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Cant connect to the internet with the wrt160n router with out having to restart the network adapter

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Try going to command prompt and first type in ipconfig/release (enter) then next type in ipconfig/renew (enter)

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Cant connect Xbox 360 to this wireless router


Turn on the console and navigate to the wireless settings screen. On the Xbox, the menu path is "Settings -> Network Settings -> Advanced -> Wireless -> Settings" On the Xbox 360, the menu path is "System -> Network Settings -> Edit Settings." Set the SSID (network name) on the Xbox to match that of the wireless router. If your wireless router has enabled SSID broadcast, the SSID name should appear pre-selected on the Xbox display. Otherwise, select the "Specify Unlisted Network" option and enter the SSID there. Specify "Infrastructure" as the Network Mode. (Infrastructure is the mode used by wireless routers.) Set the Security Type to match that of the wireless router. If your router uses WPA encryption and the type of adapter connected to the Xbox does not support WPA, you will need to change your router settings to use WEP encryption instead. Note that the standard Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter supports WPA while the standard Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter (MN-740) only supports WEP. Save your settings and verify the network is functional. On the Xbox, the Wireless Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made with the wireless router, and the Connect Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made through the Internet to Xbox Live. On the Xbox 360, use the "Test Xbox Live Connection" option instead.
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Jan 15, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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My router shows connected but no internet access.


Please try connecting the DSL / Cable modem directly to your computer and check if the network works fine, it works fine then power down the wire router and then restart it again and check.

Jan 02, 2011 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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My WRT160N keeps disconecting for no apparent reason. I'll be using it for anywhere between 10min - 3hrs and then it'll disconect. And for anywhere between 30sec - 1hr, the network isn't visable when...


The Router Settings seem to be fine...Also 2 Vista Machines have access to internet without any problems, your router seems to be functional...I would suggest you to update the adapter drivers, it should resolve your concern...
Current settings
DHCD - Autoconfig.
WPA2
Network - Mixed
Standard 20mhz
channel 11

Jun 09, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Error 311 no wired adapter detected


For that right click on my computer icon then click on property then hardware-<device manager.
Then you can see all driver list click on network adapter and enable it.
You can configure your router without disk too.

For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
http://192.168.0.1
or
http://192.168.1.1
If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Click on WAN settings and set those settings as your internet service provider settings.
Enable DHCP if you want to get ip from router.
Click on wireless settings enable wireless then enable WEP Security then add WEP code .It is your password to connect wi fi.Then save settings and restart router.
Then you can connect your wi fi network with that code.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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May 16, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS Router...

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WRT160N Wireless Router : i just bought a new laptop and a lynsis wrt160n......


The wired and wireless speed will always be different.
The maximum wired speed will be 100 Mbps. That means the wired connection is working properly.
Wireless connection speed will depend on the router and the wireless adapter on your computer.
If you are using B-Adapter then max speed will be 11 MBPS. IF it is G-Adapter then max speed will be 54 Mbps.
The N-adapter will give you more speed.
Check in the Device manager which adapter you are using on your wireless computer.
One more thing you can try changing the wireless channel on the router.
You will need to access the router settings page.
Update the drivers of your wireless adapter on the computer.
You have WRT160N router.
This router has issues with the Firmware.
Is there any computer connected to the router with the cable.
If not then you will need to connect the computer to the router.
Download the firmware of the router from the manufacturer's website.
enter the model number. select proper version number and download the firmware of the router.
Once you download the firmware, you will need to open the router set up and upgrade the firmware of the router.
After upgrading the firmware, it is recommended that you reset and reconfigure the router.
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May 07, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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Cannot connect wirelessly to my Linksys WRT160n, but wired works


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Oct 01, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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When I connect the wrt160n in the pc it says network cable unplug


Check the Ethernet adapter status under network adapters in devicemanager.

right click my computer-properties-hardware tab-device manager-network adapter.etherrnet should be green

Jul 12, 2009 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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