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Modem connection Trying to connect an N wireless router to my desk top. Instructions say to use existing cable that connects old modem to the PC and plug it into the Belkin modem. However, old cable is integral with old modem and has a USB connection so can't be used. I have tried using a cable supplied with the Belkin modem (small phone type connectors) but the wired indicator light does not come on.

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Re: Modem connection

Your modem should have a RJ11 (phone) jack and a RJ45 (ethernet) jack. Phone line-in to modem RJ11. Ethernet cable from RJ45 to modem to router; maybe labeled WAN or modem port . Ethernet from any of the switch ports (or the only one avail, depending on your model) to you pc if it has a ethernet card in it. After that it's all up to the configuration.

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I bought this modem to replace the one I rent from Comcast, and want to connect it to my wireless router. The "Quick Guide" gives directions, but only refers to PC installation, and I have a...

first you need to make sure that the new modem is provisioned (added to your account from comcast). you can do this by connecting your router to the coax cable and plugging it in (like the old modem was) then call comcast and ask them to provision the new modem (they will want you to return the old modem a local office to avoid rental fees on it). once the modem is provisioned.
1. unplug the power to the modem and router2. connect the router and modem the way you had it with your old modem (Ethernet/cat5 connects from port on modem to interent/WAN port on router)3. pug both router and modem back in
all should work now as long as there are no funky (meaning non-default) settings on your router. so, long answer to say, "no, there should be no special settings that are different for your mac"


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I need connect a wirelees router a this modem,u help me plzzz

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.


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I can connected to my linksys, but the the linksys

there is nothing issue with the linksys ist chk the ipaddress which u had provided to the modem and router is in same serious for eg: if ur modem is in ten provide ur router ip as and also chk whether the connection type is in PPPoE and also chk whether u r able to browse through modem which is provided by the ISP....

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No Internet via zoom X6 wireless router to desk top, lap top ok.

Access your zoom router by using the laptop which still has access to the router.

Your going to have to open your Wireless Network Connection Status window located under your network settings.

If you see this window your going to left click the (details) button

Now you should see a IP DNS server address
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Type that address onto the address bar of your web browser.

it should take you to your router setup page.

There you will need to check if the lan port is enabled

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My laptop indicates that I am connected to my wireless connection but I am unable to connect to the internet. Any advice?

Has your wireless router/modem been configured to your ISP's instructions.
You should also contact your ISP to get them to test the connection to your router/modem especially if you have a DSL modem.

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Trouble connecting netgear wireless router to rca modem DCM425

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.
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Inability to connect to Internet

The easiest solution would be to use an ethernet connection. A second problem is probably on most cable modems you can either use a USB connection OR an ethernet connection you cannoot use both at the same time.

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Cable modem

Go and buy a router. Plug your existing modem into the WAN port and your computers into the LAN port. You could even get a wireless router and connect your upstairs computer wireless. Be sure to lock down your SSID (Wireless Access Point Broadcast Name) so your neighbors or people driving by don't get on and do bad things on your network.

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I may be able to help with this...but I need a detailed description of how you have things connected between the XP desktop, the cable, modem, the Linksys router, and the laptop. Also, is the Linksys router new?

Typically, the wan port on the wireless router connects directly to the cable modem with a cat5 network cable....then the desktop pc connects to the router...on port 1 for example...with a similar cable. Once the wireless router is set up properly, the laptop should then be able to connect using wireless.

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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.

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