I just installed a LINKSYS Wireless G Access Point (Mod. #WAP54G) via ethernet cable from RCA Modem directly to back of LINKSYS. Then I slipped in a Trendset USB network adapter into my desktop PC. Perfect! All is well and works perfectly. The problem is I put a Belkin Wireless G Notebook card into my laptop slot and it just will not connect. Signal is great, it sees the network, but it won't connect. Any ideas?
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most wireless routers are setup for cable modems out of the box all you need to do is run an Ethernet cable from your modem to your wireless router. you can then access your wireless router by the ip address and a pc hooked you directly to the router.
First try connection the Yellow ethernet cable from the rca modem to your computer's network connection. If you get a connection this way, then your modem will work with a ethernet cable. If not, then call Comcast for help. The modem ethernet out to computer port must be connected to the wan line of the router. Then you can connect an ethernet cable from your computer network connection to one of the 4 ports of the router. For wireless connections you must set up the router and wireless adaptor with the same settings to connect. Follow the routers directions.
ok, ur old modem was configured for those two devices to work to gether
so u have to do the same here
*have ur modem connected directly to ur comptie
*go to ur command prompt if u have vista ( start * search * type cmd)
xp (run then type cmd)
the type in the screen that poped up ( ipconfig) enter
*look for default gateway type that in ur browser address
*should take u in ur modem interfase go to (advandced | PPPlocation | then set that modem on
BRIDGE MODEM and the modem should restart then connect router that should do it
Is the printer connected via wireless? When I recently connected up a new wireless printer to my UVerse network, the printer manual said that establishing the first connection works better via an Ethernet cable directly to the Uverse router. After the printer is set up once, then I could remove the ethernet cable and connect to the printer via wireless from all my computers.
For all wireless PCs that were previously connected via wireless to dsl, you need to create a new network connection for each one, then enter the key that is listed on the side of your Uverse router when prompted. Sometimes it takes a few minutes to establish the connection.
I am amazed that ATT was so unhelpful on these issues. I was one of their first Uverse customers in Texas, and several times over the last years, techs would visit my house to solve a problem or hook something up, explaining to me as he went. That their helpful attitude is deteriorating is a real shame.
You have to reset the modem from behind (little pin hole) with the modem and router not connected via ethernet, the let it restart and reset the router after both are reset connect the ethernet cable between them.
This RCA DCM 425 is a cable modem only its not even a router, its just a plain cable modem that is being provided by some cable company like Cox and Comcast, try searching again for a different box there they have a brnad name of Linksys, Netgear or Dlink because those are the common manufacturer of wireless router ...
What you will need: Wireless router and a wireless adapter connected to your PC.
This is assuming you have a broadband internet connection.
Install the wireless router by taking the ethernet cable out of the back of your computer and placing it in the WAN or internet port in the back of your router. Install the wireless adapter inside your PC. Unplug your modem for a minute or so. Then plug in your modem and your router, then turn on your PC. If you are running XP, it should see a list of wireless access points you can access. Select the one for your router (should be the strongest) and hit connect. This will connect you to the wireless router and the internet.
Note this solution assumes the following: You have a high speed internet connection, your ISP's modem is connected to your computer via an ethernet cable, and you are running windows XP.