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Weird MN700 hassle...

I am connected through Qwest DSL, the modem is an ActionTec M1000, and the Wireless Router is a Microsoft MN700. This problem wasn't happening before, so I am assuming it has something to do with reconnecting with a different account (customer account, same hardware and ISP as before).

Before, on the prior account, I was able to connect to 192.168.2.1 (The default IP address for the Base Station) while it was connected to the modem. Now, I can not connect to the wireless router (I was using MAC filtering to prevent certain people from leeching off our bandwidth, since when they are connected our downstream goes to like 1.1 MBPS) when it is connected to the DSL modem. My guess is that the modem is randomly assigning an IP address to the wireless router everytime it connects, and defaulting back to 192.168.2.1 when not connected. In any case, what can I do to ensure that the wireless router STAYS at that IP address, so that I don't have to disconnect the service to manage client filtering?

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