Question about Cnet CWA-854 (CWA854) 802.11b/g Wireless Access Point

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Configuaring wireless ap

When i put it does not recognize the unit.
i have the ethernet cable connected to the unit and computer with the power supply plugged in.
i have unplugged our internet connection so there will be no interference.

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  • azene2 Oct 04, 2008

    i have connected my cnet to a dreambox, but it dosent seem to find the signal from my internet router. when i type in the ip adress nothing happens.



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If that is the case there is a possible issue in the firmware of the device (access point) it is either you flash the firmware yourself or better if you report this to CNET because there is a possibility that you are not the only one that is having this kind of problem.

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I am housesitting and want to connect my wireless laptop to the household internet. There is a D-Link DSL-3001 ADSL Ethernet Modem. There is no wireless available in the home. How do I connect please?

Unless you happen to have a wireless AP or router that you can plug into the modem you will need to pull the ethernet cable that runs from the modem to their computer and plug that into the ethernet jack on your laptop. Even though your laptop is capable of wireless it should still have an ethernet jack available to you.

These would be the only ways to get a connection to your computer.

I hope this helps! If this did help you, please give a thumbs up!

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I have a netgear WGR14 v9 router and my xbox360 wont let me play NBA game because i have NAT is strict and i need to open NAT. I have tried everything i can read on it and nothing seems to work.......can...

Plug the AP+4 directly into your computer via Ethernet cable. This is usually a yellow cable that is provided with the AP+4. Plug on end of that cable into the computer you are setting up the AP+4 and the other end into one of the four numbered ports on that AP+4. (Note: Make sure to have your computer off. If your computer has a wireless connection to your network disable it. If you computer has a static IP be sure to set it to DHCP.)

Next, open up your web browser (we recommend using Internet Explorer or Firefox). Delete the address that is currently present in the Address Bar.

Once the address is deleted, type into the Address Bar.
Press Enter.

2 You will now be logged into the Status Page of the AP+4. On the left side, click the option that reads Setup Wizard.

Click on the Next button to get started on the wizard.

3 You will now be on "Choosing an Operating Mode" screen. Here you will select Ethernet Client.

Click on Next to continue.

4 The next page is "Selecting a Time Zone." You can skip this and click Next to continue.
5 This will bring up the "LAN Interface Setup" screen.

On this page, you will need to change DHCP to Client. Once that is done, click Next to continue.

6 You will now be on "Setting up Internet Connection."

WAN Access Type needs to be set to DHCP Client. Once it is set to DHCP Client, you can click Next to continue.

7 The "Configuring the Wireless Network" screen will open.

This is where you will need the SSID and Channel of your network. Change the current SSID to match the one provided by your wireless router. Also, change the Channel to match that of your router as well. Once those are changed, you can also change Wireless Operation to Client. Click Next to continue.

8 This will take you to the final page of the Setup Wizard "Setting Up Wireless Security."

Here is where you need the Encryption type and Passphrase/Network Key. Enter the Encryption to match that of your router, if applicable. If you do have encryption, you will have a Network Key or Passphrase, depending on the Encryption type. Select Passphrase if you use WPA or WPA2. Select Hex if you are using WEP. Once the Network Key or Passphrase has been entered, click Finish.

9 Power down your computer and remove the AP+4. Plug the AP+4 into the Ethernet port of your gaming console. Follow the instructions that came with your gaming console to set up your Internet connection. The AP+4 will appear to be a Wired Connection to your Gaming Console.

For a PDF version of this answer, with screenshots, click AP4_Setup_GamingConsole.pdf in the File Attachments area below.

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Remove the cables from the gateway router to the switch to leave only the uplink cable or connection to your telephone socket.
Test connectivity by plugging your laptop or computer directly in to the gateway router and test web access using an Ethernet cable.
Your laptop /computer may need to be rebooted for new ip. If ok reattach the unmanaged switch a retry by attaching the Ethernet cable to one of the ports on the switch. If ok, this limits the problem to the access point.
The main problem is that you have two layer 3 devices connected together by a layer 2 switch.
The solution would be to retain the configuration on the gateway if all ok. Change the access point to a different sub net and SSID to the gateway router.
If you can shut down the broadcasting from the gateway as all WLAN will be done through the access point.
Ensure that DHCP and DNS is switched on, on the gateway router.
All computers should be configured to use the gateway router address as this will allow the gateway to provide routing across the network.

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You need to connect all pc's and homehub to a switch so they can talk to one another. Then use the AP as a wireless access point to connect all wireless laptops, and connect the AP to the switch with ethernet cable, and you have a network. Just make sure that only your HH or AP supplies IP addresses or they will clash.

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You can try to power cycle your entire network (refresh).
This often happens when you have a large network.
  1. power down ALL Computers and disconnect the desktop from the D-Link Switch.
  2. turn off all SLAVE AP's first.
  3. Turn off the Master AP and disconnect one end of the Ethernet.
  4. Turn off the D-Link Switch and disconnect one end of the Ethernet.
  5. Now, turn off your modem.
Leave them for about 10 to 15 minutes, depending on your urgency.
Turn on and connect all devices in the EXACT order.
  1. Turn on the modem. wait 2 minutes.
  2. Turn on the D-Link Switch and wait 1 minute. Then connect the Ethernet to the MODEM.
  3. Turn on the Master AP and wait 1 minute. Then connect the Ethernet to the D-Link Switch.
  4. Turn ONE of the Slave AP's. Turn on your Laptop. try to connect to the Internet. If successful, Disconnect from the network on the computer and proceed to turn on the rest of the Slave AP's, Laptops, and Desktop. If its NOT successful, power on the Desktop and try to connect to the internet.
  • If the desktop connects to the Internet, Check your D-Link's homepage "" (default) for any wrong settings. If it does not connect, check your DSL Modem's settings.
If the above does not work, post what you did the day before this happened. Probably something small might have messed with the network.

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