Set up Linksys® Wireless Router with DSL Modem
Linksys wireless router is a device for packet transmission, which acts a network point. The wireless router provides greater mobility for laptop or notebook clients. The need for cables flooding in the room is not there as you can easily connect in a room. The individual computers have wireless transreceivers that can be plugged to USB port or PC Card slot. The wireless router can also act as hardware firewall for home and business users. During periodic use the router may experience problems resulting in difficulty to access Internet. In some situations, wireless router may fail to connect to Internet or the wireless access point may fail to access the router. An easy remedy for this type of problem is to unplug the connections and reconnect after sometime. Go to router settings and re-enter the username and password to save it. Changing channel for communication is a good option to fix problems related to access point. In the 'Security' tab ensure that 'Filter Anonymous Internet Requests' and 'Filter IDENT (Port 113)' are checked. Uncheck 'Filter Multicast'. Under 'Web Filter', ensure that none of the items is checked. Upgrading the firmware and resetting are also good options.
- Setting up Procedure
- No Connectivity
- Other Problems
Setting up Procedure
Power off the equipments, disconnect modem and router. Attach Ethernet cable to Ethernet NIC port of the system and Internet port of wireless router. Now connect another Ethernet cable to wireless router and other to Ethernet port on the DSL modem. After switching on the modem, you need to go to router settings and save the configuration selecting the required settings. Now you can connect to Internet.
When the modem is connected to system, it works fine but when modem is connected to router, network connectivity is not available. For fixing this, use the 'Reset' option to change the configuration settings to default factory settings. Press the 'Reset' button for 10 seconds to do the rest. If you have issues with any router settings also, you can adopt the similar procedure.
If you have lost the set-up CD do not worry. You need to type in the IP address to the web browser, which can be obtained by printed address in the router. You can navigate through the settings by typing 'Admin' as username and password. If you don’t have wireless password or have issues with it, reset the router.
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