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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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This is usually done at the device aetup and not at your computer. Make sure you are using channels 16or Wireless Name Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks.

Check out the details of wireless internet at http: I watched this and was convinced it was the better option since I can’t use wired http: Usually when you experience signal dropout it is caused by another transmitter on the same frequency but in the case of the wireless extender it picks up where the wireless router leaves off in range.

How To Set Up A WRE54G Range Extender On A Home Network

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!! At least mine doesn’t.

Enable wireless security in Linksys range expander 6. Next go to your older laptop with linkzys WPC11 How to setup Linksys Range Extender? Technically there is no problem with using Linksys Range expander and Belkin wireless router. Then once you have two blue lights, manually configure your encryption as listed above.


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How to Configure Linksys Range Expander (WRE54G and RE)

I bought one in March from Worten used to be Boulanger for Some devices will also require you to check a box to enable WDS. Login to to Range expander you may shut down your router first 5. I am thinking of using a ethernet powerline for my house. Scan the network and you should see a linksys followed by the last 8 characters of the MAC address — it will look something like this.

Make secure connection I have a Linksys system. Enable “Data Encryption” on your Linksys router and select 64 bit WEP encryption 64 bit is shorter and easier to remember and generate a 64 bit WEP key, and make sure its entered into key 1, then write it down for reference, then save settings. I have even done it with tin pie pan. What steps I should do to install range expander with Comcast modem? Scroll down for the next article.

CD wasn’t working at all for me; this fixed things pretty quickly. Open an internet browser and type in ” Got me up and running.

WRE54G v3 – Easy, Foolproof setup instructions.

Do not use WEP, it is extremely weak form of security. Enable security in Wireless router. Next up we will need to connect to the device using WiFi. We will next need to configure your current router to use WDS Bridging. Gechlik January wr5e4g, 3 minutes.

WPA guide to find out why. You are reporting the following post: Once you are done save your settings. Got a Windows 10 Wi-Fi Problem? You are posting a reply to: That’s it, just click the blue Save Settings button. Lin,sys find the box labeled SSID.


Once you are logged in you will see the console that looks like this:. Place your range expander WRE54G near your router 3. Best of luck, Bobby. Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless linskys. If you can’t get the two blue lights double check your firmware version is 3. Here is a short list below Now you should have 64 bit WEP encrypted wireless! 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.

If that is the case you can do either one of the following solutions. What user name should I use? Ok, 1 I changed both the router and the extender to channel 12 from channel 6.

I must be missing something, but in step 1 you say to connect it using an ethernet cable, but the WRE54G doesn’t have an seyup port on the device. Thanks for these instructions. You could try switching channels on the wireless extender and the wireless router and see if that works. He would see the network with one or no bars. As it is, the expander is useless.