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I changed some setting on line for my Linksys and now the upstairs computer do not recognize tge router, Can you help

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  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    We have a wirless router that has worked on all pcs in the house including laptops. Recently we aquired a used gateway laptop. We cannot connect to the internet with this machine.

  • kalpesh jain
    kalpesh jain May 11, 2010

    which type of changes you do can you tell me

  • serra baby
    serra baby May 11, 2010

    -- is the computer upstair a wired computer (computer connected directly with an ethernet cable to the router) or is it a wireless computer?

  • Vakhtang Assatrian May 11, 2010

    Do you mean wireless settings? In this case you probably turned on MAC address filtering. Also can you please check the physical connection.

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Is one of the changes you made putting a WEP security code on the router?

If so, make sure you have entered the WEP key into your wireless computer upstairs.

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