Question about Linksys Wireless-G WET54G 802.11g/b (WET54GSUK) Wireless Bridge

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Unable to get my WET54G up and running

I had a wireless router whose IP config is:
address: 192.168.1.1
net mask: 255.255.255.0
security: WEP 128 bits
key 1: X... [13 characters long)

I am trying to connect my PC/Linux to the Internet. I have plugged the WET54G to the PC through Ethernet.
IP address: 192.168.1.35
net mask: 255.255.255.0
default gateway: 192.168.1.1

When trying to setup the security on the bridge, I do not know where to type the key: passphrase or key 1?

My PC setup is:
IP address: 192.168.1.33
net mask: 255.255.255.0
default gateway: 192.168.1.1

Any idea? Thanks in advance.

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ok on every router there is a ip address range in wich it makes up the addresses, for instance on my wrt300n the ranges are 192.168.1.100 - 192.168.1.199, You can view this by going to your routers page 192.168.1.1 and viewing the SETUP tap and BASIC SETUP subtap and look at Network Address Server Settings DHCP, in order to get the wet54g to work you have to be within that range.

note: if you cant find the ip address range of your router and you have another pc running on wireless go on that machine and run start menu, run then cmd, once there type ipconfig /all and it will show you the ip address of that machine ex 192.168.1.102, this will give you an idea on were to set your bridges ip address, i just set mine at 192.168.1.103 wich was 1 above my other pc

So with that said in your router function 192.168.1.1 make sure you have DHCP enabled and i have my SSID broadcast on and i use wep 128 bit with a passphrase and firewall protection on

BRIDGE: when first installing the wet54g make sure to use it on the pc that the router is hooked up next to because you need to hardline the wet54g right into the router to first set it up. log into your bridge for the first time at 192.168.1.226 username: admin, password: admin, change the ip address of the bridge from 192.168.1.226 to 192.168.1.xxx (within the routers ip address range as stated earlier on my machine i made it 192.168.1.103) and leave it as a static ip address. so it should look like this

Static ip address
IP address: 192.168.1.103
Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.1.1 (this is your router ip address)

and from here you should be able to do a site surver and see your router, click on the SSID name of your router example linksys and it should prompt for your security settings if not there on the main page. i used wep 128 bit on infrastructure mode. so make sure its under your correct mode (dont worry about channel if using infrastructure) make sure your security is enabled or disabled depending on your set up, if enabled click on the edit security settings button put in your right mode (wep for me) make sure the Transmision key is the same on your router wich you can find at 192.168.1.1 under wireless and wirless security(mine was transmission key 1). so enter your passphase and generate it appy and close.

apply all of your settings and wiat 15 sec for the bridge to reboot, then go to the advanced tap of the bridge and it should look like this

TransmissionRate : AUTO
Authentication Type: Shared (if using security)

Clooning mode i set to Enable and auto

This should be it for the bridge, now go to the pc your going to be using it on and view your network connections and properties of your NIC/network card and highlight TCP/IP setters and click properties of that make it the following

check Obtain an IP address automatically

and check Use the Following DNS server addresses:
Preferred DNS server: 192.168.1.xxx (make the xxx to whatever you assigned your bridges ip address to, in my case it was 192.168.1.103)

Alternate DNS server: 192.168.1.1 (make your router's IP address )

save and close settings

you should now be able to see the internet.

i tried my best to fully explain this if i left something out i apologize

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Make sure that you routers IP range is setup to handle the IP address of your PC.

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Hello, I'm trying to connect my wii wireless and it keeps giving me an error code 51330 "unable to connect to the Internet" could you tell me what it means? Thank you.


Error Code: 51330
This error code usually indicates a problem relating to wireless security. Please try the following troubleshooting:
Are you using WEP or WPA security on your router?
  • Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's manual for assistance)
  • Locate the "wireless security" section of your router settings and find the WEP or WPA key.
  • If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
  • If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
  • The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F, no other special characters or letters).
  • If your router has multiple slots for a WEP Key, make sure the active key is the one in the #1 slot.
  • If you are using WPA, the Wii console is compatible with the following types:
  1. WPA - PSK (TKIP)
  2. WPA - PSK (AES)
  3. WPA2 - PSK (AES)
But if the above information doesn't help correct this problem, then give a call to Nintendo's 1-800-255-3700 (6 am ~ 7 pm Pacific, everyday)

Feb 27, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to setup WEP on a Belkin N1 Wireless Router F5D8231-4 v5000 1. Log into the...


How to setup WEP on a Belkin N1 Wireless Router F5D8231-4 v5000

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1. Log into the router. To do this you will need to open your web browser and enter http://192.168.2.1
Note If you change the default IP address then you will need that address to log into the router. Normally it is the Gateway IP. You can check this by opening CMD via the Run command window. Once it is open then type ipconfig and hit enter.

2. Click Login in the upper right hand corner of the page. The router does not ship with a password, so just click submit.

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3. Next you will click on the Wireless heading then Security in the left hand column.

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4. Select “128-bit WEP” or “64-bit WEP” from the drop-down menu.

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5. Next you can enter your WEP key manually by typing in the hex values in the space provided, or you can type a passphrase in the “PassPhrase” field and click “Generate” to create a WEP key from the passphrase. Click “Apply Changes” to finish.

Note a hexadecimal key is a mixture of numbers and letters from A–F and 0–9. 64-bit keys are 10 digits long and can be divided into five two-digit numbers. 128-bit keys are 26 digits long and can be divided into 13 two-digit numbers.

At this point you should have your WEP setup. When you connect your computer to the wireless router you will be prompt for the WEP key you just set up.

on Mar 25, 2010 | Belkin (F5D8231-4) Wireless Router...

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Enabling Wireless security on Linksys routers.....


Encrypting the network blocks any unauthorized computer from accessing the network and using its broadband connection. To enable WEP on the router,

1. Open your default browser and enter the following IP address into the address bar: <http://192.168.1.1>
2. When prompted for a username and password type “admin” on password, unless you have previously changed the password of the router, and hit OK. This will bring you to the Setup page of the router.
3. Depending on the firmware of the router. Click on the WEP Key Settings button. Or you can click the Wireless tab and select Wireless Security. Or you can click the Security Tab and select Wireless.
4. From the WEP/Security Settings window, you may enable 64 or 128 bit WEP then enter your Password on the Passphrase field and click on Generate. Make sure to copy the characters on Key 1-4 on a piece of paper before you hit APPLY. You will be needing this once you enable WEP on the wireless PC’s. Also take note that if you enable 64 or 128 bit on the router, this should be the same WEP level that you will enable on the wireless cards.

To put in the network key in your wireless adapter follow the steps below:

WEP Encryption XP's Wireless Zero Configuration ( Advisable for XP PC's )

1. Go to start>Control Panel>Network Connections>Right click on the Wireless connection then click on Properties>Click on the Wireless Networks Tab
2. From the Wireless Network Connection properties window, under the Preferred network click on Add then type your SSID on the SSID field and check the box for Data Encryption then then unchecked “The Key is provided for me Automatically”
3. Type your WEP Keys on both the Network Key and Confirm Network Key field. (This set of characters should be identical to the WEP Keys Settings on the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10 characters, for 128-bit you should type in 26 characters.) Then hit OK and then OK again.
4. After hitting OK a pop-up should appear on the lower right hand side saying “Connected”. Try pointing your mouse arrow on the lower double monitor icon.
5. Restart your PC

WEP Encryption using the Linksys WLAN Utility ( 98/Me/2000 )

Make sure that the WLAN utility of the Linksys adapter is already is installed. If not, you may follow follow the procedures below for "Installing the Linksys WLAN Utility"

1. Click on Start then Programs, then click on anything that says something about the Linksys Wireless Adapter. On the menu, select either WLAN Utility or Wireless Configuration Utility
2. On the lower right-hand side of your screen, double click on the Linksys Icon. This will bring up the WLAN Configuration Utility.
3. Click on the Profiles Tab. Make sure that the SSID that is set to default is your routers SSID. Highlight Default then hit Edit.
4. Select Profile Wizard. Continue to click the Next button, until you get to the Security Settings Window.

OR select Expert Mode then Next. Then click on Security Settings
5. Set the same WEP level that you have enabled on the router. ( ex. 64 or 128 )
6. Type your WEP Keys. This set of characters should be identical to the WEP Keys Settings on the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10 characters, for 128-bit you should type in 26 characters.
7. Hit OK then Next. On Confirm New Settings click Yes. And then click “Activate New Settings Now”

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on Jan 03, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Cant connect my DS XL to inter net


51300-51398 is typically caused by WEP Key issues. Please read the following information:

1. Check Nintendo's router info for special notes, if available, for your router.
  • Click here to go to our Wireless Router Configuration page.
  • Use the drop-down box on the left to select, if available, your router manufacturer.
  • Click on your router's model number, if available.
  • Read any "special notes" at the top of the router's page. Many issues can be solved by changing settings described in the "special notes."

2. Are you using WEP security on your router?
  • Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's manual for assistance)
  • If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
  • If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
  • The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (1-9, AF, no other special characters or letters).
  • Verify they are using the WEP Key in the first (# 1) slot. Even though their router may have multiple slots, the Nintendo DS is only compatible with the WEP Key in slot # 1.


3. Check to see if your router is using MAC filtering.
  • Log into the router using the default IP.
  • Find the section for MAC Filtering (typically under "Security").
  • If MAC Filtering is on ( "enabled"), enter the Nintendo DS's MAC address to the list of approved MAC address. For info on locating the DS's MAC address, click here. (For assistance with locating the MAC Filtering section of your router's setup tool, please consult the router's manual or contact the manufacturer.)

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I downloaded Windows 7 and my wireless laptop won't connect to my 2wire. Where can I get new security key code or info get my laptop to work?


Hey pkkern,
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Your default 10 digit security is located on the bottom of your router.
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If you want to change it or for some reason your default key is no longer working we will have to get into the routers configuration homepage.
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To access this open up your Internet browser and write in this address, (which is your routers address) 192.168.1.254.
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If your routers homepage does NOT open up check to make sure you have no software firewalls
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Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
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Click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) under the Wireless Settings heading.
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You will see a wireless network security section, use the following information to select a custom wep-key.
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Change your wireless settings and use the following information if you want to change to a custom WEP key. 64-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 10 characters in length. (For example, 123456789A is a valid string of 10 characters for 64-bit encryption.)
128-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 26 characters in length. (For example, 456FBCDF123400144445271730 is a valid string of 26 characters for 128-bit encryption.)
64-bit ASCII keys are exactly 5 characters in length. (For example, GMODE is a valid string of 5 characters for 64-bit encryption)
128-bit ASCII keys are exactly 13 characters in length (For example, 2008SUNSSWIN1 is a valid string of 13 characters for 128-bit encryption.)

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Are trying to enter the WEP key and it is not allowing any more the 5 characters (please input 64 bit WEP encryption and Five ASCII Characters))


It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless router before your wireless network adapters. Please establish wireless connectivity before enabling encryption.

Note: Your network will slow down and wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption due to the added overhead.

Step 1 Log into the web configuration of the router by opening up a web browser and typing in the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).

Click here if you cannot access the web-based configuration.

Step 2 Enter your username (admin) and your password (blank by default). Click OK . Click the Home tab and click the Wireless button on the left hand side of the screen.

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Step 3 Select Enable next to the WEP radio buttons. For WEP encryption select 64, 128, or 256-bit encryption. For the Key type select HEX. If you have an option for Authentication type, select Shared Key.

Step 4 Select Key 1. Enter a Hex encryption key that you make up. The length of the encryption key will depend on what you selected under WEP Encryption.

  • 64-bit encryption 10 characters
  • 128-bit encryption 26 characters
  • 256-bit encryption 58 characters (available on DI-614+ only)

    The encryption key is HEX, meaning 0-9 and A-F are valid characters. For example, A4583DFF1A (64-bit HEX key).

    Step 5 Click on the Apply button then click on the Continue button to save your settings.
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    Does not save wireless security settings


    Encrypting the network blocks any unauthorized computer from accessing the network and using its broadband connection. To enable WEP on the router,

    1. Open your default browser and enter the following IP address into the address bar: <http://192.168.1.1>
    2. When prompted for a username and password type “admin” on password, unless you have previously changed the password of the router, and hit OK. This will bring you to the Setup page of the router.
    3. Depending on the firmware of the router. Click on the WEP Key Settings button. Or you can click the Wireless tab and select Wireless Security. Or you can click the Security Tab and select Wireless.
    4. From the WEP/Security Settings window, you may enable 64 or 128 bit WEP then enter your Password on the Passphrase field and click on Generate. Make sure to copy the characters on Key 1-4 on a piece of paper before you hit APPLY. You will be needing this once you enable WEP on the wireless PC’s. Also take note that if you enable 64 or 128 bit on the router, this should be the same WEP level that you will enable on the wireless cards.

    To put in the network key in your wireless adapter follow the steps below:

    WEP Encryption XP's Wireless Zero Configuration ( Advisable for XP PC's )

    1. Go to start>Control Panel>Network Connections>Right click on the Wireless connection then click on Properties>Click on the Wireless Networks Tab
    2. From the Wireless Network Connection properties window, under the Preferred network click on Add then type your SSID on the SSID field and check the box for Data Encryption then then uncheck “The Key is provided for me Automatically”
    3. Type your WEP Keys on both the Network Key and Confirm Network Key field. (This set of characters should be identical to the WEP Keys Settings on the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10 characters, for 128-bit you should type in 26 characters.) Then hit OK and then OK again.
    4. After hitting OK a pop-up should appear on the lower right hand side saying “Connected”. Try pointing your mouse arrow on the lower double monitor icon.
    5. Restart your PC

    WEP Encryption using the Linksys WLAN Utility ( 98/Me/2000 )

    Make sure that the WLAN utility of the Linksys adapter is already is installed. If not, you may follow follow the procedures below for "Installing the Linksys WLAN Utility"

    1. Click on Start then Programs, then click on anything that says something about the Linksys Wireless Adapter. On the menu, select either WLAN Utility or Wireless Configuration Utility
    2. On the lower right-hand side of your screen, double click on the Linksys Icon. This will bring up the WLAN Configuration Utility.
    3. Click on the Profiles Tab. Make sure that the SSID that is set to default is your routers SSID. Highlight Default then hit Edit.
    4. Select Profile Wizard. Continue to click the Next button, until you get to the Security Settings Window.

    OR select Expert Mode then Next. Then click on Security Settings
    5. Set the same WEP level that you have enabled on the router. ( ex. 64 or 128 )
    6. Type your WEP Keys. This set of characters should be identical to the WEP Keys Settings on the router. For 64-bit WEP you should have 10 characters, for 128-bit you should type in 26 characters.
    7. Hit OK then Next. On Confirm New Settings click Yes. And then click “Activate New Settings Now”

    Nov 15, 2009 | D-Link Vonage-enabled Wireless Router...

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    How do I enter the WEP encryption on my router


    Configuring WEP:
    1.Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
    2.Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
    3.Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
    4.Click Security under Wireless menu.

    5.Under Security, Select 64 bit WEP (or 128 bit WEP).
    6.Select Key 1 and enter any 10 hexadecimal digits - any combination of 0-9, A-F (26 digits if you selected 128-bit as the encryption strength). You may also enter a pass phrase and have the router generate a key for you.
    7.Apply the settings. Please write down the key – You will need it later to configure your wireless computers with the same key.

    Jul 23, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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    How do I put an encryption on my linksys router?


    Securing your wireless network is a simple process, which generally does not require a lot of time. This can be done by:
    • Enabling WEP or WPA on the Router
    • Enabling Wireless MAC filter on the Router
    • Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
    NOTE: The wireless security modes available may vary depending on the model of the router and wireless adapter you are using.
    Enabling WEP on the Router
    Wired Equivalent Protocol (WEP) is a type of wirelesssecurity which does not change. It provides comparable confidentialityto a traditional wired network. There are two types of WEP you canchoose from:
    a. WEP 64-bit: This type of WEP consists of 10-hexadecimal codes. To enable WEP 64-bit, click here.
    b. WEP 128-bit:This type of WEP consists of 26-hexadecimal codes hence it is moresecured compared to WEP 64-bit. To enable WEP 128-bit, click here.
    Enabling WPA on the Router
    Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a type of wireless securitywhich is dynamic in nature. Meaning, it changes depending on the timerenewal you will specify. Hence, WPA is more secured compared to WEP.
    • Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (WPA-TKIP) – utilizes a stronger encryption method and incorporates Message Integrity Code (MIC) to provide protection against hackers.
    • Advanced Encryption System (WPA-AES) – utilizes a symmetric 128-bit block data encryption
    To enable WPA, click here.
    Enabling Wireless MAC Filter on the Router
    Wireless access can be filtered using the MAC address of thewireless devices transmitting within your network’s radius. You caneither permit or prevent specific wireless computers access to yourwireless network.
    To permit wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
    To prevent wireless computers to connect to your wireless network, click here.
    Disabling SSID Broadcast on the Router
    Disabling the SSID broadcast is one way of securing your wirelessnetwork. This procedure will prevent other users from detecting yourSSID, or your wireless network name, when they attempt to viewavailable wireless networks in your area. For instructions, click here.

    Jul 11, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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    Wep


    WEP
    1. Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
    2. Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
    3. Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
    4. Click Security under Wireless menu
    5. Under Security, Select 64 bit WEP (or 128 bit WEP).
    6. Select Key 1 and enter any 10 hexadecimal digits - any combination of 0-9, A-F (26 digits if you selected 128-bit as the encryption strength). You may also enter a pass phrase and have the router generate a key for you.
    7. Apply the settings. Please write down the key – You will need it later to configure your wireless computers with the same key.

    Configuring WPA-PSK Encryption:
    1. Connect a computer to any one of the four LAN ports of the Belkin wireless router.
    2. Open your web browser and type the router IP address of the router (by default, the address is http://192.168.2.1.) in the address bar and press Enter.
    3. Click Login on the top of the page to login to the router. By default the Password is left blank, click Submit.
    4. Click Security under Wireless menu.
    5. Under Security Mode, select WPA/WPA2-personal (PSK)
    6. Select WPA2-PSK as your Authentication
    7. Select AES as the Encryption Technique.
    8. Enter a word or group of characters in the Password (PSK) box. The Pre-Shared Key must be 8 to 63 characters in length.
      Note: The PSK (Pre-Shared Key) is case sensitive ("A" is different than "a")
    9. Click Apply changes to save the settings


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