Ech. Hello computer-extraordinaries that are smarter with computers then me. I have been trying to set up our new Linksys Wireless Router WRT54GS (SpeedBooster) and everything has been going fine. I'm using for both the family computer (Which I'm using at the moment) and my Notebook. We were setting it up on the family computer and everything was working great. We got it working on this computer and we then went to getting internet on my laptop. We got to the Wireless Connections list and when we clicked on our network, it disapeared suddenly, not being able to type in the key. We can't seem to get our network to display. We are trying to connect right by the router, it's up and running and everything, it just won't show. I have an ethernet cable that came with my laptop, but that didn't help. Also there was a message that we have got saying we had to use a wireless CD we were provided with when we purchased with my notebook, but I never had a CD. I do have a wireless PC card. We are going to ask for technical support, I just wanted to see if you guys had any idea what is wrong with it. Any help? If you need more info, just tell me.
Wait, so connecting directly via an ethernet cable to the router isn't working either?
In all honesty, my WRT54G has been acting strange starting today too.. I can't get a decent singnal on it with my tenants laptop.
Yes, I was using the ethernet cable by connecting it into a port in the router, just to download all of the Linksys stuff I needed to download. I just needed to connect to the Internet temporarily just for downloading.
Well, in that case try updating your router's firmware if you already haven't.
And make sure "Broadcast SSID" is checked if your router has that.
Well hey, I'm here, online, using my laptop. Instead of using Windows to connect we decided to use Intel PROset/Wireless. It got us alot more connections too. So everything seems to be working fine. It might of also been that we had the antennae (whatever you call it) pointed in the wrong direction. We tried it pointing different ways, and we found that the way we pointed it the network showed up. I'll let anyone know if anything goes wrong. But for now....