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Chapter 4: Connecting the Wireless-G Broadband Router
Hardware Installation for Connection to Another Router
Wireless-G Broadband Router
Hardware Installation for Connection to Another Router
Before you install the Router, you must change the default IP address of the other router. This is mandatory
because both routers may be set to the same IP address by default. If you do not change the other router’s default
IP address, then you may not be able to set up the Router.
First, make sure the Router is NOT connected to your network. Then follow these instructions:
1. To access the other router’s Web-based Utility, launch Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, and enter the
other router’s default IP address,, in the Address field. Then press Enter.
2. A password request page will appear. Leave the User Name field blank. In the Password field, enter the
password you have set (the default password is admin). Then click the OK button.
3. The first screen that appears will display the Setup tab. In the Network Setup section, there is a setting called
Local IP Address, which is set to Change this to
4. Click the Save Settings button to save your change, and then exit the Web-based Utility.
5. Power down your network devices. Now you will begin the hardware installation of Router.
6. Locate an optimum location for the Router. The best place for the Router is usually at the center of your
wireless network, with line of sight to all of your mobile stations.
7. Fix the direction of the antennas. Try to place the Router in a position that will best cover your wireless
network. Normally, the higher you place the antenna, the better the performance will be.
8. Connect a standard Ethernet network cable to the Router’s Internet port. Then, connect the other end of the
Ethernet cable to one of the numbered Ethernet ports on your other router.
Figure 4-4: Diagram for Connection to Another Router
NOTE: Steps 1-4 are instructions for a typical
Linksys router; however, if you are using a non-
Linksys router, refer to the other router’s
documentation for instructions on how to change its
local IP address to
Figure 4-5: Connecting Another Router
Multiple PCs