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Wireless Sec. Cameras/Wireless Network conflict!


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Vinceee

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Great forum here!

I need help from all the experts and gurus!

I tried searching on the web and then on here but could not find anything exactly like my problem.

I recently purchased a basic 2.4 gig wireless security camera system with 4 wireless cameras and 1 base. This system is Not streamed to the internet its just connected to my TV for security when I home.

My problem is when I Hook the wireless Camera system up it suddenly knocks my Laptops off the Wireless network and I loose internet connection.

As soon as I disconnect the Wireless cameras and restart my Laptops they reconnect to the Wireless internet.

Im sure there is an easy way to solve this problem but I cant seem to figure out as of yet.

Help! :whistling:
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Hey vince and welcome to geeks to go.

Well we can start from the basics to make sure I can come up with a good solution for ya.

What kind of router is it? ( Company Brand)
What channel is it on?

Whats the model of router

You mostly need to access the setup page to do this.

Heres what you do in windows.

Click start.
Click Run
Type "cmd" (without the quotes)
At the prompt, type "ipconfig /all" (no quotes)
Type the default gateway (I.E) 192.168.0.1

You should be able to get the info from there.

Hoping for a reply soon :whistling:

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Hey thanks for the reply!

I did what you said and the default gateway is: 192.168.1.1

The router is a very recent linksys (not exactly sure of the model)
and my pc has a Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN.

How do I find out what channel it is on?

Hope I gave you the info you need and this helps!

If I misunderstood let me know.

thanks.
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Hey Vince.

To find out the Channel, go to the wireless tab and then wireless settings and you should see a channel number. It's most likely on 6. If it is I want you to change it to something like 1 , 3 , 9 or 11.
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Cant seem to find exactly where the wireless tab with wireless settings or with the channel displaying.
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Alright. Can ya look under the the bottom of the router and tell me what the serial number is? I am guessing its a WRT54G.
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Yes you are correct.

Linksys
Model: WRT54G Version 6
SN: CDFD1FBF0892


Thanks for your patience.
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Well After you type in 192.168.1.1, do you get the login window?

If so the default is admin and the password is password.

Here is a picture of mine just so ya know what I'm talking about.. Just for it to be easier for ya.

Also, we might need to do a firmware upgrade. If you can tell me the firmware version of the router, it'll be easy for me to give you a new solution :whistling:

Check out mine this is where you can change the channel.


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Edited by ultimateslacker2, 20 August 2007 - 11:43 AM.

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OK. For some reason the username and apssword is not accepting. Once I get to that page im sure I can figure it out.

I used: admin (Username)
password (password)

Any reason why its not letting me on?

Thanks again,
Vince
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For the password, type admin.

My mistake.
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I was able to access the page. I changed the channel to 11 and everything worked in harmony for about 10 minutes then knocked me off!.

I called linksys and explained everything and they advised to keep it on channel 5. The phone call was dropped before we could get in to advanced wireless settings. It was not easy to communicate to thier cust serv/tech so I hope they fully understood my challenges.

FYI-The 4 channel wireless camera frequencies are:
2.414ghz
2.432ghz
2.450ghz
2.468ghz

Maybe this will help!

Vince
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