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Linksys WRT54G wireless router not compatible with Aztech modem?

My ISP changed my DSL modem from a Siemens Speedstream to an Aztech DSL 605 modem, and since then my Linksys WRT54G wireless router does not work (no internet connection) when used with the Aztech modem. Technicians suggested to plug cable to one of the output ports of my Linksys router, instead of plugging modem cable into input port. This provided internet connection until a new device connects to my Linksys wireless router. Should I change my Linksys router or change the DSL modem provided by my ISP?

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  • tdkelti Jan 07, 2009

    need to change from static address to open address

  • cheesehead35 May 11, 2010

    Unplug everything, including power, plug it back in the proper way, modem into the WAN or Internet port. Does your router receive an IP address from your ISP? You can check this by going to the 'status' link on the web interface of the router.

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Darvin, gotta love your ISP. Never fear......

if it isn't too much of a problem (knowing you have wireless setup done already), then do a factory reset on your router ** remember to copy the WEP Key if you have, or recall the PASS PHRASE so you won't have to reset all wireless devices ** Reset is located on back, you need a ball point pen to reach the reset switch.

Reset process: unplug, take ballpoint pen & insert into reset switch & plug unit back in. Sometimes tricky, but you should notice green light goes to yellow/orange upon resetting.

RESET or NOT - you want the Linksys set for ::

Connection Type - AUTOMATIC (for automatic discovery)
Router IP Address - 192.168.2.1

DCHP - ON, Addresses - 192.168.2.100 and allow 5-50 users
(for security, assign the number of DESKTOP + WIRELESS expected users +1, this way you don't get overrun without knowlege)

Take the cable from Aztech ETHERNET OUT to WAN on Linksys. (usually BLUE) (??) not 100% sure as I have the little silver pocket edition of the same Router. - power cycle (turn both DSL modem & Linksys off for 20 seconds. turn on DSL Modem, wait till it's about as ready as possible, turn on Linksys, should only take 20-30 seconds to power up & recognize.

VERIFY SETTINGS: access router - 192.168.2.1, goto STATUS. you should see IP Addressing, SubNet, DNS1 & DNS2 settings. If you do not, then you have no internet connection.

ALTERNATIVE,

Setup Linksys Router with COnnection Type: PPoE, you will need your ISP assigned ID & Password. Follow all other instructions properly.

If you still have problems, please contact me at 906-495-1707 or via Yahoo IM junodr@yahoo.com or through this website.
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