Good product, dumb software, better off configuring it yourself
23 August 2004
Summary: I bought this router to replace an old Netgear MR814v2 which wasn't giving me enough wireless speed (all of the devices in the household are going wireless). I was apprehensive because I've always bought Netgear, but I had heard good things about the Linksys routers from a friend who does...
Summary: A CD is included with the Linksys router which guides you through the physical set up (which is very easy). It also guides you through the software set-up. However, I encountered a few problems with the software set-up. However, Linkysys has an *on-line* set up Wizard through their website.
Summary: I purchased the WRT54GS to upgrade an outdated router that I'd had for about 4 years. Ultimately I was hoping this router would allow me to use my laptop anywhere in my town home (~1300 sqft) AND work with Xbox Live despite it's absence from the list of approved routers; I figured "how much...
Tips for first timers with SBC Yahoo DSL and Windows XP!!
22 August 2004
Summary: FINALLY got the wireless network going but not without help from many of the reviews listed, a long call to Linksys tech support and then stumbling on the Windows XP Network Setup Wizard. This wizard was able to resolve the last of my issues!
Summary: This router provides a high-quality signal and was, in theory, easy to set up. But the CD provided by Linksys somehow failed to interact with the router software correctly about three-quarters of the way through the setup process -- a factory-programmed password wasn't accepted.
Summary: After installation I kept getting IP address conflict errors. Checked the firmware version and I was on V1.50.5 Went to the website to see if there was anything newer (just bought it yesterday, but who knows) and sure nuff there was a version 1.50.8 I checked out the fixes in the new version and one...
Summary: I bought the router along with a usb adapter. My main computer is hard wired to the router and the adapter is on the kids computer in another room. On the hard wired computer there is no appreciable reduction in internet speed.