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I am trying to install a Linksys router WRT54G. I have E-machine model W4885 I put the disk in and nothing appears on the screen. What do I need to do?

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That may simply be a windows problem, not being able to auto run the the program. Double click on "My Computer" icon, make sure that the Linksys Cd is recognised by the windows. You will Know by the name displayed with the CD icon. If it is, right click on the CD icon, select the explore option, search for setup.exe file and double click on it to start the installation. If not, either the Drive or the driver Cd is defective.

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Open windows explorer.(START-PROGRAMS-ACCESSORIES-WINDOWS EXPLORER)
click the +, by my computer, click once on the cd rom, find the setup or autorun file in the right hand pane and double click it and the cd should start.


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1. Press the reset button on the back of the router for 15 seconds.
2. Power off the router. Wait for 10 seconds then power it back on.
3. Open the internet explorer browser ( page cannot be displayed will appear)
4. Click on the address bar and type in 192.168.1.1
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12. Restart your computer.
13. Open the internet explorer browser
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18. Put in the username and password that you have for your internet provider. make sure that it is in the email format something like XXX@verizon.net or XXX@att.net or something like that.
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You can also call 18003267114 which is linksys support and have them help you

I hope this has answered your question sufficiently. If you have more questions please post a reply and i would be happy to assist. Thanks.

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Step 2: Connect one cable between the modem and the router's internet port

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