I can associate teh access point but internet cannot be found...
I cant for the life of me figure out what the problem is....
My linksys router worsk fine for my3 other machines on my network.... but the 4th is seemingly problematic... I can associate the 4th machine to the access point... and it looks like its accepting my wep security... BUT I cannot find the internet..
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I'm unsure of the exact part number here but using the model number I checked the manual. This looks like it's just an access point which extends a current network you have. If you only have your laptop, this device and your internet modem it may not give you the wireless connectivity you're looking for. On a normal setup you would plug your modem into a router, plug your laptop into the router and set it up with all your DSL/Cable connection information as well as wireless on/off. You can then unplug from the router and continue life. with this one it's only connecting to an existing setup (another router or another wireless network) and extending it.
If you are looking for a solution to give you a router that connects to your modem and gives you wireless or adding multiple devices on a single connection I would recommend returning this and getting an all-in-one router such as this: http://homestore.cisco.com/en-us/Routers/Linksys-E1000-Wirelessn-router_stcVVproductId97826160VVcatId551966VVviewprod.htm?icid=linksys-specs-e1000-learnmore-btn&src2=linksys-specs-e1000-learnmore-btn
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.
the default address is 192.168.1.1. if you still can't access you can factory default by pressing and holding the reset button on the back for about 10 seconds. after it restarts the ip address will be 192.168.1.1 leave the username blank and the password will be admin.
Try restarting your access point then restarting your computer. I have a wireless network and have to do this regularly. After I do, everthing works fine. As long as nothing happened to change your network settings on your computer, the restart should work.
I hope that this information was helpful and gets you started on the right track to solving your problem.
Solution- For windows XP
#1--On your computer in the right lower corner you will a green icon for linksys adaptor --
Right click on linksys icon- select option "use windows wireless configurastion --- Select Yes ---
Green box turn Grey --
#2-- Start - Control Panel-Network Connections ---
Rigfht Click on wireless network connection- Selct View Available wireless network - Here you can see your network --
U have to configure the router.Then & then your internet will work.You can see the instruction set given with the linksys router or instruction set cd.Follow the steps,which will ask you ip,user name,password etc. information.Fill the right information save & reboot it must work.
you got to make sure the wireless settings of the wireless adapter is the same with the router. usually this problem happens if the wireless encryption or password you used in the computer is not the same wireless password in the router.
you have to go into the routers settings, by typing it's ip address (refer to manual) in your internet browser and look for DHCP and make sure that it is enabled to automatically assign both your pcs an ip address.
This must be done using a lan RJ45 cable that was supplied; first before going wireless.
Next go to each pc and either use the wireless network setup wizard or go to your wireless network connections (in control panel>network connections) and right click on the connection(this is not the lan connection icon, make sure you choose your wireless icon) and select properties, then click the internet protocol line TCP/IP and again click properties.
make sure that 'Obtain IP address automatically is ticked and click ok.
Your pcs may need a restart and should find the router will be seen in your found connections, click connect and your away