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I am trying to set up my new laptop to my linksys router . I have reset the router back to the ''factory settings'' and still am unable to connect. Please HELP!!

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You have already reset the router. so you will need to reconfigure the router from the start.
You can do it manually without the CD.
Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
Then you need to connect the computer to the router ad the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.
Click Here for step by step by instructions

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You could try to connect to your router with a CAT5e network cable. Then open your browser and open the webpage http://192.168.1.1
When prompted for your username and password, try password 'admin' (without quote marks) and leave username empty.

If that doesn't work, reset your router and configure all the options over again (make sure you have all required information for the settings). For more information, look at this knowledge base article: kb.linksys.com/Linksys/GetArticle.aspx?docid=6af0fc7147664d2eaef47a2189a1ffce_E2500_FAQs.xml

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Try resetting the wireless router back to to factory defaults.
To reset the Linksys back to the default settings -
Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of the router with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption to protect your wireless network and Internet from unauthorized access.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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Try resetting the Linksys router.
To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of the router with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption to protect your wireless network and Internet from unauthorized access.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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Cannot connect to Wireless with my Linksys WRT120N Router.


If you have 2 devices not be able to connect to it suddenly, then it is probably the router that changed, as opposed to it being the 2 devices changing at the same time. Sometimes wireless routers just go bad like that.Try a factory reset, and then set the appropriate settings back to where you need them. If that doesn't help, you likely need a new one.

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I think you should upgrade the firmware on your router.
After upgrading the firmware reset the router and reconfigure it manually.
I will also suggest you to create a new wireless network and use security modem WPA.
Try to connect to the new wireless network and see if that works.

See linksys router setup

Watch : How to reset Linksys router.



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I can't connect to the internet w/ my new laptop. I can't find my security key to hook up.


This article documents a known issue with resetting a Linksys WRT120N to its factory default settings.

Symptom: Holding down the reset button on the back of the router does not reset the settings.

1) Download the latest firmware from Linksys (link below).

http://homesupport.cisco.com/en-us/wireless/lbc/WRT120N

2) Unplug the router, hold the reset button, and plug in the router while still holding the reset button.

3) Open Internet Explorer, go to http://192.168.1.1

4) Use the "Browse" button to locate the firmware file downloaded from Linksys.

5) Once the update is complete, unplug the router and plug it back in.

6) Hold the reset button on the back of the router for about 30 seconds, a light will indicate when it resets.

7) Allow the router to reset for 1-2 minutes.

8) Open Internet Explorer, go to http://192.168.1.1

9) Enter "admin" for the username and "admin" for the password (without quotes).

Your router should now be reset to the factory defaults!


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To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of therouter with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to beconfigured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in allthe laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wirelesssettings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wirelessrouter.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default PW (write it down and putit in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on thislink and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Jul 18, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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We have had a working router for 2 yrs, until my son pressed the middle button of the router. Now none of our laptops 'recognize' and are unable to connect. Our cell phones that used to connect to WiFI...


I just try to reset the router to factory default settings.Here is how:
Step 1:
Take note of the current settings of the router before resetting.
Step 2:
Press and hold the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.

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Figure 1: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys BEFW11S4 router.
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys device.

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Figure 2: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GX router.

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Figure 3: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GC router.
NOTE: If the image of your router looks different from the ones shown above, consult your router documentation.
Step 3:
If the normal reset does not work, try to press and hold the Reset button for three seconds. The Ethernet light should go OFF then back ON. Unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button. Keep holding the reset until the power light stops blinking.
NOTE: The router must be powered ON when you press the Reset button.
To reset the router via its web-based setup page, follow the steps below.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To learn how to access the router's web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.
Step 2:
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Administration then click on Factory Defaults.

kb4008-004_en.png NOTE: If the screen on your router's web-based setup page looks different, click here.
Step 3:
Click on Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.

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Click OK.

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My daughter is here visiting and she tried connecting her laptop to our wireless internet but instead created a new network. It changed the name of our network and is now password secure but noone knows...


there is hope if she did not change the default username and password of the physical router itself. because then you could connect to the router using the default ip address for linksys routers and connecting to it using the default username and password. Then you could probably restore the default network setting from within the router with probably a one button option in there. All depends on the router. Then you can reconfigure all the setting to go back to however you had it before...I won't even get technical with it because you'll probably need to have a tech or someone do it.

But before we get ahead of ourselves make sure that what you need isn't just the WEP key which can normally be found on the router itself. If this is all you need it will save you a ton of headaches.

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Try resetting the Linksys back to the factory defaults and configure it again.
Power up the router and press the pinhole RESET button on the back of the router for 30 sec
Connect a LAN cable to the wireless router and open a browser and enter to router's configuration IP address and configure the wireless settings, remove the LAN cable when configuration is completed.
You need to configure then wireless card in the computer/laptop with the router's wireless settings.

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