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Camera setup I can't the camera to save configuration setup. Mostly the default settings. Finds it on the wired network, go through the 10 step process, tried using DHCP for IP setup, tried using an assigned static IP in the right range. the wireless settings are right on. Hit the reset button on the camera to see if that did anything but nope. Have a firmware upgrade downloaded, but can't get the firmware uploaded until after initial setup. Thoughts? Visa, gigabit network - standard netgear settings for most of my stuff.

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  • nickyfamous Dec 15, 2008

    could it be that my router is no good for this camera, i'm also having problems saving my settings to my laptop!!!

  • Raymond Roque
    Raymond Roque May 11, 2010

    Hi, are you able to access the configuration page of the camera using the browser(STATIC IP)?

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First, Linksys cameras won't accept certain WEP keys. If you router is from Qwest who only issue hex keys, your Linksys camera thinks that is ASCII not hex and your stuck. Try removing all security/WEP/WPA and see if you can connect.

Second, Linkysys has a problem in the SETUP phase has to be literally just a few feet away. Once camera is setup it can be moved to much further away and video works fine. But for setup funtion to find the camera wirelessly it has to be under 5 feet!

Third, this software of record.exe is very unstable. You will get at most 12 hours before it breaks. So, this means this system will not work for what you want it to.

Maybe there is a new firm ware upgrade that will fix this. But right now the system looks good, but is a HUGE time waster. Its almost there, but not quite.

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Check your advanced wireless settings on your router, wireless mac filter might be enabled. Tou must allow the mac address of the wireless camera.

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