Question about Gateway Belkin 54g Wireless DSL/Cable Router (DHF5D72304)

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Internet connection I have a lap top which has built in wireless connection. I have brought a Belkin G Router and I have followed al the set up procedures on the disk. When I come to open up the internet there is no connection. Also when it asks you to disconnect the cable that is connected to the laptop and modem and plug into the router and plug the blue plug to the laptop and into the router, at no stage does it tell you when to unplug the blue cable from the laptop so you can bewireless.

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  • nickjunior May 10, 2008

    How do I acess the router user interface and configure ?

  • nickjunior May 10, 2008

    sorry I am completly lost



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I, too, recently experienced this odd behavior on a friend's Belkin 54G. after changing the SSID from the default (yes, there was another Belkin54G SSID in the air) and changing the channel from 11 to 3 (anything other than 11), and disabling turbo mode, i would still lose the connection every 5 minutes or so. The workaround i used was to have 2 DOS shells open at all times. In one shell, run "ping -t". As soon as you see the message "Request timed out.", type "ipconfig /renew" in the 2nd shell. That reattaches your computer's IP to the WAP router and corrects the issue for awhile.

one probable issue, especially if you're in an apartment community or neighborhood, is that wireless telephones (not cellular) that transmit in the 2.4 GHz frequency range will tear down a WiFi link anytime it's in use and especially when the phone is ringing for an incoming call. also, phones using this frequency have a range of up to 1 mile. the only solution i've found for that scenario is a) throw away the GHz phone if it's yours, or b) if it's not yours...better get out the ethernet cable ;)

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It really happen when your using the setup CD to configure it.
You can also try to manually configure the router to work with your modem and ISP and also the wireless connection.
To configure the router manually you just need to access the router user interface and configure it from there.

Posted on May 10, 2008

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    Mark Gil May 10, 2008

    Using your Internet browser, you can access the Router’s Web-Based
    Advanced User Interface. In your browser, type “” (you do
    not need to type in anything else such as &ldquohttp://” or “www”). Then
    press the “Enter” key.
    PLEASE NOTE: If you have difficulty accessing the Router’s
    Web-Based Advanced User Interface, go to the section entitled
    “Manually Configuring Network Settings”.
    Logging into the Router
    You will see the Router’s home page in your browser window. The
    home page is visible to any user who wants to see it. To make any
    changes to the Router’s settings, you have to log in. Clicking the
    “Login” button or clicking on any one of the links on the home page
    will take you to the login screen. The Router ships with no password
    entered. In the login screen, leave the password blank and click the
    “Submit” button to log in.

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil May 10, 2008

    You need to use a pc wired to the router. because that is the router configuration page, make sure also that your cable connection is correct.



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