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Linksys WRT150N blow-by-blow re-installation; Dell Inspiron 537ST 64-bit, replacing an old Dell, trying to setup Compaq Presario F768WM-32 bit laptop for wireless home network. Both are Vista Home Premium Edtion. Need assist with cable connections and secured setup.

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  • tdevensteven May 01, 2010

    Solutions offerred I've already read from Linksys and Windows (for free). Need expanded, concise instruction on this issue.

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Hello,
In case of windows VISTA / 7 , you will find 2 computer icon in the bottom right hand corner. Use that icon to connect to the network.
To Check IP address of your PC:


Click Start .
Now just above the start button, you will see start search box.In this box type “CMD” and hit enter on your keyboard.

You will see the command prompt ( a black window) .
You have the command prompt opened.In the command prompt type “IPCONFIG” and hit enter on your key board.

Now you will see a lot of information.You will need to find out IPv4 IP address and IPv4 default gateway.






TO CONFIGURE ROUTER


>Go to your browser and type in http://192.168.1.1 into your browser.
There you will ask to Enter User name& Password.User name type admin, leave password blank, and login. There is a possibility it could have a password, so if blank dosen't work try 1234 or admin.


Now you are logged into your router.To setup your wireless you will see a wireless tab up top just simply click on that and start changing the settings to your own preference.You will See SSID,Which is your Connection name.There is also a sub tab-security, - to set up your wireless password- It is better to do this to avoid unauthorized use.


OR
For Better Help Download this to Know Detailed Configuration of your Router.Click here (Choose FREE download)Follow the Instructions...I hope You are Done...




Keep Using...
Thanks for Contacting FixYa...

Posted on May 01, 2010

  • shafi
    shafi May 01, 2010

    Hardware Setup for Home:



    1. Make sure that all of your
      hardware is powered off, including the broadband modem and PCs.


    2. Connect your broadband
      modem’s Ethernet cable to the Router’s Internet port


    3. Connect
      one end of an Ethernet network cable to one of the numbered
      ports on the back of the Router
      .


    4. Connect
      the other end to an Ethernet port on a network device, e.g.,
      a PC, print server, or switch{ Repeat this
      step to connect more PCs or other network devices to the Router
      }


    5. Power on the
      broadband modem


    6. Connect
      the included power adapter to the Router’s Power port, and then plug the
      power adapter into an electrical outlet. The Power LED on the front panel
      will light up when the adapter is connected properly.


    7. Power on your PC(s).


    8. Locate
      an optimum location for the Router. The best place for the Router is
      usually at the center of your wireless network, with line of sight to all
      of your wireless devices



    Connection Picture Click..Enter in Browser http://192.168.1.1 User Name:Admin,Password:Admin...After Logged in Router .You can Set Security for your WIRELESS tab>wireless Security> Set as you Like for router..



    Linksys recommends using the Setup CD-ROM for
    first-time installation of the Router. You can enter in to Router Set up as I said
    in previous post.



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