Download Linksys WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander Setup Wizard. OS support: Windows (all). Category: Networking. 1) Turn off WEP or WPA on your router 2) Plug the WRE54G in the same room as your router 3) Push autoconfig button and hold 5 seconds. Linksys’ WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander [reviewed here] is a WDS-based b / g repeater that Linksys says works only with its.

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Place your range expander WRE54G near your router 3. Discussion topics wre54y Wi-Fi setups, You can also enable security and modify other settings in here. Usually when you experience signal dropout it is caused by another transmitter on the same frequency but in the case of the wireless extender it picks up where the wireless router leaves off in range.

So the only option to configure it is by the auto config button. This is usually linksya at the device itself and not at your computer.

I wonder, can’t two routers work the same as those ethernet boxes? It really doesn’t matter what you enter here but we suggest avoiding personal sre54g.

Email Facebook Whatsapp Pinterest Twitter. At least mine doesn’t. Message 1 of 45Views. Gechlik January 22, 3 minutes. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

Linksys WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander Setup Wizard

Press auto config button for one min till the status led color changes 4. WiFi Terms Before linnksys get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with. Read our privacy policy. After installing the WRE54G he gets a full strength signal.


I bought one in March from Worten used to be Boulanger for Login to to Range expander you may shut down your router first 5. Good post was unclear about ssid should be a new one or the same.

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This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I must be missing something, but in step 1 you say to connect it using an ethernet cable, but the WRE54G doesn’t have an ethernet port on the device. Next go to your older laptop with the WPC11 Computer NetworksRouterWi-Fi. At this point, with the extender still hard wired to your wre54, it is a good idea to update the extender’s firmware.

Basically anything that is on the same frequency as lunksys wireless router or extender 2. If this is not done before connecting the extender to the router via the ethernet cable, you will linkss be able to login to the extender.

Open an internet browser and type in ” If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Unfortunately this router only allows for WEP security. When setup screen comes back after extender reboot, change the SSID to match that of your router. No user name – just password “admin”.

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Where can I get this wifi range extender? Linksys is one of the reputed Range Extender manufacturers. Both should support WDS and the wireless standards Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices.


This is the correct page to be on in order to configure the WiFi settings. Message 7 of 45 99, Views. There is a port on the WRE54G on ,inksys front under a little flip door well hidden. Or if you want it as a separate network, change the name to something else.

If you can’t get the two blue lights double check your firmware version is 3. Is there a way, though, to force one laptop or another to “ignore” the extender to prevent the drops? The easiest thing to do is to change your IP address unless it is in the But 3 proved me to be a fool, so I didn’t get to 4- 7. Nice guide, I’ve started getting a message on my windows xp that the ip is used by another computer when I connect the range expander and change the gateway to the ip address of the router!!

If it doesn’t turn back to blue in about 1 minute, reset the extender and repeat the steps over.