Look for WPA2 support to become much more widespread across the industry within the coming months. Performance The Linksys Compact Wireless-G WRT54GC Router may have an external antenna socket but we were extremely curious to see how well it could manage on its own, as there’s also an internal built-in antenna. It’s is an As i said before, we are still working on the objective performance tests, but subjectively, this antenna will jump a signal from good at 20′ to excellent. It does what I was wanting it to do and it does it very well. This is convenient if you are traveling and have a hotel or conference room with only wired internet and you’d like a little more freedom. Nice tight shrink with a little hole as shown.

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The power supply is comparatively HUGE. Linksys has not yet released the firmware source code for this product, but as we’ll see later, the firmware has taken wrg54gc than a few pages from our favourite firmware solutions.

One glaring omission from the defaults is VNC. The design is very attractive and is a continuation of Linksys’ transition to the new corporate design that has shown up on all the recent releases.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending malicious HTTP POST requests that contain overly large string values to the device.

Comparing it side by side with other routers, we ciaco found those with external antenna to have greater range and signal clarity — as you’d expect — but it would be perfectly feasible to use the Linksys Compact Wireless-G WRT54GC Router in a small flat without any signal problems whatsoever. Cisco has released updated firmware at the following direct-download link: Do you already have an account?


Design If you’re going to give a product a prefix of “Compact”, you want it to be one of two things. Third we’ll give you our performance impressions. Long gone are the days of multiple indicators per port for connection, activity, and collision or trouble.

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I have bought many many cisdo new and on eBay. This could certainly be expanded with a list input rather than text boxes.

The web filters option has been expanded to individual options for proxy, java, active x, and cookies. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Basic Setup As you can see above, the Basic setup page is very familiar with one glaring exception. Modes include B-only, G-only, and Mixed.

Up front are 7 LEDs that glow standard clsco green to indicate their successful operation. Using the external antennas here at LinksysInfo. This allows for either many clients to connect with relatively little configuration or one client to connect to a variety of different network settings with ease. Also new are the expanded UPnP options. Where there are new or interesting features, besides the obvious form-factor, we’ll point them out here. This wrt54hc Mbps router supports MAC address wrrt54gc, which lets you authorize the IP addresses to be allowed in your network for preventing unauthorized access.


After physically setting up the router, and connecting to the router either by Ethernet cable or to the default Access Point SSID ‘linksys,’ you can get to administration pages by navigating your browser to http: By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted This review is going to cover a few different topics.

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If you choose to sit the router in a vertical position, a substantial foot coated with the same non-slip rubber swings out from the bottom. All product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Even though it is so small, it certainly doesn’t feel flimsy. When processed, the request could cause fisco buffer overflow condition.

Compact Wireless-G Broadband Router WRT54GC Review

It is small, and has excellent range. Setup If you’ve had an experience at all with any of the WRT range of wireless routers, the web setup page will instantly be recognizable to you.

It does seem a bit limiting that only two services can be blocked per user policy. Either it’s got to contain makeup, or it’s got to be small. Administrators are advised to monitor critical systems.