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Wireless g wrt54g router

I have a problem keeping a connection to the internet, using a wireless g broadband router. I hook in into a pc using windows vista, and wirelessly to a mac, and everything is fine untill the next day the the pc dont find the router or the internet. Any clue what is wrong? thanks steve

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  • fritz67337 Feb 25, 2008

    im connecting to a pc. The problem happened three days in a row . Every time it happened i uninstalled the router so i could reconnect with a wired connection. Dont have a clue what is going on. I Installed the program just as it said, but every morning it pops up as not dectecting the router. The pc has the router connected to it through a wired connection and the mac is wireless.any suggestions?

  • fritz67337 Feb 25, 2008

    router is not detected by pc next morning, i tried the latte ... didnt seem to do any good.

    drivers are compatible i asume it works fine all day untill the next morning, like maybe going into hibernation has some effect on it ??? Clueless

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    sure..could be a power glitch..the mac could be invading the pc through the router, and disabling the IP connection(NOT)..

    is the router still functioning next morning? Try serving a latte, perhaps?

    I'm assuming you have new vista compatible drivers for router, yes?

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First of all, are you connecting with a PC or a Notebook?

If you have the Linksys router, you should replace the MS utility with the Linksys utility it figures your linksys wireless lan card
There are programs you can use to keep track of your router and connections...One such program is called Port Mapper...

http://3d2f.com/programs/34-197-port-mapper-download.shtml

Does your problem happen everday...or every 3 weeks...are you doing anything in particular when you are getting the inability to use the connection?
There is a new Vista patch out there I recommend downloading.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

  • Terry Lynn Deschamps
    Terry Lynn Deschamps Feb 25, 2008

    One suggestion would be to hard wire the mac...and go wireless with the pc...Although there are those who love Macs...sometimes Macs do have glitches with wireless..(as do PC's) LOL i'll say that for those MAC die hards..

    Switch out the NIC card on the PC and give the Mac the hardware...and give the PC the wireless...

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Chapter 1: Connecting the Wireless-G Broadband Router

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1. Locate an optimum location for the Broadband Router. The best place for the Broadband Router is usually at
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4. Connect your network PCs or Ethernet devices to one of the Broadband Router’s numbered ports with a
standard Ethernet network cable.
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5. Connect the AC Power Adapter to the Broadband Router's Power Socket and the other end into an electrical
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in product damage.
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Chapter 2: Configuring the PCs

Overview
The instructions in this chapter will help you configure each of your computers to be able to communicate with
the Router.
To do this, you need to configure your PC’s network settings to obtain an IP (or TCP/IP) address automatically, so
your PC can function as a DHCP client. Computers use IP addresses to communicate with the Router and each
other across a network, such as the Internet.
First, find out which Windows operating system your computer is running. You can find out by clicking the Start
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You may need to do this for each computer you are connecting to the Router.
The next few pages tell you, step by step, how to configure your network settings based on the type of Windows
operating system you are using. Make sure that an Ethernet or wireless adapter (also known as a network
adapter) has been successfully installed in each PC you will configure.

Configuring Windows 98 and Millennium PCs

1. Click the Start button. Select Settings and click the Control Panel icon. Double-click the Network icon.
2. On the Configuration tab, select the TCP/IP line for the applicable Ethernet adapter.9641e30.jpg
Do not choose a TCP/IP entry whose name mentions DUN, PPPoE, VPN, or AOL. If the word TCP/IP appears by
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5. Click the OK button again. Windows may ask you for the original Windows installation disk or additional files.
Check for the files at c:\windows\options\cabs, or insert your Windows CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive and
check the correct file location, e.g., D:\win98, D:\win9x, etc. (if “D” is the letter of your CD-ROM drive).
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1. Click the Start button. Select Settings and click the Control Panel icon. Double-click the Network and Dialup
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Connection listed). Double-click the Local Area Connection. Click the Properties button.ea4fa3a.jpg
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