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LOCKED MODEM?? jan 22 the cable co turned off my internet, feb 19 when they turned it back on they said my modem didn't work and sold me a new one. why did my modem just stop working i had no problems with it ever. i belive mine stills works how can i test it? or get it tested

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Ru using a cable connection or a dsl connection?
what you can go is reset the modem and then try.if it is a cable connection then your isp settings is automtically picked up by the modem but if it is dsl and if your isp has given you user name and password check if it matches with the earlier details...
im sure it is not a hardware issue as i have worked with the a reputed isp company so probably they have changed the settings which you old modem doesnot identifies,so we need to configure the old modem..

vedhick...

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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Ok.....my internet is up and running......and im useing the SB5101 Model...but when i switch it back to my SBG900....it gets stuck on the roadrunner (internet provider) web page.....it works fine with the...


Turn the cable-modem off.
Unplug the AC poewr to the cable-modem.
Turn the router off.
Unplug the AC power.
Reconnect the AC power to both the cable-modem and the router.
Turn the router on -- this off/on sequence should "reset" the cable-modem and the router.

If the router still does not work, replace it.

If the cable-modem does not work, get RoadRunner to replace it, if they want to keep you as a paying customer.

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Share Your Internet Connection with More Than One Computer- The Easy Way


Here is a simple way share your home internet connection with more than one computer. This will work for both wired and wireless and doesn't require alot of technical or computer skills to accomplish. I'm sure there are other ways, but if you're looking for a simple repeatable setup, here it is.

If you've got a dsl connection through a dsl modem, this TIP will work for you.
If you've got a cable modem, this TIP will work just as well.

Here's a list of what you'll need.

  1. Dsl or cable modem that works on your system and you can access internet with one computer (If you're using the internet, most likely you've got this already).
  2. Wired (Ethernet) or Wireless Router (wifi routers have 4-6 ethernet ports also).
  3. For Wired: Ethernet cable to connect modem to router.
  4. For Wireless: Wifi compatible computer or wifi card for your computer (follow manufacturer's instructions for proper install).
Procedure:
  1. Turn all components off. This includes anything on your existing network- computer, modem, printer and any router you may currently be using.
  2. With all power off, connect an ethernet cable between your modem and your new cable/dsl router(wired or wireless).
  3. Turn on the power to your new router only and let it boot up completely.
  4. Turn on the dsl/cable modem and allow it to boot. Since the router was booted first, the modem with recognize the router's MAC address (ethernet numerical address) and connect that address to the internet.
  5. Connect all the other components onto the router with the ethernet cables as needed and turn on the components- no particular order is necessary after the router and modem are booted. Your router will assign MAC addresses to all the ethernet components. Once the MAC address is assigned, your computer should work correctly with the internet and shouldn't drop out when the second computer is turned on.
  6. For wireless connections, boot up your computer with the properly installed Wifi card, airport card and allow it to "find" your router. Once you get confirmation of the signal, you're good to go.
Following this procedure will allow your modem, your router to use their designed software to connect you without a bunch of programming. You will actually enjoy having more than one computer sharing an internet connection.

Remember this procedure and follow the steps again if you lose power and have to reboot your network.

on Dec 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I have an N+ wireless router that will not talk to my motorola SB5100 cable modem the modem and internet lights flash amber and the setup assistant does not help.


IF Your ISP is Cable then

Step 1 : Connect Modem - Router - Main Computer *(Wired)

Step 2 : Open RSP By typing 192.168.2.1 On the Address Bar of the Internet Explorer

Step 3 : On the left side under internet WAN Click Connection Type

Step 4 : Leave the password Blank And click Submit

Step 5 : Select the Connection type As Dynamic

Step 6 : Click Next

Step 7 : Leave the Host Name Blank And click Apply Changes

Step 8 : On the Left Click on MAC Address Cloning

Step 9 : Click Clone , Apply Changes

Step 10 : Turn off the Modem And the Router

Step 11 : Turn ON The Modem First, Wait Until All the Lights Are ON

Step 12 : Connect the Power To The Router

Step 13 : Wait for 5 Minutes

Step 14 : If The Lights Are Still Flashing

Step 15 : Connect Modem - Computer

Step 16 : Check if It is getting the Internet

Step 17 : If its Not then Restart the Modem And Try It

Step 18 : Make Sure You are getting the Internet When you Connect Modem - Computer

Step 19 : And after that Connect Modem to the Yellow Port on the Router

Step 20 : Check the Lights After 5 Minutes

If it is Still the Same then call Belkin Tech Support
The number is 1800-223-5546



Nov 07, 2009 | Belkin Computers & Internet

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DSL connection not being shared by Linksys RV042 Dual Wan router


Looks like your "modem" is actually a gateway, as is common with DSL devices. It's acting like a modem and a router. So you're actually connecting a router to your RV42. You could get this to work a couple ways.
1. Leave the modem acting like a router and configure the WAN connection on the RV42 as a static IP, and use the IP of the modem. You may also be able to use "obtain IP automatically" in the WAN connection. This way, the modem stores your PPOE information and just forwards the traffic to the RV42. Any devices behind the RV42 won't know the difference.
2. Configure the modem as just a modem (no routing). Your ISP should be able to talk you through this, but in the modem configuration you can look for what's usually called "bridged mode." Then you would enter the PPOE information in the RV42. This is my preferred method.

Feb 24, 2009 | Linksys RV042 VPN Router

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Router worked. Modem quit. Now it won't work with new modem


Ok in this case the problem is more than likely a generic one for all modems. All modems like to bind themselves to whatever device you have initially plugged in when you plug in the power cable for the modem. My guess is you had the pc hooked up directly to the modem and then plugged in the poewr cable to the modem.

To fix this you need to unplug the router and modem cables for 2 minutes. Plug in the modem with it being hooked up to nothing but the wall [Power Cable and Internet Cords hooked up only; no pc yet]

Your router is probably not need to be bridged so there should be a small hole somewhere on the router normally on the back or bottom saying reset. Press and hold that button with the router only plugged into the power no internet or pc [Although it doesnt matter if the pc is hooked up to the router] for at least 10 seconds. This will cause the router to reset to the factory default settings undoing the bridge. After this time the modem should say it has internet and whatever else except a activity light and similar things.

What you want to do now is unplug the router from the power and hook up the modem to the router and then plug the power cable back into the router.

After all this you should be able to go into the pc and access the router and set up the settings you like or need for the router if you want. Otherwise you should have internet again.

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Connecting to internet


Ok, cable (coax) comes in from wall and attaches to modem. Ethernet cable goes from modem to WAN Port of router. You may have to reboot both devices to ensure that your modem (internet service provider) assigns IP address to your router. If PC is close enough, attach new ethernet cable from one of the 4 ports on your router down to your PC's ethernet adapter. (where your modem used to plug into). Router will now assign an IP address to your PC and you should be able to access the www.

Good Luck and let me know if you have any more questions.

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Airlink router


Albert the unfortunate problem with cable modems is the equipment serial number. when your modem is deactivated by the company the serial number becomes locked in other words they view the modem as a loss and the only way to re-activate it is by a different user not your account. I know it is a stupid way of doing things but they think it will stop cable theft.. Goofy huh.. Anyway have a great day.. Be mucho blessed... mark

Jun 29, 2008 | Airlink Computers & Internet

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Lost Wireless Connection to Laptops


the internet port on the router needs to be connected to the Wildblue modem.

everything else connects to the OTHER ports on the router, never to the internet port.

you may need to power cycle both your wildblue modem and your router at this point.

Mar 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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