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I need to setup my motorola SB5100 cable modem to accept remote desktop connections. can anyone help?

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By defualt it should be able already- you may want to check your computer and make sure there are no firewalls blocking you.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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Sb5100 surfboard motorola modem I can't get an Internet connection on my laptop. The only light lit on the modem is standby. I tried unplugging it to reset it but it didn't work. Please help!


the standy by feature is a button on the top of the modem. Press button and check that all your lights come on green (power send recieve and online). then you should have connection

Jan 09, 2011 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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Can the cable modem itself be password protected? Not just the wireless connection


Yes - it's setup on its' own TCPIP address by using the Internet browser to communicate with the modem.

Dec 23, 2010 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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The wireless connection is not working. The only network that shows up is lynksis wich has a waek connection and asks for a password that i have neever had to use before, so i dont know what the password...


Unfortunately the Motorola SB5100 SURFboard is not a wireless device. The Linksys you are trying to connect to is most likely someone in your area and they have it password protected, which is why it is asking for a password.

In order to setup Wireless you will need to invest in a Linksys, Netgear, D-Link, or some other Wireless Router. They can be found at any computer store.

Once you have the wireless router you can connect an Ethernet cable from the Motorola SB5100 SURFboard to the Wireless Router. From there follow the instructions for the Wireless Router you purchased to set it up and secure it.

If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response.

Thank You,
Brandon

Dec 22, 2010 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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I need the driver for the motorola modem sb5100 usb


http://www.opendrivers.com/driver/213444/motorola-surfboard-cable-modem-sb5100-usb-driver-2.4.1-free-download.html

Jan 20, 2010 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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I am about to change from dial up to broadband using Motorola's SB5100 series cable modem which was given to me. Should I remove the dial up bits from my computer before installing the SB5100, or just...


It is best to remove the dial up portions because it will help eliminate confusion within your system as to which connection to use. You will be much happier once you get hooked up with broadband....good luck.

Oct 13, 2009 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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Need new ip and mac adress for sb5100 motorola for southwest


To get new IP unplugg power for 1 minutes the plug the power back in. MAC address is a unique identifier specific to that modem. To get a new MAC address you will have to buy a new modem.

Sep 13, 2009 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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Motorola SB5100 Cable Modem Power Lght Flashes


Call your Internet Service Provider.
They can remotely "connect" to the cable-modem, and diagnose it.

Jul 16, 2009 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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Can't connect Motorola sb5100 to a Linksys wrt54g


Make sure that you have the ethernet cord from your modem plugged into the WAN/Internet port on your router. Then unplug the power cord from your cable modem and plug it right back in. After the modem fully comes back online, unplug the power cord on the wireless router and plug it back in. wait 30 - 60 sec and then try and connect.

Most cable companies only allow one active"CPE" at a time for internet access. All this means is when you change what is connected to the cable modem you must always reboot the cable modem to allow access.


Hope this helps. Let me know if it does not work.

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Jan 29, 2009 | Arris SB5100 SURFboard DOCSIS 2.0 Cable...

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