What is the compatibility feature of Linksys WRT54G router with Windows 7?
Linksys WRT54G router is a Wireless-G router. The advantage of the router is that it can offer a speed of up to 54Mbps. It is manufactured on Wireless-B (802.11b). Linksys routers are one of the largest and popular routers. They are widely used by many industries, companies and individuals. Cisco is the manufacturer of the Linksys routers. Linksys are ADSL routers that serve as a modem as well as a wireless routers for those who use telephone line-based Internet connections. The router might be set up by either running the set-up on the software CD or by manually configuring the settings on the router firmware page. Linksys WRT54G router is totally compatible with Windows 7. The networking features and standards of Windows 7 are compatible with Linksys WRT54G router.
Following are some of the tips to find solutions to issues and troubleshoot the issues with Linksys WRT54G router:
- Incorrect configuration
- Incompatibility problem
- Signal loss
If the adapter status shows “Not Connected” message then, you need to go to ‘View Available Networks’ and then click on ‘Connect’ after selecting a wireless network. Some wireless router installation problems would be resolved after router reconfiguring. If the network’s name that you want to connect does not appear in this list or you are unable to connect, you might try to re-configure the router to server connection using the configuration manual of your router.
Using the admin utility of the router, you might view Wireless LAN settings and you need to match them with the wireless connection settings of the client. You need to make sure that the router and client is 802.11 standard compatible. Also, try to turn off the devices that might create conflicts with the router. In addition, avoid obstructing objects like wall, floor etc from the router.
Another issue is the loss of power in routers. The antennas along with your router are Omni-directional. They could broadcast in all directions about the router. If your router is close to an outside wall, half of the wireless signals could be sent outside your home, and much of your router’s power could get wasted. Most of the routers could not allow you to boost the power output, but, you could make better use of the power. You need to upgrade to a high-gain antenna that spotlight the wireless signals in one direction only. You could aim the signal in the direction you require it most.
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