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Getting set up

I have a Linksys router and am not sure how to set it up. I connected the eithernet cable from the modem to the router and from the router to my main computer.... what do i do now. please help trying to set this up for my son. thank you.

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You should setup connection like this:

From ADSL modem to LinkSys Router and then your PC/Laptop should have a wireless card. It will work fine

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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Cathy, your router does not connect to the internet, your modem does. Are you trying to use wireless, or is it hard wired like using an eithernet cord? If so then make sure the eithernet cable is hooked up properly and that it is goodIf it is good then try to connect your modem directly to your computer by using the eithernet cable. If that works then you know that the signal from and too your computer is working properly. Next go to your control panel and open network and sharing center. Go to set up a new connection. If that doesn't work then you might suspect a defective router. By the way has it worked before or is this a new setup?

In order to help you through this you need to be more specific with what is going on with your system. What brand of router is it? Depending on what brand there is a web address you can use to be able to access your modem.

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Make sure that your computer is able to go online directly through the modem.
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You will need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
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If you had your linksys router controlling the DSL connection, it was most likely a PPPoe connection requiring a username and password. Most cable companies have dynamic IP address and do not require a username or password.

Open your internet browser, IE, Firefox etc and go to 192.168.1.1 >
Enter your router username and password, typically admin and admin

In the setup tab, change your connection FROM whatever is listed there and make sure it is Autumatic DHCP Save your settings, and restart the router.

You should be fine.

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I went from a ATT dsl modem to a net gear modem and i cannot get the net ger mode and linksys mode to talk to the computer


Most DSL providers use PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) to establish Internet connections for end-users. To set up a Linksys router, you need to enable PPPoE on the router’s web-based setup page.
To setup a Linksys router with a DSL connection you need to perform four steps:
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Connect the Broadband modem to the computer using an Ethernet cable without the router installed and make sure that the Internet connection is active. If not, contact your Internet Service Provider.

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I currently have a cable modem that the Linksys router has been working with for the last couple of years. Yesterday it started acting up by not letting me go to some sites. Today, it has failed...


Make sure that your computer is able to go online directly through the modem.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem, that means the modem is working fine.
You will need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.

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First of all: it would be good to know which devices you are using. This would help to be more specific.

But anyways:
  1. Connect a normal Ethernet cable from your DSL or Cable modem to the Internet (or WAN) port of your vonage router.
  2. Then connect another Ethernet cable from one of theLAN ports of the vonage device to the Internet (or WAN) port of your Linksys (The one that is separated from the 4 LAN ports.)
  3. Make sure that the Linksys is set to DHCP (Dynamic IP Address), soit can get it's IP address from the vonage router! (Look at your manual. If you don't have one, you can get it here. Choose the right version number - you can find that on a sticker at the bottom of the router - and download the user guide)
  4. Connect your computer to one of the LAN ports on the Linksys.
If you have any more questions or this desciption is not clear to you,just come back here and leave a comment - I'm happy to help.

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I have a Linksys router and it really dosn't tell me a lot about hooking it up! Can anyone help? MDL# EZXs55W It is a five port. The tech connected the cable and the eithernet cable to the modem. I tried...


Great !

But if you have trouble installing the cd, follow these instructions:
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You do not have to use the cd.

Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
Wait 30 sec. then plug in the power to the cable modem, wait 30 sec. then plug the power to the router. Wait till you have "Internet" light then restart your PC. The PC should pick up an IP address and you should be able to get on-line. This is if you have a cable service provider.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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