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Old 01-27-2010, 07:31 PM   #1
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i have me a linksys wireless broadband wrt54gp2a-at router,and i want to install it but i don't have the installation cd..i went to the linksys an i can't seem to find the drivers on there for the router..is there still away that i can use this router or is it cheaper to just trow it away?
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Why do you need to install the router? I have a Linksys, I didn't use the install CD, I just plugged it in, set it up and bam, working router.

If you need help setting it up, let me know.
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Old 01-27-2010, 08:09 PM   #3
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Why do you need to install the router? I have a Linksys, I didn't use the install CD, I just plugged it in, set it up and bam, working router.

If you need help setting it up, let me know.
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i would really appriciate the help..i tried hooking it up..biut i don't get no internbet neither on my my desktop nor my laptop..
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Are the computers wireless or cabled? Does windows show that you're connected? Can you access one computer from the other? If you know your router's IP address, type it in your browser - do you get a configuration page pop up?

If it's just internet you can't get chances are you just need to log in to your router and configure it properly.

You don't install drivers for routers - they conform to the same, standard network protocols that your PC and laptop need to conform to. So, in simple terms, they don't need any other software to tell them how to do it.
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Are the computers wireless or cabled? Does windows show that you're connected? Can you access one computer from the other? If you know your router's IP address, type it in your browser - do you get a configuration page pop up?

If it's just internet you can't get chances are you just need to log in to your router and configure it properly.

You don't install drivers for routers - they conform to the same, standard network protocols that your PC and laptop need to conform to. So, in simple terms, they don't need any other software to tell them how to do it.
Ya, pretty much everything he just said . . . you shouldn't have to install software, to my knowledge.
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Are the computers wireless or cabled? Does windows show that you're connected? Can you access one computer from the other? If you know your router's IP address, type it in your browser - do you get a configuration page pop up?

If it's just internet you can't get chances are you just need to log in to your router and configure it properly.

You don't install drivers for routers - they conform to the same, standard network protocols that your PC and laptop need to conform to. So, in simple terms, they don't need any other software to tell them how to do it.
i can get into the routers page when i type in 192.168.1.1 into the browser...i set it to obtain ip automatically.then i went into the mac adress an enabled it then clone it..after that i restarted the computer but still i get no internet through the router.
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You have to call your ISP. There are probably settings that they need to configure in the router to enable the interent (might be static IP, might be a username/password that you have to put it, etc, etc).
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You have to call your ISP. There are probably settings that they need to configure in the router to enable the interent (might be static IP, might be a username/password that you have to put it, etc, etc).
what i dnt understand is that i have another router but that one hads the cd..that one werks
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The CD's don't have anything to do with it. The settings are already correct in the old router -- that's why it works. You could hook it up, look at the settings in it, and copy them to the new router.

Some ISP also will only allow their modem to pass the interent to specific MAC addresses. So it's possible they have the old router MAC on file instead of the new one.
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