Wireless-N ADSL2+ Gateway. SKU WAGN Downloads / Firmware · Register Product. Wireless-N ADSL2+ Gateway. SKU WAGN. Support Toolbox. Looking like a detached component of the USS Enterprise, the Linksys WAGN is not a pretty sight, but as a wireless ADSL2+ router/modem. Find out more on Linksys WAGN specifications on PC World.

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One positive factor for the WAGN was its stability; while we only had a relatively short period in which to test the gateway, it remained running and stable throughout.

Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Visit manufacturer linksjs for details. It is laid out in black and purple and is something of a pain to navigate.

There are pieces of purple plastic cladding on the top and the awg325n that serve no obvious function apart from carrying the Linksys corporate colour, while the middle antenna looks as though it was borrowed from Doctor Who’s K9 circa The Asus Blue Cave smart router is the whole package with style, speed, security and all Still doesn’t live up to the Draft-N hype.

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You also have the ability to allow the firewall to filter Java applets, cookies, ActiveX and more. The Web interface is fast and speedy to navigate, lniksys with many different pages and options it could be confusing to novice users. In multicultural Australia, the opportunity for home cooks to expand their culinary horizons is too tempting to resist.

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Don’t show this again. We have a large list of Linksys Passwords that you can try located here. We persevered by connecting up to the WAGN’s web interface. The choice of wireless wag325j is also minimal and when we changed the SSID name the router restarted without warning and then presented us with a ‘page not found’ error. There’s an undocumented button on the router with a picture of a padlock moulded in that appears to enable and disable security.


TechRadar pro IT insights for business. In this example we’ll use Internet Explorer. It looks like this: From approximately 10 metres, including two walls as obstacles, the transfer rate dropped to around 9. To linkshs how That speed dropped to an average of 4. We’re sorry to have to say it, but it’s true; while in the past we’ve commented on the fact that it really doesn’t matter what a router looks like, given that you can just shove it in a cupboard, Linksys was amongst the worst offenders for having overly industrial looking designs, which is probably a side effect of Cisco’s ownership of the company.

Those are bold claims – could the WAGN shock us by living up to them – and handily beating out the competition in the process?

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You can also limit access to particular predefined services such as FTP and POP3, or create your own user-defined rules.

Setting up a wireless network with the WAGN is a relatively painless process.

With top speeds and added features for gaming, security and network prioritization, the We created an Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. If you did not see your router’s ip address in the list above. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.

While Linksys provides a nice clear, CD-based tutorial for setting up the gateway, for whatever reason it refused to recognise that we’d plugged a PC into it for initial configuration, which stalled the automatic installation routine. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in View our privacy policy before signing up.

Streaming multimedia fared much better. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Here’s linksyw our tests stacked up:.

Would you buy this? If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router’s username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.


Web interface isn’t user-friendly. I need power and lots of it. Our advice is to wait for more Draft-N or even “real” N equipment that can really live up to the hype before investing. It’s got the same blinky port and activity lights on the front – we’re still feeling somewhat spoilt by the Belkin N1but the WAGN is more a par for the course model. We’ll get to how the WAGN fared in our tests in a minute, but we couldn’t overlook the hype-heavy claims that leapt out from the front of the WAGN’s box at us, claiming up to 4x available range and 12x speed improvements over After a number of reboots and setting changes, the Linksys came to life and we were up and running.

The Good Solid signal strength. Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here. This means parents can add additional levels of security to ensure their children aren’t browsing Web sites when they should be doing other things, such as studying, and if they are online, that they’re not browsing sites that aren’t permitted.

At the same distance, browsing the Web was fine, and we were able to easily watch YouTube videos without any delay or buffering.

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We had numerous problems trying to establish a connection to our ISP. Users can also set up Internet access restrictions by date and time, along with blocking specific Web sites and keyword filtering. Aside from these cosmetic features, the WAGN has little to distinguish it from other routers you might come across.