Download Linksys WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander Setup Wizard. OS support: Windows (all). Category: Networking. 1) Turn off WEP or WPA on your router 2) Plug the WRE54G in the same room as your router 3) Push autoconfig button and hold 5 seconds. Linksys’ WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander [reviewed here] is a WDS-based b / g repeater that Linksys says works only with its.

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After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices.

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How to Configure Linksys Range Expander (WRE54G and RE)

Now you should have 64 bit WEP encrypted wireless! Computer NetworksRouterWi-Fi. It appears on my list of wireless connections as Linksys. You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. The WRE54G is NOT user friendly, but following above steps should get you up and running under your encryption of choice, and prevent it going into lnksys What segup I should do to install range expander with Comcast modem?

I have even done it with tin pie pan. Could this be the type of security?

When I try to go to the IP address, a pop-up asks for user name and password. This version of linksys range expander does not have any ethernet port. Login to to Range expander you may shut down your router first 5.


If you are running Windows 7 install the “Xirrus Wi-fi Monitor” desktop gadget and it will show 2 SSID’s and allow you to look at signal strength and frequency, and mac address of each device under windows 7. Change your local IP address back to what it was if you changed it and plug back into your network.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices.

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Setup WiFi on the Linksys WRE54G

Scroll down for the next article. Obviously your MAC address will vary:.

Aside from changing the channels – what else can I do to prevent the drops? We highly recommend updating your firmware version to allow for WPA2.

When setup screen comes back after extender reboot, change the SSID to match that of your router. It “extends” the range of your wireless router by being on the same frequency and channel. Message 3 of 45Views. You will need to push in and hold the button until you see the link light turn a solid red. You are posting a reply to: Hi there, Nice guide, I’ve started getting a message on my windows xp that the ip is used by another computer when I connect the range expander and change the gateway to the ip address of the router!!

How do I prevent these drops of signal? Both should support WDS and the wireless standards Sure I could have moved my router so I would not have needed an extender but then my network would have been centered around my router being in my foyer and who wants that?

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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. I don’t see that functionality in the Xirrus monitor.

Anonymous there is no username for Linksys RE. Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks.

If that is the case you can do either one of the following solutions. Best of luck, Bobby. Are you looking for wireless sehup availabilty in your area? To do this we will grab a paper clip or something similar to stick into the reset button. Without the extender at the edge of my doorway I was not able to make the signal more powerful. Make secure connection I have a Linksys system. WiFi Terms Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Message 10 of lknksys 96, Views. Got 2 blue lights. I watched this and was convinced it was the better option since I can’t use wired http: Technically there is no problem with using Linksys Range expander and Belkin wireless router.

Press auto config button for one min till the status led color changes aetup.

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