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WRT54G ver. 6 wireless router linksys

I lost connection on all 3 laptops at home. I am willing to pay for someone hooking up via remote connection to solve the problem. I am presently wired directly to the cable company's modem, temporarily disconnected the linksys router.

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  • margue5151 Jul 31, 2008

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Hi margue,

What is the firmware on the router ?

Check the updated list of firmwares here.

For instructions on upgrading the firmware, click here.

After upgrading the firmware reset the router for 20 seconds.

After resetting the router, follow this :

  • Connect the computer to the router.
  • Open the setup page. Default password is admin.
  • In Setup, click on the subtab, MAC Address Clone.
  • Click Clone. Click Save Settings.
  • Turn OFF the Router and the Modem. Wait for 10 seconds.
  • Turn the Modem ON, wait for 10 secs.
  • Turn the Router ON.
  • Try going Online. You should be ONLINE !!!
  • Click on the Wireless TAB, change the name [SSID].
  • Change the channel to 11-2.462 GHz.
  • If you want to enable wireless security, go for WEP 64 bits.
  • Read this article about Wireless Security.
Hope this helps mate !
All the Best.



http://linksysfirmwares.googlepages.com

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