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I have just bought a router. I have tried for hours and cannot get past No. 1 on the instruction list. That is checking connection between router and computer. All lights are on, Power light, and others. The internet light keeps blinking. I am using Vista on my comp.
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Gordon Haugen
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Gordon, what brand is the router and DSL/Cable Modem.
It will help for references later if needed.

When Started out hooking up a network with a router and DSL/Cable modem, I find that the first instruction it ask for is to see if there's a connection to the internet. That's the first step normally, then it goes into having the user actually hook the router to the modem. After that, it search's both modem and router for information and copy's or so them to each other. This where the cd software comes into play. After this step, it's finishes up any other install it needs like other third partys and cleanup of files it used before. This is the time were if anything can go wrong, most likely will happen. If not, your golden.

Then restart the system to take effect of the new changes that were made.

Once restart is finish, brings windows and connections software
up and running, so you can connection asap.

Again each and every device is different.

Let me know

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The router often looses wi-fi signal and dhcp gives wrong address ( exemple: 169.164.....)


Here are some links for things to look for and check for you wireless connection isues:

If the links do not work just copy and past them in to you browser. If you dont have a internet connection available I have listed them below the links.

http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?vw=1&docid=172c1dae41534ddd818c560b60c7c230_4029.xml&pid=96&slnid=16


http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?vw=1&docid=efc03a44a5bb47bd804cf4d0eb3015c8_Top_Causes_of_Intermittent_Wireless_Connection_to_a_Linksys_.xml&pid=96&slnid=16

Top Causes of Intermittent Wireless Connection to a Linksys Router

There are three key reasons that may be cited why the wireless connection between your Linksys router and your computer is intermittent or is experiencing timeouts.
i. You have a low signal quality received from your wireless router.
ii. You are experiencing signal interference from other wireless devices.
iii. Your router's firmware needs to be upgraded.
You have a low signal quality received from your Linksys wireless router.
The location of your wireless router with respect to your computer greatly influences your connection to the wireless network. For a better signal quality, it is ideal that the wireless router is placed in a central spot of your house or on a location free from any obstruction blocking its range.
To determine the signal quality received from your wireless router, you must connect to the wireless network first.
NOTE: For instructions on how to connect wirelessly to your Linksys router, click here. If you're using a Mac computer, click here.
Once connected, check the signal strength received by your wireless adapter or Airport for Mac users. The recommended signal strength should be closest to full bars to have the best connection possible.
You are experiencing signal interference from other wireless devices.
The frequency used by your router's wireless network may be 2.4 GHz, 5GHz or both. Some devices may also be using the same frequency and this causes the interference to the wireless network of your Linksys router. The most common examples are cordless phones, microwave ovens and baby monitors. Another possibility of frequency interference is that there may be other wireless networks in the area. Your frequencies may be conflicting with each other.
To solve this, turn off the device that is possibly causing the interference or relocate your router away from it. Another solution is to change the current wireless network channel which is set in your router's settings. For instructions on how to do this, click here.
Your router's firmware needs to be upgraded.
If you are having unstable connection and have confirmed that the previous causes are irrelevant, then you may have to upgrade your Linksys router's firmware. For instructions on how to do this, click here.



Encountering Intermittent Wireless Connections Using a Router

Before following the steps in this article, check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks (hotspots).This article assumes that all wireless computers are experiencing intermittent wireless connection with the Linksys router.
Frequent wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:
  1. Wireless interference within the network.
  2. Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.
  3. Firmware is corrupted.
Reducing Wireless Interference
If you are experiencing frequent disconnection from the wireless network, it helps if you check the following factors, all of which can greatly affect your wireless signals:
  • 2.4 GHz interference: Your router may be operating on the same frequency as your cordless telephone system (or even your neighbors'), or other nearby equipment. Try to change your router's channel to 1 or 11 (the default channel is 6) and restart the wireless computers.

    Physical obstructions: Your router or wireless computers may be losing connectivity because of physical obstacles such as walls and floors. Try to move the equipment to different locations to find a better link.

  • Placement of the router: Linksys suggests that you place your router as high off the ground as possible. When placing the router in a high location, leave a distance of two feet between the router antenna tips, ceiling, and wall. If your signal passes through multiple floors, place the router on the upper-most floor, and high up in the room.

  • Surroundings: Keep the router away from large metal objects, bodies of water (fish tanks, bathrooms), and any electrical equipment including television sets, microwaves, radios, etc.
  • Customizing Wireless Settings of the Router
    Having default wireless settings on the Linksys router may cause conflict with other Linksys routers within your network range. We suggest changing the SSID (network name) and the Wireless Channel of your router. Also, if it is possible, enable the Wireless Security of your router.
    1)To change the router's SSID or the wireless network's name, click here.
    2)To change the router's channel, click here.
    3)To enable the wireless security on the router, click here.
    NOTE: If the wireless connection remains unstable after performing the steps above, it could mean that your firmware is corrupted. For instructions to reload or upgrade firmware, click here.

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How do the cables connect? Which cable goes where?


Step 1:
Connect the broadband modem to the router's WAN or Internet port.
Step 2:
Connect the computer to any available numbered port (1, 2, 3 or 4).
NOTE: In this example, we'll connect the computer to port number 3.


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NOTE: It is advisable to connect the computer to one of the Ethernet (1, 2, 3 or 4) ports when setting up the router for the first time. If you have successfully configured the router using a wireless computer, unplug the Ethernet cable which connects the computer to the router for you to have wireless Internet connection. For instructions on how to connect the wireless computer to go online using the Linksys router, click here.

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Step 3:
Make sure the power adapter is plugged in to an available power outlet.

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Check if the corresponding LEDs on the router are lit. For instructions, click here.

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you have to allow the device to be added to the router table in the rotuer wireless list for the device to access the inter net wirelessly
here are the steps to accomplish this :
1.Log into router
2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off)
3.Note router name you are connecting to.
4.. Check the laptop do ipconfig /all to see current IP addresses.
5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. This set up in the "security tab" in the router. using 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 to access through a browser.
6.Note router name you are connecting to.
7. copy and paste this link into the URL and save to favorites or bookmarks / follow the instruction set.

http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?pid=80&login=1&app=search&vw=1&articleid=20600&donelr=1
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You have to allow the device to be added to the router table in the rotuer wireless list for the device to access the inter net wirelessly
here are the steps to accomplish this :
1.Log into router
2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off)
3.Note router name you are connecting to.
4.. Check the laptop do ipconfig /all to see current IP addresses.
5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. This set up in the "security tab" in the router. using 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 to access through a browser.
6.Note router name you are connecting to.
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http://support.dlink.com/Emulators/dir655/133NA/Wizard_Wireless.html
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2. try connecting to the router via ethernet cord (that is connecting with a physical straight through cord) that came with the router.
If connected with this then you will have to go into the router via the IP set 192.168..0.1 depending on the router ip for loging in.
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You may want to try Network Magic a free to download and try out network management tool. Get it at http://www.purenetworks.com/nmlp/home-networking.php?gclid=CKnF7di1tp4CFUVB5godjG-ldA&src=google&kw=network+magic+download

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