easylink it tells me my router is not supported? this is the Wireless G 2.4 GHz 54 Mbps Router? please help
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Someone nearby may have created a new wifi network, and your computer is trying to gain access to it. The first thing to do is to verify that you are indeed trying to connect to your own wifi network by checking the SSID of the network. Or, you can physically move closer to your wifi router and see if you can then connect as expected.
If you're still having trouble after that - you'll need to access your router's setup pages via a computer that has a network cable connected between it and one of the LAN ports on the router. Login as usual with your username & password credentials and then change the SSID, encryption and the username & password information. If you are unable to login, then it is very possible that the person(s) that took over your wifi have also attempted to lock you out of it. You'll have to consult your router's manual to learn how to perform a hardware based factory reset. Once this has been done, you'll need to set up your variables for your network again. Make sure you secure the wifi to prevent unauthorized access again. This mean using WPA instead of the comparably very weak WEP security AND then locking down access to the setup page with a new username and password.
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Since the connection works without the encryption settings, it is NOT a driver issue. It sounds like a missing wireless network security setup problem. So assuming Windows (Mac OSX is similiar):
Connect a laptop/PC to the NetGear via ethernet. It saves on some aggravations later.
Connect to the NetGear and restore the security settings, and remember your keyword.
On your computer, open the list of Wireless Networks (usually Start->Control Panel->Network(ing)->Wireless Networks). The menu sequence might differ slightly, depending on which Windows you're running.
Find and click on "Manage Wireless Networks" (or words to that effect)
Right click on your wireless network's name to get the drop down menu, and select "Properties"
Find a button or tab related to "Security"
Under Security Type, select WPA2-PSK (or Personal)
Under Encryption Type, select "AES"
Under Password (or Security Key), type in your router's WiFi security key word. You may have to log back into the NetGear and find the keyword (yours) or the alternate (gibberish) form.
Save the settings
If you're connected to that wireless network, then disconnect
Try connecting to the wireless network again. It should work this time.
Welcome to Fixya. If you forgot the code or the Network Key (Passphrase) we can access the Wireless Settings Page of the router to obtain the information needed to connect your iphone.
To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access your router you need to use a computer that is connected to it. Open a Browser then type 192.168.0.1 or http://routerlogin.net. The Default username is admin and the password is password. Password is case sensitive.
Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security under the Security Mode you will see there Network Key or Passphrase. The Network Key serves as a password or security code on your network to make it secure. Network Key is case sensitive.
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Welcome to Fixya. If you want to setup a password or security on your router you need to access the Wireless Settings Page. To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access the router page just open a browser then type 192.168.1.1, the Default username is blank and the password is admin. Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security on the Dropdown next to Security Mode select either WEP or WPA. Then Personalize your Network Key. The Network Key serves as a password on your network to make it secure. Then Save the settings
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If you dial back the security to WEP, does it connect?
Back to WPA though... when editing the Network Connections... Check SSID is correct. Mode "Infrastructure". IPv4 Settings is Automatic (DHCP). IPv6 Settings method is Ignore. Wireless Security is WPA & WPA2 Personal and the password is correct.
you will need to add the wireless network manually. First you will need to remove the network from the prefered network list. I believe the Operating system on the computer is XP. and the security on the wireless network is WEP. make sure that you are typing the correct network key. Click here for more information about routers and network
first go to router setting page, for access router page the default ip add is 192.168.1.1 try this first, if the router page is not open then check the default Gateway in u r pc and keep the ip add of ur pc ob tend automatically
1. when the page is open then go to wireless potion>wireless security> 2. then select encryption type WEP > 64 bits 3. then type pass phrase>click on "generate network key" 4. routher will generate 4 network key , select first key as wireless security key. 5. save this settings. now the wireless connectivity automatically disconnected
6. now search the wireless network on u r pc . 7. when u get u r wireless network , then connect to this network now the wireless network key is ask bye system , 8. type the network key which generated by router .
Try first to reset it to the factoty settings by pressing the brown button on the back of the unit, next to the Internet connection. You will have to reprogram the router with your PPPoE settings, if any, and your wireless security.