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In the last step up setting up this router (Linksys G WRT54G), a window prompts up saying that it is unable to configure router retry all steps again, howwever when i do this this window keeps poppin up and it won't configure the router

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Are you trying to set up router ?
You can set up your router manually, without the CD.
Make sure that your computer is able to go online directly through the modem.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem, that means the modem is working fine.
You will need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
Press and hold the reset button on the router for 30 seconds. Release the button and wait for 10 seconds. Now power cycle the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.

Click Here for more information about the routers and network

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Im trying to find my password for my router but i cant.


Reset Button

Note:

Resetting the router to the factory defaults will delete any changes you have made to the router, including any security settings. This should be used as a last resort.
The first method involves simply pressing a button located on the back of the router. The image below (courtesy of Linksys) shows where the button is located.
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Linksys WRT54G Reset Button Location
To reset your router, use the following steps:

  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.
  3. Open up your Web browser and enter "192.168.1.1′ in the address bar.
  4. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter "admin" as the password.
The router has now been reset. Follow the steps in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and create a good wireless network security.
Through the Web Administration PagesThe second method involves logging into the Web administration pages of the router. Use the following steps to reset the router using this method:
  1. Open your Web browser and enter the IP address of your router. By default, the address is "192.168.1.1′.
  2. Enter your user ID And password when prompted. Hopefully this has been changed, but if it hasn't, the default is no ID and "admin" as the password.
  3. At the top of the Web page, click "Administration" and then "Factory Defaults".
  4. Beside "Restore Factory Defaults", click "Yes".
  5. Now click the "Save Settings" button at the bottom of the Web page.
Your WRT54G wireless router should now be reset to the factory defaults. Ensure you follow the steps outlined in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router and maintain your wireless network security.
SummaryThis post has provided two methods you can use to reset your Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G router. If you are having problems with your router, try resetting the router to the factory defaults, and then make the changes again and see if the router starts working again.

Sep 24, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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How do set a password to secure my connection


I have found this website detailing the steps necessary to setting up your Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router with a password. You can skip steps 7 - 8, unless you know about MAC address filtering, and wish to implement it (MAC address filtering allows only the computers you specify by their MAC address to connect to your network, eliminating outside computers from connecting to it).

Here is the link --> Set Up Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

Mar 05, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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I just bought a laptop with Windows 7. I have a


hi,

for you to be able to configure the modem to the router,you will need to set the modem to bridge mode first for you to be able to give way for the router,try to contact verizon and let them bridge the modem then right after that,thats the time you will configure the router

thanks and God Bless

Jun 26, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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UNABLE TO GET SETUP WIZARD TO RUN, I get a prompt that says use win 2000 or win xp to run setup, everytime I try to run it the screens goes back to the same prompt


Are you trying to set up the router.
You can do it manually without the CD.
Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is not able to go online through the modem then you will need to call ISP first.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
then you need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.

Click Here for step by step by instructions

Feb 22, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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When i install i click next then on step 8 there is a popout password then i click enter then it retry retry and retry


Please visit my How-To on setting up your WRT54G router. This will help you set everything up a different way, without using the CD.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3995607-setting_up_or_resetting_linksys_wrt54g

Good Luck,

NOLA Tech

Jan 17, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Cannot connect my laptop to internet through router wrt54g v8


Make sure you have ipx and spx protocol installed, and a home network setup through windows. Also if the first try don't work make sure you firewall setting is not blocking your router.

Dec 03, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Pin number acces denied


If you have forgotten your password, it is wise to reset the router, Resetting the router to the factory defaults will delete any changes you have made to the router, including any security settings. This should be used as a last resort.

The first method involves simply pressing a button located on the back of the router. The image below (courtesy of Linksys) shows where the button is located.

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To reset your router, use the following steps:
  1. Press the reset button for 30 seconds. The settings should now be returned to the factory default settings, meaning any changes you had made would be deleted.
  2. Open up your Web browser and enter “192.168.1.1′ in the address bar.
  3. For the login, leave a blank ID and enter “admin” as the password.
The router has now been reset. Follow the steps in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router.

The second method involves logging into the Web administration pages of the router. Use the following steps to reset the router using this method:
  1. Open your Web browser and enter the IP address of your router. By default, the address is “192.168.1.1′.
  2. Enter your user ID And password when prompted. Hopefully this has been changed, but if it hasn’t, the default is no ID and “admin” as the password.
  3. At the top of the Web page, click “Administration” and then “Factory Defaults”.
  4. Beside “Restore Factory Defaults”, click “Yes”.
  5. Now click the “Save Settings” button at the bottom of the Web page.
Your WRT54G wireless router should now be reset to the factory defaults. Ensure you follow the steps outlined in Securing Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router to secure your router.

Hope this helps.

Oct 22, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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When installing router, just keeps saying "waiting for router"


for your settings open your internet browser and type 192.168.1.1 for your router settings.

May 17, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Unable to connect wireless


Since you are unable to go via wireless, follow these steps:

1) Access your router configuration pages by typing in 192.168.1.1 into your web browser.
2) Click the tab that says Wireless.
3) Make sure the wireless broadcast option is enabled. If it isn't, enable it and select save settings.
4) Set up the wireless network through your Vista PC by going to Start > Network.
5) At the top of the window, select add a wireless device. Follow the onscreen instructions to add your Linksys Wireless Access Point.
6) Once added, right click on Wireless-G Router (name varies) and select configure. Follow the onscreen instructions to configure your router. (You can find your router pin by following steps 1-2 and selecting Wi-Fi Protected Set up.)
7) Once completed, attempt to connect to the internet via wireless router.

Dec 15, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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