Buy Used and Save: Buy a Used “Cisco-Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander WRE54G” and save over 90% off the $ list price. Buy with confidence as the . 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. Download Linksys WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander Setup Wizard. OS support: Windows (all). Category: Networking.

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You have successfully extended your network! As it is, the expander is useless. In order to administer the repeater and join it to my network I had to set up its connection with another router and then reconfigure it to join my network. As ALL Linksys routers at default route from a gateway of CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the best source for finding help, linkzys, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Got 2 blue lights. Aside from changing the channels – what else can I do to prevent the drops? Now on the reality side, for people with upstairs down stairs configurations or maybe a church setting with a separate gym these things are perfect let your consumer level Linksys router distribute WiFi to the ground floor for example and plug the WRE54G in upstairs.

There is a port on the WRE54G on the front under a little flip door well linkssy. I bought one in March from Worten used to be Boulanger for I have a newer HP dm3 laptop, Delland older Toshiba under Linux in our home that all work good and get no signal dropouts now with the extender.


Wait until your client utility tells you that you have a connection before proceeding. Now we are almost there. I wonder, can’t two routers work the same as those ethernet boxes? All 3 laptops in use are Dell.

Most non noobe users are not going to leave their IP configured in this way. Some devices will also require you to check a box to enable WDS. We take a look at whether it means trouble for your 11ac network.

I’m trying to follow your instructions above – but I can’t get past step 4. The easiest thing to do is to change your IP address unless it is in the Open your web browser and point it at How do I prevent these drops of signal?

Once you are logged in you will see the console that looks like this:. I would not recommend purchase of this device. Hi all,We really have terrible internet at home in the UK It works with both Wireless-G and Wireless-B clients so you’ll get the benefits of increased coverage, even with a mixed network. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Use the reset button in the hole on the side of the Expander. You are reporting the following post: It appears on my list of wireless connections as Linksys.

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Over In The Forums. After successfully connecting to the device you might have security warnings as security is not in place yet open up your browser and point it to http: If I make it secure, Linlsys my new laptop with Windows 7 also use it?


Where can I get this wifi range extender? If you like what linkzys do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon.

I have a neighbor that rarely uses the Internet and as a favor to them, I extended my home network into his wre54f to allow him to use my wireless signal. The Gateway and DNS settings won’t matter for now and you can leave them blank.

Also, the factory configuration uses a “0” in the third octet of the IP address Discuss this in liknsys Forums. But with a little effort, you can get it to function with any 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”.

So what is a “range expander”? Devices joined in a WDS bridge usually require that you enter the MAC linkxys of the device at the other end of the bridge into each device.


You can see the arrows pointing to where you can change your IP address of the device to be on your network. I don’t see that functionality in the Xirrus linmsys. Then once you have two blue lights, manually configure your encryption as listed above.

I am thinking of using a ethernet powerline for my house.