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1)make sure that the printer is capable to be a network printer.

2) make sure that your able to print with main computer on the network.

3) make sure that the printer was able to detect the network via wireless connection ( if the printer have wireless capability) ( if not then it should be connected with a ETHERNET cable directly to your router)

4) make sure that the other computer already have the driver of the printer.

try using this first and if this will not work try sending me a message so that i can give you some more steps.
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Actiontec... | Answered on Jan 12, 2012

When you configure the "wireless" interface inside the router, you define:
* SSID -- the "name" for your wireless network
* encryption-level -- use 'WPA' or 'WPA2', not 'WEP' (too easily "hacked")
* the password for your wireless network.

Then, on your wireless device, select the SSID, and enter the password, to connect.

Actiontec... | Answered on Mar 06, 2011

You need to login into the admin console of the router using Admin login credentials. Once in the console you can go to wireless settings and chage the broadcasting channel.

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Actiontec... | Answered on Apr 19, 2010

You need to go to Main PC and login to this WAG54G with its IP address and on the setup page you have wireless tab under which you have wireless security. Click on Wireless Security here, if you have selected Security Mode as WEP then key1 is your WEP KEY.

Actiontec... | Answered on Mar 03, 2010

Is there any computer online using the router.
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
router set up page is the page where you can check all the router settings.
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Actiontec... | Answered on Jan 13, 2010

Hi there..

I can understand your problem.

If you want to get the WEP key for actiontec router. Please check this link to get the WEP key. This is screenshot website. The reason why i'm giving this link is, you haven't specified the model number. Go through this link:


Actiontec... | Answered on Jan 13, 2010

You can get it by opening the router's setup page through IE and type and it will prompt you for username and password. Username is admin and password is password. You can see your WEP key under Wireless tab, then Wireless Security

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/joe_8b8c2cd6ce148309

Actiontec... | Answered on Nov 30, 2009

Your main computers are connected to the router with cable or they are wireless ?
If they are wired then check the cable connection. If they are wireless then check the wireless settings of the router.
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Actiontec... | Answered on Oct 22, 2009

Flip over your ACTIONTEC and you would see there the default wep key. If you've had it personalized before, you have to open the configuration page of your modem and check for the wep key.

To go to the configuration page, open your internet explorer and type in on the address bar. that is the default address for your actiontec. type in your username and password when prompted. the usual default it ADMIN for username and PASSWORD (lowercase) for password. or you could also try ADMIN (uname)-ADMIN(pword).

click on the wireless settings icon and then click on basic security settings. scroll down on the middle of the page and you will see there your wep key.

if you are unable to open the configuration page because you forgot your username and password, you can reset your modem so that it the uname and password will go back to its factory default settings (admin/password). However, if you are using pppoe connection (authentication using username and password to connect to network) you can lose your connection and you would have to configure your router. so be careful not to press the reset button at the back.

Actiontec... | Answered on Aug 08, 2009

if u look at atab which says wireless settings or wireless security ,,u will find the wep key,,best of luck,keep me posted,,giva good rating

Actiontec... | Answered on May 31, 2009

The router does store the information in itself. The router has a small region for storing information on operations and logs. That log might be accessible from the router's control panel. However, every router is different and therefore I can't guarantee that your router will allow you to view its log.

Most likely the router will store the log in the same area used to store the Router's firmware. This is a relatively small storage chip with just enough space to support the firmware of the router, the router's control panel source files, and the log.

Let me know if I can explain anything mentioned above in more detail or if I can assist you with anything else.

Actiontec... | Answered on May 13, 2009

You can get it by opening the router's setup page through IE and type and it will prompt you for username and password. Username is admin and password is password. You can see your WEP key under Wireless tab, then Wireless Security

Actiontec... | Answered on Apr 25, 2009

Hi Steven,

You will not be able to setup this printer wirelessly to your router as it is because the printer has no networking capabilities(ethernet or wi-fi). If you want to share the printer throughout the network you need a wireless/wired print server or just enable file and printer sharing on the computer where the lexmark printer is connected the only downside with the second setup is the computer where the printer is connected must stay powered on all the time in order for the rest of the computers ion your network to print compared to the 1st setup with the a print server which is stand alone.

Actiontec... | Answered on Dec 25, 2008

Your router has a WEP key enabled. Each key is different as it is set by the owner of the router when it is first being setup.

That is the key your phone is asking for.

Actiontec... | Answered on Aug 29, 2008

just ignore the * and type in the password blind.
the random * showing are to confuse the guy watching behind you, not you.

Actiontec... | Answered on Aug 09, 2008

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