20 Most Recent Linksys (WIFIDESKTOP) Wireless Adapter Questions & Answers

its on the front side, below the touch pad.
Its either Orange light or Blue light. Blue light means its ON, Orange means wi-fi is Off

Linksys... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011

go into the start menu open network connections and the name of the network should show up if not than you may have too many devices connected to it at once/ no signal or the wire if you are using a wire is not hooked up correctly
this video shows you how to do everythinggood luck
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Linksys... | Answered on Mar 06, 2011

You will need to reset the router so that you can get in. Unplug the router. Press the reset button with a paper clip while inserting the power. Hold the reset button for about ten seconds.

The modem should be reset to defaults: admin/admin (as user and password) and the gateway address should be

From a hardwired PC, you should be able to point your browser at to reset the password of the router and the network key.

Linksys... | Answered on May 23, 2010

Either unplug it for 15 seconds and plug back in, or find the pin sized hole on the back and put a pin or needle inside and press the button for 5 seconds and release.

Linksys... | Answered on Apr 24, 2010

Stop and start over with Router Setup by using a paper clip to press router reset button. Now, with router connected via CAT-5 cable to a computer's NIC. On this computer, using IE or other web access, go to to access router web setup. Set the Wireless properties, such as SSID (Network Name) and Security properties, like WEP/WPA passwords. This password will be needed by all computers accessing this router's signal. At this point, your router should be putting out a signal identified by the SSID name, all other settings for the router should be set already to the point where it will work, like the IP addresses declared in the router setup. Best left alone, at least till it is up and running. It gets the network address from your Internet Provider, and they are the only ones that can give you an IP address.

Linksys... | Answered on Dec 16, 2009

You will need to turn on the WPA or WEP security encryption on your router. You can get to the router settings by using a computer connected directly to the router using a lan cable. You will need to use or on your internet browser. This will take you to a screen asking for a user name and password. The default setting is nothing for the username and password is "admin". From there you can turn on the WEP or WPA encryption and create a passkey. Then each computer will need to have the passkey stored to gain connection to the router. This will also keep anyone else from connecting to your router without the passkey. And make sure to change the user name and password for your router so no one can change the settings on it.

Linksys... | Answered on Nov 14, 2009

you can goto start button, run, then type, msconfig
then startup uncheck if its listed ... that will get rid of the error probly if that doesnt work goto control panel add remove programs and uninstall the linksys program and reinstall it from a cd or download the latest version will probly fix the error

Linksys... | Answered on Nov 05, 2009

You need to configure the Belkin router with a SSID and WAP or WEP encryption, Then install the Linksys adapter driver in the computer and then configure the Linksys adapter with the Belkin router settings (ie. the SSID and encryption) before the Linksys can communicate eith the Belkin router.

Linksys... | Answered on Aug 03, 2009

You can find the drivers www.linksys.com my direct link to the driver is not wroking, Also you can find drivers aat www.driverguide.com or www.download.com Thanks

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Linksys... | Answered on Jun 26, 2009

well! friend i use to work for netgear and let me tell you if your wireless network was unsecured then somebody connected to your router wirelessly and enabled password on your router.it is quite possible that your router login password is also changed.if not then you are lucky.try this ->
goto start - run - type CMD and press enter in the DOS window type ipconfig and enter whatever is the default gateway is just copy it.open inter explorer and type that default gateway in the address bar and enter.it will ask you for username and password.use the username and password provided on the back the router on the sticker.get into your router`s settings goto wireless section and change the password.it would be WEP or WPA.always keep security or that guy will hack your wireless again. if it doesn`t work then you have to reset the router by pressing the little button on the back for 10 to 15 seconds.reconfigure your router with the help of the CD that came with it you can also do it manually if you know.

Linksys... | Answered on Jun 02, 2009

Not a real solution as in a problematic way. I was hoing for an answer to my question about downloading the setup files from the net but this other person is posting the disk to me. Thanks for your response.


Linksys... | Answered on May 03, 2009


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Linksys... | Answered on Mar 17, 2009

why, tell me ur problem briefly.........

Linksys... | Answered on Feb 14, 2009

You can use the following link to enable security on the router


Linksys... | Answered on Jan 25, 2009

You may have to reboot your PC and try to connect again.
If you have "Viewed all available networks" and tried to connect to your Wireless network but cannot what kind of error message are you getting ?

To quickly find out if you have Internet Connectivity coming in at all from your Internet Service Provider turn off your wireless switch on your laptop and try to connect a cat5 directly from your PC ( connect cat5 cable to what looks like a slightly larger telephone jack on the side or back of your laptop) to the back of your router and see if you browse the internet. You may have to reset your router (unplug and plug)

Linksys... | Answered on Jan 10, 2009

On the bottom of your DSL unit on the product info sticker, there should be a "WEP" alpha-numeric code. Thats the code that I use for mine.

Linksys... | Answered on Jan 03, 2009

go to the wireless device then open the home page of the wireless router then go to the wireless option then select the security then give it the password

Linksys... | Answered on Jan 01, 2009

you just close your wifi then you get it beco'z you not set in the range that's why you not the signal so u put other ap or close to wifi

Linksys... | Answered on Dec 31, 2008

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