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I've got a Linsys Wireless G 2.4, 54 Mbps, model WRT54G. I live a a house where other houses a a fair distance away. The strongest signal from a lynksys now shows it as secure whreas before it was unsecure and that is how we originally set it up a couple years ago. We bought a new laptop and intiially it work fine on the wireless. Now all the sudden we can't connect or when we do it connects on another signal that is unsecure but very very weak. I can't access the strong signal because I don't have the password. I started reinstalling the linksys router software but it doesn't seem to have anything about connecting with Vista which my new desktop has. Frustrating. Can somebody give me a suggestion on how to proceed. It seems like the new laptop would connect if I just had a strong signal.

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Factory reset the router using the small reset whole on the back then go into your browser, type into the address bar 192.168.1.1 and user name and password box will show up, from memeory leave the username blank and the default password will be admin, enter your connection settings - away you go.

manual here if it is one of the blue routers, there is a newer silver model: http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&blobheadername1=Content-Type&blobheadername2=Content-Disposition&blobheadervalue1=application%2Fpdf&blobheadervalue2=inline%3B+filename%3DWRT54G_UG_WEB_20070529.pdf&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1193775701174&ssbinary=true&lid=0703200349B05

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