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laprofe1
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

WRT54G Unable to connect the router

Am trying to set up the router to my Verizon DSL Westell 6100 modem.  I get various messages:  Unable to connect to the router, Router configuration error.  I have a Toshiba laptop running XP.  No problems connecting to the internet through the modem but not with the router.  Any words of wisdom out there?  Thanks
sharkbyte
Posts: 1,330
Registered: ‎10-09-2006

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

Hardwire all of them 1st... that is connect the modem to the internet port of the router and temporarily hardwire the laptop to the router as well...
 
Then check what IP address your laptop gets... to do that go to start -- run --- (type in cmd)... and then on the DOS prompt, type ipconfig ... what is the IP Address? :smileyhappy:
laprofe1
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

Got it.  Now what do I do with it?  Thanks for your help.
sharkbyte
Posts: 1,330
Registered: ‎10-09-2006

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

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► What is the IP Address... post it here please...
 
If it is 192.168.1.100 -101 onwards... then close out of this DOS prompt and open up and Internet Explorer browser instead.. and type on the address bar the numbers 192.168.1.1.. it will ask you for a username and password after you hit go or enter... (username just leave it blank, password as a default is admin)......
 
This process should hopefully bring you to a linksys set-up page... :smileyhappy:

Message Edited by sharkbyte on 04-15-200708:37 PM

sauie
Posts: 58
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

by pass the modem first.access the web ui 0f the router by default its 192.168.1.1.type it in the address bar of your browser. the username - just leave it blank and the default password is admin.when your there change the local ip address to 10.10.10.1. then save settings after that turn of the routr for 10 sec and power it back again after 10 sec..we do this to avoid conflict with the westell modem that is a modem-router in one.
laprofe1
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

The IP address is 192.168.1.100  but that page doesn't open.  ? 
sharkbyte
Posts: 1,330
Registered: ‎10-09-2006

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

Don't type 192.168.1.100 .......... type 192.168.1.1 ..............
sauie
Posts: 58
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

open it using 192.168.1.1
laprofe1
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

192.168.1.1  takes me to the Westell page.
sauie
Posts: 58
Registered: ‎04-15-2007

Re: WRT54G Unable to connect the router

by pass th modem before going to that page