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Link sys when i connect link sys to comcast cable it doesnt work ?

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If you can comprehend the grammar used by "rocker ramji" then you will have the physical portion of your connection made. To make sure the devices sync up, power down the modem, router and PC. Turn them on one by one starting with the cable modem, then router, then the PC. It is imperative to wait for each to have the correct steady-state indicator lights before powering up the next device in each case. One more problem indicative of Comcast is the need to clone the MAC address of the Cable modem. This is usually done with your browser, accessing the software setup features within the router. As every router uses different procedures for this, you will need the reference/manual info for your particular brand to clone the MAC address.

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Run a cable from comcast to the the inter net slot on the linksys make sure the cable color should not a gray one use blue ,yellow,green>and reboot the boxes>and connect another cable from pc to teh one of the ether net port on the linksys u can see 4 choose any one>and check every thing will work>rate me if its help full if its not let me know will help u

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1. Reset your Comcast Surfboard Cable Modem by unplugging it for 5 minutes.

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3. Went into the DLINK configuration and changed the PPPOE setting that I was using for my AT&T Modem to Dynamic IP (DHCP). Once you make the changes save them and then unplug your DLINK Router it's off.

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Once you have connected your router like this, it should work.

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