This guide shows you how to program a router

Step 1. Plug in the router and connect to PC only – one lead should be connected to 1 to 4 ports at the back of the router which is a PC connector. Step 2. Go to Start, then Control Panel on computer. Look for Network Connections and Double click on it. Then Right Click on ‘Local Area Connection’ and Enable. Step 3. Open up Internet Explorer – in the address bar - for the Linksys router type and press Enter. Note: Check router documentation for other model’s default ip address Step 4. You will be asked for a username and password, for the Linksys router leave username ‘blank’ and type in the password – admin. Note: For other branded routers the reader should check the documentation for the correct default username, and password for their respective model.


Click into Wireless Security Step 12. See Page 4 – for Instructions Step 6. Open up WordPad / Notepad (Go to Start. 2 . Step 7. Customer Name or leave it as Linksys Step 9. Note: For any computer accessing the Internet via the router make sure the respective connections are set to Obtain their IP Address Automatically and also set the DNS to Obtain Automatically. Your installer will have given you the settings for your router. minimize it.g.Step 5. Programs and Accessories then click on WordPad/Note Pad for Customer Information to be added). Click on Save Settings button. Leave Wireless Channel as Enable Step 10. This takes you to a page with a Continue button on it – Click Continue and you go back to the first page Step 11. Your Wireless name e. Click into Wireless. Change the Wireless Network Mode to Mixed Step 8.

For security reasons. please type in a random word. WEP Encryption – 128 bits 26 hex digits Step 16. please use a word other than blue . Continue and close Internet Explorer. In the passphrase.Step 13. for demonstration purposes the word blue is used.Then click Generate Step 17. Copy and Paste the WEP Key into your WordPad/Notepad Step 18. 3 . Security Mode – change it to WEP Step 14. The Default Transmit Key is always 1 Step 15. Click Save Settings.

Next Page 4 . Go to Start and then click Control Panel. Double Click on Network Connections Step 4. Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and then Click Properties button. Step 2. Double Click on Network and Internet Connections Step 3. Right Click on Local Area Connection/Wireless Connection and Click Properties Step 5.Instructions for PC and Laptop Connections to Router Windows XP Step 1.

Step 4. Go to Start and then click Control Panel. Go to Network and Sharing Centre Step 3.Step 6. Same as Step 6 in Windows XP Instructions. Select Internet Protocol IPV4 and then Click Properties button. Right Click on Local Area Connection/Wireless Connection and Click Properties Step 5. Windows Vista Step 1. Click OK all the way back to the Desktop. Go to ‘Manage Network Connections’ on left side menu. Step 7. Select to Obtain and IP Address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. 5 . Step 2. Step 6.