LinkSys WRT54G - Not Working...

  MogsyDude 17:11 02 Aug 07
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I have a LinkSYS WRT54G Cable Router...CANNOT get it working for the life of me! i work in I.T. as a technical support agent and it has baffled me! ive checked all the setting on the router config page! all working fine, done a factory reset and tried it again! pressed the button the front of the router, all the cables are plugged in fine as i used it at an old address perfectly!

it picks up a wired network fine but no internet!

not using it wireless to any other pcs's as i only have one pc, but i am getting an xbox 360 and want it wireless to that (not worried about that yet though!)

anyone have any advise for me PLEEEAASSSEEE!!!!

Thanks

  ambra4 02:33 03 Aug 07

If any firewalls are installed on the PCs, uninstall them.

This includes Zone Alarm, Sygate, Kerio, Norton Internet Security, Zero Knowledge Freedom, Cisco VPN Client, F-Secure, McAfee Firewall, Trend Micro, etc.

In many cases, disabling the firewall is not enough; you have to actually uninstall it.

Do not install or re-install the firewall until after you have the system functioning properly

  oldnovice 09:17 03 Aug 07

try the linksys easylink advisor from the linksys support section its a free programe you can download and checks your set up worth a try

  MogsyDude 11:24 04 Aug 07

I've soled it now! Woo Hoo!!

I turned everything off for 5mins... Turned it all back on and I was Getting an IP Address.

BUT then i was getting no webpages!

So i reset Winsocks... then it was working!

My firewall must be pants because it didnt even detect a new network connection!!

But anyway, i will be changing this firewall, does anyone know of any good ones??

Many thanks for the help anyway!

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