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Wifi network SSID not visible

I just bought a new Modem Router (Linksys WAG320N) and set it up using Cisco's included wizard. However, when trying to access my wifi network from my smartphone, I don't see it appear in the ...
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What would cause a router to become very hot?

I have a Linksys E2000 router, and went to move it today. Upon touch, it was incredibly hot, and this concerned me greatly. I restarted it, and it seems to only be creating a little bit of heat now. ...
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Motorola SBG6850 / Linksys WRT54G network problem

I am trying to resolve issues with connecting my desktop and LAN capable printer to my network. I recently upgrade to the Motorola Cable Modem Gateway SBG6580 and have TWC coming into it, this works ...
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Linksys WRT54GS QoS on wired and wireless

I am going to have two routers set up as described in part 2 here. My main router (connected to cable modem) is a Linksys WRT54GS running Linksys firmware. I want my 'private' network (anything ...
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Connecting Xbox 360 with TP-Link TL-WA500G access point connected to Linksys WRT54GL wireless router

I'm attempting to connect an Xbox 360 console to a Linksys WRT54GL router (wirelessly), using a TP-Link TL-WA500G wireless access point. I've had this working in the past, but I didn't make a note of ...
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Connect two Network segments -> Does not work

I have the following networks: 192.168.174.0 192.168.50.0 Now both network segments are created by a Cisco Linksys VPN Router. To both network segments we can connect through a static IP via VPN. ...
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Memory problem in linksys router with OpenWRT with heavy writing to log files

I have a WRT160NL linksys router with 32MB RAM and with OpwnWRT installed. I have an application running which does some heavy writing to log files to a usb connected flash drive. (basically 26MB a ...
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Xbox 360S setup fails as Media Extender for Windows 7 laptop using E2500 Linksys router

I have a Linksys E2500 router, an Xbox 360S, and a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 7. When I try to use the Xbox as a media extender for the laptop, it fails when I go through the router with the ...
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Use hostnames to connect to machines on LAN

I have just had my broadband upgraded to FTTC which means my router has had to change. Previously I was using a Thomson TG585v7 ADSL thingy provided by my ISP. One nice thing about that router was ...
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Cannot delete folders on a network drive from Windows 7

I have a really strange problem. I am using Windows 7 Professional with SP1 installed. I have a My Book 500GB external hard drive connected to the network via Linksys E3000. Now in Windows 7 I am ...
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Configure WiFi 802.11N access point (Linksys WAP610N)

I bought Linksys WiFi Access Point WAP610N. I had a great access point already..but it didn't support N so I decided to upgrade. Now I configured it somehow and set it to use 5Ghz frequence in ...
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Is there a way to tell which computer is hogging up the wireless bandwith?

I have a wireless router in my house and it's shared by five different computers and 2 iPhones. Lately I've noticed the speed drastically shoot down. Naturally, I though someone else was in the ...
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Do I need to replace my 802.11b router?

When tested on Speedtest.net or something like that, my download speed was less than one megabit per second over my family's secure Wi-Fi connection. The router is a Linksys 802.11b 2.4GHz router and ...
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Connect Linksys WRT54GC to other router via wireless

Is it possible to connect a Linksys WRT54GC router to another Linksys router via wireless? I have 2 routers, but don't have a long enough cable to connect them. They both have wireless, therefore my ...
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Problems with configuring WRT54GL

I have a Linksys's WRT54GL router and when I try to config it I always get the same error: "value is illegal!". The funny thing is that at beginning I have managed to input all the data and it ...
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Firmware flash on Linksys WRT54G v8 unsucessful, but not bricked, I don't think

I wanted to use my Linksys router as a wireless bridge/repeater so I decided I would change the firmware to DD-WRT. The first thing I did was downloaded vxworkskillerGv8-v3 and the DD-WRT firmware ...
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How to make a Linksys to make use of another DHCP to generate IPs

We have a network setup here with Windows Server 2003 machine as our AD, DHCP and domain server. Now I want to connect a Linksys to this network to enable wireless. But I dont want Linksys to act as ...
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Flash Linksys Router with TomatoVPN

Can anyone point me, or help me in the update of Linksys with TomatoVPN? I'm running Tomato firmware; however, when I visit http://tomatoVPN.keithmoyer.com/ I don't see where I can download the ...
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Router comparison

I'm not sure if this is the proper site for this, I wasn't sure which StackExchange site to use for a question of this nature. I am currently trying to compare the Linksys E3200 and the Linksys ...
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What is default password for linksys WRT54GL routers? How to modify it?

What is default password for this user? Is there a way to modify default password so it does not reset when it is rebooted?
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LinkSys wireless router failing DHCP

I have a home network that has an ActionTec Router/DSL Modem plugged into the phone line, with my desktop computer plugged into it. I also have a LinkSys WRT54G2 Wireless-G Broadband Router plugged ...
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Can't browse the internet while downloading 2 or more torrents or connecting to VPN

When I am downloading 2 or more torrents through my torrent client (Transmission on Ubuntu 11.04), I can no longer access the internet. This happens even if I throttle the download and upload speeds ...
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Enabling IPv6 support on a Linksys WRT400N router

I chatted with a Linksys support person and they said that the WRT400N doesn't have any facility for enabling IPv6. If I were to use an alternate firmware on the router, would IPv6 become available ...
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Can I run a router with a lower voltage power adapter?

The power adapter for my Linksys WRT54GL v1.1 router died - its output was 10V, 1000mA. I've tried using a replacement adapter (7.5V, 1000mA) and so far it works. Is this situation stable, or should ...
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using a linksys wireless-g router with verizon dsl modem

I am currently using: Westell 6100 verizon dsl modem Linksys wireless-g router I can't get the router to connect to the internet with wired or wireless connection when linked to the modem; but ...
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How to connect to an IPSec VPN through a LinkSys WRT54GL?

I am having trouble connecting to a L2TP IPSec VPN when I use my wireless router. I have a LinkSys WRT54GL v1.1 wireless router with the most current version of tomato (1.28). I have no issues ...
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Running a LinkSys WRT400N router with 3rd party firmware

Does anyone have any experience with the LinkSys WRT400N router and installing 3rd party firmware on it? Is there a more stable choice between DD-WRT and Tomato? Any benefits one way or the other? ...
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Second router on LAN is connected to other router via PPTP, but one network can't talk to the other

My ISP/Model router is set to 192.168.0.1 My DD-WRT is set to 192.168.0.80. A Linksys WRT300 that was flashed with a DD-WRT.BIN specifically for it (not the generic one). It uses the PPTP ...
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Connect to 2 Networks simultaneously?

I have here 2 wireless networks with a linksys wrtg54 access points. Each network has its own dsl line. Is it possible to connect to the networks simultaneously? I want to be able to access all the ...
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New Lenovo Thinkpad Edge '15 has Worse Wi-Fi Reception Than 2 year old Macbook

Wasn't sure where to put this, so I put it here. I've had the same Router for all my wireless life. The Linksys WRT54GS. Man, It's great, I love it and I'm fine with 802.11g, believe me. I've had a ...
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External ping fails on Linksys router

When I try to ping my server from somewhere other than my local network, if finds the host, but returns as a lost packet. Screenshot from http://tools.pingdom.com: http://cl.ly/1I1c3K0z3Y1I2c3x3R3Z ...
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Maximum number of VPN Tunnels on Linksys BEFSX41?

The subject line is pretty much it. Is there a maximum number of VPN tunnels I can set up into a single Linksys BEFSX41? Right now we have one, but need a second for sure, and possibly more in the ...
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How to fix wi-fi ping hops?

My home network is built using Wi-fi. I ping my home router (192.168.1.1) from PC and receive nice ping time < 1ms. But every 2 minutes ping time gets high ~2000ms and then goes normal again ...
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Can't access my router's web interace

I recently tried to update the firmware of the linksys wrt54g2 v1.5 router and haven't been able to access the web interface of the router since. I can still access the internet and was able to change ...
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WRT610N v2 with DD-WRT: How do I configure wireless for dual channel (N 300MHz)?

I bought a Linksys router WRT610N v2 and I installed DD-WRT build 14896 preSP2 on it. I bought a Linksys Dual Bank Wireless N adapter for my laptop. I have no idea how to configure the router for ...
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Factory reset on a DDWRT hacked router

I installed DDWRT on a linksys router and changed the default ip for the admin login. I'm trying to get back into the router but forgot what ip I changed it to. What would happen if I were to try to ...
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VPN Login on Home Router

I connect to the internet via a Linksys Wireless N Router. I then VPN into my corporate network using the windows XP VPN client. The connection works fine, except after I disconnect, I need to reboot ...
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Very strange networking problem in all computers in my house

I have three computers in my house: One desktop (wired), and two laptops (wireless). I'm using Cox Communications, and yesterday they had a major outage. I know it was them because I called them up ...
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WLAN LED randomly blinking when there is no traffic

I've got a Linksys WUSB54GC WLAN USB interface (Ralink chipset) and I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0. The LED very often randomly blinks although there is no traffic in the network. I checked this ...
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How do I set up a second 5GHz N-Only network with DD-WRT?

I have a Linksys WRT610N v2 running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (mega) - build 14896. I'm trying to set up two access points on the device. One 802.11g network for most of the computers and wireless devices in my ...
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Why do my consumer WiFi routers keep failing?

Over the years, I've had many of the wifi routers used in my home fail. ? Is there any reason. Since there are no moving parts it seems odd they would fail so often. I've probably gone through four in ...
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Why does my ADSL disconnect sometimes?

I have a Linksys wireless ADSL modem. Sometimes I find that my Internet access is lost, so I'm forced to either: Turn off the wireless application on my laptop and back on again Turn off the modem, ...
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WiFi connection drops after upgrading firmware

I have a Linksys Wireless N Router (WRT120N). I updated the firmware last week and ever since the wireless communication hasn't been stable. The wired connection is just fine. However, for wireless, ...
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Can a router create a VPN for me?

I have a Linksys WRT110 router & an ASUS SuperSpeedN RT-N12 router. Will either of these — possibly with my putting on third-party firmware — support VPNs? By that, I mean, by creating the VPN, ...
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Bridging from a Blu-Ray to a Linksys E1000

Can I use a Linksys WRT54GX2 as wireless bridge for my Blu-Ray to an Linksys E1000 wireless router?.
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Linksys (WRT54GL) Remote Management switch edoff but still accessible

I've just updated my firmware on my linksys (now Firmware Version: v4.30.14) and I have a strange bug. I've always disabled my remote access feature for security reasons. but with this new firmware ...
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Configuration of Home Network

Previously my home network is as follows Speedtouch ST536 -> Linksys WRT54G But now as I have upgraded my internet subscription. My service provider gave me a "2Wire 2701 HGV" modem. I was ...
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Linksys WRT54GS V6 Router Blinking Power Light

I have a Linksys WRT54GS V6 Router in my possession got it at my local goodwill for 5$. Upon start up the Power LED starts flashing like crazy and at the same time the Ethernet ports all light up once ...
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linksys wrt54gl dead [closed]

I have a linksys wrt54gl rev 1.1. I tried to flash the firmware to dd-wrt,and the firmware installation failed. Now i am left with a router that has the power led blinking and no connectivity via LAN. ...
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Linksys WRT54G2, what revision is this router?

I would like to put DD-WRT on my router (Linksys WRT54G2) but the website says that the latest revision 4 (I think) isn't supported. How do I check what revision router I have? Thanks much