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Problems with Linksys Wireless-G router

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My dad just got a linksys wireless router (WRT54G) and we tried hooking it up and installing the software but it didnt work, then we tried to manually go into the router and set it to DHCP(we have cable) and set it to automatic in windows, but still nothing, when the router is turned on our notebook recognizes it, but it won't load any web pages.

Please help, my dads startin to get mad and i might start learning some new words from him
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post #2 of 8
Are you wired in or trying to connect wirelessly? You want to unplug the cable modem and the router then let the cable modem boot, then plug the router in and let that boot (if your wired.).
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post #3 of 8
Plug it into the PC(I know is says not to) and then goto into you network connections and set up a cable connection manually.
then run the router CD.
I just installed 2 of those and had to do it this way.
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post #4 of 8
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Ok i'll try that
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post #5 of 8
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Didn't work, plus when i did what lasher said, this came up:




So what should i try now?
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post #6 of 8
When trying to configure the router, you are connected through a wired connection right??

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post #7 of 8
theres an option. i forgot how i got to it, but there are like 3-5 choices pick "mixed"
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post #8 of 8
Are any computers able to connect to the internet via the router? Here is something to check on your laptop: Go Start>Run>cmd and type "ipconfig /all" Compair the fields for Default Gateway and Default DNS server with that of any working computers. They should be the same as the IP address you typed in to access the router.
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