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What operating system you had and whether you got a windows based system like xp or vista you have a restore option in your system tool sun the restore and get back to a previous days which everything works fine but in your case i hope you have to check from the wireless switch and the device driver for the wireless card, if status for both are ok check for wireless zero configuration service running under administrator tools /services

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How can i restore the default settings of username and password because im installing it again and i can't install it because there's an error.. i should restore the default settings of my linksys


To reset the Linksys back to the default settings - Press and hold the pinhole RESET button at the back of therouter with the power ON for 20 secs. then release the RESET button.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to beconfigured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in allthe laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wirelesssettings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wirelessrouter.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default PW (write it down and putit in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2encryption.
Apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.

To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on thislink and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

Jun 04, 2011 | PC Desktops

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Limited or No Connectivity


<b>Hardware works but wireless doesn't and you're getting the limited or no connectivity error.</b><br /> <p><b>Please note:</b> This document assumes that you have checked that the wireless NIC is turned on and that the Wireless Service and DHCP Service have been checked and that they are both enabled on the notebook and the services are running.<br /> <b>If you're unsure about the services do the following:</b><br /> 1. Start &gt; Run &gt; 'services.msc'<br />2. Search for DHCP Client in the services list. The Status should be Started and the Startup Type should be Automatic. If not, right click on the service choose properties and fix the Startup Type to Automatic. Click OK to close the window.<br />3. Search for Wireless Zero Configurations. The Status should be Started and the Startup Type should be Automatic. If not, right click on the service choose properties and fix the Startup Type to Automatic. Click OK to close the window.<br />4. Close the window<br />5. If you had to restart any of the services, reboot the computer.<br /> <b>1. Update wireless driver</b><br /> Boot the computer into safe mode with networking.<br />Hardwire the notebook to the cable/DSL modem,<br />Uninstall the drivers and utilities for their wireless card.<br />Customer should go to the manufacturer's website and download the latest wireless driver revision for their notebook.<br />Install the latest driver.<br />Shut down the computer and unplug the LAN connection.<br />Reconnect the router and modem.<br />Wait for router and modem to sync.<br />Boot the computer again.<br />Test the connection.<br />If the connection fails go to step 2.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>2. Winsocks fix</b><br /> <b>Start &gt; Run &gt; 'cmd'</b> enter<br />Type in the following:<br />netsh winsock reset<br />Computer should need to be rebooted<br />Test computer after reboot<br />If the connection fails go to step 3.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>3. Power cycle the router</b><br /> Unplug the router and let it sit for 30 sec.<br />Power down the notebook.<br />Plug the router back in and wait for all the lights to stabilize<br />Reboot the computer.<br />After the computer makes it to the desktop test the connection.<br />If the connection fails go to step 4.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>4. Confirm that the connection is set to b or g (depending on router)</b><br /> <b>Start &gt; Right Click 'My Computer' &gt; Manage &gt; Device Management &gt; Network Connections &gt; Right Click on the Wireless NIC &gt; Properties &gt; Advanced Tab</b><br />Click on Wireless Mode under property<br />Make sure that it is 802.11g or 802.11b depending on the router.<br />If the connection fails go to step 5.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>5. Move the notebook closer to the router (within 3 feet or less).</b><br /> In some cases the antennae may be damaged or disconnected from the Wireless NIC.<br />Verify that the wireless antennae are connected to the wireless card by going under the panel and looking for them.<br />If the connection fails go to step 6.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>6. Check for encryption</b><br /> If encryption is there can it be cleared?<br />Y. Clear settings<br />Hard reset the router (usually involves holding down the hard reset button for 30 sec and having the router go back to default settings).<br />Disable encryption keys on the notebook.<br />If the connection fails go to step 7.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br />N. Do following<br />Hard reset to factory default (to clear any configuration setting that the customer may have set up).<br />Insert the WEP/WPA key using generic setup (on connections)<br />If the connection works resolved.<br />If the connection fails - go to advanced setup<br /> <b>Advanced Setup:</b><br /> <b>Go to Start &gt; Control Panel &gt; Network Connections &gt; Right Click on Wireless &gt; Properties &gt; Wireless Networks &gt; Click on //Network Name// &gt; Properties<br /></b>Select WPA-PSK<br />Set Data Encryption to TKIP (if not already selected)<br />Enter Network Key (confirm case of letters)*<br />Confirm the key<br /> Click OK<br /> *Note: copy and paste does not always work ... type the key in manually!!! (garbage characters can exist in a copy and paste or spaces may appear!!!)<br />Test the connection:<br /> If the connection fails go to step 7.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>7. Mac Filtering</b><br /> Hard wire the notebook and verify that MAC filtering is not enabled on the router.<br />If it is disable the filters and test the connection.<br />If the connection fails go to step 8.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>8. Verify Channels</b><br /> <b>Start &gt; Right Click 'My Computer' &gt; Manage &gt; Device Management &gt; Network Connections &gt; Right Click on the Wireless NIC &gt; Properties &gt; Advanced Tab<br /></b>Under Property choose Channel <br />Make sure that the Channel is the same as on the router.<br />If unsure:<br />Connect via LAN to the router and look up the channel that it is using.<br />If the connection fails go to step 9.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>9. Disable Firewalls</b><br /> Check to make sure that the firewalls are disabled. In some cases these can interfere with connections being made to the router. <br /><b>Start &gt; Run &gt; MSCONFIG</b><br />Disable all startup items<br />Reboot the computer<br />Test the connection.<br />If the connection fails:<br />Uninstall all firewall software and disable the XP firewall.<br />If the connection works resolved.<br /> <b>10. Router firmware update</b><br /> Conference in router manufacturer and explain the issue and tell them WHY an update is necessary (no communication between router and notebook).<br />

on Mar 15, 2011 | PC Desktops

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I have a desk top computer also a notebook I have Verizon dsl on my Desk computer how can I set up my notebook


I would suggest getting a wireless router. one that supports the security on your laptop wireless card...then you can still hook up wired on the desktop and you can set up the wireless security and connect wireless to your laptop.

Nov 05, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Wireless on laptop not active, switch not working


First, go to device manager and see if it was detected. Then, go to the properties and check out to see if it is working.

Next, go to command line by typing cmd in the run dialogue box and type ipconfig /all

If you get a mac address from the network card, then go ping 127.0.0.1 and see if TCP/IP is installed correctly.

If the device manager detects the card, and when you ping 127.0.0.1 and get a response, then the problem isn't the actual wireless card.

If this happens, do a windows system restore to when it was working. Then, if you have to, do a destructive system restore. If it still doesn't detect the card, then the problem is with the wireless card and it needs to be replaced.

Contact the laptop manufacturer to see where the closest repair depot is.

If you have done all of these and still can't get the wireless activemore than likely the ping the mac address of the Just go to command line and type ipconfig /all


Sep 13, 2009 | Dell Latitude E6400 Laptop Computer PC...

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My wireless card is not working and i cant find it in the device


Try restoring you computer to an earlyer date when your computer was able to connect the the internet wireless. Start>All Programs>Accessories>System tools>System restore.
Once in the stsytem restore choose a date when you computer was working

Jan 28, 2009 | PC Desktops

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9/2007 my daughter purchased a Gateway notebook and a Netgear router. She opted to not secure the network through the router at that time. I recently purchased a Gateway notebook and am using my daughter's...


It sounds like you need to reinstall the driver for the Realtek network interface card (NIC). I recommend accessing the Gateway web site to find the model number of the laptop, and then download the driver for the Realtek NIC. This should restore the functionality.

Oct 04, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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I have a compaq presario c793vu notebook.i would like to set it up like my computer so i can take my laptop with me when i'm out but still be able to use my desktop also. i have'nt got broadband does'nt...


if you mean you want to set it up for wireless internet, then you need to check first if the wireless card is enabled/present.

Go to start. Right click my computer. Click properties>hardware>device manager.
If you see a yellow question mark, red x or an exclamation mark on any of the items in the list, tell me. Ideally, you should see 'network adapters'. Click the plus beside it. See if you see anything that says wireless under it. If there's a red x beside the wireless entry, right click it and click enable.

If you dont see any entry with yellow question mark, red x or an exclamation mark and dont see a wireless entry under network adapters, it means you dont have a wireless card installed. Or you may have one but it's not detected by your computer.

Tell me the result so we can check what to do next.

Oct 03, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I am connected to my wireless network from my advent 4211 notebook, but I am not receiving any packets back from my dlink dkt-710 router. If I configure the internet protocol to automatically obtain ip...


FIRST you check for any security options enabled - like password or in the wireless advance settings you pefer to connect only to this network = make that to any wireless access point. The computer is sending packets but return packets will only comes through filters like firewalls or security measures definetly your problem belong to the security settings with your pc which is not accepting any outside devices to connect - check your firewall setting and under network properties check internet protocol settings also check your antivirus blocking the connection try to ping the wireless adpater ip of your pc by itself are your getting the reply???

Sep 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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