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Cannot configure WGXB102 with router

Hi, I can't alter the WGXB102 wireless setting so that it matches the router..I tried connecting http://192.168.0.101 in my Browser but never can get the web page ,why???? I need to alter the setting , please show/tell me how!!!

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Pl. try the following

1. do hard rest of your router i.e at the back of your router u'll see a tiny reset hole in that whole put in a ball pt. pen and press the hole hard for 10 sec. and some lights on the router should start to flash then take out the power cable for 30 secs and then again plug in the power cable and try opening the router page and do'nt add www to the address.

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2. Reset WGX102 device.

a. Please push the reset button in the WGXB102 using paper clip and release after 30 seconds.
b. Unplug the WGXB102 for 10 seconds and then plug it back in.

3. Set Static IP address on the wireless laptop

a. Please click on Start, select Settings and then Control Panel.
b. Double click on the Network Connections icon.
c. Right click on Wireless Network Connection and click on Properties.
d. Scroll down to Internet Protocol TCP/IP and click on Properties.
e. Change the option Obtain an IP address automatically to Use the following IP address and enter the following:

IP: 192.168.0.5
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

f. Click on Ok button and close Local Area Connection properties.

4. Connect wireless laptop to the WGXB102.

If you are using Windows XP with Service Pack 1, please follow the steps below:

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Advanced tab.
d. Please delete all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon again and click on View Available Wireless Network. Please select NETGEAR and click on Connect
f. Make sure not to enable IEEE and then click on Connect.

If you are using Windows XP with Service Pack 2, please follow the steps below:

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Change Advanced Settings.
d. Click on the Wireless Networks tab remove all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
f. Select NETGEAR and click on Connect.

5. Access WGXB102 Web-based utility.

a. Please open any web browser like Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
b. Connect to the router by typing http://192.168.0.101 in the address field and click Enter or Return key.
c. For security reasons, the WGXB102 has its own user name and password. When prompted, enter admin for the user name and password for the password, both in lower case letters.

6. Change WGXB102 Mode

a. Click on AP/router mode under setup.
b. Select the option Router (access point + NAT router) under operating mode then click Apply.

7. Configure wireless settings.

a. Click on the Wireless Settings under Setup.
b. Change the SSID to any unique name. Make sure that Broadcast name is Enabled.
c. Mode set it to G and B and Channel should be 6.
c. Scroll down, look for the Security Options settings and select WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy).
d. Set the Authentication type to "Automatic" and the Encryption Strength to "64bit".
e. Leave the Passphrase field blank, select Key 1 and enter 10 digit numbers.

Note: The 10-digit number you typed in the key 1 will be the password or network key for the wireless connection.
f. You may want to use WPA personal for the wireless security.

g. Click Apply button to save the changes.

8. Set the wireless laptop back to dynamic IP address.

a. Please click on Start, select Settings and then Control Panel.
b. Double click on the Network Connections icon.
c. Right click on Wireless Network Connection and click on Properties.
d. Scroll down to Internet Protocol TCP/IP and click on Properties.
e. Check the option Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS address automatically.

9. Connect wireless computer to the router.

Connect wireless using Windows XP Service Pack 1.

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Advanced tab.
d. Please delete all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon again and click on View Available Wireless Network. Please select your network and click on Connect. It will ask you for the network key.
f. Please type in the network key and then confirm it. Network key is the password you type on the key 1 of the wireless settings of the router.
g. Make sure not to enable IEEE and then click on Connect.

Connect wireless using Windows XP Service Pack 2.

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Change Advanced Settings.
d. Click on the Wireless Networks tab remove all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
f. Select your network and click on Connect.
g. It will ask you for the network key. Type in the network key and confirm it. Then click on Connect. Network key is the password you type on the key 1 of the wireless settings of the router.

From the above configuration please check if you are now able to go online wireless using the WGXB102.

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Well aster the ip to get into your router 192.168.1.1 that should get you in so you can make changes

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