Re: Router

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Joan Archer, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. Joan Archer

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    Everything now seems to be working OK, when first managing to get to the
    config page it was a question of not altering anything just going to save
    and reboot <g> since then it all works.
    Hopefully this has now resolved the problem and I thank you all for your

    Joan Archer wrote:
    > DanR wrote:
    > On your WinME machine look at the wireless utility
    >> program and note what the "default gateway" address is.
    >> By the way Joan... what browser are you using? What is the make and
    >> model of your router? I'm assuming that you have tried to access the
    >> router setup page from ALL your computers and it fails on all of
    >> them. Correct?

    > All the machines have the correct gateway set and you are correct
    > that the setup page cannot be accessed from any of the computers.
    > I have an Addon ADSL Wireless Router - 4 Port. My browser is the
    > Maxthon running on IE.
    >> So you DID set up some security measures. I'm thinking then that this
    >> is where the problem is. Which "security" settings did you change?
    >> Did you attempt to turn on encryption?

    > The security was set up at first and that is when the problems
    > started so security was taken off all machines and the router set to
    > default and still problems.
    >> If you start over by resetting the router... take things slowly. You
    >> say you're in a safe environment so don't change anything in the
    >> router setup at first. Just make sure you can log into that page...
    >> browse the internet and turn everything off and back on and still log
    >> into the router setup page. Set up your security one item at a time.
    >> First change your password. Make sure things continue to work. Then
    >> change your SSID. Make sure things continue to work. If you want to
    >> use encryption... do that last.
    >> And it is a good that one of your computers is hard wired to the
    >> router. If you do any firmware updates you want to use the wired
    >> computer to xfer the new firmware to the router or modem.
    >> If you ever have ISP issues often their tech support will insist that
    >> you are connected via wire directly to their modem.
    >> Good luck.

    > I shall be trying different things over the weekend I'm in constant
    > touch with the guys who set up my wireless system and if no joy over
    > the weekend they are going to swap routers for me.
    > I'll come back here and let you all know when everything is sorted
    > out. Thanks for your help.
    > Joan
    Joan Archer, Jun 13, 2005
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