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    Question Need help changing my Linksys WRT54G Router Security Password

    I have a Linksys WRT54G Router and I was able to change my security password from WEP to WPA. But the problem is that Linksys default for a WPA Algorithm is TKIP and I want to change it to AES, and I'm having trouble changing those settings.

    Here's a picture of what the Linksys' Manual saids to do:

    and here's what my Linksys settings look like via Firefox browser access:

    Also here's the link for the user manual for the Linksys Router:,0.pdf

    So if anybody can help me out I would greatly appreciate it.

  2. #2
    Unfortunately I gave away my own WRT54G router, so I can't check this, but are you positive that your router is even broadcasting the wireless? I only mention that because the red is such a warning color and there is no other reason that the boxes should not be showing up.

    That being said, I've got a couple generic responses:

    1.) Have you tried using a different browser?
    2.) Have you tried updating the firmware (I've heard a lot of complaints about buggy firmware).
    3.) Are you configuring your router via a wired or a wireless connection?

    I hope things at least start to match the manual with one of these options. Good luck!
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  3. #3
    Thanks sdimhoff, I actually added the red and yellow coloring to my picture.

    to and to answer your questions:

    1) Yes I have tryed it in Internet Explorer and it shows the same thing.

    2)No I haven't but that's my next move.

    3)I have been configuring my router via wireless connection.

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  5. #4
    If the firmware update does not work you should try using a wired connection to your computer just to configure it. I'm not sure anymore, but I want to say there were some goofy quirks when changing wireless settings over the wireless connection.
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  6. #5
    Got it working, I just had to update the firmware.

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