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I cannot get my new computer to recognize the linksys router I have Model No:WRT54G

I have A new hp and it will not connect to the internet. I have the software installed in the desktop pc in the next room . The modem and router are all connected . The other desktop is running out of port 1 already and has internet access. I need help getting the other pc to accomplish internet access. Thank You, Leigh

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Hi,

Try to manually configure the new HP (2nd desktop). Go to your networking properties and use:
IP Address - 192.168.1.13
Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway - 192.168.1.1

Additionally, it may be to your advantage to set the Internet Explorer and/or Firefox to Auto detect proxy settings.

Incidentally, if you are using WEP or WPA or MAC security filter on your network, you need to enter the same key (code) in the new HP.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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Do a search for linksys easylink advisor. it will guide you through setting up your second computer.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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Have dsl connection, works fine. when linksys wrt54g router is correctly installed, no internet connection! ran diagnostic, all is fine, but no internet connection found-can't seem to upload new firmware...


Turn the DSL modem off.
Turn the Linksys router off.
Turn your computer off.
Turn the DSL modem on.
Wait for its lamps to settle-down to a consistent pattern.
Turn the Linksys router on.
Wait for its lamps to settle-down to a consistent pattern.
Turn your computer on.
Wait for it to settle-down.
Click Start
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Type CMD
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Check your cable-connections:

AC power to the router.

Cable-modem <----> WAN-port on the router.
or
DSL-modem <----> WAN-port on the router.

LAN-port on the router <----> Ethernet port on your computer.

Windows 7 should show that you have obtained an IP-address,
starting with '192.168.' that was supplied by the router.

Note that some ISPs (Internet Service Providers) will require
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of the _ROUTER_ before the router will be able to connect,
through the ISP's services, to the Internet. Contact your ISP.





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The Computer doesn't recognize the Router (And Yes. the wireless switch is turned on)


DON'T use the software.

Are you trying to connect by way of ethernet cable or wireless?

Either way you do it, you do NOT need that crap software. 90% of the time, that software interferes with everything. Up to AND INCLUDING preventing your system from connecting to the router.

Before you can get any help with this, you will need to give us more information about your setup.

NOTE: We CAN NOT POSSIBLY figure out all of the variables if you do not give them to us. So don't go marking my post as "Thanks for trying" just because your problem is not solved in the first post.

Instead, if you want answers, you're going to have to be more specific.

I see a Linksys WRT54G wireless router. Is there a version number on there?

Example: WRT54G v3 (Mine.)

You're also going to have to tell us more about your computer. Is it Windows XP? Service Pack 1/2? Windows Vista? Linux even? (Give model numbers if it's a pre-built system from an OEM manufacturer such as HP, Dell, etc.)

Then there's the internet connection. Cable internet? DSL? Satellite? Give us MODEL NUMBERS of the equipment they have issued to you for your internet connection.

Then tell us how you have things connected. Wireless? Ethernet cable? What is connected to what?

See what I mean?

FULL details bring quicker resolution of your problem. I will be monitoring this post as you seem capable of providing this information to us. When I see more complete information, I will help you further from there.

Thanks. :)

Cyryl

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