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I chatted with a linksys tech and he gave me instructions on how to hook my router up to my com cast cable but icant get past step one

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HI! I bliv u are having some issue setting up ur router.. I will be glad to assist u. Dont use the setup cd, sometimes it works, sometimes its not. here are the steps u need to do:
1. press the reset button on the back of the router for 20sec..while pressing the reset button, unplug the power plug and after 2secs while pressing the reset button plug it back in and press for 30secs after that unplug the router for 15secs then plug it back in..once all the lights are solid and ok
2. connect the ethernet cable to port1 of the router and the other end to the lan port of your computer..
3. pull up ur browser then type at the url:192.168.1.1.or 192.168.0.1 or u can check the routers default gateway by right clicking the network icon on the lower right of your task bar and click on status and it will show the ip address of the computer, subnetmask and default gateway, the default gateway is the routers ip address, once u type in to the url, it will ask u the username and password, by default the username is admin and the password is 1234 or just leave it blank
4. it will show the setup page of the router. u can set the router on the specific internet setup that u have.
a. if ur isp is a cable company, normaly u need to do a mac clone on the router setup page by cloning the computer that is reg to the cable company, how to determine it. ex. the computer that is reg to the cable company is a desktop or laptop, if this computer is connected to the modem directly and u can access internet.
b. once u determined it u need to connect this computer directly to the router and do a mac clone and set ur internet settings to auto-dhcp..then save the settings and after that, unplug to the power of the modem and router, plug in 1st the power of the modem then once all lights lit, plug in the router, then once all lights lit, try to pull up a browser that ur computer is connected directly to the router.. ur cable connection shud be, cable from the modem will go to the WAN port of the router and connect ethernet cable on port1 going to the lan port of the computer..once u can access the internet, u can now access again the setup page of the router by typing at the url:192.168.1.1 and u can setup the wireless settings, u need to create a ssid or wireless name and a security..
5. If ur isp is a dsl normaly they give u a username and password to connect to the internet, ur settings on the router should be PPPoe
6. If ur isp gives u a static ip address settings, u need to set the router to isp setup.
a. how to check the isp of the isp given to u..
1. click on start
2. run
3. type cmd
4. it will show a dos prompt
5. from the dos prompt type ipconfig/all
6. it will list the ip address, subnet, default gateway, dns server
this settings should be type in to the settings on the router for static ip addressing..
if you have any querry pls feel free to get in touch.. good luck

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How do the cables connect? Which cable goes where?


Step 1:
Connect the broadband modem to the router's WAN or Internet port.
Step 2:
Connect the computer to any available numbered port (1, 2, 3 or 4).
NOTE: In this example, we'll connect the computer to port number 3.


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NOTE: It is advisable to connect the computer to one of the Ethernet (1, 2, 3 or 4) ports when setting up the router for the first time. If you have successfully configured the router using a wireless computer, unplug the Ethernet cable which connects the computer to the router for you to have wireless Internet connection. For instructions on how to connect the wireless computer to go online using the Linksys router, click here.

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Step 3:
Make sure the power adapter is plugged in to an available power outlet.

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Check if the corresponding LEDs on the router are lit. For instructions, click here.

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I am trying to install a WRT54GS Linksys wireless router, on my desktop, but when I get to step 4 on the CD, it says "waiting for router", but after five or so minutes, an error shows up saying ERROR 322. ...


It's possible.. try using LinkSys "Live Chat" if the online help or CD is not getting the job done for you. The support people there should be able to quickly identify the cause of the 322 error.

LinkSys used to have 24/7 telephone support, but that is gone. The Live Chat is the closest thing you're going to get to that.

Good luck!

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My router won't establish an internet connection to my new network (Frontier)


re you trying to set up the router.
You can do it manually without the CD.
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.

Click Here for step by step by instructions

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I would like to know who is your internet service provider and would like to check if the router is configured with your ISP modem.
To configure for different ISPs here is the link
http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C2&childpagename=US/Layout&cid=1166859761879&pagename=Linksys/Common/VisitorWrapper&lid=6187977881B11
The links are there for setting up with DSL as well as cable modem. Do let me know if its working or not.
Thank you
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Since you did not include the type of internet provider I cannot give you more specific instructions. Although you can refer to the links below on how to set it up. If you require further assistance just reply to this and give me the model number of your ISP and the model of your router. Also answer this question " When you plug your computer to your modem do you get online automatically or do you need a username and password"

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LINKYSYS HOOK UP


connect ethernet cable of your computer lan card to ports on linksys router ethernet port.
then acee in browser tis link
http://192.168.1.1
then username is admin pasword also admin.if not login then try username blank and pasword is admin
then set dynamic ip adreses enable .asl oset in your tcp /ip properties in lancard.set it to obtained dynamic ip aderss auto.aslo make sure in link sys that dns also automatic geting from isp.
thatys it.
u get INTERNET NOW FROM YOUR ISP.

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I need a pass pahase


you can check the the passphrase on the setup page of the your router. does you laptop connects to the router via an ethernet cable.
reply to this post so I can give the steps on how to check it.

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Firmware


Here's the Linksys step-by-step guide for your router:

http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/linksys.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3686&lid=5531661879B01

Are you connected to the wireless router with an ethernet cable? Generally, you want to hook it up this way first so you can configure it. If you are hooked up with a cable open your web browser and type in the following address: 192.168.1.1 this should get you to the router's web page. The default login for linksys is username: blank, password: admin

See if you can connect to the router in this way. If you can then we can go through the next steps or you can try using the above link.

Good luck.

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