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Cannot connect router to arris modem

Unable to use my router to set up another computer.

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You will have to unplug your computer from the modem to plug in your router. Then you will have to plug the two computers into the other ports on the router. If this doesn't help. send more information on how you have it set up now, type of router and type of computers (desktop or Laptop, Wired or Wireless).

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Switched to cable(arris modem) can't set up network

cable dsl same thing. Did you switch providers and get new modem from them? If so. Just delete previous netowrk and install new one let pc discover new one. Also, with your router you got a disc. It should install correctly. Perhaps it is previous network that is hindering you.

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SOURCE: Unable to connect Linksys wireless router to my arris cm450a

All routers will only work with ethernet. You would need to get an ethernet card installed in your computer. You can probably buy one for about 20.00 at Walmart. If you don't want to do this you can purchase a usb/ethernet adapter and still use the usb port on your computer. You can purchase one of these for around 5.00's on ebay. Just go to ebay and search for usb/ethernet adapter. Please rate if this has helped. Thanks.

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SOURCE: Unable to set up wireless router

Shut down your computer, unplug the cable modem and the switch. Connect all three - computer to switch, switch to modem. Make sure that the ethernet cable between the router and the modem is in the router uplink port and that the computer is plugged into one of the four ports that look alike. Wait 30 seconds - plug in the modem. Wait another 30 seconds, plug in the router, wait another 30 seconds and boot the computer. Open a browser and see if you have internet access. If you still don't, then try to check the browser by typing 192.168.1.1 into the address bar of the browser. That should give you the browser sign in screen. The Linksys default is to leave the user name blank and type admin for the password. That should give you access to the router so you can check the settings. If this doesn't work, document carefully what happens and post again with your results and we'll try to go from there.

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Unable to connect VPN using Arris Modem & Comcast Router

hi, mate check firewall settings of your modem/router. Then contact your IT administrator and he should be able to make changes to configurations for you. In most cases if server classify's your connection as unsafe it rejects it.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: i have my main computer set yp with arris router

  • You can use both Ethernet and USB interface to connect two PCs simultaneously with one cable modem.

  • If you plan to go wireless (and maybe connect more computers), you have to purchase a router to split/share the internet connection coming from the modem.

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