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Linksys Extender Re1000
Linksys Extender Re1000
Easily increase wireless network coverage throughout your home and office. Know how to install Linksys extender re1000

Linksys Extender Re1000

Linksys Extender RE1000 is designed to extend the network coverage of your existing network. All you are required to do is to establish the connection between your Linksys range extender and home router.

By this, your RE1000 extender will become capable of extending your home network. There are many features of this RE1000 extender which distinguish it from others and make it a preferable choice among users.

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What are these features? How can you set up Linksys RE1000 range extender in your network?

Answer to these lies in this very article. Once going through this article, you will be able to clearly understand the features of this range extender, which can attract you, and then we will switch to the setup process involved in this Linksys range extender are.

Features of Linksys RE1000 range extender

  1. Linksys RE1000 range extender is capable of delivering the WiFi signal up to 300m.
  2. It comes with two internal antennas.
  3. Comes along with fast Ethernet port using which you can establish any wired connection.
  4. It has a WPS button. Thus it supports the WPS method of setup, which we are going to discuss in coming sections
  5. Capable of working with IEEE 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3u
  6. Easy installation

Once going through features, let’s switch to another question, and that is how to setup Linksys RE1000 range extender.

Setup Linksys RE1000 range extender

Linksys provides three modes of setup for almost all of its range extenders. Linksys RE1000 is no exception to it. You can set up it by following any one method among following listed one:

  1. Using installation CD
  2. Using the Manual method or web-based utility
  3. Using WPS method

Let’s discuss them one by one for better understanding

Using installation CD:-

As you must be aware that Linksys WiFi range extender comes along with installation CD. Using this installation CD, you can easily install the RE1000 extender in your network. Steps involved in it are straightforward.

Setting Up Linksys RE1000 Extender With Installing CD

To know each step involved in detail, check out our article i.e., How to setup Linksys RE1000 WiFi range extender using installation CD.

Using the manual method or web-based utility:-

This method is very much helpful if, due to any reason, you had lost the installation CD. The reason for the same is that in this method, you no longer require any installation CD. This method uses Linksys’s local webpage i.e., http://extender.linksys.com. It is the reason why this method is also known by the name of the web-based utility method.

Now after understanding what this method is, switch to steps involved in setting up extender using the manual method.

How To Setup Linksys Extender Re1000 without CD

We had explained in great depth about steps involved in setting up Linksys RE1000 extender using the manual method in our article How to setup Linksys RE1000 WiFi range extender without the installation CD.

Using WPS method:-

As we had already discussed in the section of features, that RE1000 extender comes along with the WPS button. It makes it capable of being installed using the WPS method. WPS method is also a way forward if you want to set up your RE1000 extender without using installation CD.

Steps involved in the same are straightforward. Firstly you are required to power on your Linksys WiFI extender then press the WPS button present on it.

Then within a fraction of time, press the WPS button on your router.

That's it. You can install Linksys RE1000 range extender in your vicinity using the WPS method.

Linksys RE1000 Extender Setup with WPS

But one thing is worth of attention, and that is you can use the WPS method only if your home router supports WPS; otherwise, you will be left with only two options, and that is either to follow manual method or installation using installation CD.

By this, we sum up our discussion.

We hope all the information provided in this article will prove to be helpful to you, and if in case you require any technical support, then do contact on Linksys’s official website.

There are some other points about which you can take care while dealing with Linksys RE1000 range extender. Let’s have a look at them.

Complete guide to install your Linksys Extender Re1000 and increases the effective range of your wireless router.

  • Before accessing the web-based setup page of the range extender, make sure that the computer is connected to the range extender with an Ethernet cable.
  • Open your web browser then enter “192.168.1.1” in the Address bar.
  • Enter User name and password
  • For setting up wireless security on the range extender, Click Wireless to Basic Wireless Settings on the web-based setup page and choose WPA Personal under the Security Mode drop-down menu and Enter the wireless network password of your route. Click and save the settings. Now you are successfully connected to your device

 

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