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Cons: -Router firmware was hosed when it shipped, had major issues with LAN and virtually no Wifi. I re-downloaded the firmware, re-installed (the same version) and now it works flawlessly Highly recomended
Also, check your firmware to make sure its up to date. This was a quote from one of neweggs reviews.

Sounds like hit and miss from the reviews on newegg... Some people having trouble with the router as well.
    
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did you change any of the router's config right before all your system lost their wireless connection such as security or channel? if so, then try changing it back to the way before and see if that works. if not then your router might be busted, atleast the wireless part is. my 3yrd old linksys router suddenly died on me a few months ago, and i've read it's no uncommon for them to do that
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My experiences with wireless routers is hit and miss. I had a Linksys Wireless G for a couple of years that gave me nothing but constant dropped connections. I finally gave up on wireless and ran wires from the router to all the comps in the house. Even then, the Linksys was hit and miss. * months ago, I got a D-Link, and have been trouble-free since then.
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post #14 of 23
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My experiences with wireless routers is hit and miss. I had a Linksys Wireless G for a couple of years that gave me nothing but constant dropped connections. I finally gave up on wireless and ran wires from the router to all the comps in the house. Even then, the Linksys was hit and miss. * months ago, I got a D-Link, and have been trouble-free since then.
Seems like that with many routers from the reviews I have read, I don't like my linksys very well, I will try another brand next time...
    
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I had this happen to me with one of my wireless cards, I tried everything but the thing that did it was chaning the wireless channel. Try that, it worked for me. I also had a 128 wep so my connection was secured.

To change the channel go to your routers IP type in your password and stuff (if you havent changed it it should be admin and no password) then run the wizard.
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post #16 of 23
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I had this happen to me with one of my wireless cards, I tried everything but the thing that did it was chaning the wireless channel. Try that, it worked for me. I also had a 128 wep so my connection was secured.

To change the channel go to your routers IP type in your password and stuff (if you havent changed it it should be admin and no password) then run the wizard.
Thought that the password was admin and no username?
    
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post #17 of 23
ok to fix this, i forgot what setting, but theres like three choices theres wired,wireless,mixed. pick mixed. that fixed my connecting problem
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post #18 of 23
had that a few days ago...firmware upgrade caused it...it made my router a new router...(WRT54G to WRT54GL)...unplug Wifi card...reset router...configure from a wired PC...good to go.
Configuring the wireless from the wireless PC seems to cause issues and make sure the connection is at least 85%...or it won't take
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Thought that the password was admin and no username?
For my dlink I typed in admin as username and no pw then changed it once I got in.
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post #20 of 23
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Thanks for all the tips, I wasnt able to get on the internet at all, and then a power outage, and now its working.

Somehow the power outage fixed it.
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