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Wireless router connection problems

Cannot connect to linksys router directly

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  • jgranny May 17, 2008

    bought router at yard sale hooked up according to instructions do i need to go into laptop and change all the old router info i had on netgear when hooked up linksys said router was not hooked up can u please help me

  • Austin Pilz
    Austin Pilz May 11, 2010

    I would love to help you out. But first I will need a liitle bit more information. What are you trying to connect to it with? Have you reset it to factory defaults? Is there a WEP or WPA key?





    -Austin

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I need some more information....is that on wired computer or wireless computer

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