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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This item doesn’t belong on this page. A New Door Opens. Open your web browser and point it at I have even done it with tin pie pan. Unlike Linksys’ other “repeaters” that require a hardline to be dropped to it which is actually a little more reliablethis systems “sees” a signal, latches on like a leach, then re-distributes it at an amplified feed.

For more advanced users who have more sophisticated routers MIMO or multi-channel routers you money might be better spent on purchasing higher gain antennas to get the needed extra coverage or use site survey freeware like INSSIDER to determine what channels wrs54g less noise from other routers in the area. Those steps took me dre54g few hours Generally, your best chance of success will be with Linksys Wireless Network Cards.

Out of linksjs box this device is set to use I watched this and was convinced it was the better option since I can’t use wired http: Best of luck, Bobby.

This was helpful 0. Linksys Wireless Access Points. As ALL Linksys routers at default route from a gateway of The Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander is the easy way to increase the effective coverage of your wireless network. I tried several times to use the setup software to configure the repeater and kept getting an error stating the site wwre54g failed. Guess I expected more from a Cisco product. Been working fine until the one on port 88 stopped for some reason.

If you are running Windows 7 install the “Xirrus Wi-fi Monitor” desktop gadget linlsys it will show 2 SSID’s and allow you to look at signal strength and frequency, and mac address of each device under windows 7.


Unlike adding a traditional access point to your network to expand wireless coverage, the Wireless-G Range Expander does not need to be connected to the network by a data cable. The computer where it was originally set up is using Windows XP.

He would see the network with one or no bars. Wait until your client utility tells you that you have a connection before proceeding. Aside from changing the channels – what else can I do to prevent the drops? Sure I could have moved my router so I would not have needed an extender but then my network would have been centered around my router being in my foyer and who wants that? Devices joined in a WDS bridge usually require that you enter the MAC address of the device at the other end of the bridge into each device.

It appears on my list of wireless connections as Linksys.


To do this we will grab a paper clip or something similar to stick into the reset button. Does exactly what it is said to do.

Use the reset button in the hole on the side of the Expander. This button is located in a small hole on the left side of the Extender.

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Gateway needed to be all “0” for it to work as an extender. Unfortunately lnksys are some severe limitations on what you can do for security, and if security is something for you to consider, then be aware!

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Linksys WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander Setup Wizard

Email Facebook Whatsapp Pinterest Twitter. Basically anything that is on the same frequency as your wireless router or extender 2. First of course you need a WRE54G. 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.


Use an address in the Once hard wired you can log into the extender at You are reporting the following post: We’ll get a small commission on anything you buy. 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.

So we’re taking a different path.

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You have to follow the directions from the manual, not the installer software, for wre54b wired install and know enough to get around the sad fact that the instructions to install wired are partially copied from the wireless install and have not been changed to reflect the “wired” setup but give instructions for a wireless network. Then once you have two blue lights, manually configure your encryption as listed above.

After reading extensively all the information I could find on this repeater I found that it does not work well or at all with some MIMO routers or routers that either auto select their operating channels or have the ability wre45g transmit on one channel and receive on another Hi all new to the form.

I needed to enter the MAC address of the extender which appears on a bar code under the device. Discuss this in the Forums.

Windows 7 does support WEP linksy but being newer it tends to like WPA, but should work just fine with WEP, so rescan for wireless networks on the new laptop and enter key to connect, and if all goes well you should be connected 64 bit WEP on Win 7! Any Condition Any Condition. Continue reading on SmallNetBu