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What are the different product settings present on the WRTN router? Does the WRTN support remote management? What is the warranty period of the WRTN? How many security modes does WRTN support? What kind of encryption is supported in the WEP security mode?
How many access policies can I set up on the Internet Access Policy screen? What is a web filter? What is AP isolation? How many keywords can be blocked in each Internet Access Policy?
What is WPS? LEDs 1. My wireless Internet connection keeps on dropping. I am still getting a dropping Internet connection even after I have connected my computer to the router using an ethernet cable. What do I do? How can I connect other Wi-Fi enabled devices such as gaming consoles and printers to my wireless network? How many connection types does the WRTN support? How many static routes can I set up between the router and another network?
What web browser can be used to access the WRTN web-based setup page? What radio bands are supported by the WRTN? What is MAC address clone and what is it used for? What is Diagnostics and what is it used for?
What is Port Range Forwarding? Can I select time zone and automatically adjust the clock? Which dynamic route protocol is supported on the WRTN? What is Port Triggering? What is DMZ and what is it used for? What are the network modes supported in WRTN? What is wireless MAC filter and what is it used for?
What is UPnP? Is it possible to wirelessly connect my TV or other wireless devices to a computer that is connected to my router? It acts as a wireless access point which lets you connect your wireless computers and devices to your wireless network.
The router function ties it all together, letting your whole network share high-speed Cable or DSL Internet connection. The default IP address to access the web-based setup page is To log in, the Username field is left blank and "admin" is the default password to be used.
There are two 2 ways to reset the WRTN to factory default settings. After accessing the web-based setup page, click on the appropriate tab on which settings you want to change. Yes, the WRTN supports remote management. The warranty period is dependent on the country of purchase. For more information about your device's warranty, click here. The WRTN can be set-up in 2 different means. This can be done either through the Setup CD that came with the router or through manually setting-up the router instead.
To learn more about manually setting-up your router click on the following links below. The default SSID or network name is linksys. The WRTN supports a maximum of 32 wireless clients. The WEP security mode supports bit and bit encryptions. This feature keeps port from being scanned by devices outside of your local network. To learn more about Internet Access Policy and how to set up access restrictions, click here. To find out the difference between Internet Access Policy and Parental controls, click here.
The connection between the computer and the server is encrypted in this setting. AP isolation separates all wireless clients and wireless devices on your network from each other. Wireless devices will be able to communicate with the router but not with each other. AP isolation is disabled by default. This is a feature that makes it easy to add devices to your wireless network using the WPS button that is located either on the front or back panel of your WRTN.
You need to access the web-based setup page to check the wireless settings of your router. For instructions, click here. To learn how, click here.
You should check the following items:. Step 1: Check that the router is powered ON. If it is turned off, connect the power adapter to the router's power port then plug the power adapter into a power outlet. Step 3: Check if your wireless adapter supports If not, change your wireless adapter to make sure that the adapter can support the protocol.
I am still getting a dropping Internet connection even after I have connected my computer to the router using an Ethernet cable. If you are still getting a dropping wired Internet connection, it may be due to the following reasons:. If you are unable to connect your wireless devices to the network when it is set to WPA-AES, a workaround is to disable security on the router temporarily.
Once done, try to connect a device on the unsecured network. Connecting Wi-Fi enabled devices to the network is fast and easy as long as you know your wireless settings. For detailed instructions, click here. Select the file to upgrade by using the Browse button and then click Start Upgrade.
Do not reset or powercycle the device while it is still upgrading. The default Start IP Address is You can have up to 20 static routes. Any web browser may be used. The radio band gives you two 2 options:. If you select Wide channel for the radio band setting, then wireless-N can use two 2 channels: a primary one Wide Channel and a secondary one Standard Channel.
This will improve your wireless-N performance. Diagnostics is used to check the Internet connection and network ping. The Port Forwarding screen allows you to set up public services on your network, such as web servers, FTP servers, e-mail servers, or other specialized Internet applications.
This setting only opens the ports you want to have opened. This enables the application to pass through these ports without interruption. To know how to set up port forwarding, click here. Yes, you can adjust the time zone and automatically adjust the clock. To do this:. Step 1: Access the web-based setup page. Step 2: Click the Setup tab, then select the Basic Setup sub-tab.
Step 3: Select the appropriate time zone in the Time Zone drop-down menu. Step 4: Once done, click Save Settings. It is compatible with RIP dynamic route protocol and can support up to 20 static routings at most. Port triggering will forward ports based on the incoming port specified. Check with your software applications to find out what is necessary to enter in these fields.
The Demilitarized Zone DMZ screen allows one local user to be exposed to the Internet for use of a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming and videoconferencing.
DMZ hosting forwards all the ports at the same time to one computer. DMZ hosting opens all the ports of one computer, exposing the computer to the Internet. The network modes supported are wireless-B Wireless access can be filtered by using the MAC addresses of the wireless devices transmitting within your network's radius.
Universal Plug and Play UPnP allows Windows to automatically configure the router for various Internet applications, such as gaming and videoconferencing. Any wireless device like a wireless TV can be connected directly to the router but not through the computer that is connected to it. Belkin International, Inc. Software does not include any Open Source Software as defined below. As part of this license, you may A operate the Software in the manner described in the user documentation for the Software; B where the Software is provided for download onto a personal computer or mobile device, make as many copies of the Software as you reasonably need for your own use this does not include firmware ; and C permanently transfer all of your rights to use the Product including but not limited to the Software to another person, so long as that person also agrees to be bound by this Agreement, and following such transfer you stop using the Product and the Software.
Linksys WRT120N Wireless-N Home Router Frequently Asked Questions
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