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Setting up linksys wireless router with motorola 2210 dsl modem

I get all green lights on both the dsl modem and the linksys router, but cannot connect to the internet.

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One thing that isn't mentioned anywhere is the modem has to be in bridge mode. I was told this by a Linksys tech after doing all that was documented in the references article. I contacted my internet provider and they told me how to set the modem to bridge mode. This corrected the PPPoE error.

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Re: setting up linksys wireless router with motorola 2210...

There are three major steps to setting up a wireless router.

First set up WAN side access to the internet. For this you need information about your internet service provider. Please respond with your internet service provider's name or better yet a link to their help/support website.

I assume you already have access to configure the router at if not please do the following. Open Internet explorer and enter where you would enter and press enter -- do web pages appear in your screen from the wired computer. If so we have manual access to configure the router. If not let me know.

Please reply with a response to this message.

Second we will test wireless connections to the router

Third we will secure the tested wireless connections to the router.

This process will require interaction and several iterations of instructions to complete. Please add a comment to this request with the necessary information if you with to proceed in this fashion.

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Re: setting up linksys wireless router with motorola 2210...

Yep, this solution fixed mine too!

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