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Loose connection with router

My range expander worked great for about 4 months, then I lost connection with router. I reconfigured, and when I would move range expander to its original location it looses connection. Please help.

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There must be something that has been introduced to your area that is causing distortion in your WiFi signal. 802.11 or WiFi is very susceptible to noise or signal distortion and can come from many things from interfering objects to other wireless signals such as Wireless phones. There are also many other things that can cause signal distortion I would look to see if you have added anything new around the time the unit lost signal. If your unit is working properly when you are closer to the router than this has to be the problem. Range is a big iffy factor when messing with WiFi.

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The range expander helps to extend the range of wireless network...
Anyhow the range expander has to be placed withing the range of your Apple "wireless" router (Make sure your apple router is wireless router, if it is a wired router, then there is no use of range expander...! U need to buy an Access Point instead)...
your range expander must be connected to the computer(using an ethernet cable) from which you are trying to configure...
Site survey searches for the available wireless networks in range...
It should show your existing wireless network...
You need to select your appropriate network and you need to configure the Range expander wireless settings according to the Apple router's wireless settings...
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Can't login 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.1.240 Above are the gateways of Linksys Range Expander WRE54G but can't login. Please advise.


Leave the router on. Press the reset button in on the back for 30 secs. Then unplug and press in again for 30secs. This will reset all settings to default and 192.168.1.1 will be the router IP. THe range expander needs to be reconfigured with the original disc. This can be found at www.linksys.com The expanders are offten tricky, mine kept changing the 3rd octet to 2. I.E 192.168.2.1 Might test that to see :)

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I have a netgear wireless router with WPA security. and i bought a WRE54G . I cannot configure the expander as you know netgear IP is 192.168.0.1 and lynksys expander is 192.168.1.240. when i open...


Try to reset WRE54G
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
The range expander can be set to factory default by pressing the Reset button of the range expander for 20 seconds.
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NOTE: The default IP address of a range expander is 192.168.1.240.

After resetting the range expander to factory default and you're still unable to access the web-based setup page, make sure that your computer's proxy settings are disabled. For instructions, click here. To disable the proxy settings using a Mac computer, click here.

NOTE: If all the steps above failed, try to disable any security software on your computer before accessing the range expander's web-based setup page. Click here to learn how to disable your computer's firewall.


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If you are using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v2 or v3) and you can't access the web-based setup page, perform the following steps:

Checking Physical Connections

Make sure that the computer is connected to the range expander's LAN or Ethernet Port. If the range expander is properly connected, check the LEDs on the network adapter. For instructions, follow the steps below:
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Checking LEDs on the Network Adapter
Make sure that the LED light of the computer's network adapter is lit or blinking. After checking the LEDs on the network adapter, assign the computer a static IP address.
NOTE: If the network adapter's LED is not lit, try using a different cable to further isolate the problem..
Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address
For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on your computer, click here. After assigning a static IP address, check the computer's connectivity to the range expander.
Checking the Computer's Connectivity to the Range Expander
For instructions on how to check the connectivity of your computer to the range expander, click here. If you're still experiencing difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, reset the range expander.
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
For instructions on how to restore the range expander to factory default, click here.
If you're still having difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, make sure that your browser's proxy settings are disabled.
If you're using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v1), you need to do the following:


Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address

For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on the computers' wireless network connection, click here.
Connecting Wirelessly to your Range Expander
NOTE: In this example we used WUSB54GS V1.0 (Wireless-G USB Network Adapter).

If you're using a Mac computer, click here for instructions on how to connect to a wireless network using the AirPort card.
Step 1:
Run the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor by double-clicking this icon 3719-001.jpg at the bottom-right corner of your screen.
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Click Site Survey then select the SSID of your wireless range expander and click Connect.
NOTE: The default SSID of the range expander is in this format linksysRxxxxxx.
4146-007.pngChecking the Computer's Connectivity to the Range Expander
NOTE: If you're using Windows 98 or Windows ME, click here.

If you're using a Mac computer, click here.
Windows 2000/XP
Step 1:
Click Start, then click Run.
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Step 2:
When the Run window appears, in the Open field type "cmd", then click OK.
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When the MS DOS Prompt appears, type "ping 192.168.1.240" then press [Enter].
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Step 4:
See if you're getting 4 replies, Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)

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ity would be working like a horse then ...

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Hi David,


I need to know that what type of router u r using.

If it is Linksys router just follow these steps,

with the help of the Ethernet cable connect the range expander to any one of the 4 ports in the router...

ur computer shuld be directly hook up to the router..

open internet explorer in ur computer..in the address bar type in 192.168.1.240(ip address of the range expander)

it will prompt for a username and password...leave the user name blank and the password will be admin.

u can see the linksys range expander set up page...

u can find SSID at the bottom of the page...

ur router's SSID and the range expander's SSID should be same..and also the password should be same..

If the ssid or password mismatch between the router and range expander u can find these kind of Error messages...

Good Luck....try it and revert back

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