Select “Disable” for Remote Management as you don’t want to be configuring your router from public Internet. You don’t want to be wirelessly configuring the router. Linksys sets the default to http: Things You’ll Need Modem. I am out of wired connections to the Time Capsule and I have poor connection speed in my office, so I am looking to connect my old router Linksys WRTN V2 using the cable that is available on the third floor so that I have better wireless connectivity on the third floor and additional hardwire ports available.

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Wireless Setup – Linksys – WRT160N v2 (Linksys Firmware)

User profile for user: Use the Applications and Gaming tab. Click the Wireless Maf link. This may cause the router to stop functioning permanently. Include linksyss email address to get a message when this question is answered. Disable UPnP as there are vulnerabilities with this feature. Click here Step 2. Remember to save after every change. Select “Disable” for Remote Management as you don’t want to be configuring your router from public Internet.

Re: Linksys WRTN v2/Mac issues – Linksys Community

Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them? Connect to the router. If your configuration is correct, your Mac or PC will automatically switch to the wireless access point with the strongest signal as it “roams” about the house.


I am using a 2 TB Time Capsule version 7. By default ‘Basic Wireless Setting’ should be chosen, if not click it now.

This will broadcast your wireless connection to be detected by your wireless card. What you put here is what will show up when you are searching for a wireless connection.

Both of your messages helped. You may also forward a range of ports by using the Port Range Forwarding sub-tab.

If you are using your wireless connection and make any changes you will lose you wireless connection. TC is at default We call it wan bypass. Leave the username blank and enter “admin” for the password. The wrt160j security link can be ignored unless you are having range, signal or transmission issues. Cookies make wikiHow better. Enter the wanted password into both Router password slots. Posted on Mar 7, 2: Use an ethernet cable, and plug your computer into the router.

If this is your first time setting it up, you will be asked for your credentials. Here are some steps to help you configure it.


This can be used to verify if someone is connected to your qrt160n that should not be. This should be done if you will use the internet for applications requiring port forwarding such as video games or torrent downloading software.

If you are unsure, leave it as the default Then turn on the router and connect to it using a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. Warnings Do not upgrade the firmware of the router unless you know what c2 are doing.

You will have to experiment a bit to learn which device is which based on their IDs. Tips You may have to reset your Router to factory settings by pushing a pin in the small hole in the back of the router mc its powered up. You will now be in the “Basic Setup” section of the router.

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