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i am trying to set up my on demand for directv satellite using a linksys bridge device. However, the bottom light just keeps blinking and after hooking it up all i get is an error saying that the internet is not recognized. I have configured the bridge, i thought. i must be doing something wrong. can anyone give me a step by step setup on doing this? my network is working because my laptop is fine running wirelessly.
 

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Linksys bridge? Is that like the Brooklyn Bridge? :)

You need to be a LOT more specific if you expect some help, including the exact make/model of modem, router, bridge devices, etc.
 

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it is a linksys wireless-g ethernet bridge wet54g. I am not sure if i have the security setup done properly. My router is also a linksys router. should i have security set up as WEP or WPA which my router is. Is the password the same as the TKIP algorithm? As you can see, i am not that tech savvy, but am trying to set up using this ethernet bridge to run the on demand on directv. any help would be appreciated.
 

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I'd start by configuring the router and bridge with no security and get it working, then add the security as a separate step.
 

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thank you very much. so, if the router and bridge work this way, then the problem i am having is setting the security settings? What is the difference between the 2 settings, wpa and wps
 

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Well, WEP is pretty anemic security and is pretty easily broken. OTOH, it's better than nothing. WPA or WPA2 is much more secure.
 
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