need help with new network setup

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by mt-frustrated, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. mt-frustrated

    mt-frustrated Network Guru Member

    i just got a wrt54gs v.2, i've used the setup cd and when i get to the point it checks for the intrenet connection it can't connect. i'm running windows xp & dsl.
    any help would be great!
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Connect the WRT54GS to your network or to a wired NIC on your computer and try the setup CD again. If the CD cannot find the router, set a static IP Address to the NIC of, with a gateway of and a subnet mask of Start your browaser and enter the IP Address of You should be prompted for a password. Enter the default passwoed of 'admin. You should get the setup screen at that point.
  3. mt-frustrated

    mt-frustrated Network Guru Member

    thanks for the help. got the router connected and online is ok.
    having trouble getting my computers networked together though.
    running xp on both. my laptop is showing the desktop as being there but not communicating and the desktop isn't showing anything being connected
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