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Need help with installing the router

We purchased it last night at Best Buy..paid the extra 50.00 for them to set the network name and password, and they don't work. Then I tried Admin/password. It still doesn't work.

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Look for a reset on it or take it back to best buy and get a refund and do it yourself.

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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1.Open the router page (192.168.1.1)
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4.Now click Wireless Security and select the Security mode as WEP
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Hi there, and welcome to FixYa 
Connect the pc with a cable to any of the four LAN connections on the back of the router.
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