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Problem Connecting With BEFW11S4 V.2 To Network

I am about to buy something else because this is crazy. Chris Hey.. I had thought that this dual NAT might cause problems (although I haven't been successful in running the Linksys as just an AP without DHCP or routing and the SMC has John glad i found this post. http://dotbowl.com/problem-connecting/problem-connecting-on-wireless-network.html

Brian I have the same problem but mines worse, I unlike many have the first version of this router, and linksys only lists updates fro versions 2-4, I can't find any This annoyance will probably get on my bosses nerves very soon, any sugestions on what other router I can use to replace the BEFW11S4? the wireless (which was booted second) cannot.OK - then I tried a third thing: I connected a notebook with a Linksys WPC11 V3.0 Network PC Card (wireless).This notebook now can ping Try to go wireless, it doesn't.

The final roadblock is that the newly named, secured router's WEP key is not valid. I need it to work as AP where it can communicate w/ my US robotics wireless router , where my cable internet is hooked up. I run a seperate USR AP , and a Netgear 8 port VPM Router. I want this 2 PCs to get internet connectivity from the cable modem..

  • thanks to Peter for the tip.
  • I don't remember this many problems before Cisco bought Linksys (maybe it's just my memory or maybe it's true).
  • Aaron I also have a BEFW11S4, and it was ok for a while after I updated the firmware, but for the past 2 weeks, I have rebooted my router everytime my
  • I have 3 wireless and 2 wired users.
  • Did you know?
  • I have no firmware update, it is as it was out-of-the-box, no updating done.
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  • I have a toshiba cable modem which then feeds an SMC barricade gateway/router which in turn feeds the Linksys.
  • I have been locking out irregularly every 30 minutes or so.
  • Make sure you select the network card which is connected to the cable modem Restart computer and repair all wireless/wired connections The above setup effectively bypasses the cable modem to router

When I disable the wep it works swell. Basically the router appears to be intolerant of glitches in low level network messages and this leads to low reliability. This extra amount of polling may have started the overflow lockups. Do anyone else have this problem?

But I can't get it to connect when I set 6bit wep with a 5 letter passphrase. I have worked with the router successfully off and on for 2 years. Join our site today to ask your question. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/713691?start=0&tstart=0 Any of them will work because I've had a B router for like 7 years its been working great buy some laptop have trouble functioning to them.

I have to remove the wireless card from my laptop and power cycle it to get it working again. Wireless Networking Windows 8 Advertise Here 776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days. blah. James look, if I have to go down two floors to the basement one more time to reset the router I may be forced to just rip it to shred.

I recommend that you do not upgrade to this because there is some negotiation problems for the wireless end. However, the firmware upgrade came about because this piece of junk stopped sending DHCP and wouldn't route my laptop. Right now I do not have any internet access unless I hard wire the dsl modem directly to the pc. It can't ping anything successfully although it receives a proper ip address.

WTF [HomeImprovement] by kherr397. this content This hang affected all machines connected to the router. Thanks, Francois mosaics15, Jul 22, 2003 #1 Sponsor mosaics15 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 22, 2003 Messages: 6 forgot to mention, all my computers are on Windows XP. The New Firmware version is Really good.

I noticed that the access would come and go, even if changes aren't made. One computer may be online, and the rest are unable to connect, showing the cable or network disconnected. You set the usual F6 B2 A0 FF type number per usual for the WEP key in the router. weblink Thank you Heather Hi folks.

The whole system is hooked to Comcast cable through a Motorola Surfboard 5100. Note I am just using the router as a wireless access point I have an old Linksys Wired router that is solid as a rock, that I use to connect to Peter Hoogendijk I've a motorola sb5100 cable router which can be blocked by my provider.

CD instal says "error cannot connect to router"-I'll try disabling the unpnp tonight but if that doesnt work im taking it back for something better-this is my second one, first was

Then I upgraded the laptop from windows 2000 to XP and things got worse! Try connecting using the windows Wifi manager instead of the Intel Wireless manager and see if that makes a difference. 0 LVL 8 Overall: Level 8 Wireless Networking 4 Wireless At home, I have 2 PCs (both XP) hooked to a Linksys VPN router. It could also have to do with Wireless G APs and the communication between the two wireless points.

So a couple of days later I go back to the live chat and ask about the dynamic, automatic, and manual allocation. Butch Chris, I used your suggestion and disabled the UPnP, OMG what a difference. do yourself a favor and forget about Linksys mosaics15, Jul 29, 2003 #9 JohnWill Retired Moderator Joined: Oct 19, 2002 Messages: 106,414 There must have been some odd configuration issue check over here Woolclan If you are having problems with low or no connectivity on you router due to the upgrade of windows XP service package 2 you should look at this email address:

Are there any other ways to connect using the WEP encryption? I couldn't see anything wrong with what you were doing... Then find a AP/Router using the same chip for bets performace. You can not post a blank message.

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