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No connection When trying to install new router I am getting a message"not able to connect to internet..." and the internet light on the router is blinking (all the other lights are steady) After I recconect my cable router to "main" computer everything is fine. I have tried different cables, all seem to be OK. but as soon as I connect cable modem to my wireless router I am loosing internet connection on the "main" PC. Where is the problem My modem is a Westell E90-6100 15-06 set for DSL. I have a good internet connection. However, when the Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G is connected to the modem. Linksys Easy Link Adviser starts the set up configures the modem and then tells me that there is no internet connection. I went on line with Linksys Tech support. The process was painful and their system very slow and inadequate. They said that since my the default gateway is and the router has the same and my connection for the ISP is PPPoE that their router is also set to & is in conflict being the same. They could not tell me how to change the settings to make it work

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  • RayMotley Jan 07, 2008

    You took so long to reply with an answer that [did not work]. I had to get Linksys tech suporrt for 3 hrs to fix it! My grandmonther is slow but you are slower. She has an excuse she is dead!



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I just like to add - nothing, I think our Darklord has covered it.:-)



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    Soulvisitor Jan 07, 2008

    Darklord replied to your premium post within 5-10 mins of it being posted, I was in the process of replying myself but he had already covered what I was going to suggest.

    Sorry that you found that too long

    Glad to hear you got it going.


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Ok here is what you do

1.) disconnect your internet cable
2.) connect your router to your computer
3.) in internet explorer type
4.) enter your username and password
5.) click on Lan
6.) In the ip address box change your router ip to a new ip
8.) Click on wan
9.) In Wan settings choose static ip address
10.) set the static ipaddress to the ipaddress you entered for your router
11.) set your subnet mask
12.) In the isp gateway enter your modem ip e.g
13.) as your primary dns enter your modem ip e,g
14 save changes and exit



FOR STATIC IP(recommended)
double click on the network icon to the buttom of your screen e.g LOCAL AREA CONNECTION

Click on Properties

Double Click on Internet Protocol(TCP/IP)

Enter the ip address you want the computer to have using the same 3 bloacks as your router e.g

Enter your sub net mask

Enter the ip for your moden in defaul gateway e.g

Enter the Prefered Dns as also your Modem ip


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  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jan 07, 2008

    I am sorry that you think i took long sir, i auusre you i answerd your question within 2 minutes of you posting it , Soul visitor added his comments in 9 minutes. you took long to return to check it. Had you done so and informed us of it not working , we would have taken other steps. Thankfully you solved your problem. If there is anythin we can help you with please dont hesitate to ask.

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jan 07, 2008

    Sir I have been up al night trying to figure out why my so\uggestion did not help you, the only things i can think of is

    1.) Enter the Prefered Dns as also your Modem ip

    thats the last line of my suggestion ]

    that you did not enter your modem ip, instead you enter, which was intended as an example and not to enter it

    2.) you did not follow the instructions accordingly and might have left some thing out,

    3.) there was some other problem,

    It bothers me that you paid for this advice and we did not solve your problem , could you please post exactlyt what you did to resolve the issue


    If you did not assign different ip's as we suggested , how did you solve it, maybe it might be of help to other people, cause i dont know of anyother way than the one we described above.



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