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Router Setup Problem

Hi, I'm trying to setup my Linksys WRT54GS router but when I get to the part of the setup that tries to configure the router, I get a message that reads "Router Not Supported". What can I do?

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Hi jlouisg,

Sounds like maybe the wrong CD is being used for installation. Is this possible?

If you haven't made any configuration changes to your router's settings, you can access and set it up directly without the installation software. Simply plug a cable into one of the four Ethernet ports (not the uplink/Internet/WAN port) and then into your computer. Bring up Internet Explorer and type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar. It will prompt you for a username and password. Both username and password are 'admin' (without the quotes). From this point you can make all the changes you need and set up security as well.

If you have changed settings to the router, take a paper clip and hold in the reset button on the back of the device for 30 seconds (make sure it is powered up when you do it). That will reset the device to its default settings, at which point the IP address and username/password info I provided will work.

If you're not comfortable with administering the device by that method, you'll need to find the correct CD to do the installation. If you are positive you have the correct CD for the router, then reply and answer with which version of Windows you are using.

Ben

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

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