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I can get on the net through my isp (wild blue)if I connect the cable to the computer directly. If I connect the cable to the router I cannot get a connection. my router has been working fine for about a month and a half,my computer is telling me that i have a connection at the home base unit that is wired directly to the router but will not connect to net and the laptop will not connect either unless I disconnect the cable from the router and connect directly into the computer

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  • Chuck May 11, 2010

    plug all ethernet cables in. now in this order uplug the power cord from back of cable modem wait 5 seconds. now plug it in. wait 5 seconds. now unplug the router. wait 5 seconds. now plug it in. now wait for 1 minute and see if you can get online or not. if not let me know there might be some configuring to do do in the router.

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RESET YOUR ROUTER. If it was working fine before but has now stopped it has locked up. there is a rest button on the back. depress this for 30 seconds with the power TURNED ON to the unit then just set it back up on your home network as you did before

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I have tested my internet connection with my ISP and the connection is fine but the signal from my wireless router seems to be the problem. This just started out of the blue (no recent changes). Pages load...


Disconnect the router, and use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer's network-port directly to the cable-modem (or DSL-modem), and try the "performance" of Internet activity.

May 07, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Configuring Belkin routers without installation CD for Cable ISP: ·


Configuring Belkin routers without installation CD for Cable ISP :
  • Connect the cable Modem/ Ethernet cable from ISP to Router in the port named Modem (usually yellow in color) using an Ethernet cable.
  • Connect the Computer to the Router in one of the 4 ports named wired (usually grey in color) using another Ethernet cable.
  • Open internet explorer / Firefox / chrome or any of your default web browser.
  • In the address bar type the default gateway address of Belkin router 192.168.2.1Belkin router setup page (RSP) will be displayed.

Wired Part Configuration:Check for the internet status at the top right hand corner. If it is connected then the wired part is working perfect with the router (wired computers will go online). Need not follow the steps below, directly jump to wireless part configuration.
If it is not connected then we need to configure by following these steps.

Step 1: You need to LOGIN to the router for making any changes. (No login password, just leave it blank and click SUBMIT)

Step 2: Click on CONNECTION TYPE (found on left side of RSP), it has to be selected as DYNAMIC and click next.

Step 3: HOST NAME leave it blank or you can type anything there and click on APPLY CHANGES.

Step 4: Click on MAC ADDRESS or MAC CLONE (found right below the connection type on left side of RSP).

Step 5: click on the button CLONE (once you click on clone the MAC address will get changed) and click on APPLY CHANGES.

Step 6: Before doing MAC clone one important thing has to be noticed. Check whether you are able to go online when you connect the computer directly to the cable modem. Because Cable ISPs uses a particular kind of authentication called MAC authentication. Hence, only the particular computers whose MAC addresses are registered in their database will be able to go online directly from the modem.
***MAC clone is a feature that copies the MAC address of your computer and pastes it in the router. So the router will have the MAC address of your computer and it will get connected to the internet.

Step 7: Now check for the internet status at the top right hand corner. If it says connected then everything for the wired part is configured perfectly. You can go ahead and configure for the wireless part.If it is not connected then we need to do a network power cycle.

Steps to be followed for performing Network power cycle:
  • Unplug the power cable of both your modem and router.
  • Wait for 30 seconds.
  • Plug back the power cable of the modem and wait until all the lights are lit up in it.
  • Now plug back the power cable to the router and check for the lights in the router.
  • Modem & Internet lights will be lit and they will be solid (blue/green) in the router; it says that the Internet status is connected. Now you will be able to go online in the wired computers.
  • If still Modem & Internet lights are not solid in the router; it may be blinking in red/ amber it says that the Internet status is not connected.In this case you need to repeat the above Network power cycle by unplugging the cable that is going into the cable modem from the wall outlet.
  • Still if the internet status is not connected, then connect your computer directly to the modem and check whether you are able to go online.
  • If you are not able to go online, then you need to contact your ISP and fix your issue with internet.
your wired part is configured completely now.To configure the wireless part click here

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Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is not able to go online through the modem then you will need to call ISP first.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
then you 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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Dsl modem network cable attached modem icon


Are you trying to set up the router ?
First make sure that your computer is online when connected directly to the mdoem. ISP is DSL.
If not online through the modem then you should have user name and password for the ISP.
try to reconfigure the router.
Click Here for more info about router set up.

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No access through D-Link DIR635 - Modem speedstream 4100


Hi! try to reset the router for 10secs that is located at the back of the router..then connect your computer directly to the router and pull up the browser and type in at the url:192.168.0.1, it will ask u the username and password, username by default is admin and the pass, just leave it blank, then it will show the setup page of the router..try to check this first in order for you to setup the router so that it will talk to the modem: if u bypass the router it will work, the reason why the modem wont talk to the router bcoz the router is not properly setup.. if you are using a cable modem from ur cable company provider- u need to do a mac clone on the router u have to clone the mac address of ur computer. normaly the mac of ur computer is the one register to your cable company and on the setup page of the router just selct on the internet setup, dhcp after clonning the mac address of your computer. u need to connect ur computer directly to the router and then after doing the process connect the router to the modem. if u are using a username and password, u have to use the pppoe settings on the router, if ur isp set a static ip , set it up to the router, to check the ip setting of your isp.. connect the computer directly to the modem and check if u have internet.. then click on start, run and type cmd,it will give u a dos prompt and from there type ipconfig/all and it will show u the ip address, subnetmask, default gateway, dns server.. I hope this will solve ur concern..

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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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  2. Connecting the Devices Together
  3. Checking the LEDs
  4. Setting-up a DSL ISP on a Linksys Router
Verifying Internet Connection
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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Hi! I will be more than glad to assist u in this concern..if u bypass the router it will work, the reason why the modem wont talk to the router bcoz the router is not properly setup.. if you are using a cable modem from ur cable company provider- u need to do a mac clone on the router u have to clone the mac address of ur computer. normaly the mac of ur computer is the one register to your cable company and on the setup page of the router just selct on the internet setup, dhcp after clonning the mac address of your computer. u need to connect ur computer directly to the router and then after doing the process connect the router to the modem. if u are using a username and password, u have to use the pppoe settings on the router, if ur isp set a static ip , set it up to the router, to check the ip setting of your isp.. connect the computer directly to the modem and check if u have internet.. then click on start, run and type cmd,it will give u a dos prompt and from there type ipconfig/all and it will show u the ip address, subnetmask, default gateway, dns server.. I hope this will solve ur concern..

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Hello there,

Your internet connection should be setup properly in order for the router to give connectivity to both your computer.

You must contact your ISP and ask them for the IP's and put it in the router.

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when you are on Cable Internet with a "modem" only connected directly to the computer, what the ISP see is the computer's MAC Address (command prompt -> type ipconfig and hit enter).

put a router (which has it's own MAC Address) in-between and the ISP wont let you cause it sees the router not the computer.

check physical connection: cable modem -> router -> computer(hard wire for this troubleshooting)

access the d-link gui and locate the “Clone MAC Address" button (supposed to clone the computers MAC Address - verify if it's the same), save settings & reboot the router.

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If the yellow cable is already connected from the modem to the router, the blue cable (must be an ethernet cat 5 cable) must be connected from one of the regular LAN port of the router to the back of your computer. Ethernet card should be installed on your pc so you can connect the blue cable.

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