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Setting up the Wireless-G Game Adapter with a Linksys router

To connect the Wireless-G Game Adapter to any wireless Linksys router, take note of the following wireless settings:

ii. Wireless Security
iii. Network Key

If you do not know the wireless settings of your router, click here.

NOTE:  WGA54G v1 is only compatible with WEP Encryption.  For WGA54G v2, make sure that you are using the latest firmware for it to support WPA Encryption (TKIP).

Setting Up the Wireless-G Game Adapter 

Step 1:
Connect the Wireless-G Game Adapter to your router using an Ethernet cable.  For instructions, click here

Step 2:
Access the Wireless-G Game Adapter’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here.  If you are using Mac® computer to access the Game Adapter's web-based setup page, click here

Step 3:
When the Game Adapter’s web-based setup page appears, look for the SSID field and enter the wireless network name.  In this example, linksys is the network's SSID.

Step 4:
Look for Network Type and select Infrastructure

Step 5:
If WEP is not enabled on the wireless router, select Disable then proceed to Step 10

If WEP is enabled, select Enable then click WEP Key Settings.  

Step 6:
Once the WEP Encryption window appears, select the same Default Transmit Key as your router’s.  In this example, we selected 1

Step 7:
Select the same WEP Encryption level.  Either 64Bit(10 hex digits) or 128Bit(26 hex digits).  In this example, we selected 128Bit(26 hex digits).

Step 8:
Enter the wireless network’s WEP key.  Since we selected Key 1, use the WEP key in the Key 1 field.

Step 9:

Click .  

Step 10:
When the Setup page appears, scroll down then click Refresh and select your wireless network’s SSID. 

Step 11:
Once your SSID is selected, click Connect

Step 12:
Click Apply to complete setting up the Game Adapter.

Related Articles:

Changing the LAN IP Address of the WGA54G
Changing the Linksys Wireless-G Game Adapter's Password
Connecting the Wireless-G Game Adapter to an Ad-Hoc Network
Resetting the Wireless-G Game Adapter to Factory Default

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