I have had it set to WEP enabled and have had no issues maintaining multiple concurrent pc's connection to the internet. I recently tried increasing the security to a WPA level. Upon doing so I could only maintain one pc connection. I returned it to its previous setting to confirm that the setting seemed to be the culprit. Do I need a firmware upgrade? Is there a setting I overlooked?
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Re: security connectivity issues
Is the PC connection you're able to maintain once upgraded to WPA a PC that is physically connected to the router? if so, that would make sense because WPA (and WEP for that matter) are only wireless security protocols and have no protections for hard-wired connections.
In order to convert your system to WPA security, you must first make sure all of your hardware is WPA compatible (that isWPA Drivers are available for it).
For your PC wireless connection, if you're running Windows XP you can go to the microsoft website and download the WPA client. It is available in the Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 815485. install the update and reboot. you will then be able to enable WPA security on your client.
Then you'll possibly need to update the drivers for your hardware for WPA support (router, wireless NIC, etc) if they did not already come enabled.
next you get to configure the router for WPA. you'll want to make sure you're set to WPA with preshared keys (no authentication server required), use TKIP as the algorhythm, and leave group key renewal at it's default value. and of course Select a key that is not likely to be guessed. write the key down as you'll need to configure your NIC using it.
to configure your NIC, once you're in the configuration menu select WPA-PSK for your authentication, TKIP for the encryption mode, in data encryption set it to TKIP, and in the network key put the key you selected earlier.
At this point you should be able to access your wireless router (or other access point). These instructions were kind of generic since i do not have the specific router you're using available to me, but the settings i discussed should be pretty universal when it comes to WPA security.
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The first thing to do is reset the router. There is a button on the router that you press with a paper clip.You will then have to access the router with your browser and a cat5 cable connection to change all the settings that you might need to change for security. DHCP should be enabled and there should not be an issue with the number of concurrent connections.
Please follow the steps in order to resolve the issue:
1.Connect the wire (which is coming out from the modem) to the WAN/Internet port of the router. 2.Connect the computer to either of the four LAN ports of the router. 3.Turn on the router and press and hold the RESET button for 30 seconds and turn it off for another 30 seconds and turn it ON. 4.Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of Internet Explorer and hit enter. 5.Leave the username blank and type admin in password.
If you have cable Internet connection then follow the steps:
6.In the setup page make sure that the Internet Connection Type is selected as Automatic Configuration. 7.Click MAC Address Clone tab. Select Enable and click the tab CLONE. Click Save settings.
If you have DSL Internet connection then follow the steps after Step5:
6.In the setup page select PPPoE in the Internet Connection Type and enter the Username
and password provided by your Internet Service Provider. Click Save Settings.
In order to configure Wireless settings, please follow the steps:
7.Now click Wireless(to configure wireless) and fill the sections as mentioned
Wireless Network Mode:Mixed Wireless Network Name:As per your choice Wireless Channel-6-2.437GHz Wireless SSID-Enabled and click Save Settings
8.Click Wireless Security and fill the sections as mentoned
Security Mode-WEP WEP Encrypion-40/64 bits 10hex digits Key1-Enter 10 digit password(e.g-your 10 digit telephone number) and click Save Settings
9.Now click Advanced Wireless settings tab and fill the sections aas mentioned:
Beacon Interval-75 Fragmentation Threshold-2306 RTS Threshold-2307 and click Save settings.
First connect your router to computer with ethernet cable. Then you can access it with default link. http://192.168.15.1 or http://192.168.2.1 Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password" or 1234 then you can se configuration page of router go to wireless settings and enable WEP security add new code so you can connect with that code. If you want to configure it you can do it with below method. You need to configure your router. For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link. Click on WAN settings and set those settings as your internet service provider settings. Enable DHCP if you want to get ip from router. Click on wireless settings enable wireless then enable WEP Security then add WEP code .It isyour password to connect wi fi.Then save settings and restart router. Then you can connect your wi fi network with that code. Save settings and restart router Then connect internet service provider cable to router .Then you can use it wireless. Let me know if you need further assistance.
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First connect your router to computer with ethernet cable. Then you can access it with following default link. http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password". Then you can see configuration page of router. Set WAN settings as your internet service provider. If you internet need user name and password for connect then you need to configure router in PPPoe mode. Enable DHCP if you want ip address from router. Click on wireless and enable wireless . Enable WEP security if you want secure wi fi.Then add WEP code then save settings and router. Then disconnect router from computer and connect internet service provider cable into it. Then you can use it wireless. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanksd for using FixYa.
First connect your router to computer then access your router as following link. http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password" Then you can see configuration page . Then set WAN settings as your internet service provider settings. Enable DHCP. Go to wireless enable wireless. SEt wep security if you want secure wi fi.Add WEP code it is your password to connect internet so only who know the password are connect to your wi fi . Then save settings and restart router. Let me know if you need more assistance. Thanks.
HI! I bliv u are having some issue setting up ur router.. I will be more than glad to assist u. here are the steps u need to do:
1. connect the ethernet cable to port1 of the router and the other end to the lan port of your computer.. 2. pull up ur browser then type at the url:192.168.1.1.or 192.168.0.1 or u can check the routers default gateway by right clicking the network icon on the lower right of your task bar and click on status and it will show the ip address of the computer, subnetmask and default gateway, the default gateway is the routers ip address, once u type in to the url, it will ask u the username and password, by default the username is admin and the password is 1234 or just leave it blank 3. it will show the setup page of the router. u can set the router on the specific internet setup that u have. go to the wireless settings tab or wireless security settings tab. then it will show you wat type of security settings do u want, wep, wpa, wpa2..
if you have any querry pls feel free to get in touch.. good luck
you have to check if you have the wep key enabled. when you put in the wep key, it should also be enabled so that your wireless network should say security-enabled wireless network. make sure to disconnect and connect again on your network after changing the settings to refresh your connection.
hope this helps.