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I have a Linksys wrt160n router connected to a cable modem. I was trying to figure out why my Wii would not access the wireless internet so I went to the desktop that the router/modem are connected to and pulled up the Linksys EasyLink dashboard. I didn't change anything in there, just looked up MAC address, subnet, gateway, IP, etc. I did do a command run ipconfig/all to look at some of it, but i didn't change anything. Now my laptop (separate from desktop) and any other laptop will not connect to the wireless. what do i do?

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You will need to check the wireless settings of the router
is there any computer connected to the router ?
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
Router set up page is the page where you can check all the wireless settings of the router.

Click here for step by step instructions

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