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Linksys wireless WRT54GS v 7 not blocking sites


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geerhed

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Hi,

Believe me, I searched for this and couldn't find anything helpful or similar. I am using a Linksys WRT54GS, version 7 for my wireless network. I was resetting after a power outage, and decided I should block a few sites (had never used this feature before). Using the Access Restrictions tab, I,

1.) named a new policy,
2.) set my clients (IPs xxx.xxx.x.101-110),
3.) set times to 24/7, and
4.) put in some test urls at the bottom.

This did not block anything. So, I backed up everything and updated my firmware from (can you believe 7.50.0) to 7.50.8. No effect. Complete system power cycle. No effect. Updated browsers. Power cycle. No effect. Nothing in any other tab contradicted these.

I changed from IPs to the router MAC. Nothing. What am I doing wrong? I'm stumped. Does anyone have ideas?

Thanks for any time or help yall can give me. :)
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iammykyl

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Hi.

Would this aricle be of any use to you?
http://www.ehow.com/...54g-router.html

Edited by iammykyl, 05 September 2010 - 05:55 PM.

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geerhed

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Hi.

Would this aricle be of any use to you?
http://www.ehow.com/...54g-router.html

Hi iammykyl,

Thanks for replying! Yes, that is actually one of the first sources I used; I think I'm messing up #3, identifying the computers. I started with the one I'm on (basic - it is the one most likely to be used) so I put in the router's MAC. I tried a blocked site and it shut down internet for everything; I had to go back into the router and delete the policy to get everything working again. This is a great feature, I just wish I could do it correctly.
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iammykyl

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Sorry it did not help. I am more of a hartdware person so do not have more ideas.

I suspect that having replied to your topic, you may not get more replied. If your left without help for a couple of days I suggest you start another topic.

Good luck.
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