February 09, 2011

How to Setup and Configure Your Linksys Wireless Router

Got a Linksys Wireless ROuter, but unable to get along with Linksys router setup process. The article here tries to elaborate the step's need to set up your Linksys router as it is always not that smooth to setup your router with a Windows client.

Linksys router comes with a installation disk, which guides you through a step-by-step Setup Wizard which makes setup and configuration easy to implement. Once the setup process is done, it is simple to customize the linksys router congiguration settings.

Steps For Linksys Router Setup

  1. Connect the ethernet cable on the back of the Linksys Router Internet Port  (See the Figure Above for Ref)
  2. Plug another Ethernet cable from your computer to linksys router port available at the back of the router. You can choose any port except the one labeled "WAN."
  3. Connect your linksys router to the power socket for electrical input.
  4. Once the router is powered on, wait for the power light to stop flashing, So that your router can finish booting up. This process will take another Minute or Two of yours.
  5. Restat your system so it can access a new IP address from the router through the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  6. Open the web browser(Intenet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome), now type in " http://192.168.1.1/ " into the address bar and press "Enter."
  7. It will ask for the login details.. Key in "Admin" as the username and leave the password blank (blank is the default password).
  8. Connect to the Internet and click on "Internet Setup."
  9. Select your connection type from the linksys router setup drop-down menu. Choose "DHCP" for cable modems or "PPPoE" for most DSL modems. If you are unsure of these options, check with your ISP.
  10.  Set a service set identifier (SSID) to identify the linksys router and change the password.
  11. Encrypt your Linksys router wireless connection using a Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) key. Under the "Wireless Security" option, enter a passphrase and click "Generate." This will generate a password which will need to be used by any client connecting to your router.
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