Linksys has some exceptional contribution in bringing successful home networks and solutions to network related issues. Being a sister concern of Cisco, Linksys has attributed phenomenal experiences to the consumers. Cisco and linksys in alliance have got hold of almost all the consumer and corporate network worldwide.Linksys routers are accompanied by manual and software guides for installation, in addition there is extensive round the clock support available to the users. Therefore if you are also trying to set up the Linksys wireless router to set up a wireless network home than the following steps could add on to a smooth installation:
1.After you get the linksys wireless router, do not forget to connect the antenna
2.Place the router ensuring any metal not to be around
3.Connect power cable and ether net cable to the router
4.After you turn on the router, than switch the computer on
5.Access the webpage http:192.168.1.1 and configure the settings
After you get the linksys wireless router, do not forget to connect the antenna
To establish a wireless connection, the linksys router must be connected to the antenna so that the computer and the router can communicate wirelessly.
Place the router ensuring any metal not to be around
Every router goes along with a range that ensures that the signal strength is strong with in the range. If the laptop or computer gets distant from the router the signal strength decreases. Therefore place the router at a distance so that the signal strength is not poor but excellent and ensure no metal to be around.
Connect power cable and ether net cable to the router
At the back of the router there are ports for power, phone and Ethernet. The power cable, DSL cable should be connected to the respective port. Most importantly for the initial set up even in wireless connection, the Ethernet cable must be connected between the computer and the wireless router.
After you turn on the router, than switch the computer on
After ensuring all the connections to be proper, switch on the router and check on the lights on the router. Afterwards turn the computer on. And let the system come to the normal desktop window.
Access the webpage http:192.168.1.1 and configure the settings
Open the respective browser loaded on your system and got to the link http:192.168.1.1.It opens up a page which asks for username and password, by default the username is admin and the password is blank. The page is the set up page for the router and needs the settings so that could connect to the wireless router. All the information should be grabbed from the internet service provider .The settings include the connection type from DHCP to PPPoe, SSID, WEP key and others.SSD is the name of the network you are setting up and can be kept anything as per your wish. The WEP key is the security password that would restrict any third party access to the network.
The comprehensive discussion helps in proper set up of a wireless linksys router to the computer. Every step should be rightly carried out to avoid any kind of errors.