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My DSL was installed. I am trying to hook up my linksys wireless router, when I do the internet does not work. What am I doing wrong?

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  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    Was this a new Linksys router, or a used one?

    Have you ever connected to the router before? If so, was it wireless, or wired?

    If you have connected before, and can not connect now, has the router been reset?

    The router should connect to your computer, regardless of the internet. If it does, then doing as YvTech suggested is a start. Next step would be, type ipconfig /release, and wait until you see a command prompt again.
    Then type ipconfig /renew . After a few seconds, you should see you ISP listed, as well as some other information such as Gateway, etc, etc.

    Reply back your findings, and we can help you more.


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    YvTech May 11, 2010

    Plug the wan port on the Linksys to your dsl modem.
    Also is the your computer connecting to the wireless router? Can you ping it?

    Open a command prompt and type ipconfig /all
    Post the results.

    THanks.


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Modem type ? make sure it is on modem-only mode if it is a home-gateway type.

connect modem ethernet to router internet port (located next to the power port).

press & hold for 10 secs. the routers reset switch (until all lights blink).

launch the internet connection wizard & select "computer is connected to a gateway / internet connection is always ON"

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