This is convenient if you are traveling and have a hotel or conference room with only wired internet and you’d like a little more freedom. This had been one of this reviewer’s primary reasons to look into the first customized firmwares for the WRT54G. Setup If you’ve had an experience at all with any of the WRT range of wireless routers, the web setup page will instantly be recognizable to you. Inside the box, you’ll find a 5. Keeping this naming convention was a very smart move by Linksys to build on top of the tremendous name the WRT54G has built for itself. How extremely poetic that the Linksys colored port is your broadband gateway to the Information Superhighway now that’s a 90’s term if I’ve ever heard one. If you have performed a reset of your WRT54GC v1 device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:.

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If you are familiar with the full sized version, you should have no trouble navigating the pages for the GC. This foot also hides the hole for the reset button.

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If you have performed a reset of your WRT54GC v1 device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:. Each claim a 7dbi gain. A quick look at the wireless clients table will reveal a nicely refined tabular format that is much easier to read than previous implementations.

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They’ve also refined some of the standard pages as well. Look for WPA2 support to become much more widespread across the industry within the coming months. Do you already have an account? If your wireless product doesn’t currently support it, write your manufacturer and demand that it be added. The mix of dark grey slotted sides and matte silver surfaces makes for a very slick appearance.


Additionally, it seems sort of anaemic to be only able to block 4 website URLs or keywords at a time per policy.

Linksys Compact Wireless-G Broadband Router WRT54GC – wireless router – 802.11b/g – desktop Series

There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router’s IP address:. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you’ve forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can’t get access anymore.

Basic Setup As you can see above, the Basic setup page is very familiar with one glaring exception. Since the majority of the features are the same, I will highlight the noticaeble differences. There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router’s IP address: The design is very attractive and is a continuation of Linksys’ transition to the new corporate design that has shown up on all the recent releases.

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This site uses cookies: This will be convenient for those who setup and maintain routers for others. Name Type Size Date User manual click to download pdf 1. There are 3 tabs on the ethernet plug side, three on the aerial side, 2 on the front middle and to right and 2 on the reset flap side left and right. User Manual click to download. It looks like this:. In my mind this is a must have for defaults, since VNC is so easy to setup otherwise.


Overall, while the traditional purple and grey Linksys look is more recognizable, this new design trend is a good direction that tries to convey a more professional and study look. It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.

linkwys Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can’t find online? Seems like an odd port choice to block, NNTP, doesn’t it? You should try other Linksys passwords.

I personally used this router when on a recent road trip and used it to create a wireless access point for everyone in the hotel rooms rather than trying to share the one wired High Speed Internet among several wtr54gc.

Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here. This could certainly be expanded with a list input rather than text boxes.

This has significant implications for one of our favourite topics at LinksysInfo. These are lit solid on successful connection and blink with activity at their respective port.

Users Manual 2 click to download. Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk.