The computer where it was originally set up is using Windows XP. Once you are done save your settings. Computer Networks , Router , Wi-Fi. The installer software that comes on the CD goes through a setup path that is to set the device up through your current wireless but it can’t connect to the device unless it is on your network “Wired”. Now, the setup program says that it cannot find an extender on my network. Then once you have two blue lights, manually configure your encryption as listed above. Wi-Fi Mesh System Secrets.

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The first draft 11ax routers are almost here. The WRE54G is NOT user friendly, but following above steps should get you up and running under your encryption of choice, and prevent it going into trash!

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Obviously your MAC address will vary:.


Different routers have different locations and terminology, on my router it is called Bridging. However, once again, the use of the expander is causing other laptops in the house to lose their wireless signal when I unplug the expander the symptom goes away. Any Condition Any Condition.


The default password is: Unlike adding a traditional access point to your network to expand wireless coverage, the Wireless-G Range Expander does not need to be connected to the network by a data cable.

If you can’t get the two blue lights double check your firmware version is 3. I don’t see that functionality in the Xirrus monitor. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Additional Product Features Interfaces. Next up we will need to connect to the device using WiFi.

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Do I even need this thing? I wonder, can’t two routers work the same as those ethernet boxes? It seems windows 7 connects to the strongest signal under the SSID you assigned to your router and extender and because the name is the same it only shows one SSID under windows 7.

Tips and Tools to Know. In case your Sq. How do I prevent these drops of signal?

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Aside from changing the channels – what else can I do to prevent the drops? Linksys Wireless Network Cards. This product was a “Refurbished unit”, I can see why so many people are returning these saying that they don’t work.

I needed to enter the MAC address of the extender which wirelesd on a bar code under the device.


Show More Show Less. The easiest thing to do is to change your IP address unless it is in the Generally, your best chance of success will be with WEP is off on my router.

Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander WRE54G – repeater WRE54G WRE54GCU

You are reporting the following post: Use an address in the Gateway needed to be all “0” for it to work as an extender.

I see in the wireless log there is some information but I’d be interested to see The computer where it was originally set up is using Windows XP. You can see the arrows pointing to where you can change your IP address of the device to be on your network. Best of luck, Bobby. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Out of the box this device is set to use