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Linksys wireless router 8 digit pin

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#1 Blufx


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Posted 17 June 2012 - 10:39 AM

Setting up Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 7 machine. I'm using a USB wireless adapter on the host computer for internet. I connected a Linksys WRT54G wireless router to the LAN port, and planned to have other machines connected to it. Following Windows networking wizard, it recognized the router, then ask for the 8digit pin number located on a sticker on the bottom of the router. There's no such sticker there, and doesn't look like there ever was one. The stickers with the mac address, serial number, and FCC ID number are all there, but no pin number. Contacting Linksys got me nowhere. Because of the age of the router, they wanted me to pay more for tech help than the router cost. I can access the router setup, but couldn't find it there either. Anyone know what the number is or how to retrieve it?

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:45 AM

That PIN number is probably related to the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature...

I'm not a "networking" expert, but I guess you'll just need to set-up your wireless connection manually - refer to the router's manual, you can also take a look at this article: How to Setup a D-Link Router - it's for a different router, but it might help as it's a step-by-step instruction...
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