Linksys WRT54GP2 Router Setup - Quick Guide

We've provided an easy procedure for the Linksys WRT54GP2 router setup. Read and execute the instruction and complete the setup. 

 Linksys WRT54GP2 Router Setup

Make sure the following before proceeding to the router setup steps:

  • Ensure that your computer is not connected to any other router.
  • Update the firmware from the official websiteof Linksys.
  • Unpack the package and take out the router and the other accessories.
  • Place the router in a centralized place in order to avoid any network interference.

Linksys WRT54GP2 Setup: Using CD-ROM

  • Install the CD-ROM that came along with the package. 
  • You'll be prompted to set the language. Choose your desired language from the drop-down menu and click OK.
  • Click on the Start Setup option and accept the terms and conditions.
  • Continue to follow the on-screen instructions to configure the network and complete the setup.

Linksys WRT54GP2 - Manual setup

  • Turn off your computer and modem. If your modem carries any backup battery, remove it as well.
  • Get anEthernet cable and connect your modem and the router.
  • Now, use another Ethernet cable to connect your computer and the router.
  • Attach the power adapter to the AC power socket on the router and plug the other end into awall outlet.
  • Turn ON your modem, router, and computer.
  • On your computer, go to the router’s web-based utility in a browser. For this, you have to enter the router’s default IP address in the address bar.
  • Once you enter the login page, enter the default admin username and password.
  • On the web-based utility page, go to the Setup tab and click the Internet Setup section.
  • Here, you have to select theAutomatic Configuration - DHCP option as the Internet Connection Type .
  • Go to the Network Setup section and you can change the IP address for the router.
  • Next, go to the Wireless tab.
  • Enter a new SSID and password for the router’s wireless network.
  • After making the changes to the router settings, make sure you save them before exiting.

You've now completed the Linksys WRT54GP2 router setup.

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