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Router issues IP but Laptop does not accept?

I was having issues with my older Linksys wireless router and decided to upgrade to a Linksys E3000. However, after upgrading, I still have the same issues. What happens is that I will be connected ...
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Windows 7 network identification is slow with linksys switch

I have a small network with a Linksys SRW224P switch, some windows 7 client machines and a Netgear FVX538 Prosafe VPN Firewall. Now when i plug in a network cable into one of the windows 7 machine it ...
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is it possible to set up a wireless bridge with dd-wrt?

I have a standard router (dlink) and a secondary linksys running wrt. Currently i have it set up according to this guide. (using the Instruction for dd-wrt v24 sp1 settings) It works great however it ...
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Linksys WRT150n: how to migrate from Sveasoft to DD-WRT?

Since I started using multiple laptops with 802.11n, my WRT150n periodically loses wireless capability and I have bounce the box to regain wireless. Before getting a new router, I wanted to try ...
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How do I set up a simple VPN on a Linksys RV042?

The documentation on the internet has been less-than-helpful, and the management interface is not very straight-forward for people who don't know all the VPN jargon. I just want to be able to open ...
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How do enable 100 Full Duplex on WRT54G for faster Internet?

I've got a problem with my Internet modem. When I connect the modem directly to my computer and run a speed test, I got 15 mbps when it should be 25 mbps. I then set the LAN card to use "100BaseTX ...
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My Linksys WRT150N periodically resets itself to factory defaults

I have a Linksys WRT150N (wireless N router). Every couple of weeks or so it magically resets itself to factory defaults (no one is messing with it, the power didn't go out, and I have it on a UPS). I ...
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Home computer can't keep internet connection with wireless usb adapter

I did some work on a computer recently that had problems keeping an internet connection. Here's what happened. I turned on the computer and there was no wireless connection. After resetting the USB ...
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Wireless Signal Strength

I have a real problem that I've been troubleshooting for a friend that has really left me clueless. My friend recently had a laptop die on him and instead of buying another laptop he had me build him ...
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Is a wireless repeater/range extender the best way to improve signal strength to a device?

I have a wireless environment consisting of a Linksys WRT54G (I will get the specific model) and 2 Nikon WT-4 Wireless Transmitters connected to Nikon cameras. 1 of the cameras is placed fairly close ...
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Can I use my WRT54G instead of my ISP's cable modem?

My ISP has provided a crappy Thomson cable modem with 4 LAN ports and wifi, which constantly crashes and reboots itself. I am going to ask for a replacement, but here is my question: --> I have a ...
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Linksys Router Problem

I have a Linksys WRT54G V8 router. I connected it to my PC today. The Power LED does not light up but the Internet and Node ones do light up. But the router does not seem to be working. I put in the ...
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how do I forward *only* http proxy across vlans?

My router has two bridges, br0 and br1. I'm sharing wifi access, and the guest subnet will be 192.168.2.x. The home subnet will be 192.168.1.x. I want all traffic destined for port 80 from the ...
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sharing an intranet site across several locations

I'm a resident of Utah, USA. I own three houses, one for each of my three wives / families. Each house is connected to the Internet through a cable modem and a LinkSys router. I'm interested in ...
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How to replace old Linksys router with a new Linksys router and configure the new one?

I'm not a network admin but i've a basic understanding in networks. We are using a lease line for internet in our office and we are using Linksys router to route it to Vonage (VoIP) and Netgear. Our ...
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How to limit speeds on my “Linksys Wireless-G Home Router - WRT54GH”?

I have a cable modem connected to my WRT54GH router, my main PC connected to the router with an Ethernet cable, and everyone else connected to the router via wireless. I would like to limit download ...
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wifi: risks with unsecure wifi connection

I have not secured my wifi connection at home. Is it risky? If I need to secure it are there easy to follow instructions some where? if some thing goes wrong can I easily reset it? I am using LinkSys ...
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Any available third-party firmware for Linksys WAG120N?

Is there any custom (third-party) firmware for Linksys WAG120N?
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WAG54G2/WAG120N droping connection

It all started with a Linksys WAG54G2. Most of the time it works well but sometimes the connection gets really slow (1-3Mbit/s, usually 10-13Mbit/s) or drops completely. When I talked to Linksys ...
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Laptop can't connect to wireless, requires reboot of router to get connection

I have a linksys router running the tomato firmware. Every day I have to power cycle the router to get my laptop to connect to it. All of the wired connections have no problem connecting. I have tried ...
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setting up a private network using linksys router

Scenario: A database server running SQL Server 2005 Express and SQL Server Management Studio 2005 Express Edition, and a web server running IIS 5.0 using Windows XP Professional. There are also two ...
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Linksys wireless router will not hardware reset

all. I'm unable to make my router perform a hardware reset, and I cannot understand why. The router is a WRT54GC (the little one). All was working well, except that my iPhone could not connect to ...
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Remote desktop from internet to windows 7 box via linksys router

I have a linksys wrt54g router and a windows 7 box at home I'd like to be able to remote desktop into from work. Would it be possible for someone to point me in the right direction on what I need to ...
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How to recover a Linksys WRT54GL router that has a blinking green power LED and no response from the web interface?

I was flashing the router with the Tomato firmware, but something went wrong; I'm not sure what. Now, the router responds to ping at 192.168.1.1 (my Mac's on a static IP 192.168.1.21), but the ...
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Is it possible to change a Linksys router's configuration from a command line?

I am constantly logged into my home machine, which runs Ubuntu, from various remote locations via SSH. Sometimes I would like to change the settings on my home Linksys router - port forwarding ...
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2 routers, both DHCP, no IP assigned

I can't get DHCP to assign IP to my wireless devices. My network config is as follows: Nanostation5 Linksys WRT350N, which is connected with Nanostation via its INTERNET port. Nanostation: LAN ...
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linksys wap54g default wpa wireless key?

I wrongly pressed the push button in linksys wap54g web administration. Then it restarted and stated that it's protected with WPA while I first configured it as WEP. So, my old key didn't work. What ...
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Internet in the router but not in the local network

I have a PC and a laptop (Windows 7 - both) which should connect through router to Internet. The router is Linksys wrt120. My ISP is using PPPoE. I have connected the Internet cable to the router, ...
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LinkSys router suddenly cannot get an IP address

I have a linksys router WRT54G2 connected to a cable broadband. Just last week, everything was working perfectly - I would be able to connect my laptop to the internet using WiFi. However, starting ...
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Is there another way to connect to a LinkSys SRW2024 switch from CentOS?

I am configuring a Linksys SRW2024 and accidently changed the management VLAN before changing the VLAN configuration. Thus, I can no longer access it. The only way I have read to get into it now is ...
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MacBook repeatedly disconnects from Wi-Fi

I have an early 2008-model MacBook (2.4 GHz). The Wi-Fi router I have at home is a Linksys WRT54GX2 that I have had for a few years. My MacBook has recently started disconnecting from the router ...
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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How do I fix a router which often reboots in high-load conditions?

I have a Linksys WRT54G v8 with DD-WRT micro installed. I find in high load situations (downloading a torrent for example) the router will simply restart several times. Any ideas what's wrong? Should ...
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LinkSys WRT54GL + AM200 in half-bridge mode - Setup guide recommendations?

I am basically looking for a good guide on how to set up my home network with this set of hardware. I need: Dynamic DNS Firewall + port-forwarding VPN Wake-on-LAN from outside firewall VOIP would ...
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Connection issues with Linksys WRT54GL / Tomato

So I recently purchased a new router, and decided to put Tomato on it for some of the fancy features, like graphs. Only problem is, now I've installed it I can't connect to the internet any more! ...
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I can get in, but I can't get out

Like most technical folks, I suppose, I'm my family's primary source of tech support. I'm a developer--not a sysadmin--by trade and tonight I bumped into something I've never seen before. I'm hoping ...
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Setting up a router as a DNS server only

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router that I don't need anymore, since I had to buy a 3G capable router (Dovado 3GN). As I only have a 3G connection at home, I want to optimize it as much as possible. I ...
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How do I mount my Linksys WRT610N to maximize range and connection strength?

The current generation linksys routers have internal antennae. I currently house my primary router in my basement and would like to maximize the strength with which it covers my home. Is there ...
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Tomato Firmware on Linksys WRT54GS Firmware Version: v1.50.6

I'm trying to install Tomato and get "Upgrade Failed". Any idea why it's failing?
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Linksys Wireless-N ADSL2 WAG160N losing connection

It seems that recently I have to turn off and then turn on my router every time I want to connect my laptop(s) to the internet. This is what's happens: When I want to connect to the internet on ...
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Cablemodem frequent connection loss

I have a Linksys BEFCMU10 cablemodem and a WRT54GL router with Tomato 1.27 firmware on Cox cable. My question is this: I get what seems to be random disconnects from the internet, where the cable ...
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Connect to host by name using a Linksys wrt54g as my router and dhcp server

I have a Linksys WRT54G router at my house. How do I enable/perform connect-by-name on my network (like "kitchen" and "musicbox") on Windows XP, Linux (Ubuntu and CentOS), and Mac clients? Sometimes ...
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How can I use Linksys WPSM54G print server as a bridge for another machine AND also share the printer

I have a Linksys WPMS54G currently sharing a printer via the USB port with the rest of my network via the wireless. Is there any way to set it up so that the ethernet port is bridged over the ...
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Configure WRT-54GL to accept/forward connections from WAN

Is it possible to configure WRT-54GL (using only its own web interface and without modifying the firmware) so that it doesn't filter connections originating in WAN (this is done elsewhere on its ...
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DD-WRT Linksys WRT320N Max Tx Power

What is the save max Tx Power setting for WRT320N in DD-WRT?
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Youtube breaks my internet connection

This is a really annoying problem I'm having with my connection. Every so often, it'll randomly "freeze", that is, the NIC seems to stop receiving packets. This results in things like If I'm trying ...
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I forgot my wireless router password. What do I do?

I have a Linksys wireless router but I can't figure out what the password is. I just got a new laptop and I can't connect via wireless. My old laptop seems to have the password set in the security ...
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I cannot get my Linksys router to forward to my PC anymore with DSL

I am having trouble getting my Linksys router to forward traffic to my PC. I had it working recently. I had brighthouse Cable internet hooked up to my router and was able to port forward traffic ...
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new PC not work with existing router, but works fine when directly connecting to cable modem

I bought a new desktop PC (eMachine ET1331G-03W from WalMart) with windows 7 installed, but I can not access internet by connecting to my existing wireless router(LinkSys BEFW11S4) with wired cable. ...
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Wireless from 54mbps to 1mbps

I've just changed ISP recently to 20/20 mbit and bought a Linksys WRT610N router to hook up my laptops wireless. Everything is up and running now and I tested that the speed was as promised. Now, my ...