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I am havi a prob stopping people from bouncing off my internet i have a linksys wireless router how do i make it so you cnt access my web

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To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, you need to setup wireless encryption and limit wireless access. Please click on this link and follow my instructions :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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I have linksys 54g v8 and i am haviing a issue connecting to second life


That may be a game issue. It's a on-line game, right? Does the computer lose a signal? Once the connection is out in the cyber world, anything could disconnect you. Have you tried the games support? I don't think it's your equipment. If your devices stay connected to internet, in general, then it would be second life.

Jan 22, 2013 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Setting up wireless password


The router can be set to factory default by performing either of these two steps:

Resetting the Router Using the Reset Button
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page

NOTE: Pressing the Reset button on the back of the router for 30 seconds will reset your router to its factory default settings. All of the settings of the router will then be erased and the router's IP address will become 192.168.1.1.

To perform a hardware reset on your Linksys router, follow these steps:
Resetting the Router Using the Reset Button
Step 1:
Take note of the current settings of the router before resetting.
Step 2:
Press and hold the Reset button of the router for 30 seconds.

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Figure 1: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys BEFW11S4 router.
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys device.

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Figure 2: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GX router.

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Figure 3: Location of the Reset button on a Linksys WRT54GC router.
NOTE: If the image of your router looks different from the ones shown above, consult your router documentation.
Step 3:
If the normal reset does not work, try to press and hold the Reset button for three seconds. The Ethernet light should go OFF then back ON. Unplug and re-plug the router's power adapter while pressing the Reset button. Keep holding the reset until the power light stops blinking.
NOTE: The router must be powered ON when you press the Reset button.
To reset the router via its web-based setup page, follow the steps below.
Resetting the Router Using the Web-Based Setup Page
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: To learn how to access the router's web-based setup page using a Mac computer, click here.
Step 2:
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Administration then click on Factory Defaults.

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Step 3:
Click on Restore Factory Defaults and select Yes.

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Click OK.

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Nov 12, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I have to reset (unplug power, wait 10 secs, then plug back in) a lot to have internet access. The router is recognized and it says that I am connected, however it also says that I have no internet...


There are lots of factor why you have that kind of problem when it comes to your router. Before following the steps in this, check if your computer has a stable Internet connection when connected directly to your broadband modem. If you do not have a stable Internet connection with your modem, kindly contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

May I know what is the model and version of your Linksys router?

If you run into Intermittent Wired Connections Using a Router:

Step1: Enabling MTU on the Router

- Access the router's web-based setup page.

- Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

- Go to the Address bar and enter your router's IP address ("192.168.1.1" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].
NOTE: If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router's IP address in the Address bar instead.

- A new window will prompt for a User name and Password. Leave the User name field blank then enter your router's password ("admin" is the default password), then click OK.

- NOTE: If the password of the router has been changed, type the router's new password in the Password field instead.

Step2: When the router's web-based setup page appears, look for MTU and set it to Manual. Enter the MTU value of your Internet connection in the Size field.

1468. The size DHCP or cable providers prefer.

1400. Maximum size for DSL.


Step3: Save settings.

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If you run into Intermittent Wireless Connections Using a Router:


Check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks.


Regular wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:

> Wireless interference within the network.

> Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.

> Firmware is corrupted.
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NOTE: If the procedure does not work, needs to update the router

Nov 05, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Plugging into the router i can get internet access, however when I cannot get wireless access for more than 20-30 minutes before it stops working and i have to power down and power up the router to gain...


Try to upgrade the firmware of the router. Firmware is the software of the router.
Download the latest firmware of the router. Go to the manufacturer's web site and download the firmware of the router.
Open the set up page of the router and upgrade the firmware of the router. Once you upgrade the firmware of the router, reset the router.
On the router you will find a small reset button, hold it down for 30 seconds. release it. wait for 1 minute. Now unplug the power to the router and plug it back in.
Now you will need to reconfigure the router according to the Internet service provider.

Apr 21, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Trying to connect a new laptop to my linksys wireless setup and I enter the WPA key and it says it is aquiring network address, but never does. What am I missing.


Stop and start over with Router Setup by using a paper clip to press router reset button. Now, with router connected via CAT-5 cable to a computer's NIC. On this computer, using IE or other web access, go to http://192.168.1.1 to access router web setup. Set the Wireless properties, such as SSID (Network Name) and Security properties, like WEP/WPA passwords. This password will be needed by all computers accessing this router's signal. At this point, your router should be putting out a signal identified by the SSID name, all other settings for the router should be set already to the point where it will work, like the IP addresses declared in the router setup. Best left alone, at least till it is up and running. It gets the network address from your Internet Provider, and they are the only ones that can give you an IP address.

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Computer repair tech said Linskey wireless caused internet prob


If you are using DSL as your internet connection there is a timeout period that could be setup in the linksys.

In order to change this you need to log into your router and on check on the setup page. You see the timeout option.

Check with your linksys manual for detailed instructions for logging into the unit. If you dont have it, you can always get it from their website.

Jul 31, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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My web pages takeforever to load, ow can i solve te prob? i am using a wireless connection


You may need to adjust some of the wireless settings of the router to speed up the wireless internet connection of your computer , You can do that by accessing the router setup page by typing its IP address on the computer that is working fine with the router and if you're not sure on how to do that I advice you to contact this number for technical help 1-877-787-8749 they are open 24/7.......

Oct 22, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GX Router...

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Cant connect to internet from laptop


The network key is stored in the router, and your manual will tell you how to access it.
If you don't have access to the router's web page, you'll need to reset the router and start over.

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