Notice that the configuration has two options: This is a good way for a standard user to find the network, but also why it is important to have wireless security in place. Here are some steps to help you configure it. Both of your messages helped. Click To View Full Picture.

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Linksys WRT160N v2/Mac issues

The router is on the first floor of my home and I have a cable running to the third floor. I followed these instructions that were linked on Cisco’s site: Ask a question Reset. This is not information you should be sharing. User profile for user: 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.

Remember to save after every change. Enter the wanted password into both Router password slots. WPA is widely supported by wireless cards and allows you to set your own password. Not Helpful 2 Helpful 3. Wireless setup as per Bob’s post.

Linksys WRT160Nv2 Wireless MAC Filter

Click To View Full Picture. Router Networking Devices In other languages: Then turn on the router and connect to it using a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. 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. It is strongly recommended you read and understand all information before making any changes to the listed defaults.


Click the Wireless Security link. Here is the rules. To forward a specific port, you must enter it in the External Port and Internal Port and then put the IP address of the specific computer needing the ports in the specified slot.

You will now be in the “Basic Setup” section of the router. Mar 7, 2: Things You’ll Need Modem.

Once you have your security set more boxes will appear on screen. What’s My IP Address? Skip to main content. Please note that you must have the http: Continue to the Wireless wrt160j.

You can do lin,sys factory reset on the unit by powering it off, holding down the reset button with a pen or other pointed object, and holding down for about 15 seconds while you power back on. On this page, there is a “Help” feature in the router.

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To create this article, 17 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Disable UPnP as there are vulnerabilities with this feature. Mar 7, 6: I followed these instructions that were linked on Cisco’s site:.


Wireless Speciality level out of ten: Warnings Do not upgrade the firmware of the router unless you know what you are doing. Here is where you can set the security for the wireless portion of your network.

Setup the IP of the router used to extend to same subnet as the main router and turn off its dhcp server.