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WRT54G v4

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by jianteck, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. jianteck

    jianteck Addicted to LI Member

    My modem is connected to my router(Internet port) and my router(Port 1) is connected to the computer. The lights from port 1 lights up on the router. I opened my internet explorer,typed 192.168.1.1. The web cannot be found.i guess that my computer cannot detect my router,or perhaps there's some setting that blocked it?because my newly brought laptop is able to connect to the internet,wireless or wired.

    Now it's either my computer or laptop have internet. I used USB cable to connect my modem to computer directly since it can't detect my router.

    I am not a IT person,so I hope someone will babysit me and get my internet done.
     
  2. jianteck

    jianteck Addicted to LI Member

    someone please.i need it done asap.any kind souls?
     
  3. danix71

    danix71 LI Guru Member

    1. Check if the network card (TCP-IP enabled) is available on your computer and also if the connection is ''on'' between the router and the computer. Ethernet cable ok?
    2. Maybe the router's 192.168.1.1 adress is changed (you have to input smth else as adress)?
    3. Try also with Firefox (if you tried only with IE) to open the router's adress
     
  4. jianteck

    jianteck Addicted to LI Member

    FINALLY,thanks for replying. I think the 1st solution will be a possible solution. My laptop,when connected to router, can open the webpage.I tried it with firefox as well.

    ok,so how do i check my network card?sorry for troubling you.My Ethernet cable should be fine.
     
  5. jianteck

    jianteck Addicted to LI Member

    anyone?please.i really need help.
     
  6. fyellin

    fyellin LI Guru Member

    When you plugged the router into the cable modem, did you then unplug the modem and then turn it back on? Some modems need to be "kicked" when they have a new device plugged into them.

    You mention that you can't get to 192.168.1.1? Have you tried something like 72.21.210.250 (Amazon) or 74.125.19.147 (Google)?

    Have you tried doing a hard reset of the router? There should be information on how to do this in the manual. It's possible that you got the router into some strange state.
     
  7. jianteck

    jianteck Addicted to LI Member

    lol,yea.tried quite a number of times.

    didn't know anything about this.

    Hard reset basically means pressing the reset button and the router is set back to default?yea,i did it once.
     

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