Multiple Wireless LANs WRT54G2 – Allow guests to use your WLAN

You have a wireless router at home. There are occasions when you have guests at your home, and they require to access the internet over your Wireless Network. Unfortunately, the default firmware on the Cisco / Linksys WRT54G2 wireless router does not allow you to have a separate WLAN access password for your guests.

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How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

It is possible to safely boost the wireless range using the DD-WRT firmware. After you install the firmware, visit this link to figure out how this can be done. http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Advanced_wireless_settings#TX_Power. Do not make this value very high, else you could end up with more error packets and performance degradation. A very high value could result . . . → Read More: How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT

The normal Cisco / Linksys provided firmware on the wireless router does not have as many features as the firmware upgrades that the DD-WRT has made.

A short list of features from the DD-WRT include:

Ability to support VPN for secure communication SSH support for managing the router over the web or a terminal Better . . . → Read More: Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT

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