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All you have to do is log in with the browser you use at the linksys' settings page, locate the wireless section and at the security settings set up a password. A good idea it to do all this procedure while you are connected through an ethernet cable, so if something goes wrong and you have to try again, not to loose the connection with the router.

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Checking or verifying the wireless settings of your Linksys Cable Gateway is important when connecting wireless devices to your network. This is the best route to take if you are unsure of your gateway's wireless settings.
The wireless settings that you need to take note of are:
  • SSID
  • SSID Broadcast
  • Wireless Security
To check the wireless settings on the Linksys gateway follow the steps below:
Step 1:
Access the gateway's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here. If you are using a Maccomputer to access the cable gateway's web-based setup page, click here.
Step 2:
Click the Wireless tab.


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Step 3:
Look for Wireless Network Name (SSID). It is recommended to change the SSID to something unique.


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Step 4:
Click the Wireless Security sub-tab and take note of the current Wireless Encryption Level and the Wireless SSID Broadcast if it is set to Enable or Disable.


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If Wireless Encryption Level is set to No Encryption, this means that the wireless security on the gateway is disabled.
If Wireless Encryption Level is set to 64 Bit Encryption or 128 Bit Encryption, check the value under Default Key and take note of the Wireless WEP Key that corresponds to it.


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Lost my wireless connection on linksys wireless g wrt54g v.4 router help.... called linksys wants to charge 39.99 for a quick fix plz help


My friend,


Please reset the router by pressing the reset button for at least thirty seconds.

Open the setup page of the router with 192.168.1.1 from Internet Explorer.

Username=leave this blank.

Password=admin

Router setup page will be displayed then.

Click on the basic wireless settings .

Give the network name(your choice) and channel =6.

Under wireless security settings .

Click on the security mode should be WPA.

Put a security key.

Save settings.


It will start working wireless .

Saved your 39.99 $


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For isolation purposes, you may want to test the printer through the Linksys router via Ethernet cable and see if you can print if it is wired to the router. From there, configure the wireless printer to match the settings on your Linksys router. Once done, try printing again wirelessly.

Tips:
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there is a possibility that the router may initialy have not been setupproperly, try to check on the articles I made on the link below and youmay get this one going, even with wireless security and all.

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Bad Roomate


You can do that by accessing the setup page of the router.

You can follow these steps on how to change the name and put in a security.

Checking the Wireless Settings on the Linksys Router
Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the router's web-based setup page, click here.
Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page appears, click Wireless.
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NOTE: If the screen on your router’s web-based setup page looks different, click here.
Step 3:
Look for Wireless Network Name (SSID) and if it’s still set to "linksys", change it to something unique and take note if Wireless SSID Broadcast is set to Enable.
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Click Wireless Security and take note of the current Security Mode.
3698-007.jpg If Security Mode is set to WEP:
NOTE: In this example, WEP 64-Bit is used. To know more about Wireless Security, click here.
3698-013.png If Security Mode is set to WPA:
NOTE: In this example, WPA-TKIP is used. To know more about Wireless Security, click here.
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Click 3698-017.png.

Or you can go to this link. if you can see the images.

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