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WRT54GX2 Wireless-G disrupts both laptop and desktop internet connections

I have broadband cable modem connected to the Linskys WRT54GX2 (ver 2) router. Recently, the connection between my laptop and the router would disconnect after a few minutes. Now, it does not connect at all. In fact, my desktop unit has problems connecting to the internet unless I take the Linksys router out of the loop (like right now).

I was going to try and re-install the router, but wanted to ask your advice before doing so.

the setup that worked for months was coax --> cable modem, ethernet from cable modem--> linksys, ethernet from linksys-->desktop.

in order to be online with my desktop right now, it is coax --> cable modem, and then ethernet from cable modem-->desktop.



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It might be because of interference...no issues dont worry about that...

JUst follow these steps and the issue will be resolved....

1,connect the blue cable between the computer and the router(any 1 of the 4 ports in the

router)

2,connect the other Ethernet cable between the Modem(came from ur internet people) and the

Router's Internet port(standalone port at the back of the router)

3,In the rear panel of the router u can see the reset button.with the help of the paper or

ball point pen,press it hardly and hold it for 1 minute..

4,Now turn off ur modem and the router..wait for other 1 minute..

5,turn onn only the modem first and wait till all the lights lit.now turn on the router and wait

till the power light is solid..open the internet Explorer it should work..

STEPS FOR WIRELESS CONFIGURATION

6,open internet Explorer and in the address bar..enter as 192.168.1.1..it will prompt for a

user name and password..leave the user name blank and the password will be admin.

7,
U can see the option WIRELESS in the black bar..click on wireless..
Wireless network mode should be "Mixed".wireless network name can be ur first name or

anyother name.select the channel as 11 and the SSid broad cast should be Enabled.click on

save settings.it will say like "Settings are successful"click continue.

8,to set the password for ur wireless network...below wireless tab in the black bar..u will

find a blue bar which says "wireless security".click on "wireless security". Security mode

should be "WEP"..Default transmit key should be 1.wep encryption should be 64

bits..passphrase should be empty..in the key 1 box enter ur 10 digit telephone number(ur

telephone number will be ur password for the wireless connection)click save settings and

continue..

9,
now in the laptop check whether the wireless switch is turned on...u can find ur wireless

signal..while connecting it will prompt for a password.enter ur telephone number there..
u will be connected to the internet..

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