Asus RT-G32 is a wireless router that can be set up very easily. It has a user-friendly interface and comes with a WPS button. You can also find many safety features, such as a URL-based filter and a NAT firewall. Let’s look into the Asus RT-G32 router setup in detail.
Checking The Components
Check if the following components are available in the Asus wireless router package:
The Asus RT-G32 wireless router
The power adapter
Quick Start Guide
Basic System Requirements
Make sure that your system or network meets the following basic requirements before installing your router:
An Ethernet RJ-45 port
A minimum of one IEEE 802.11b/g device that is equipped with wireless capability
An installed TCP/IP and a standard web browser.
You have now completed the initial part of the Asus RT-G32 setup.
Once you have checked the basic requirements, confirm that the following conditions are satisfied:
The length of the Ethernet cable connecting the router to the network/hub should not be more than 100 meters.
Choose a flat, stable surface to place the router. Let it also be far away from the ground.
Place the router away from direct sunlight and metal obstructions.
To obtain ideal coverage for all the wireless mobile devices, perform the router setup in a central area.
Mounting The Router
Your Asus wireless router has been designed to be kept on any raised flat surface. This surface can be a bookshelf or a file cabinet.Now, follow these instructions to mount the router:
First, locate the two mounting hooks on the underside of the router.
Select a flat surface and then mark two upper holes. Here, you have to tighten two screws until just ¼ inches shows.
Finally, latch the hooks of the router onto the screws.
Setting Up The Router
You can use a wired or a wireless connection to set up the router. We will look at both types of setups:
For A Wired Connection
There is an Ethernet cable available in your router package. Since your wireless router is equipped with an integrated auto-crossover function, you can utilize a straight-through cable or a crossover cable for setting up a wired connection.Now, carry out the instructions given below to make a wired connection:
First, turn on the Asus router and the modem.
Next, connect the WAN port of the router to the modem using the Ethernet cable.
Connect the LAN port of the router to the LAN port of your computer using another Ethernet cable.
You have now performed the Asus RT-G32 hardware setup using a wired connection.
For A Wireless Connection
Follow these instructions to set up a wireless connection:
Turn on the router as well as the modem.
Connect the WAN port of the router to the modem. Utilize an Ethernet cable for this purpose.
It is now time to connect an IEEE 802.11b/g-compatible WLAN card. For a detailed wireless connection method, you can refer to the wireless adapter user manual.
Configuring Router Using Its Web GUI
Your router comes with an intuitive web GUI. Using this interface, you can configure your wireless router via a web browser on your computer.In case you have connected your router and computer using a cable, launch a web browser on the computer. Now, you will automatically be taken to the router’s login page. However, if you have connected the router and computer wirelessly, the first step to be done is choosing your network. Now, follow these instructions to select the network (for a Windows computer) and complete the router setup:
Click on the Start icon.
Go to the Control Panel.
Select Network Connections, followed by the Wireless Network Connection option.
You will now see the Choose a wireless network window. From here, you can select a network. Now, you just have to wait patiently for the connection to happen. You will be prompted to provide the SSID of your wireless router.
Once you have connected to this default SSID and the wireless connection is established successfully, you can launch a browser on your computer.
On the router’s web GUI, you can configure its settings based on your preferences.
You have successfully finished the Asus RT-G32 router setup, click the call button available on the screen..