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WRT54G xbox live DNS fail

Okay so i have a WRT54G and im trying to connect to xbox live, the wireless network adaptor and all other wi-fi products are picking up the connection but the diagnostics say that the DNS server is failing, even if i wire it, it will say the same thing and its not the xbox because ive connected from another connection before. my computer is wired and it is working very well. HELP PLZ?

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    can not connect to xbox live dns connection failing.

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Same thing! dns failing to connect. can not sign in xbox live.

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Plz help my computers work fine but my xbox360 in ridge racer 6 when racing after the first lap people are stuck on my starting line and other people complaine cause they say my car bounces and jumps and twitches all over the road please help thanks.

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Log in to your router and forward ports in the router, call 1-800-linksys they'll assit u to fix your issue,

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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WPS button


I have a WRT54G router and there is no WPS button.

This is a cut and paste from Cisco engineer:
Wi-Fi Protected Setup or WPS is a somewhat new feature on most routers. However, I believe that the WRT54g was release prior to this feature. The installation disc for your wireless adapter is trying to circumvent network discovery and the process of entering a wireless password by using the WPS feature. Without using the installation disc to setup the adapter should still be able to connect to your Wi-FI network. Only use the disc to install the drivers for your wireless card and the wireless access utility. After you have done this:
1.Open the wireless utility and you should see available networks
2.Select your Wi-Fi network
3.If the network is open (not password proctected) you should be connected immediately
4.If the network is secured (password protected) then you will prompted to enter your password or preshared key
5.After entering the key you should be granted access to the network

Apr 19, 2014 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Slowness internet connection


- Re-install the Adapter.
- Update Wi-Fi Drivers.
- Optimize Internet (Use reliable program for it like Reginout.)
- Disable Global Auto-Tuning Feature.
- Uninstall Remote Differential Compression API Support.
- Clear DNS.
- Upgrade your Wi-Fi's Antenna (If needed)

Oct 28, 2013 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I purchased a new IPOD and I can not access the wifi from my Linksys wireless router.. I reset my Linksys router to try to solve this problem. And at first when the light was amber I was able to have...


Resolution If you know there is a nearby Wi-Fi network, but you are unable to locate it on the Settings > Wi-Fi screen:
  • Move closer to the Wi-Fi router or hotspot.
  • If you are using a personal Wi-Fi network, verify the Wi-Fi router is connected to power and turned on.
  • Wi-Fi networks configured as "closed" or "private" do not broadcast the network name to Wi-Fi devices.
    • Join a "closed" or "private" network by tapping Settings > Wi-Fi > Other and entering the Wi-Fi network name, security, and password.
After joining a Wi-Fi network, if you notice the signal strength is low or intermittent
  • Move closer to the Wi-Fi router or hotspot.
  • Check for any sources of potential interference.
  • Remove any cases or attachments on your device that could interfere with a Wi-Fi signal.
If you are unable to access the Internet while connected
  • If you are using a commercial Wi-Fi network that requires a special login or subscription, see this article for more information.
  • If you are in a location with multiple Wi-Fi networks, verify that you are selecting the correct network.
  • Verify that the Wi-Fi network settings are correct:
    • Tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    • Locate the Wi-Fi network you are currently using and tap ts1398_2.jpg
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  • You can configure network-specific settings, including IP address, DNS, and Search Domain settings.
  • Use "Forget this Network" to reset settings for this particular Wi-Fi network, including the password. This is also useful if you identify a network issue and want to prevent the device from automatically using this network in the future.
  • Use "Renew Lease" to acquire new IP address, DNS, and Search Domain information from the Wi-Fi network.
  • Note: If the Wi-Fi network uses MAC address filtering, you will need to add the MAC address to the access list for the Wi-Fi router. The MAC address for your device is listed as the Wi-Fi Address in Settings > General > About.
If you are still unable to join a Wi-Fi network, or are unable to access the Internet while connected, try the following
  • Restart the device
    • Hold the power button until "slide to power off" appears. Slide to power off your device. When it is off, press the power button to turn it back on.
  • Reset network settings by selecting Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Note: This will reset all network settings, including passwords, VPN, and APN settings.
  • iPhone only: If you continue to experience issues, consider turning off Wi-Fi and using the cellular data connection instead of Wi-Fi.
Additional Information If using a Wi-Fi router at home, refer to your user manual/documentation to assist you with some of these suggestions.
  • Check the manufacturer's website for your Wi-Fi router for firmware or software updates.
  • Verify the Wi-Fi router can broadcast an 802.11b/g signal. If using a 802.11n Wi-Fi router, consult the manual/documentation for how to configure the Wi-Fi router for 802.11b/g compatibility.
  • If you are using multiple WEP keys on your Wi-Fi router, try configuring your Wi-Fi router to use only a single WEP key.
  • Try or resetting (or turning off and then on again) your Wi-Fi router. Note: If your ISP also provides cable or phone service, check with them before attempting this step to avoid interruption of service.
  • Disable wireless encryption or security on the Wi-Fi router to rule out encryption issues. If this resolves the issue, try using a different encryption or security protocol.

Mar 22, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I need to password protect my router can you help??


access your router with it's ip.
http://192.168.2.1
or
http://192.168.15.1
type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
then click on wi fi or wireless then enable WEP security *** WEP code it is your password to connect your wi fi network .Then anybody need that password to connect your wi fi network.
Let me know if you need further assistance.

Nov 22, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How do i connect MiFi2200 to a wrt54g?


I think this won't work...the MIFI device works as a wireless router that can supply 5 connections and runs on battery which last for 4 hours for one connection then goes down as more connections are in...the MIFI was designed for mobility as the WRT54G is not...I don't exactly know what your plans are but this won't work well.

The Verizon MiFi is a combination 3G modem and Wi-Fi router that is battery-operated for full mobility. Once the MiFi has been activated (more on that later) the device connects to the Verizon Mobile Broadband network (renamed from BroadbandAccess) simply by pushing the power button. In just a few seconds, the MiFi is connected to the 3G high-speed network and the Wi-Fi router takes over. The MiFi appears as a hotspot to any device with Wi-Fi capability, and making the Wi-Fi connection is as simple as entering the network security code which is printed on the back of the MiFi. That’s it: The notebook or other device is now connected to the Verizon network via Wi-Fi. The network code only has to be entered to make the first connection, after which it’s an automatic process. That’s the beauty of the MiFi method: Push the power button and the laptop/UMPC/phone is connected to 3G.

Oct 28, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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XBOX360 Wireless Adaptor does not see my already set-up wireless network. I have Verizon FIOS as my ISP and a Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router. I can plug an Ethernet cord into one of the ports on the...


Please follow the steps below to setup your Xbox with your Linksys Router:
  1. With your Xbox powered down, take an Ethernet cable and plug it into a numbered port on the router, and plug the other end into the Xbox.
  2. After you have your Xbox connected to the router, start up the Xbox without a CD in the tray.
  3. After you start the unit, you should arrive at the “Xbox Dashboard”. Select the Xbox Live option and press the “a” button on the controller.
  4. After “Xbox Live” loads select the Network Setup and press the “a” button your controller.
  5. On the “IP Address” settings, you can choose “Automatic” or “Manual”, make sure it’s Automatic.
  6. Select the Connect option and press the “a” button on the controller.
After you use the “Connect” option, the Xbox will detect the network cable, and will ask you if you want to connect to Xbox Live.

Aug 17, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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IP ADRESS FAILED ON XBOX 360. TRIED 2 DIFFERENT ROUTERS SAME ERROR


xbox configures the connection automatically as long as it is able to detect an internet connection(either wired or wireless). For wirless connections though, make sure xbox is using the correct security key or wep key for the wireless connection.

Mar 22, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Laptop connecting but not my desktop


> Try changing and creating a new wireless network name.
> Try changing your security mode like WEP to WPA or vice versa..
> Try to update you drivers on your laptop then restart your computer before connecting to your network..
> Try assinging DNS ( Domain Name Server.) ask your router manufacture for the DNS that you could use.
> Make sure you typing the correct password for your wireless network..
> Make sure you disable WI-FI protected setup and on the router.
> Try to disable Anti-virus and Firewalls on you laptop.

Feb 17, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Cannot get ipod touch to connect to wireless network


Many Wi-Fi issues can be resolved by doing the following:
Basic troubleshooting
  • Tap Settings > Wi-Fi and turn Wi-Fi off and then on again.
  • Verify that you are in range of your Wi-Fi router or base station.
  • Confirm that your Wi-Fi router and Cable/DSL modem are connected to power and turned on.
  • Check whether other devices (portable computers, for example) are able to connect to the Wi-Fi network and access the Internet.

Jan 01, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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