- After unpacking your Buffalo wireless router, connect the ethernet
cable from your jack to the rightmost ethernet port on the back of the
router. This is the blue WAN port labeled "Internet". Next, use another
ethernet cable to connect your computer to the router, using any of the 4
remaining open ethernet ports on the back. Finally, plug the AC adapter
into the power port on the router and plug it into the wall.
- Once the router has been plugged into the network and powered on,
the power light will come on and the other status lights on the front
will go through a series of flashes. Once the leftmost diagnostic light
labeled "Diag" has gone off and the light labeled "Router" has come on,
this means your router has been initialized and is connected to the
- Now open a web browser window and enter 192.168.11.1 in the URL
field and press enter. You will get a prompt to enter a username and
password to access your router settings. You should enter "root"
(without quotes) as the username and leave the password field blank,
then click OK. You are now taken to a page where you can configure your
Buffalo wireless router.
- Click on the Admin Config button on the top right of this page.
Enter a name for your AirStation and click Apply. Wait for the router to
restart with the new setting, you may have to refresh your browser
- Next click on the Password button in the small row of choices
under Admin Config. The Administrator name is fixed as "root" however,
you should now choose an Administrator Password (8 characters or less)
and enter it in the two fields provided, then click Apply. Wait for the
router to restart, and you will be prompted to login with the username
"root" and the new password you just set up. If you choose a password
over 8 characters long, you will be unable to login and will have to
reset your wireless router by using the pinhole on the bottom.
- Next click on the Wireless Config button on the top, third from
left. In the small row of choices under Wireless Config, click
Basic(11g). Make sure the box labeled Enable next to the Wireless Radio
setting is checked. For the SSID setting, switch to the second choice
Use: and then choose a name for your wireless network. You should write
this name down and keep it near your wireless router in casProblem with my buffalo airstation G54 WHR-HP-G54 - buffalo03.jpg
it. Click Apply.
- Next click on the Security(11g) choice under Wireless Config along
the top of the page. For the Wireless Authentication setting, select
WPA/WPA2 mixedmode - PSK. For the WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key) field, choose
a password that Problem with my buffalo airstation G54 WHR-HP-G54 - buffalo04.jpgand 63 characters (letters and numbers
only) and enter it here. Click Apply.
- Your Buffalo wireless router will restart and is now configured to connect securely to the Internet.