Click the Status tab to verify connectivity and router status. Connect to the router. It is strongly recommended you read and understand all information before making any changes to the listed defaults. Leave the username blank and enter “admin” for the password. Here is where you can set the security for the wireless portion of your network. I followed these instructions that were linked on Cisco’s site:

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I have searched several discussion forums, but I have not had any luck finding a solution. Disable UPnP as there are vulnerabilities with this feature. We call it wan bypass. Set a router password on the Administration tab. Why do I lose my wifi signal when I shut my computer down if my modem and router are on separate power? I won’t delve into that. Note that this will restore the settings to those when it was new, so all previous configuration will be lost.

Not Helpful 2 Helpful 3. Use an ethernet cable, and plug your computer into the router. linkssys

Continue to the Wireless tab. Select “Disable” for Remote Management as you don’t want to be configuring your router from public Internet.


If you don’t know it you can check our list of default router and modem password list here. Click here Step 2. Also, do you think this configuration will dynamically switch from one router to the other libksys on the signal strength?

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You will now be in the “Basic Setup” section of the router. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Mar 7, 6: If you have changed it and don’t remember it you may have to reset your llnksys to factory default using the reset button on most routers.

When setting up a router for wrt160b first time, refer to the manual and use any installation CDs that come with it. When setting up or changing your wireless settings it is a good idea to be plugged into the router with your network cable and not your wireless connection.

A pass phrase of 22 characters including spaces is recommended.

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All replies Drop Down menu. With this encryption, you will choose a pass phrase that will be used by all the wireless devices that you allow to access your wireless network. It’s recommended you choose the strongest encryption method your devices can use.


Wrt60n follow-up question – since I have named the Wireless access points the same name i. This is the name that people will see when trying to connect to your router. It should be a simple matter to configure the router in Bridge Mode.

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Linksys sets the default to http: Configure the wireless on the device to provide a wireless network using the exact same wireless network name, same security and same password as the Time Capsule network and it will “extend” the wireless just fine.

Click the Wireless Security link. By default ‘Basic Wireless Setting’ should be chosen, if not click it now. Then turn on the router and connect to it using a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. On this page, there is a “Help” feature in the router.

Then it will act just like an Ethernet switch to provide the extra Ethernet ports that you need.

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