Can connect to Linksys router, but internet won't work.

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Not Helpful 2 Helpful 1. Give your network a name. My router worked fine and stopped working one night. This is the latest for of encryption, and the most secure way you can protect your network. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read , times.

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How to Set Up a Linksys WRT54G Wireless G Router

Here you will be able to set the security encryption type and password. This is the latest for of encryption, and the most secure way you can protect your network. Passphrase — This is the password that people will need to enter when they attempt to connect their devices to your network. Make sure that the password is strong to prevent unwanted intruders. Your router will apply the changes and restart. Your wireless network will now be activated and secured. To check the IP address of your computer, see this guide.

To see a list of devices connected to your router and their respective IP addresses, click the Status tab and then select Local Network. Enter in the port forwarding information. In the Application field, enter the name of the application. Choose your starting and ending port.

Only type in a port if instructed to by the application. Open ports can pose a security threat to your network. If you are unsure, select Both. Enter the IP address that you are forwarding the port to. This is the address for the device that is running the application. You will only need to enter the digits from the last group of the IP address. Enable the port forwarding. Open the Access Restrictions tab. This section of the router configuration will allow you to set restrictions on internet access for any of the devices connected to the network.

You can block all internet access at designated times, as well as block specific websites or keywords. Create an access policy. You can switch between multiple policies by using the dropdown menu at the top of the page.

Add devices to the policy. Use the Days and Times sections to set when you want internet blocked. As long as the policy is enabled, the selected devices will not be able to access the internet at all during these days and times. In the section below the schedule, you can enter specific websites that you want the router to block. Websites entered here will be inaccessible to anyone on the policy list. You can also block websites based on keywords contained within the websites, allowing you to block much more than single sites.

Your router will reset and your new policy will take effect. If you mean to ask whether a router that works in Cork is likely to work in Dublin without reconfiguration, yes, it is -- just connect it to the modem that is connected to the broadband provider, then connect your PC to the router.

Provided that the broadband service is active, you should be good to go. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 2. Your router stands between your modem and your PC. Disconnect the ethernet cable from the router, leaving the other end connected to the modem, and plug the disconnected end directly into your PC.

You may want to substitute a longer cable, because the ones used to go from modem to router are usually short. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 0. The security key usually comes attached on label or detachable pad located at back of the router.

Yes, it will also have MAC filter for security. Usually, this is one of the basic wireless security features, and it is included in almost all the wireless routers. List all your wireless Laptop MAC addresses. Don't forget to list the colons. Close the configuration page.

Have your laptops in the same room as the Router for now and turn them on. Unplug the router for 10 seconds - then plug it back in. I did that on my system. I'm not sure what that is, but I downloaded a program that is supposed to repair it. Immediately after I repaired it, I ran ipconfig again, and my wireless showed up working, but returned to the previous state right after. I had this problem for about weeks, I finally figured it out last night, what I did was use Internet explorer, I normally use safari, so if you use firefox or anthing different, just use internet explore 1 time.

When you click on it, it brings up the usual screen, no internet. In the middle of the page, it has a button or link called network diagnostics or something. It test your system, why you not connecting. I now have wireless internet again. I tried everything, turning off firewall, removing software, going through my computer changing stuff, all the ipconfig stuff, ping stuff, resetting computer a billion times.

For whatever reason this worked for me. I had to put my key in that exact spot or program whatever and it worked. Hopefully its works for you. I had the same problem with an old laptop , and resolved it.

I changed the settings on my router cell phone router from "Automatic" to Channel 1 and viola it worked. I hope this will work for serveral people out here, Happy Holidays I had the same problem as the guy said, after hours trying to do all the regular procedures. I was happy reading a good post. The hint is make your modem route-able then: Yes, changing the subnet of router from default The ISP provided by modem is always conflicting with this subnet.

A very valuable suggestion, Linksys needs to make a note of this and alert their consumers. Thanks for the posting!! I had the same problem. My router worked fine and stopped working one night. After I reconfigure and reboot everything that I know, the problem is still there. I came across this posts and tried all the good tricks, but still not work for me. I turned to the most naive trick that even a housewife can do: Unplug cable, unplug router and turn off computer yes, turn off computer.

Although my rationality tells me that it is totally irrelevant. And the problem solved! I did try to restart cable and router earlier, but not in this order as above and did not restart my computer.

I don't really know which tricks really solved the problem though, maybe all of them combined. Shopping for a new car this weekend? You are posting a reply to: Can connect to Linksys router, but internet won't work. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. You are reporting the following post: This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

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