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Router (WRT54G2) problem connecting to the Internet

Hi Mark,

Could you give me the next step after the procedure you just gave me? As my internet at home is still down due to the mishap I just shared, I may be able to get back to you tomorrow.

Thank you again for your very quick response for my problem.

Ruwon

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Let me give you a different approach.

Boot your computer down.

Plug an ethernet cable (whihc you should already have) between the modem and your computer.

Boot your computer up.

You should be able to access the Internet at this point.

If you can not, then you need to check your modem connection to the phone line and/or the modem is on. One check you can do is open a command prompt, then type ipconfig /release, then when the prompt returns, ipconfig /renew. Please post the info that returns from that action.

If this doesn't work, let me know. If it works, then -

Unplug the modem from your computer.

Plug the modem into the correct port on the router.

Plug an ethernet cable between the router and your computer.

Power up the router

Allow the system to recognize. See if you can access the internet. If not, then press the hidden reset button on the back of the router. If you do this, you will need to set all your security back up again.

Let me know if you get this far. Most all of the above should be detailed in the user mauals for the modem and router.


Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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Hi

The Router configuration is not that much difficult, only few thing you have sure,
1) Correct ADSL Connection User name & password,
2) Chose unique ip address in All host.

Follow the mention bellow instruction to configure and connect to Wifi Router,

  • Plug the network cable ( Mine was Blue ) which comes with the Router Box pack to your computer. The other end goes into any of the Router Ethernet Port ( 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 )
  • Now type in 192.168.1.1 in IE or Firefox or any browser. You will prompted for password which is admin. You must be logged into Linksys Router.
  • Now since your ADSL modem is also having the same IP , we will change the IP address for WRT54G2 Router to 192.168.5.1
  • Under Setup >Basic Setup look for Network Setup and Change Router IP. Change to 192.168.5.1 and Save changes.
  • Since the IP has changed you will need to close the Browser.
  • Sometimes the IP doesnt change automatically. Do a IPCONFIG / RELEASE and then IPCONFIG / Renew

Making WRT54G2 Router talk to ADSL broadband modem
  • Plugin the Ethernet cable which comes from the Modem into the port on Wrt54g2 router which says Internet.
  • Open Internet Explorer and Type in 192.168.5.1.
  • Type in same password ( admin )
  • You will be in Setup > Basic Setup
  • Take a look at Section , Internet Setup. The current selection should be Automatic Configuration DHCP. Select Static IP instead.
  • Add following details to it. In the first step we backed up All the IP configuration. Use them here
Internet IP Address: . . .
Subnet Mask: . . .
Gateway: . . .
Static DNS 1: . . .
Static DNS 2: . . .
Static DNS 3:

ADSL Modem Settings to Wrt54g2 Router

  • Once Done just save changes and you should be back at same page.
  • Now try to connect any application which talks to internet. You should be able to connect
Configuring for Wireless Connection :Now once your Router is talking with Modem, it is pretty easy to connect on Wireless. The only thing we need to setup here is Security. Lets get WIFI
  • Get to the Lynksys page again. Do all login and regualr stuff.
  • Now look for menu Wireless, click on it. You should land on Basic Wireless Settings.

Basic Wireless Settings

  • Select wireless configuration to Manual .
  • Wireless network mode to Mixed.
  • Give a Wireless Network Name (SSID), make sure its unique.
  • Make Wireless channel selection 11 ( 11 - 2.463 GHZ)
  • Select Wireless SSID Broadcast to Enable
  • Save Settings and you will be back at the same page with changes you made.
Now Lets secure the Router :
  • Go to Wireless Security on the same page.
  • You will need to configure here Security Mode : WPA Personal, WPA Algorithms: TKIP
  • WPA Shared Key is what you will need when you connect to your router without wire. This key does the authentication and keep unwanted people away. Add 8 digit alphanumeric key.
  • As suggested in comments, there is a new mode which you can use : WPA2 with AES
  • Save changes.Just make sure you save that key to a notepad or remember it.

Wrt54g2 wireless security

  • Now last step, Move to next menu Security > Firewall .
  • Uncheck Block Anonymous Internet Requests .
  • Save Settings.

Wrt54g2 firewall settings

  • Remove the blue cable which you had connected with Router.
That's it. Now just turn on your WIFI and Search for the router. The name should be visible. Click to connect. At this stage it will ask you for the Password or Shared Key which we configures just above. It will connect and you will be able to connect to Internet.
That's all Folks. This is how you connect WRT54G2 Linksys router with Adsl Broadband Modem. If you have any questions feel free to comment.

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NAT STRICT

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer

Step 2 : open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.1.1 on the address bar of internet explorer (Default Password is Admin )

Step 3 : Click Applications and Gaming

Step 4 : Click DMZ

Step 5 : Select Enable and Give the IP Address of the XBOX/PS3/Wii in it

Step 6 : Click Save settings

Step 7 : Unplug the Power cord from the router and turn Off XBOX /PS3/Wii

Step 8 : Plug the power cord back to the router and wait till the lights are Solid

Step 9 : Turn on the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 10 : Test the Connection

let me know if this works

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To set up your Linksys router to work with a Cable ISP, you have to enable the MAC Clone feature of the router. MAC Cloning is a procedure which enables a router to copy the MAC address of the computer registered with the ISP.
To set up a Linksys router with Cable connection, you need to perform four steps using the computer that's been registered with the ISP:
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ii. Connecting the Devices Together
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Verifying Internet Connection
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NOTE: Some cable modems use the USB port. If the physical connection is via USB port, you may not be able to go online via Ethernet connection. Contact your ISP to have the Ethernet port of the modem configured.

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Connecting the Devices Together
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Checking the Router's LEDs
After connecting the devices together, check the lights on the front panel of the router. Ensure that the Internet light, as well as numbered light corresponding to the Ethernet port where the computer is connected, is lit. For further instructions, click here.
Setting Up a Linksys Router for Cable Internet Connection

Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.

NOTE: If you are using a Mac computer to access the router's web-based setup page, click here.

Step 2:
On the Setup tab, click the MAC Address Clone sub-tab.

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Step 3:
Select Enabled then click Clone My PC's MAC.

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Step 4:
Click Save Settings.

Step 5:
Click the Status tab.

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Step 6:
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NOTE: If the IP address is still 0.0.0.0, click IP Address Release then, click IP Address Renew. If this does not change the IP Address, powercycle the modem, the router and then restart the computer.

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