1.    15 Dec 2016 #1

    router help

    is it possible someone can tell me where to go and get help with a router setup. I bought a used router off ebay and I think I need software . I am a total dummy when trying this. The type is a Linksys mod. WRT54G v5.
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  2.    15 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 187

    You don't need anything more than a web browser to configure a router
    • Power it on
    • Press and hold the reset button on it for 15-20 seconds
    • Plug a network cable from your computer to a LAN port on the router
    • Open command prompt and type ipconfig and make note of the gateway address
    • Open a web browser and type in the gateway ip address
    • Enter the default user and password ususally admin/admin or admin/<blank> or admin/pass
    • Configure away

    Things you should configure
    • change the administration password
    • disable remote administration (wireless is fine as long as you secure wireless with WPA2)
    • Enable wireless security WPA2 with a good password 10+ in length
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  3.    15 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,614
    windows 10

    What posesed you to buy that its ancient and only a g type wireless (very slow a n type is normal 300 mg) the manual for it is here http://downloads.linksys.com/downloa...B_20070529.pdf
    and you can get firmeware etc from here Linksys Official Support - Wireless-G BroadBand Router
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  4.    15 Dec 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 52
    Windows 10

    i used to have one of those years ago... good router but like said above, it's a G and not an N router.
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