I’d tried nuerous times to get it working. You could try switching channels on the wireless extender and the wireless router and see if that works. Once hard wired you can log into the extender at At this point, with the extender still hard wired to your router, it is a good idea to update the extender’s firmware. Open an internet browser and type in ” However, once again, the use of the expander is causing other laptops in the house to lose their wireless signal when I unplug the expander the symptom goes away.
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Aside from changing the channels – what else can I do to prevent the drops?
I’m trying to follow your instructions above – but I can’t get past step 4. Enable “Data Encryption” on your Linksys router and select 64 veg WEP encryption 64 bit is shorter and easier to remember and generate a 64 bit WEP key, and make sure its entered into key 1, then write it down for reference, then save settings.
Linksys Wireless-g Range Expander Wre54g Version 3
How do I prevent these drops of signal? CD wasn’t working at all for me; this fixed things pretty quickly.
Next go to your wre54v laptop with the WPC11 Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, The MAC address appears at the top of the information window when you log on to the range extender, following the above instructions Cheers!
If I make it secure, Can my new laptop with Windows 7 also use it?
You could try switching channels on the wireless extender and the wireless router and see if that works. If you can’t get the two blue lights double check your firmware version is 3.
Once you are in the set up screen, change all of the settings to match that of your router, exactly channel, security, etc. Gateway needed to be all “0” for it to work as an extender. Updated the firmware to 3. At this point, with the extender still hard wired to your router, it is a good idea to update the extender’s firmware.
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All 3 laptops in use are Dell. You are posting a reply to: CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the best vrr for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.
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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I know I should not have it an open connection, but I do not know how to change it. Is there a way, though, to force one laptop or another to “ignore” the extender to prevent the drops? If this is not done before connecting the extender to the router via the ethernet cable, you will not be able to login to the extender.
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Basically anything that is on the same frequency as your wireless router or extender 2. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Got 2 blue lights.