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Old 11-19-07, 04:51 AM
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Wireless router problems

Ok, so I've had a wireless router (Netgear WGT624) for about a year now.

It's worked great for the most part.

Last week, somehow I changed the saved network key and while my computer 'found' my network, it wouldn't connect.

I tried and tried and now my computer won't even recognize my network.

I tried connecting to http://192.168.1.1 like the router instructions say, nothing.

I hit the reset button, and I can't do a damn thing now.

HELP HELP!!!

I don't mind having to be connected to a wire, but wireless is so convienient...

Any other info needed to fix this, let me know, it's late, and I'm kinda fading...

THANKS IN ADVANCE!!!!
Old 11-19-07, 02:51 PM
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Can you connect to the router with that IP while having a physical connection rather than wireless? If your reset was successful you should be able to. To be safe, reset the router again, then physically connect your computer to it using a cable and try browsing to that IP address.

Once you're in you should be able to re-setup your wireless network.
Old 11-20-07, 03:55 AM
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The only way to connect the router to the computer while being online is to connect the ethernet cord from the modem to the computer, and another cord from one of the 4 ports on the router to the dial-up modem port on the computer.

If I connect the ethernet cable to the router, I cannot get online, any address.

If I try to go to that site now, I can't.
Old 11-21-07, 08:43 PM
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You should have 5 ports on the back of your router. 1 should be labeled as a WAN port and the other 4 are the LAN ports. The modem, assuming it is a DSL or cable modem, should connect to the WAN port. It is usually the only port that is by itself the 4 wired LAN ports are typically next to one another. Connect the computer's ethernet port to one of the LAN ports on the PC. You should then be able to connect to the router and to the internet. You may have to reboot your cable modem and router. Sometimes you can release and renew inside of the router. Once you are able to connect to the web again from the router you can setup your wireless network again and should be fine.

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