Question about Linksys WRT54GX2 Wireless-G Broadband Router with SRX200 (LS-WRT54G2)

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No wireless light

I have a Linksys WRT54GX2 router connected to a Motorola SB5101 cable modem. On the display only the power, internet, and [connected] ethernet ports are lit up. The wireless light will not come on. I've tried adjusting settings by accessing the routers ip address (192.168.1.1) but nothing seems to work.

One thing occurred to me. Could the modem be doing all the "thinking" for the router? I had a similar problem with a DSL modem once. I connected directly to the modem (192.168.100.1) but could not change the settings (and also I don't know what to change anyway).

Any ideas? Any help appreciated.

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If the wireless light is of on the router it only means that it has a problem, Try to turn off teh router to 10 seconds and check if still no wireless light , if still no wireless light you may need to press and hold the reset button of the router for 15 seconds and that should fix the problem on it.
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Have you tried to check the IP address that you are getting from the router on your wired computers? If they are getting an IP address of 192.168.1.10x and the DG: 192.168.1.1 then that is the right address to get in to the router. Did you try to ping the address? did get replies? try to also disable the firewalls on your pc.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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  • make sure the DHCP server is enabled on your router
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  • try to enable MAC filtering on your router wireless security

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