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Software Firewalls and Linksys Routers
You can never have too much security, however there are some firewalls that will not work with hardware firewalls, that includes the all Linksys Routers . Keeping this in mind, some software firewall will continue working after the router is installed. If it does, it shouldn't need to remove it, because it's an extra layer of security. However if there are difficulties using the Internet with the Software firewall after installing the router, try disableing it to see if internet is accessable. If the internet works after disabling the software firewall, then remove the firewall.
Lost Password to router
1. Right-click on the icon in your taskbar that represents your wireless Internet connection.
2. Select "Open Network and Sharing Center." 3. Click "Manage Wireless Networks."
the icon that represents the wireless Internet connection you are
trying to recover the password for. Select "Properties" from the
the "Security" tab. check the "Show Characters" box to display the
password for that particular wireless Internet connection.Get instant Linksys router support at http://www.vtechsquad.com/linksys-router-support/ to fix Linksys router problem.
Need my password
Its whatever you set it as. If you cant remember, log onto your router ( usually 192.168.1.1 in your browser) if you have not changed the log in details it should be admin/admin, go to wireless - security and get or set your password.
A guide for your router is here
Unable to access Internet, WAN IP Address present
First you will need to open up your internet browser (Internet Explorer/Netscape) and go to http://192.168.1.1. You will be prompted for a username and password. By default there is no username and the password is admin. Once you arrive at the routers setup page click on the Advanced tab.
Once the page finishes loading, you'll find you will be on the "Filters" tab. Look down and make sure that there are no numbers other than 0 in the boxes on that page. If there are, then you will need to replace them with 0's and click Apply, then Continue.
Once you've done that, you're going to want to look for Dynamic Routing at the top, and then click on it. Once that page finishes loading, make sure that the "Working Mode" is set to Gateway, not ?Router?, and that tx and rx are set to Disable not RIP-1 or RIP-2.
If a static IP address has been set on the computer, verify the gateways matches the Router's LAN IP Address. If there aren't any installed gateways, add the Router's LAN IP Address. When setting static IP Addresses, you must also input the DNS servers. For more information on assigning static IP addresses, please see the related article on assigning static IP addresses.
If you?re still having difficulties, please contact Linksys Product Support.
Static IP on machine, no outside access
Double check that the Default Gateway in TCP/IP properties is the routers LAN IP address (By default this is 192.168.1.1)
Without a gateway installed, there will be no Internet access.
After verifying this go to Start>Run and when the "Run" window appears type command into the "Open" Field, then click OK
Once the Command prompt appears type in:
If you don't get a reply, the gateway is not installed.
If there is a gateway already installed, check for any third party firewalls that may be installed on your computer. These can sometimes block Internet access.
For more information please see the related article on assigning a static IP address behind the router.
If still having problems, contact Linksys Technical Support.
Finding the MAC Address of a Macintosh
Click on the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option.
In the "System Preferences" window, Select Network.
When the "Network" Window opens, select Built-in Ethernet and/or Airport from the "Show" Menu.
Once you do this, look near the bottom and you will see the Ethernet Address or Aiport ID. This is the MAC Address, make note of it.
OS9 and below
Click on the Apple menu option.
Go to the Utilities folder
Open the program called Apple System Profiler
Select the System Profile tab
Under Network Overview > Appletalk>
Once there you will find the Hardware address, this is the MAC Address, make note of it.
How to Fix Linksys Router Error 2118?
This seems to be a symptom of a configuration error, which can be fixed by resetting the router to factory default. Do this by finding the (often partially hidden) reset button on the device, and pressing and holding down the button, with the power on, till lights start flashing on the router. Let go of the button and allow the router to reset (can take a minute or two). You will now have reset the router to factory default. To connect to your ISP, you'll need to enter your account details (and any other specific information) provided to you by your ISP. You will also have to set a name and password for the wifi section of your router (if it has wifi) if you don't want it to be freely accessible by everyone within wifi range.
7/29/2021 11:33:41 AM •
on Jul 29, 2021
Why is my Linksys WRT54G wireless-g router not being recognized anymore?
just fixed one yesterday.
the power pack was no good.AC wall wart,
power green LED blinked endless. and the white logo, LED is dead..
a new pack fixed it.
also the wrong pack used, ! do not mix them up. oops.
first year 54G, v1 uses 5vdc pack.
at v2, and up all want to 12vdc pack,
bottom sticker on above failed was v6.
you said recognized, does that mean the 4 rear Ethernet wired jacks are dead, or just wifi dead.?
first the ethernet ports must work, or wifi is doomed.
2/18/2020 11:46:05 AM •
on Feb 18, 2020
How to fix Linksys router error 321 ?
This might be of help .
Steps To Fix Linksys Router Error 321:-
Step1:- Check the Firewall Settings
To check the Firewall Settings is the first priority for the users. Then check the firewall settings of the computer/ Laptop, will be helpful to find the problem. If there is any firewall installed on the computer, so the users need to turn it OFF.During the process, the users ensure that the Local Area Connection on the computer is not disabled. The Local Area Connection should not have any static IP address assigned. If there is any then the users need to immediately set the IP address to automatic.
Method2:- Run the Installation CD Again:-
The users require trying to run the CD again and ensure when the CD runs, it will ask to connect the computer and the modem to the router with the cable. So the users will need to notice, that there all the lights lit up on the router. If it's not, then users will need to setup their router without the CD.
The users can get the instruction to setup router manually in the method 3.
Step3:- Try to Setup Router Without Installation CD
Setup Linksys Router without Installation CD is another best option for users in order to completely avoid the in order to fix Linksys Router Error 321.
Follow the below-given instruction to Setup Linksys Router without Installation CD:
First of all, connect the main computer to the Ethernet port on the router.
Then the users need to connect the modem to the Internet port on the router.
Now it's time to verify the status of the light that is blinking properly.
Next, users need to open the setup page of the Linksys Router and then change the Internet connection settings manually.
In the setup page of the Linksys Router, the users can change the settings of the router as per their needs.
Then the default IP address of many Linksys router is 192.168.1.1. And the default username and password would be an "admin".
Wait for a few minutes, when the main computer is able to access the Internet, so users need to create a wireless network for their wireless computers/devices.
or you can call them @ Toll Free 1-800-204-6959 that is Lynksys support.
2/3/2020 1:14:25 PM •
on Feb 03, 2020
How to Set Up Linksys WRT54G Wireless G Router
The vent actuators are bad. there should be two. one on each side. they are small toy like motors that open and close the vents from within to allow the hot air to blow by closing the vents to the a/c unit.
11/21/2019 5:05:43 AM •
on Nov 21, 2019
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