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Question: Problems with wrt 54g linksys router

I have a linksys router that has stock firmware and I can get into the config by 192.168 etc but I can't get it to see the internet. I have a isp that gives dhcp ip so no login needed. Any ideas?

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My router seems to work 90% of the time. It the 10% that is driving me nuts.

I have a server set up on port 27015 using RaidenFTPD. I set up

fowarding from 27010-27025. Some folks regardless of client will connect to my site but will not list, regardless of passive mode being on or off. I also have the same problem when i try connecting to some site.

I have a Linksys 4 port router, and am pretty computer literate, I am jsut at a lost for words.

Anyone out there have any ideas?

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Answer:Linksys Router Problems

DMZ hosting? Your security won't be very good tho....
 

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At work we've got a network with 8 machines. 4 are XP Pro and 4 are W2K.

The ISP provided modem/router doesn't have DHCP capability so all machines were connected by IP's assigned by the ISP.

For security reasons I wanted the router to assign the IP's. After 3 months of trying our ISP couldn't provide the type of router we wanted and told me to daisy chain one to their router.

So the setup I've got now is:

ISP provided modem/router >
Linksys BEFSR41 router >
2 hubs with 6 ports each >
8 machines.

The problems:

1) None of us can send an email with an attachment.

2) The owner does EBay, his machine and some others can't open EBay. I'm also unable to post to this forum from my work machine.

3) We've tried 2 Linksys routers, the first was occasionally dropping connection to 3 or 4 machines thoughout the day. This made the W2K machine we use as a print server to be unavailable. Rebooting the router fixed this, but a few hours later it would do the same thing. The second Linksys router still exhibits the first 2 problems, it hasn't been in the network long enough to know if it's going to drop connections to some machines.

With the first Linksys I was able to fix problem 2 by adjusting the MTU size setting from disabled to enabled and set to 1492. The second router isn't responding to MTU adjustments.

Any thoughts on this?

TIA
 

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Why does my linksys router WRT54G sometime block my internet.(page can not be displayed)

power down the router and then it works sometimes

DSL line is SBC global

Sometimes doing the power doesn't work, then I hook the dsl line from the dsl modem to the computer and it works
 

Answer:linksys Router problems

when you can't get to the "internet" you should do basic troubleshooting. Ping the router, cable modem, service provider (by IP) then check DNS.

Also if you're running torrents, your router can be getting overwhelmed by bazillions of connections.
 

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Good evening guy's,I'm some what of a newbie in this game of computers and routers,the problem I'm having with my linksys wrt300N-wireless N broadband router is when I enable the wireless MAC filtering setting my two laptops loose the signal and can't access my wireless router.

My settings are WAP personal sharing password.
wireless MAC filtering enabled.

I would also like to use my IPPVR but my satellite TV receiver can't access my IPPVR on my desk top.I don't know how to allow the two to communicate with each other as I think my router is blocking the signal

I have the HP PAVILION A6200N pc.and a FTA receiver of a popular brand.any help is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:linksys router problems

Are you putting the MAC addresses of the computers you want to allow into the MAC filter correctly?
 

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This has been troubling me for a while now. I have a Linksys WRT54G ver. 2 wireless router that up until this point has been working decently alright for me. Every now and then I would lose wireless internet and just have to unplug the router for 30 seconds and everything would be fine again. Now, however, it seems that nothing will let me fully connect to the internet using the router. If I plug my laptop in directly to the modem, it works fine. Plug it in to the router or use try wireless, no such luck. I have tried many, many things and nothing seems to be working. Also, in the windows network connection screen, when I click diagnose and repair it says that it has pinged the primary DNS server but received nothing back. I don't know what to do at the moment and any help would be much appreciated.

Here are the command prompts I've seen asked for on these forums a bit.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Owner>PING 74.125.45.100

Pinging 74.125.45.100 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 192.168.1.22: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 192.168.1.22: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 192.168.1.22: Destination host unreachable.
Reply from 192.168.1.22: Destination host unreachable.

Ping statistics for 74.125.45.100:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

C:\Users\Owner>PING yahoo.com
Ping request could not find host yahoo.com. Please check the name and try ag... Read more

Answer:Problems with Linksys Router and DNS

Is there anything else connected to the router and do those PCs have the same
If so
As the router is not working in cable or wireless, i would do a factory reset of the router and also look and see if there is an updated firmware available
 

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I have a linksys g 2.4 wireless router. This morning I switch from comcast cable internet to att dsl service. I was provided a motorola modem. I can connect the modem directly to my computer and the internet service is fine. But I am trying to get the linksys wireless router set up and when I connect the line from the modem, to the router, then to the computer I get nothing. I was told that I need to reset the wireless router settings by Linksys but I can not do it if I dont have internet access. PLEASE HELP
 

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i just reconnect my router (BEFSR41 v3) [ i have the newest firmware installed] and since i have i've been having alot of internet problems. i get high pings in everything and sometimes i'm not even able to load up webpages. Also i've been trying to open my ports to use Msn voice chat on my PC it doesn't work but one of the PC's on my network is able to use it with no problem.
 

Answer:Linksys router problems

If you remove the router and connect your computer directly to the modem do you still have the same problems?
 

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Hi, thanks for looking at this thread guys.
I have earthlink cable modem as my ISP and when I hook up their router (a Toshiba PCX1100U) directly to my PC, I get a steady connection, but when I hook it up through my linksys router (BEFSR41) I get an unsteady bandwidth flow. For example when I am web surfing pages won't always load I will have to click an the link until I once again gets a steady connection, and the same thing with downloads. The download wil start downloading fine, until is completely stops then like 2 mins. later it will start up again or the download will time out. It is a if I get a steady stream and all of a sudden it stops and starts up again a couple of mins. later. The only thing that I get a steady flow of info with is when I use bittorrent and I will only get it with bittorrent. If I am using it and web surfing at the same time I still get connection time outs while bittorrent is downloading and uploading just fine. This all started about 3 months ago. I just started my machine one day and my router started having these issues. I am open to suggestion as I am stuck. Please help out
Thanks
 

Answer:Please help, I am having linksys router problems

Try flashing the firmware to the newest version. Also make sure your WAN is set to DHCP as thats what cable companies will give you is DHCP live IP's.

So was the router acting just fine for 3 months and "poof" it starts having issues? That being the case, try flashing the firmware and if that doesn't work, i'd say the router is trashed.
 

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I have a linksys WRT150N wireless router and Im trying to connect with a wireless-G usb adaptor. everythings fine on the host computer as far as cables and connection but on my own computer there is no connectivity. it says "Local access only" I was wondering what i could do to sustain a connection. any advice?
 

Answer:Linksys Router Problems

0. are you using xp or vista?
1. drivers are updated usb adapter?
2. did you encryption in your wireless router?
3. does the router see the wireless G usb?
4. is that a linksys usb adapter?
5. make sure you use xp wireless services instead of third party?
 

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To be honest I can't figure out if the combination of problems is hardware or software related but I can't get any further in figuring it out until I figure out what's going on with my Linksys router.

I use:

Windows XP with service pack 2
Toshiba PCX2600 Cable Modem
Linksys wireless router WRT54G version 3.0
PC Tools Firewall Plus

I have several problems going on but I'll start with the current router problem.

Lately my internet connection has been having trouble and the only thing that seems to fix it is doing a "repair connection" every time it stops working-though it still says it's connected. I've tried troubleshooting that problem with solutions suggested on dozens of websites and none have worked and instead I accidentally discovered that my router is behaving oddly.

I've reset the router to factory default with the reset button several times and it will briefly remain set to defaults and allow me to access the web based setup page. After 10 minutes max it stops letting me access the internet at all and using ipconfig release and renew in the command prompt shows that the ip address and gateways have changed even if I used the setup to disable DHCP and set up a static ip address/gateway and the new IP address is always a variation on 69.207.100.1 the last 4 numbers change but its always a 69.207.something address.

Once it's changed that on me I can access the internet by using the "repair connec... Read more

Answer:Linksys Router Problems

Have you changed the default SSID and password after you reset the router?
I ask because if you haven't, anyone on wireless that gets on your connection will be able to change the settings.

Reset to default and the first thing to do is create a new SSID and a secure password.
After you've done that, log out and try and log in by typing 192.168.1.1 into your browser. The popup box you get will be filled in by you using the new SSID and password. That at least will keep any passerbys from going in and altering your settings.

Make sure your client lease time(the address handed out by the router to the computers) is set for 24 hours. On mine the value for 24 hours is 0. So look to see if zero is in the box.
 

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Hi, my first post here.

I have a Linksys BEFW11S4 router, and recently it has encountered some problems connecting via PPPoE. It says connecting, then an error message saying, cannot connect to the PPPoE server. It used to happen before, but just restarting everything would solve the problem. Now, nothing works. Anyone know how to fix this, or must I really get a new router.

Thanks
 

Answer:Linksys Router problems

i had that router, and it just used to stop distributing the internet so i had to restart it. but then it got wayyyy worse. so i just bought a new one. i had it for about a year or two so i got my use out of it. and plus buying a new one saved me a lot of trouble with screwing with it... hope this helps you some.
 

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Here's the deal. I have a home network w/ a Linksys 54g router. At school they have an identical router set up so that we can have wireless internet there. I am able to connect to the router @ home without any problems. I can sent and receive packets, surf the net, etc.

However, when I'm at school I am shown as connected to the school's router and I send several (less than 10) packets every few seconds, but I could be "connected" for several hours and not receive any packets. The most interesting part is that another student in my class is able to connect, send and receive packets, and surf the net.

Myself and another classmate are having the same problems and we have computers that are nearly identical. We have internal wireless cards, while the computer that can connect has an external wireless card. All of these computers are laptops. We used to all be able to connect, but now just the computer w/ the external wireless card can. Any suggestions? Its been like this close to a month and I don't think the school has it as a priority. Thanks.
 

Answer:Problems w/ Linksys router

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I have a linksys router for dsl and an access point for my home wireless network. Several times a day my router stops sending signal thru the access point. I believe my router would do this even when I was all wired up. If I unplug the router from the power source, it will reset and start sending signal thru again. Any suggestions?

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Something is going wrong with the Linksys router I am using.

The computers that are connecting wirelessly can see all the access points, but does not get a IP address from DHCP. Then when I go unplug the router and plug it back in the computer gets a IP address.

The router has the latest Firmware that is out for the router. Is the router going bad?
 

Answer:Linksys Router problems.

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i had this linksys Router BEFSR41 and like its not working. im connecting throught the internet through a connection to me modem. I have reset the router and modem several times. The ip address changed from the default router one. how do i get it working again. How do i restore all router settings to default. I tried accessing the router stuff by typing the ip in Internet Explorer but it wont open. I think my computer doesn't recognize my router anymore. please help. my family keeps complaining to me. The original ip was like 192.168. something i forget...

this is with modem
C:\Documents and Settings\Jorge Chonate>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : jorge-ycmzkxq6e
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.ca.comcast.net.

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ca.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet
Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-B0-D0-18-33-D9
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 76.102.240.171
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.254.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 76.102.240.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.87.76.23
DNS Servers . . . . . . . .... Read more

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Seriously getting sick and tired of this.


Ok, what happens is, every so often, I mean pretty often actually, my router will just drop my connection and I'll have to reconfigure the whole network. I thought it was my router so I bought a new one yesterday, nope, still happening. I tried googling this and all I see is stuff about MAC addresses.

Anyone have a clue?
 

Answer:Linksys Router problems

Is it a Linksys router, or is it 3com with Linksys software?

Have you got an item in services called WMP54Gv4SVC. If so disable it and use Windows Zero Wireless Configuration to manage your connection. It will connect automatically and certainly be more stable.
 

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i cant seem to be able to play in the msn zone. ports need to be opened???
i have a 2.5 ghz sys, runnin XP Pro (Dell), Gforce4 mx420 graphics card, DSL Broadband modem running thru a 2.4ghz linksys router. (because my wife's computer is hooked in line). When i try to enter a room and launch, the screen just goes black and inna min says cant join room. help, please....
 

Answer:linksys router problems....

Zone: Network Ports Required to Play will give you port information.

For DirectX play, you may also need these:

IN TCP 47624
IN TCP 2300 - 2400
IN UDP 2300 - 2400

For further information on ports used by special applications:
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/app_port_list.htm
 

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Hi there, i have an ok-ish wireless network set up. i have pc 1 connected to linksys wag54g router via ethenet cable and pc 2 and laptop 3 are connected wirelessly. the network itself is very stable. however i want to tinker some security settings which is supposedly done by going to click here on i.e. from the hardwired pc. however the settings page doesnt come up, any idea why???The hardwired pc has win xp service oack 2Please help me sort my settings!!!

Answer:problems with linksys router, PLEASE HELP!

Hi I have a Linksys WAG54G also.Try running a command prompt, under programs\accessories. Then enter IPCONFIGThis should show you some information regarding your IP address and your default gateway. The default Gateway IP address will be the IP address of your router. Type that address into IE, and you should be asked for a user and password.Type the user and password that was originally setup then, you should have access to the routers setup pages.R.

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I just purchased a NETSYS WRT120N Home Router to replace my older NETSYS router that had ceased to function. To make a long story short I try to use the router and the computer doesn't see the router.

I can't get the router to work. I can only get the internet to work by wiring directly to the cable modem. This is driving me crazy. I need wireless internet for my laptop in the other room.

I get an error message that tells me the IP is bad or some sort of message when the router is hooked up. When the router isn't hooked and it's wired directly to the cable modem box everything seems to work fine. I want a home wireless network again, PLEASE HELP MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

Answer:Linksys router problems

I tried to install the router again and during the install program it says that it can not detect my router. Everything is plugged in correctly and I have tried the whole power cycle thing repeatedly. Do you think my NIC card may be bad or going bad? I'm grasping at straws here.

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I presently have a Linksys WRT54G2 V1. I've been looking at the WRT160N to purchase & use as my main router. I'd like to wirelessly bridge the WRT160N to the WRT54G2 & have that as a repeater so that my signal is boosted, and my parents laptop wireless connection doesn't go all low & dragging when they're at the other end of the house. Is it possible & if so, can someone point me in the right direction as to procedure & configuration? Thank you.
 

Answer:Solved: Linksys Router Wireless Bridge to 2nd Linksys Router

I don't believe you will be able to do this "out of the box", look at third party firmware like dd-wrt. Never used it myself but I've read it works fine.

Or

It may be easier to run a cable to the second router and set them up with the same SSID and security.

Have them on different IP addresses and channels something like:

Router 1 192.168.1.1 channel 6

Router 2 192.168.1.2 channel 11

You won't get "true" roaming but when one signal is dropped the wireless unit will pick up the other automatically.... or one could simply manually change from one to the other depending where they are in the house and which signal is stronger.
 

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I've just linked 3 computers together using a Linksys Router and I use a cable modem.2 computers are running Windows Me and the other ancient Laptop has W95.The installation went fine and all computers are accessing the internet with no trouble. Two are working fine and have no problems.The main computer in the link now seems very unstable and crashes frequently. I narrowed down a problem with not seeing the other two on the network by adding their IP addresses to Zone Alarm in the trusted zone(incidently this is the only one of the 3 computers which is running Zone Alarm). Now though, when I want to shutdown the computer at night, it either keeps re-starting or gets so far and then hangs and I have to switch it off at the back of the computer.Do you think this could have anything to do with Zone Alarm or has anyone else experienced this sort of thing and overcome it? It was perfectly ok before.

Answer:Linksys Router and Shut down problems

I was reading through the past postings for shutdown problems and I found a command line to add a shortcut to the desktop. C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE user.exe,exitwindows When I use this command the computer will shutdown properly.It still won't, when I use the start/shutdown/shutdown computer method

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Hi,I have earthlink dsl and a home network made by using a linksys router #befsh41 and 3 computers, one a win xp home, and 2 win98se machines. All was well until 10 days ago, when I noticed neither computer could get online. I checked all connections, reboot the dsl modem and disconnected the router, etc., all in vain. I finally called earthlink and they sent the local pac-bell who they subcontract with to evaluate my home lines. The tech. concluded that all was well other than the 4 year old router, which he recommended replacing. However, I was skeptical about his finding, since when he bypassed my router and hooked the dsl modem line directly to the WIN98SE NIC PORT, he was unable to get online. He said win98se uses a software access program called winpoet which was not on my computer, therefore, no connection for him. Apparently, Win xp home has this client software built in and by hooking my dsl line directly to his laptop win xp computer, he was instantly online. He said I should replace my router, get earthlink's Winpoet program and install it on my Win98se machine(the closest to the dsl line)and make the connection online. Then hook up the replacement Linksys befsx41 router and it will copy all the winpoet software configuration to the router and plug in the other two computers as before and all should be well!!All was well for a short time, however the win xp home can not access the other networked computers on the lan and all computers need me to use the winpoet to ... Read more

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Having an issue with my router crashing everytime I try to move a file say 1 gb or larger itll go for a few mins then suddenly crash? I have to unplug my router and boot it again to get back online.... I have upgraded my firmware and looked over every setting 10x any ideas?
 

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Hi,
I recently purchased this router and set it up in my dorm room at college. It worked fine for a month or two, and then it stopped letting me connect wirelessly. Then I changed it to WPA encryption, and for some reason, it started working again. Then a week or so later, it stopped again. This time, I made it a hidden network and upgraded the firmware. And since then it worked, but now it is starting to go on and off again, where I just power cycle it a few times until it works. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I could fix this to make it more reliable and consistent? If so it would be very much appreciated.

Thanks
 

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Hello everyone, I read a few of the threads but I could not really find one that was similar to my problem.

I have a 4 port D'Linksys Switch/Router, myself and my 2 roomates are hooked up to it on High speed cable internet service.

The problem we are having is that our Router seems to just quit after a bit and needs to be reset. All of the lights are on, there is cable supply but we all lose our connection. I am pretty sure it has to do with the Router because when my Roomate hooks up his plain switch thins seem to work fine.

We have 2 IP adresses on our account, I was wondering if maybe that causes the Router problems.
Anyone have any adivce?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Linksys Switch/Router problems

Hi skatch...welcome to TSG!

Some points for clarification...Linksys is different from D-Link, with the way you described the problem, it's quite not clear which one you're using.

Also, when using a router, you don't have to have 2 accounts from your provider.

For the problem of internet connection that's not stable, you may wanna check if your router already has the latest firmware. You may also check the ip address of your modem, coz there may be a conflict somewhere.

Good luck!
 

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Ok, using that router w/Linksys PCI wireless card in desktop in another room. Never can hold a wireless connection. Logs in then drops. I've even set the f&#^ing router on top of the goddamned PC & it cannot hold a wireless connection. Not sure what the problem is here. Have the latest firmware/driver/XP updates. My desktop is physically jacked & my GFs desktop is wireless. I'm running 64-bit encryption w/all the baseline settings. Like I said, it logs in just fine. Then when I walk back to it or try to get files off it thru the network. Nothing .... please need something or I'm tossing the P.O.S. out the f&$^ing window. Wireless eats a dick anyways ...
 

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Thanks in advance for anyone who can help me here.

Ok I use a linksys wireless router which I share with my girlfriend. The first problem i'm encoutering is I think the people in the apartment below us are jumping on our network even though I have it secured with an impossible password. I don't know much about security but i'm sure they could get into it if they knew enough about router security. So my first question is how do I know if there's someone other than myself and my gf using the wireless? And also, how do I stop them if they are using it. Someone said something about only allowing the MAC address for my computer and hers but I don't know how to do that.

My second problem is that I play a lot of counter strike and those of you who play know how important your ping is. Well my gf downloads and uploads a lof of music and pictures which always gets me booted from servers. I was wondering if theres a way I can limit her bandwidth to about half of what it is now so that this wont be a problem.

Please try to make any response to either problem as non-complicated as possible. I know how to log into my router via the IP but thats about it.

Any help would be awesome.

Cheers!
 

Answer:Linksys Wireless Router Problems - Help please

chances are that if you have your wireless access point password protected then the average person cannot get on your secure network. they would have to know a great deal about networking to gain access. i suggest keeping with the password protection vs. MAC address. the MAC address is easier to hack than a password. when you notice a slower than normal connection go to network place folder and look at the computers on your network. if you see one that you do not notice then you have your answer. other than that and P2P clients running eat up bandwidth like crazy. if your playing CS. turn off the client. all that network traffic will give you sluggish in-game ping.
 

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A while ago I updated my Firmware http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware on the router to whatever was most current on the Linksys linksys site, and everything worked fine while connected through the router to my PC. I began to have some lag issues in video games, so I reset my modem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modem and when I went to plug everything back in I could not connect to the internet, so I had to connect directly to my computer from the modem, which is how I am able to get on the internet now.

Well, now that I have a laptop laptop , I want to be able to get online with it all over the house or use it to multi-task. I just tried to update the firmware and reconnected the ethernet cable http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet_physical_layer from the router to my PC and the ethernet cable from the modem to the back of the router and even after the firmware update I still cannot connect to the internet, or get wireless on my laptop.

Anyone had this problem and/or know how to fix it?

Help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanced.
 

Answer:Problems with Linksys WRT54G v2.2 Router

What's the exact make/model of the modem?

Try this procedure to get the router connected?
Reset the router to factory defaults by holding the reset button down for 15 seconds with power on. The following procedure should get you a connection with any broadband modem that is configured to use DHCP for the router connection, such as cable modems, and many DSL modems. If you require PPPoE configuration for the DSL modem, that will have to be configured to match the ISP requirements.
Turn off everything, the modem, router, computer.
Connect the modem to the router's WAN/Internet port.
Connect the computer to one of the router's LAN/Network ports.
Turn on the modem, wait for a steady connect light.
Turn on the router, wait for two minutes.
Boot the computer.

When the computer is completely booted, let's see this.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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Hey guys I was having extreme problems with firewalls and antivirus programs conflicting and sending my browsing experience to the lowest its ever been. I decided to dig out my router and use that. I think the firewall program did some blocking and it has stayed in the registry or maybe ive set up my router wrong. I went to the linksys router setup and opened the ports i want to stay open for gaming and stuff but they don't seem to wanna stay open. I will open the port and do a port check to see if anything is coming through that port and it looks good for about 10sec after I open it. If i refresh or try it later it showing as blocked. I have no idea what i am doing wrong. As far as i know i have it all set up right. I have reset the router a dozen times now and still same problem. Linksys has opened up the port buy something is blocking it elsewhere i think.
I did cmd/ipconfig and am using the right IP address. on the linksys setup IP page everything is checked under applications and gaming that is to be checked. Could it have something to do with passwords maybe? When i log in put in password and enter the info just now and hit save changes it opened up for a quick second then shut down.

Before router I was using COMODO pro and AVG pro recent versions
those 2 programs seem to work for a week or so but then they shut me right out from internet explorer/firefox. I could only browse in safe mode. I got rid of both those programs after just buying them

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ok this is my problem.. Im runnin roadrunner off of a linksys router (non wirless) at the current time. Im in an apartment and am feedin off some one else. I don't have access right now to there router or PC . but I am wondering why I cant connect my own router up to the current router (no i don't know if they have a firewall or not, im hopin some one can help me befor I go messin with there system).

I have done this before .. modem to router to wireless router with all ports workin. Now its modem to router to wirless router and the ports are not workin on the wireless along with the wireless..

My wireless router is a linksys -B

Is there any way for me to check if there is a firewall on there router with out going on there computer>? Im able to connect to there router so why not addin my own on my side.. My laptop picks up the wirless router but with no internet signal.

Just got my new computer tower setup and im sick of unpluggin the cable to put in the 360 to play live. and would like to use the PSP wirless...

if any one can help that would great. .

windows XP pro
pen 4
I think that should be all needed..

If any more is just let me know..

Aim me if you want wxxshawnxxw
 

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Hi, there seems to be a few problems with my router, I find that, when I stream content on the router, it would disconnect from the internet and I have to turn power off to both the router and modem to make it work again and sometimes the internet just disconnects without warning. But at the moment it seems fine, this morning my laptop couldn't even find a wireless lan even though everything was switched on. Any of you have experience with this router? Know what's wrong? Cheers.

Answer:Linksys Wireless-G router problems

You may be better posting in Networking as they specialise in this field.Just ask the FE to move your thread across.Hope this helps.

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Ok this is probly a simple and stupid problem, but I'll ask anyways. Running Win2K on 2 computers connected via a Linksys router, into my RR cable modem, I can't get a network connection between the computers but I TCP/IP is working fine. I did have to change the LAN MAC address to get TCP/IP working because the router wouldn't or couldn't find it. I need some help running through the settings to get the Lan connection working now for file/printer sharing between the machines.

Thanx,
Gene Crumpler
 

Answer:Lan connection problems with Linksys router...

Gene Crumpler,

Although I do run Win 2k in office I am not allowed to alter it. At home I have been messing around 4 PCs running XP in the last month, networking them by a wireless ADSL modem/router.

So far I have let XP to set up the network for me so that all the computers have the same workgroup name.

The personal firewall software, like the Macfee Firewall, can block the network connection between computers.

If the router can assign IP address to your computers then just concentrate on the networking setup bit of WIN2k, by checking that they all have the similar properties.

Hope the above helps
 

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Hi

I have a linksys wireless router that i purchased a year ago. I have two wired computers hooked into it as well as my cable modem. I also have a wireless laptop on the router. Everything works fine, internet on all of them. The only problem that i have is that my laptop cannot see my wired computers even though they are on the same workgroup and all ip addresses are correct and in order. If i plug a ethernet cable into my laptop i instantly can access my other computer, unplug it and its gone. I did have it working after some trial and error 6 months ago, but my computer for some reason had the ms networking uninstalled, i reinstalled it and now it will access through the wireless. Any ideas as i cannot remember what i did to make it work.
 

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ok. I have been using ports 6881-6889(port forwarded), and bittorrent. A few weeks ago when I first started, after a few hours of port forwarded downloading, my router just stopped working, and all connections were lsot. I called linksys, and they had me do several things, I am not really sure, but it fixed my problem, I have since then been able to use Azurus with port forwarding freely without having my internet/router die. All of a sudden, today, It after about 3 weeks of no problems, my internet/router died. I unplugged my cabel modem, and my linksys wired router. I waited about 30 seconds and plugged them back in. my internet works fine now, but I have not tried port forwarding again for fear of having my internet die again.

Can someone please shed some light on why all of a sudden, my internet died, and how I can prevent it from happening in the future.

Thanks
Zero
 

Answer:problems with bittorrent and linksys router, please help

Make sure you have the latest firmware and updates from Linksys.
 

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So I called Centurylink/tel which is our Internet Service Provider, she helped me through many procedures, but none of which actually resolved the issue. I plugged the Modem directly into the computer, which helps with the internet access for this computer, but we need Internet Access for This one, and 2 others in the household which has worked for almost 8 years now. The lady at Centurylink said that it will probably have to be reconfigured. I looked up how on Google, and found this:

"f)Open an Internet explorer and in the address bar type http://192.168.1.1 and then hit enter

g)It will prompt for an username an password. After typing in the username(admin) and password(admin).Click the "OK"

Here is my problem, when I put in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar, it immediately takes me to a Centurytel "Firewall Page" with on the top it says "Main, Diagnostics, Update, Setup, Network, Firewall Settings, Help" I logged in on the "update" page and it says Connect, Disconnect. This is what the lady told us to do to connect, but it's not prompting for a "Admin Admin" login, it is our old login for Centurylink instead.

I need to know how to reconfigure this ASAP as these computers are commonly used for business purposes aswell, Centurylink said they could not help us reconfigure.

The Router is a Cisco Linksys, I -THINK- the Model Number is DB101520

Thank you!
 

Answer:Cisco Linksys Router Problems

Here is my problem, when I put in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar, it immediately takes me to a Centurytel "Firewall Page" ...Click to expand...

And you double checked that one end of the ethernet cable is connected to the computer and the other end to the Linksys? If so, is the Linksys connected to anything else, and if so, how?
 

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It connects, but it has no internet access.
I tryed unplugging and plugging for 10 secs, but it still didnt work
My modem is working correctly and connects to the internet fine
my ISP is verizon
thanks
 

Answer:problems with Linksys WRT54G router

While I can guess as to what the problem is, I'd rather not. Re-post and clearly describe what the issue(s) you have are, when they started, and all specifics possible.
 

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I can't access my linksys wrt54gc router webprogram because i don't know the password. The original settings do not work. I know i can reset the router to its factory settings but what will that exactly do? Will it only change the password and username back to defaults or will it do more??
 

Answer:Linksys WRT54GC Router problems

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This is actually a very simple question, but since I am Mac inclined it has turned into a problem with an easy fix.

Main Question:

How to re-configure Linksys wireless router?

Details:

Couldnt log onto internet. After talking with comcast it was proven that the router was the problem. Called Linksys. After figuring out that I needed to re-configure the router I proceeded with the following routine steps. However, when I went to 168.198.1.1 it then prompted me to enter username and password. When admin (username) and admin (password) were placed in the appropriate boxes, I then tried to continue. However it said that it was a wrong username/and or password. I asked the tech and he said that I must have changed the username and/or password.

To my knowledge this was never done and I simply left it at the default. All arguments aside, Is there anyway to check my username/password? If not, then I ask the question at the top of the page; "How do I re-configure my linksys router"? Remember I am on a MAC, so I am not sure how to even find the file for the linksys router.

Please Help.
 

Answer:Solved: Problems (Linksys Router)

If I remember correct its just admin for the password and username is blank.

Also if you did in fact change the password and don't know the password then hold down the reset button in the back and power off the unit with the reset button held down put the power plug back in and wait 5-10 seconds this should set it back to factory defaults.

BTW Using the URL in the web browser is the only way to configure these linksys units I believe.
 

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I have a dlink wireless router that I get a good connection on wireless. But the range on it isn't so good. I am setting it up in a large building with a lot of concrete walls. So I went out and looked for an access point to extend the range, but all I could find were linksys APs. I figured, no problem it should connect just fine. Wrong, wrong wrong.

I can set it up, give it a static IP through the router, see it on the router html page and can even see it on Intel Pro wireless set up under details. The problem is, every time I try to connect to it, I get IPs that arent in the range of the router.

Can you guys help me out?

BTW
Router: D-Link DI-634M
AP: Linksys WAP54G
 

Answer:Dlink router w/ Linksys AP problems

It's been a while since I've looked at the WAP54G... but make sure it isn't running DHCP. Also make sure that the connection setting and DHCP relay are set. Otherwise, try a different channel (and SSID name) to make sure you're not getting someone else's signal.

In this case, the manufacturers have nothing to do with your problems. From your description, there is something goofy happening with DHCP on your network.
 

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Hello,

I have a Linksys WRT54G wireless router. I've had it for about one year with no problems. Occasionally, over the time I've owned it, I've been unable to connect to the internet wirelessly. Every time this has occurred in the past, I've just unplugged the modem and the router and plugged them back in about a minute later. That's always fixed the problem.

Suddenly last night the wireless internet went out. I reset the modem and router multiple times and it still wouldn't work. I finally got the wired internet to work on my desktop but the router doesn't seem to even be putting off a wireless signal. Both my laptop and iPhone are reflecting that my wireless network simply isn't there.

I tried logging into the router's settings and it's saying my password isn't correct. I know I'm using the right password, as I've logged in multiple times in the past.

Is the router a brick now or is there some way to fix this?

Any advice is much appreciated.

-Capnbob
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless Linksys Router Problems

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I apologize for the caps on title, but I wanted to make sure this was seperated from other warcraft 3 posts, and that future searches like mine will turn this up.

The Problem:

I cannot host warcraft 3 maps. The original problem to which im addressing is the issu that I follow steps at portforward.com but the results are different than they have been in the past. Likely because of the different router. My second problem opens when I decide to take the router out of the picture and go with a direct connection from modem to PC. This unfortunately, and to my surprise - doesn't work.

Stumbling onto this site through google, where someone with a linksys router has an issue, I decided to post.

My router: Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (please explain dual band vs regular router too if you can.)
Model #: WRT320N

My moden: Provided by CoxCable in northern Florida the Identification is as follows...
Model #TM602G
Company: ARRIS
What I have tried so far:

I made static ip with last digits being only 101-110
Logged into my router and opened ports 6112-6119 for war3
Installed the port checker only to find ports closed. However, ports are reported opened when directly connected to modem. Otherwise they are closed.
In all situations I have had my firewalls both off and on. All exceptions made. Using McAfee for protection
Any quick reply would be appreciated, thanks.
 

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I have a Linksys WRT54G router and I had to reset it several times because of past issues with my Vonage device (which is connected to my router and modem). As a result, I lost the security that was set up and can not get it back. I have been wireless and unsecure for awhile now and was not aware. I tried to reinstall or use Linksys Easy Link Advisor but it told me it could not detect my Local Area Connection to complete setup. I have all of the cords in place and I am currently using my Local Area Connection and not the wireless. I did a "ipcofig/all" to check to see if I had an IP address but I do not. My wireless network connection says connected however, it just keeps 'acquiring network address' but can't find one to connect to. Will someone please help me fix my IP Config. so I can connect to the internet wirelessly!!??
 

Answer:Solved: Connection problems with Linksys router

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For the past 5 years I've had absolutely no problem with my wireless router...well there was one time a couple years ago when there was an IP address issue that either the modem tried to change the router's address or vise versa, can't remember.

But I always used to get a VERY GOOD signal in my room with my notebook. Ever since I got home from school my dad had told me that the connection has started to "suck" basically. I didn't believe him until my notebook kept on disconnecting and giving me a VERY LOW signal. Even when I was right next to the router I would only get a VERY GOOD signal not an EXCELLENT like I used too. So I tried multiple things, I unpluged both the router and modem and let them sit for about 20 minutes, pluged in the modem, then the router. Didn't work. We called Time Warner, they swear on their lives that it's not their modem and that we should invest in a new wireless router or to call Belkin.

I didn't bother calling Belkin because I believed it might of been the router because it was a pretty old router. My Aunt gave me her fairly new Linksys router to try. I set it up but unfortunately the desktop that this router is usually connected to is a WindowsME. So I had to set up the Linksys router on my notebook. I did everything, updated the drivers (I believe), and got it up and running. Same issue, VERY LOW connection. So then I noticed there was a new 5.62GHz phone installed next to the router. I figured... Read more

Answer:Wireless Router Problems (Belkin & Linksys)

You might have some interference issues. Try changing the wireless channel on your router.
 

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My T60 can not connect to my wireless Linksys router. At the same time I can connect to other open connections in the building, and my friend's computer can connect to my Linksys router. Looks like it is a specific pair issue between my T60 and my router. Any suggestions to resolve it? Thank you.

Answer:T60 and Linksys Wireless Router connection problems

I had a similar problem with a customer's SL500. someone please let us know if there is a fix. Regards Michael 

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I'm on the edge of pulling all my hair out. I can't seem to figure out how to get some of my firewalled ports working properlly. Mainly, the one that annoys me the most is AIM Image connecting. When AIM 'direct connects' it allows users to send pictures back and forth to one another, as well as other files, sounds, zips, etc. My problem isn't that I can't get the Image direct connection to work, but that I can't get it to work properly.

I can almost always directly connect with somebody but THEY have to initiate the connection. If I attempt to connect then it times out and whines about a firewall. If they connect it works instantly. This isn't just for one person either, but for practically everybody I meet. And it's so annoying having to explain to people where the dang button for direction connections are.

As far as I understand AIM uses port 4443 for this, and I have both the TCP and UDP protocalls open. I am utterly confused.

Answer:Firewall/port problems with a Linksys router

Have you tried looking in the manual to see how you can log in to the router and open the port up?

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I got a Linksys WRT300N Draft N wireless router this time last year as it was supposed to be the best out at the time. Ever since I got it I have had nothing but problems connecting to it with a Linksys WMP300N Wireless PCI card. I can get an excellent signal at 300MPS but not all the time. If I was to turn off or restart my PC it doesn't reconnect when it boots back up and I have to 'repair' the network connection. When this is done it shows limited or no connectivity and the internet does not work. I can walk away from it and come back to it an hour later and it is connected perfectly. The router works perfectly fine with wireless B and G it's just not consistant enough with the 'N' connection.Thanks for your time and would appreciate any help or advice!

Answer:Problems with Linksys WRT300N Wireless Router.

Sorry I forgot to mention that I have tried upgrading the firmware and it actually performs worse with B & G connections. Factory defaults is as good as I can get it.Thanks!

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Hi,

I have a Cisco Linksys E1200 wireless-N router.

Here's the problem:

Very frequently, it kicks me off the internet for usually up to 30 seconds at a time, and puts me back on without me even having to do anything.

The Network icon in the notification area in the bottom right hand corner of my screen will almost always look like this:

Quite frequently, though, I will get an exclamation mark inside a triangle with a message instead saying No internet access (I don't have a screenshot).

If I give it a few seconds, usually never more than a minute (30 seconds on average it seems), it corrects itself and gives me back internet access.

This happens very frequently, and is very annoying if I am downloading something from itunes, watching something on Netflix, or playing a high-bandwidth game on Facebook.

Does anyone have any suggestions about how to fix this problem? Thanks!
 

Answer:Cisco Linksys E1200 router problems

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I have a dlink DI-624 wireless router revision C with a linksys BEFCMU10 modem version 2 both with most recent firmware and drivers. Now recently within the last 2 days my internet has been disconnecting sparatically in intervals of about 20-30 minutes, and every time I have to go and reset both my router and modem for my connection to work. Im wondering if this may be my hardware, or could it be my cable ISP service? Now I know there was a problem with the dlink router with a dhcp disconnect bug, but I updated the firmware for it to version 2.42 which was suppose to fix it. So does anyone have any ideas?

BTW my isp is comcast...
 

Answer:Possible problems with linksys modem and Dlink router

I often wondered about my modem/Router as well. For awhile I was experiencing the same thing with my BEFSR41, and my BestData modem. I was experiencing long disconnects like that for several minutes and also router crashes here and there. I usually ended up having to reset the router and/or modem as well. I ended up upgrading the firmware and I think i was still having problems. It was as bad as like 3-4 times i had to reset a day, for about a week. I was starting ot think that my cable modem was dying, since the lights on the router most times still worked. Then all of a sudden the problems stopped. It still happens every now and then but they are few and far between, but I think in most cases it is on my ISP's end, that or something weird was going on and for some weird reason it stopped all of a sudden. Possibly a few times it is actually due to my hardware, like every now and then the light on the router would just go solid red and I would be forced to reset it, it only happened a few times though, which led me to think that it was going bad, but it hasn't happend for a bout 6 months, so i don't know. I'd just wait it out a little longer, could be hardware related, but it might also just be you ISP.
 

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Going slightly mad....I have a Dell PC running windows xp home.Trying to get a Linksys wag354g wirelss router to work and I'm getting nowhere fast! I can set it up wirelessly - my laptop connects to the network and the internet but the router will not talk to my PC over the ethernet - I get no lights either at the back of the pc or on the router. I have followed all instructions and unplugged my old speedtouch adsl modem (but not uninstalled it from the PC). The ethernet cable is one that came with the router (which I have swapped at pc world once already!). I've also bought a new ethernet card (Realtek RTL8139) - so now I have two (old one was a Broadcom which came integrated into the Dell pc) - but the same problem exists, the pc just says network cable unplugged and ipconfig says media disconnected.Any ideas?

Answer:Linksys wag354g router - ethernet problems

Quote "...but not uninstalled it from the PC"Why not? Have you at least checked that it is disabled in Dev Manager and in the Net Conn folder?Now to your main issue, which may or may not be related to the above; were/are either of the adapters active in Dev Manager prior to trying to use them? No warning marks or anything? Have you checked the adapter's status and properties in the Net Conn folder? Have you run the Network Setup Wizard, from the left pane of said folder?

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I have just bought a Linksys WRT54GS wireless router, to use with a Virgin Media broadband connection.The lap top I am using has a built in wireless card.I have installed all router software and believe the router to be working OK. The laptop detects the linksys network when I view all wireless networks available. However, when I try to connect, it either returns "no networks available", or if it does connect I only get "limited connectivity", and am unable to connect to the internet. This limited connection also disconnects itself after a few minutes.I have been trying for days now and any help advice would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Problems connecting to Linksys Wireless router

hi ian, have you checked your firewall settings on laptop, it could be blocking your access to the net, if that is not the problem log in to your routers home page (on desk top) and check/configure wireless settings.

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I will try and keep this short.

Installed a linksys wireless router per directions, then installed the network printer as it should be using the ip address. I then started adding the two other machines to the network. I got them set up to print to this network printer and then finally was able to get them all ?talking? to one another. Each machine was able to access the other and print.



I then installed the Norton Internet Security 2004 and received all of the updates on the MAIN computer. All looked great but this machine no longer had access to the workgroup. It could still access the internet but not the workgroup. I worked on this for a long time, I disabled everything in Norton Security rebooted and after much time was able to get all the machines communicating with each other again and all were printing. I left it like that and went in to check this AM.



The main computer was printing fine for awhile but then quit printing to the printer. This machine no longer can access the LAN but can access the internet. No changes were made in the process. When attempting to access the workgroup a message is received that the workgroup in inaccessible at this time. The other two machines are able to access the printer.



All machines are running winxp.
 

Answer:Linksys Wireless G Router LAN Connectivity Problems:

I forgot to mention this machine is still on SP1.
 

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I have 3 pc's sharing a cable connection over a linksys router. Out of the 3 computers, the fastest comp (Athlon 2100+ 512 mb RAM) has a slow connection. Browsing the web is slow. It takes neo-modus direct connect more than 30 minutes to work in the busy hubs. Additionally it won't work in active mode, even if I tell it to report the true ip and open up the port or put my computer in the DMZ. Also I can't upload files to my angelfire website or upload to people on kazaa or DC. On the other 2 computers the connection works in a flash. Whats going on?
 

Answer:Networking problems with Linksys cable/dsl router

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Ok...I am using a linksys wrt54gs router ver. 6 and it says I have to update my firmware (because the power light just blinks and i can not connect to the internet). The company's website

http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin...SZwX3Byb2RzPTAmcF9jYXRzPSZwX3B2PSZwX2N2PSZwX3

says i am suppose to download the new bin file for the new firmware and it says i am supposed to go to this web address to complete the update http://192.168.1.1 So I downloaded the firmware update but the problem is i can not connect to that page. i get an internet explorer can not connect. WTH?! how can I fix the firmware problem if the companies own website for the router is down? any suggestions because i am clueless. If you do have another way please be specific because I am not exactly tech savy. thank you for your assistance.
 

Answer:Solved: Linksys router firmware problems

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Hello,

So, I just got internet and cable at my apartment the other day. My roommate and I got Cox Cable and my roommate had a used Linksys router to connect to the modem. I'm not sure how the Linksys was set up (I'll get that information soon), but the internet worked for her without her having to connect her laptop to the router. When I tried to use the wifi, I was never able to connect properly. It would say that I was connected to the router, but that I wasn't able to use the internet. Then I tried to connect the laptop to the Linksys router with a ethernet cable and the internet worked. Also, after I unplug the ethernet I am able to use the internet, but the connection goes out every so often. I also wanted to use my PS3 with the wifi, but at this point I doubt it will work unless I find some solution. As for specs, the Linksys is a Model # BEFW11S4 ver. 4. Oh, and now my roommate is having the same problems now.
Thanks!

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Answer:Laptop Wifi Problems with Linksys Router

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I set it up as explained and my laptop won't even pick up the signal. Kind of like it doesn't even exist. It picks up about three other ones that are my neighbors but doesn't even pick mine up.

Any sites that can help, suggestions, tips, etc???

Thanks.
 

Answer:Anybody have problems with Linksys wireless router and Comcast?

check the router's admin panel for SSID broadcast and make sure it's enabled and has a unique name.
 

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I have just set up a Linksys WRT54GC router with an ntl cable Broadband modem in my garden office and wired to two PCs - main running Win2k, second WinXP Home. Both see each other and connect to the internet.I have two other PCs in the house: one has a Linksys Wireless-G PCI adapter card and is running Win XP Home edition, the other is a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo laptop running Win XP Home Edition with an Intel (2) PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection card. Both do not connect to the wireless network when they are asked to obtain an IP address automatically. If I assign IP address 192.168.1.99 to one and 192.168.1.80 to the other both connect to the wireless network but do notconnect to the internet or are seen on the workgroup network places.I have checked the DHCP Client is started and automatic as well as the DNS Client.Any ideas where I am going wrong?

Answer:Linksys Broadband Router Connectivity problems

I forgot to mention that I have disabled all the firewalls. Also the ip.configs from the two wired PCs are as follows:Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600](C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.C:\Documents and Settings\Kerry Hewitt>ipconfig/allWindows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KBs Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : NoEthernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 M Desktop Adapter Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-07-E9-07-E1-6D Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1 DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1 DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 194.168.8.100 194.168.4.100 Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 11 January 2007 14:50:09 Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 12 January 2007 14:50:09

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Yeah, here's my issue: I was doing my normal thing last night, you know, limewire and bittorrent stuff. Everything was working just fine, and then all of a sudden, I get this stupid firewall. My download speeds were fine up until then (I know that my download speeds were higher than 15kb) and I have a feeling my listening ports aren't listening. So I do what anyone would normally do, and do some portfowarding on my router site. Still doesn't do anything. And all of the computers in the house are suffering

My router model is a Linksys BEFSR41-v3

Pleaaaaase help me<3<3 I'm so frustrated with this issue!
 

Answer:Girl Suffering from Linksys Router Problems(Or Otherwise) >:O

Sorry, per the rules of this site we do not provide help for any issues related to Limewire or Bittorrent (or any other P2P).
 

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I'm using a linksys 54g wirless router with a belkin usb adapter on my desktop. I know it is only petty but I am unsure why it won't connect upon startup, the solution was simple: repair the connection.The error message says invalid ip address. I am using the router connected to NTL in the same room as well as 128 encryption of WEP.I have searched for updates and I wondered if anyone else has the same problem.

Answer:linksys wirless router and belkin usb problems

Do you have a NTL Modem or settop box.I am running a Linksys rWireless router direct to my settop box with RJ45, a friend of mine has NTL modem and that has both RJ45 and USB. can you connect to the router with RJ45 lead which will be better than USB anyway.

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I have just bought a Linksys WRT54GS wireless router, to use with a Virgin Media broadband connection. The laptop I am using is an Advent 7109B (Celeron M), with a built Ralink wireless LAN card.I have installed all router software and believe the router to be working ok. The laptop detects the Linksys network when I view all wireless networks available.However, when I try to connect it either returns ?no network available?, or if it does connect I only get ?limited connectivity?, and am unable to connect to the internet. The connection speed is very slow, and this limited connectivity tends to disconnect after a few minutes. The router has a built in firewall, and I have tried disabling the windows firewall to see if that helped the connection, but it had no effect. Not sure if I need to the configure router settings, if so how would I do this?I have been trying for a while now and beginning to wonder if a very long Ethernet cable would be the answer!!! Grateful for any help anyone may have.

Answer:Linksys Wireless Router - connection problems

IF the security is enabled,you may need to enter the WEP/WPA encryption key.

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I got a Linksys WRT300N Draft N wireless router this time last year as it was supposed to be the best out at the time. Ever since I got it I have had nothing but problems connecting to it with a Linksys WMP300N Wireless PCI card. I can get an excellent signal at 300MPS but not all the time. If I was to turn off or restart my PC it doesn't reconnect when it boots back up and I have to 'repair' the network connection. When this is done it shows limited or no connectivity and the internet does not work. I can walk away from it and come back to it an hour later and it is connected perfectly. The router works perfectly fine with wireless B and G it's just not consistant enough with the 'N' connection.Thanks for your time and would appreciate any help or advice!

Answer:Problems with Linksys WRT300N wireless router.

Like alot of others its a windows problem. The connection must use either the card adapter software or windows wireless zero configuration(WZC), not both.To access WZC click start, run and type services.mscscroll down to the botom of the displayed page and right click WZC and select stop. Then right click it again and select again but set it to manual. Now when connecting the card will only use its own software rather then windows crappy one...

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I read a posting in here and am having the same problem. I clinked on a couple of the links to read older threads but the links were no longer valid AND NEED HELP ON THE ISSUE BELOW:

I'm using Linksys router BEFW11S4 and can not get any search results on WinMx. I've enabled the correct ports through my firewall and have a primary connection but still get no results. I can't find help on this topic ANYWHERE online so I'm hoping there's someone out there that can help me! Thanks in advance!!!
 

Answer:Search result problems using linksys router

We don't support P2P problems here, sorry.

Post closed.
 

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Im running Vitsa home premium 32bit on the desktop and XP on the Laptop.

My Internet is constently droping, and even when its there it wont let me through to the site im trying to get to about 99% of the time.

Can anyone help out with this?????
Thanks.

Answer:linksys broadband router intent problems

Can you please list the system specs on the computers that your having problems with please? This will help us troubleshoot faster and easier.

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Just puchased a Linksys 802.11b router, Model BEFW11S4

I have three computers. Two desktops, one hardwired to the router, the other with a D-link wireless NIC. And a Dell Latitude notebook with a Orinoco NIC.

Just set the network up about 2 weeks ago, started up fine. WEP enabled, SSID changed, SSID broadcast disabled.

Now, for some reason, every 2-3 days the wireless will stop working. I'll be surfing, and lose connections. I've gone and turned SSID broadcast back on, and Windows will see the network, but if I try to connect, it just times out. This happens on both my wireless machines, so it has to be the router.

To fix it, I just get on my 3rd desktop, that has a hard line, and just access the router setup (192.168.1.1). I don't make any changes, I just immediately click "Save Settings" and the wireless instantly starts working again. A few more days go by and it goes down, I go back in, click save settings, and it's back up.

I did update to the newest firmware for the device, too.

Any ideas? This is driving me nuts!
 

Answer:Intermittent wireless problems with Linksys B router

Try disabling the WEP, and re-enabling the ssid broadcast, I realize this isn't a permanent solution but it will help in the troubleshooting process . What kind of enviroment is this wireless network in, are you trying to broadcast through many walls?
 

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I got this router super long time ago and its usually worked with out any issues at all . But for some reason lately its been disconnecting randomly . I've tried searching for solutions but havent found anything that has worked solid . So far this is what I've done to try and correct the problem .

1st ...Update the firmware
2nd...reset and update firmware
3rd...reset and NOT update firmware ( this actually worked the best )

So far I havent had a problem but now the one laptop and wi-fi device is running a tad slow

Ok so the question....when I updated the firm ware on the router I was getting "Limited or No connectivity " issues with the laptop . How can this be fixed ?

current status as of now ..If any thing looks odd or if somone has a idea what it could be please let me know
Login Type: DHCP
Internet IP Address: 71.235.49.196
Subnet Mask: 255.255.248.0
Default Gateway: 71.235.48.1
DNS 1: 68.87.71.226
DNS 2: 68.87.73.242
DNS 3: 0.0.0.0
MTU: 1500
 

Answer:Solved: LINKsYs BEFW11S4 Router Problems

Well, one issue here seems to be that you have the modem plugged into a LAN port, not the WAN port. That's the only reason I can see that you'd have a public IP address on the connected machine. With that configuration, only one machine will be able to connect.

To address the disconnection issue, have you tried changing the router's channel? I like channels 1, 6, and 11 for the US.
 

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Recently reset a Linksys Router. The only settings I changed were the name of the Router, the password, and the security settings to WPA2. My computer is able to connect to the router and has internet access. However, my cell phone is able to connect to the router/wireless network successfully but the internet is not working. Is their a setting on the router that I need to change to ensure that my cell phone can access the internet?

Thank you for your time.
 

Answer:Reset Linksys Router problems connecting

it maybe a DNS issue - what are the phone network settings
IP address
DNS address

can we see an ipconfig /all from the working PC

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

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I have my connection going through a wrt54g linksys router.I am trying to share my connection with another computer in the other room,everything is setup but it seems the router is only allowing the connection to go to 1 computer or the other?I have tried all i could think of but with no prevail.Another note;Whenever i try to setup a network using the "network setup wizard" i get the following error."An error occurred during configuration of the network on this computer". Help would be GREATLY appreciated.
 

Answer:Problems sharing cable connection using linksys router.

Have you tried reading the Linksys manual?

It would help if you told us how exactly you set up your network. And forget about Windows wizards.

realblackstuff will kindly post his basic networking guide soon. Stay tuned
 

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I have cable internet connected to a Netgear WGR614v5 wireless router. On my laptop (W98se), I have a Linksys wireless USB Network Adapter (802.11b) plugged into a USB port. This device has worked fine for a year or so, and can pick up the neighbour's internet. But although it finds the Netgear's signal - it will not connect to the internet with it. The internet connection is fine though - as confirmed by the computer hard wired to the Netgear router. PLEASE don't tell me that the Netgear router and Linksys adapter are incompatible!
 

Answer:Netgear router, Linksys wireless adapter problems

(1)

start
run
cmd
ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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This may help find any signals that may be interfering

Free software to check signal strength of wireless is netstumbler 0.4.0 available for download from http://www.stumbler.net/

http://www.sonicwall.com/services/p...nd_Placement_Guide_for_SonicWALL_SOHO_TZW.pdf
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have you tried to ping things like google
start
run
cmd
ping www.google.com
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have you installed any firewalls - or upgraded to SP2 - etc ?
any hardware installed?
any software installed?
 

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I'm helping a friend set up a home network and I am having a very difficult time getting his SBV5200 SURFboard Modem to allow an internet connection through his Linksys Wireless-G Router (WRT54G). I have used the Windows internet setup and the Linksys setup with absolutely no luck. I can get internet through the Modem alone, but as soon as I run the internet through the router I get the Limited or No Connectivity message. If I open up the "Display all connections" windows it says that there is a connection but I can neither access the homenetwork or the internet. I would really appreciate any help with this. Thanks!
 

Answer:Solved: Motorola modem and linksys router problems

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I've got a Netgear wireless router which is running fine with one computer (i.e. the internet cable comes from the wall - modem - wireless router - computer) and the internet works ok.I've got a USB Network adapter for the other computer which has been installed and recognizes the connection with the netgear router (i.e. there is a connection shown in the system tray). The problem is it won't connect to the internet, when i try to repair the connection it says there is a problem renewing the IP address.I am using NTL broadband, and the internet is working fine through the netgear router on the first computer but not on the second.Anyone suggestions much appreciatedcheers

Answer:Wireless problems - Netgear router/Linksys adapter

In Network Connections from Control Panel right click your WiFi connection and select properties. Scroll down to TCP/IP and select it then Properties again. Make sure that both the settings are set to "Obtain Automatically"The I would turn off all computers and switch off the router. After 5 minutes reboot the router and when all the confirmation lights are on reboot each computer in turn and connect to the internet.

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Maybe someone here can help me. I am trying to connect a portable hard drive (Seagate GoFlex 1TB) to my Linksys E4200 router. When following the instructions from Cisco, the device does not show up on the list of available hard drives, even after I refresh the list. I thought that maybe my portable HD was only USB 3.0 and the router takes only up to 2.0

So I decide to try an older Seagate portable hard drive. First time I connected it, I saw it on the list, but when I went to make it a network drive, the Cisco Connect software used by the router completely locked up.

I reset the router and my modem and rebooted my computer. Now, every time I connect the portable hard drive, my E4200 seizes up and every device I have loses connectivity and the E4200 becomes completely unresponsive.

I can only get the router to work when there is no portable hard drive connected to it.
 

Answer:Adding a Portable HD to Linksys E4200 Router Problems

You're not "making it a network drive", you're mapping it. It's a network drive as soon as you connect it, and should appear in Network.
I'd start by connecting this drive via USB, reformatting, or running chkdsk /r.
 

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Hello Everyone and first off let me thank any of you that can help me with this problem...

Alright yesterday for some reason my computer totaly shut down and wouldnt start back up, the screen blacked out and I tried booting the PC several times, next morning I woke up cleaned the CPU sink out and the computer ran, would a computer shut down for that reason ? ...Anyway, the day before I restore my computer because of a trojan virus that over ran my computer...

Okay my MAIN problem is when my PC finaly started up the internet wouldnt work, my PC connects fine with the modem given to me by my Internet provider which is Bright House Networks, but I had to setup my network adaptors again for some reason. So I disconnected my cable to my PC, hooked it into the back of the WAN port hooked my main PC up and the IP addresses read 00.00.00.000 For IP address , subnet mask and default gateway, and for Address type it said invalid IP, and I've tried several times, but everytime I unhook it up from the main Modem which is a Toshiba PCX2500 the IP address zero out, and the router setup cant recognize a connection...

Im running Window XP Home Edition

Please any help will be appriciated....thank you
 

Answer:Linksys Etherfast Cable/ Dsl Router Model BEFSR41 Problems

system specs please.. include OS version. etc.
 

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I've got a wrt54g wireless router that my modem is connected to, as well as my computers. I also have another wireless linksys router, wrt350n, which has draft N. I want this second router to connect to the first router over wifi, and have the ability to send out internet via the 4 ethernet ports on the back. letting me connect wired ethernet devices on the other end of the house. i don't know if its a wireless access point, access point, bridge that I'm trying to go for?

would this guide do the job?
http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-Linksys-WRT54G-to-Be-an-Access-Point

edit: i installed dd-wrt and got it going
 

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I have an HP ZE5300 laptop with a built in LAN-Express IEEE 802.11 PCI Adapter. I have been using a Linksys BEFW1154 router for a year or so. My girlfriends PowerBook works fine without a wire but when I try to connect my PC wirelessly, it tells me I'm connected but I can't access webpages. It acts simularly at the library and at friends houses with varing brands of wireless routers.

Thanks in advance and please try to keep the language simple.

Dale
 

Answer:LAN-Express IEEE 802.11 PCI Adapter & Linksys BEFW1154 wireless router problems

You need to make sure the wireless card is set to get an IP address automatically. If it set to use DHCP, but is unable to get an address the IP address will appear as a 169.254.x.y address. If this happens, you probably need to make sure the wireless card's drivers are properly installed.
 

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Hating this so far -- I'm going to be calling Linksys to see if I can get a replacement for the card assuming I don't get an answer here.

The connection quality of the WMP600N is horrible. My laptop gets a full 54MBps G link from the same room with its internal Intel WiFi link. So does my fiancee's Lenovo S10 netbook. The 600N gets 1, maybe 2 bars, and the resulting link is both slow and unreliable. It drops regularly, and when it doesn't drop there are lag spikes.

What is going on here? I've tried N at the 2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, and mixed bands (with no G clients), tried putting the G clients on their own radio and leaving the 600N on the 5Ghz radio. Nothing. Connection quality, reliability, and speed all remain horrible.

I've read reviews (after buying the card -- very unlike me) and they're all terrible. Is this just dreadful hardware? It's their top, top end consumer wireless card. The only consumer dual-band card they offer, so far as I know. What's going on here?
 

Answer:Horrible connection quality with Linksys WRT610N router and Linksys WMP600N

I had one for a while and it gave me good signal quality and decent connection rate but the throughput was still super low. My laptop could achieve over 800 MBps over wireless (intel 5100 AGN), while the card could only do 200Mbps.

It perplexes me to this day and I haven't had the time to really figure it out yet.
 

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I have tried everything. I recently moved out of the parents house and into my new house and upgraded to an N-Router from a G-Router. Now before my PC even starts up it crashes with the blue screen of death. I've isolated the problem to have something to do with the compatibility between my Linksys WRT160N Wireless-N router and my Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G PCI adapter. When I take the computer back to my parents house it works and connects fine to the old network. If I unplug the antenna from the PCI adapter the PC works (no internet.) If I disconnect the power supply from N-Router the PC works fine (no internet.) But if I put the antenna back in or plug the N-router back in it immediately goes from being fine to the blue screen of death. Can anyone help?
 

Answer:Linksys N-Router/Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter incompatibility?

I should mention that I can use the internet fine with my laptop and iPod touch.
 

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I need some serious help. I have computer A hard wired to LInksys WRT54G router and computer B hard wired to Linksys WAP54G access point. Computer B uses Win 7 as its operating system. I cannot figure out for the life of me how to get the access point to find the network. Can anyone please advise? Thanks.
 

Answer:Connect Linksys Access Point to Linksys Router

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Hi,
I have a dell xps420/vista. I took my old computer a dell/windows 98 down to my basement to use in my workshop. I wld like to hook it up wireless. I bought a Linksys RangePlus Wireless Router which I successful connected. (with help fm Linksys-they had me type in 192.168.1.1)

I also bought the Linksys Range Plus Network usb Adapter. I ran the cd on my new computer and got lost when it stated to input my ssid and webkey. I now stopped and have no clue.

Can anyone help?
Also-this may be a stupid question...but does that little brown usb thing go to my old computer? I also don't want to hook it all up unsecure. I am getting confused. I'm no computer wizard. Just an old broad still thinkin' she can do pull through this nonense.

shorelady
 

Answer:Linksys Router and Linksys Network usb Adapter

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Will a Linksys WRT54G router transmit to a Sceptre 802.11b PCMCIA card?

I know it supports both 802.11g and 802.11b... but what about a different brand? To two cards at the same time?
 

Answer:Linksys router with non-Linksys wireless card?

If the card it truely 802.11b compliant, then brand does not matter.

Two cards at the same time? You mean have two+ people using one access point? If so, yes.
 

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Scenario:

Customer has a Linksys 4-port router, loaded full. Customer buys laptop. Customer wants laptop to be wireless.

Being that the customer already has his 4-port router full, I'd like to get him an access point that has wired ports on it as well. So my question is, can I use 2 routers on the same network? I'd assuem there's be all kinds of headaches with the addressing.

Also, we have DHCP turned off, as I have each computer assigning it's own IP address.

If anyone knows of an 8-port wired with wireless, please let me know.
 

Answer:Linksys 4-port router + Linksys 4-port wireless router = work together?

You can buy another 4 port router with wireless, and just configure it to by an access point only.
 

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Hi,

I have one of the early Linksys 802.11b routers. I have used it for many years now, and it works great. Recently I purchased a Linksys WRT54G or whatever the Linksys 802.11g router is. The 802.11g router was better for some stuff (802.11b would drop xbox live connections if two xbox 360s were online at the same time. The 802.11g allows both xbox 360s to play online at the same time). However, the internet access (i.e. browsing web sites on my network's computers) was excruciatingly slow. The 802.11b would immediately load pages (as it should...). The 802.11g would take 5-10 seconds longer to actually request the page it appears. In other words, once the page was coming in, it was fast. However, when you click on a link or open a new site in a browser, it would take a minimum of 5-10 seconds longer to start bringing up the page. Sometimes it would take what seems 20-30 seconds longer to start bringing up the page. What is really confusing is this is with the hard-wired Cat 5e network... This occured when I was connected to the wired network.

Any ideas why this was the case? It didn't seem the router was defective, since it worked fine for xbox live and browsing... it was just reeeallly slow for opening pages.
 

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I have a Sierra Wireless Internet Card (USB) that is connected to my desktop computer. I also have a wireless network setup, and working, in my home with a Linksys WRT54G Router. The network works perfectly with respect to connecting my computers (Dell Desktop - wired & Mac Laptop - wireless) and sharing files. The internet works perfectly on the desktop computer where it is plugged in and I have designated the internet connection as shared but for some reason the Mac Laptop cannot access the internet connection through the wireless router.

I had previously set the network up with a DSL modem that was plugged directly into the router but I cannot do that this time as the AirCard is USB only. I also, eons ago, had the same type of network setup with dialup to the desktop computer and was able to share that. I've set it up exactly the same but no luck.

Could someone tell me what I am doing wrong? Thanks!
 

Answer:Problems sharing AT&T Wireless Internet over Linksys Wireless Router

The internet works perfectly on the desktop computer where it is plugged in and I have designated the internet connection as sharedClick to expand...

oops; whenever you have a router, you do not SHARE the internet connection;
each computer is configured as a DIRECT CONNECTION.
 

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Hello,

Short story even shorter, there was a semi-power outage this morning (lights were very dim but power wasn't totally off), and when the power came back on my router stopped working. Here's what I know:

-The WLAN LED is no longer lit so there's no wireless. That orange CiscoSystems button is no longer glowing orange either if that means much.

-For some odd reason a wired connection through any of the ethernet ports on the router no longer works either, though the LED's still light up when connected, along with the internet LED.

-The modem works fine, I'm connected to the internet directly from the modem right now.

-I've tried to reset the router, but it doesn't seem to do anything.

-I've tried to access the router config settings, and the page doesn't load.

-I've tried to look up the routers ip address through the command prompt but when I enter the command "ipconfig" when I'm wired through the router I always get the response something along the lines of "media disconnected". When I try the command when connected directly to the modem the default gateway ip address comes up as '68.43.36.1'. This doesn't work either.
I've been searching the web for solutions for hours and I can't find one. This is actually the first time I've ever had to post a thread asking for help and I've experienced a slew of computer problems over the years, lol.

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Answer:Solved: Linksys WRT54G router WLAN light off - no internet access via router AT ALL.

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Hello,

I have an 8 port "wired" router from Linksys that I have been using in conjunction to a wireless access point which had been plugged into one of the open ports on the wired router. Lately I have been having connection issues with the WAP so I decided it may be time to upgrade. Not thinking about it, I picked up a new Linksys E1000 wiress router (as opposed to a WAP) and, after a lengthy support call with Linksys, got that up and running.

So I have operability for both wired and wireless devices, however I have noticed a substantial slow down on my wired devices. I also just upped the plan with my ISP to increase my bandwidth which I see on the wired PCs but not on the wireless which seem less. Would a WAP be faster than a wireless router by nature?

Any ideas? Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Slow wireless after connecting Linkys wirless router to Linksys wired router

Have you made sure you have the latest firmware for the wireless router? If you updated the firmware be sure to reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure it.

What speeds do you get with a test such as speedtest.net with a connection to the wired router? With an ethernet connection to the wireless router? With a wireless connection?
 

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I don't know if this is possible, but this is what I want to do:
Have the dsl modem router and linksys voip connected together.
I want the voip router to assign dhcp and the dsl modem router to
be used to get internet access but not assign dhcp (I think)

This is why I want it:

I have 8 wireless linksys cam's configured through the voip router.
Setting the cam's to the modem router didn't work well because of
AT&T's firewall cannot be disabled, only modified to open ports. It's frustrating as when I opened the ports for the cam's, a consistant "an unknown error has occured". So I opted to just set up the cams on the linksys router as the cams are also linksys as well. Thus, figuring they would communicate better anyway.

This is my problem:

When I connect the dsl modem router to the
WAN port on the linksys router, the dsl modem assigns it
a fixed LAN ip. What I want is the linksys router to pull a WAN ip so I can log into my cam's remotely from my laptop at home.
No matter what I do, disable dhcp on linksys router, set linksys router on the dsl modem router to DMZ, set linksys router to bridge mode.....
nothing seems to work.

All I want to do is configure the linksys router so that when I go to my internet explorer on my laptop and type in "99.xxx.xxx.xx:1024 to connect to the cam's. But when I go to linksys router config. pages to see the status, the internet ip is 192.168.1.64 which is a LAN address assi... Read more

Answer:2wire DSL Modem Router and a Linksys VOIP router setup advice

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Just switched over to AT&T DSL from Road Runner Cable Modem.

While I had the cable modem, I used a Linksys WRT54G wireless router that had my PC and laptops connected to it.

Since I switched to AT&T DSL, I have been using AT&T's all-in-one device, the Westell DSL modem/wireless router/firewall.

I've noticed that uPnP doesn't work as well on the Westell as it did on the Linksys. I also had to change some settings to get my VPN to connect to my company's network.

Which is better? Should I put the Westell in bridged mode, and reconnect my Linksys? Or keep it the way I have it running it though the all-in-one device?

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Westell DSL modem/router/firewall VS. Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router

I'd put the Westell in bridged mode, which will then emulate your old configuration, which apparently worked properly.
 

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Hi al u guys

i have a simple question reguarding the range of any cheap $50 to $150 max wireless router when place outdoor... actualy i am thinking of making my own network of friends living in a single street of about 100 meters apart from my house at max... for multiplayer gaming and file sharing etc etc... as my house is in the center and its quite high amoung other houses i decided to place router outside on my roof at height... may be inline of sight of other house(provided i will take care of climate conditions) ..... and as for clients i dont want any instrument installed at client except wlans... at max i will make an extention for clients to place there antenas outdoors

now tell me wether this is practically possible or not under very limited budget.

tell me if i am unclear about some thing....

thanks in advance
 

Answer:Outdoor range of Wireless Router eg. (Linksys router wt54..) or anyother with 108

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So I have AT&T DSL. I bought a Netgear N300 ADSL2+ Modem/WiFi Router that is compatible with my service.

Previously with this Modem/Router it would constantly drop the wireless connection for the Wii I have that was used to stream Netflix.

So recently I bought a Linksys E2500 Router so I could be able to use the Wii, along with 3 other desktops, 1 laptop, and 3 phones.

My ideal setup would be this:
Set the ADSL2+ Modem/Router to be just a modem (I know how to set the option for this)​Connect the Linksys Router to be what all the devices connect to wirelessly (this would serve as the DHCP server) ​
I have read that one of the Routers has to be set to "BRIDGED" mode, yet I don't know which device has to be Bridged

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Answer:Solved: Netgear N300 ADSL2+ Router/Modem and Linksys E2500 Router Setup

Set the ADSL2+ Modem/Router to be just a modem (I know how to set the option for this)Click to expand...

this is being set into bridge mode - by changing to a modem

then connect the modem to the WAN on the router and you should be good to go

Do you have a wireless laptop that you can you can put next to the wii - would be useful to see the quality of the wireless signal and how many other wireless are there which may cause interference

put xirrus onto the laptop and put the laptop next to the wii and post a xirrus screen shot
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

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My existing home network is an Actiontec M1424WR router/firewall/wirless acess point and a few computers connected via ethernet or wireless-g. I bought a used Linksys WRT54GS version 4. I'd like to extend the network out to my garage via wireless so I can connect a computer via ethernet to the Linksys. I'm trying to avoid running a 50 foot ethernet cable through my home. Here is a diagram of what I'm attempting:

[ISP] -----(fios)-----[Actiontec M1424WR] ----(wireless g)----[Linsys WRT54GSv4]-----(ethernet)----[computer in garage]

I want the Actiontec router to do all the DHCP/DNS/NAT and have the Linksys router to simply relay all the communications wirelessly between it and the Actiontec. I'm working my way through Networking for Dummies but this specific setup isn't expressly covered in the book or in the manuals for these devices. Any help is much appreciated.
 

Answer:wirelessly connecting verizon Actiontec router to a Linksys router

I don't think that will work with the standard software. There is a site www.dd-wrt.com that has a project to load a linux os into the Linksys box to make it a repeater. It may be worth checking out.
 

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I recently got qwest DSL and I configured my Wireless to work and accept my wireless MAC Address, but when I plug it into the WAN slot in the Linksys router it doesn't work. I went to linksys site and did their configuration which is changing the router LAN IP to 192.168.0.1, then power cycling, but this doesn't help. I cannot access the internet still. Both the modem/router and the router are operating DHCP, but if I disable the modem/router, I cannot access the wireless function, and if I disable the DHCP on my Linksys router, I cannot obtain an IP from the modem router via the linksys router.

This is frustrating lol.

Any help appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

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I just got a Zonet Broadband Switch Router (product model ZSR0104C).
I have Qwest DSL.

I followed the instructions.
I can ping the router but nothing else.
Can't access internet.
Scoured Zonet site/forums.
No driver updates.
No errata on installation or any pertinent info.

Looked up Qwest specifications for Router set up... nothing helpful there.

Irritated.

Ideas?
 

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I just want to know how to bridge my comtrend 5071t dsl router with my linksys wrt160n wireless router
 

Answer:Solved: How do I bridge my comtrend dsl router with my wireless linksys router

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