In addition to this User Guide you can find help at these locations

In addition to this user guide you can find help at

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In addition to this User Guide, you can find help at these locations: Linksys.com/support (documentation, downloads, FAQs, technical support, live chat, forums) Setup CD (Troubleshooting Guide, legal and regulatory notices) Cisco Connect help (run Cisco Connect, then click Learn More where available) Browser-based utility context-sensitive help (open the utility, then click Help in the right-side column .) How to set up your router For ALL The easiest and fastest way to set up your router is to run the Cisco Connect setup software . You can find Cisco Connect on the CD that came with your router or download it from the router’s support site at Linksys .com/support . Cisco Connect shows you how to connect your router to your home network, step by step . To get started, see “How to start Cisco Connect” below . If you are an advanced user, you can set up your router manually using the browser-based utility . To get started, see “How to open the browser-based utility” on page 25 . Setting Up: Basics
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14 Setting Up: Basics Linksys E-Series How to start Cisco Connect When you run the setup CD, Cisco Connect (your router’s setup software) is automatically installed onto your computer . You can then use Cisco Connect to easily manage your router . To install Cisco Connect on another computer after your router has been set up, see “How to install Cisco Connect on another computer” on page 12 . NOTES: Your Cisco Connect CD works with only this router model . If you lose your setup CD, you can download the software from Linksys.com/support To start Cisco Connect for the first time: 1. Insert the CD into your CD or DVD drive . 2. Click Set up your Linksys Router If you do not see this: For Windows, click Start , Computer , then double-click the CD drive and the Setup icon . For Mac, double-click the CD icon on your desktop, then double-click the Setup icon . 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your router setup . When setup has finished, Cisco Connect has also been installed onto your hard drive . After your router has been set up and Cisco Connect has been installed, you can use Cisco Connect to easily manage many of your router’s settings . To start Cisco Connect on a Windows computer: 1. Click Start , All Programs , then click Cisco Connect The Cisco Connect main menu opens . To start Cisco Connect on a Mac OS X computer: 1. Open the Applications folder, then double-click the Cisco Connect icon . The Cisco Connect main menu opens . To install Cisco Connect on another computer: 1. See “How to connect a computer using an Easy Setup Key” on page 16 . When finished, Cisco Connect has also been installed onto the computer’s hard drive . CAUTION After your router has been set up, do not run the setup CD to install Cisco Connect to another computer . If you run the setup CD again, you will be prompted to enter the router’s network name (SSID) and password .
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15 Setting Up: Basics Linksys E-Series How to improve your wireless connection speed For ALL Follow these tips to improve your network’s wireless connection speed:
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