Increasingly I found more and more of the home entertainment components are demanding an internet hookup – first the Xbox, now the Blu-ray, AV Receiver and the TV! By the way, I had to use the manual installation instructions found in another review for this product. I bought two of these, so it wasn’t just a fluke that they both eventually broke down the same way. One person found this helpful. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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The static ip settings should be: I use WPA2 security settings on the router, but that linkwys the least of the problems. For convenience, I chose to go the wireless route. Third, for the password, it was ADMIN, as others have pointed out, but with capital letters at least for my case.

Once you are in there you can reconfigure everything. We’ll show you why the “seamless” roaming Wi-Fi gear linosys promise is still as elusive as a Yeti.

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Skip to main content. Luckily, RAK posted a review on this product that has instructions on how to get logged into the adapter. We take a look at whether it means trouble for your 11ac network.


Setup was a bit frustrating for a while because the receiver wouldn’t recognize the WEP encryption key even though I confirmed it was being entered correctlybut then I found some information online from a user that had gone through similar issues and they clarified that if you use MAC address filtering on your router, you need to enter the MAC addresses for BOTH this wireless adapter and the DirecTV receiver. If the dga600n software is not able to detect the device during the installation process, then follow these steps I had to perform these steps when I called Linksys for assistance.

At first I couldn’t get the device to use Anyway, now that everything is configured, I really like this adapter, but it took some fiddling to get it wgz600n work right.

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I use them for making some wired Panasonic IP Cameras wireless Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I bought one of these for my parents, who had a Magic Jack, and a WiFi hotspot.

Game and Media Adapters: As others have pointed out, however, installing it was a real pain. Then I found out that WEP security isn’t in the draft-n standard, so if you use a WEP password on your network, the device reverts to wireless-g.


You are now ready to follow one of our other guides. I haven’t had a problem using WEP security with mine, it’s all my cameras are capable of.

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New In the Box Free Shipping Trying to install the adapter with the computer connected by wireless did not work. That leads me to believe the linksys is a more powerful device Verified purchase: I’ve used this adapter to turn wi-fi connection into ethernet with no problems.

I just came to see if the price had dropped because I wanted to get a couple more and decided to read a few reviews to see if there was anything better out there. Because I have a Mac, the installation CD is worthless I generally like to use manual settings anyway.


Discuss this in the Forums. Then login to the unit using that IP Address. However, the linkssys has been excellent and I’ve been able to download HD movies from Amazon without any interference or signal disruption.