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Connecting modem to WAN port then any lan port to computer provides no connection. straight from modem to comp is ok.

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When your connection is Modem to Router WAN, do you see any wireless from your router? The LAN ports SHOULD give access to your router, and if you go to http://192.168.1.1 it should give access to your router's control panel, where you can set up wireless access, like network name (SSID) and security.

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If the WAN port on the router is connected to a cable-modem, or an ADSL-modem, turn that modem off, to "reset" it.

Note that some ISPs (Internet Service Providers) require you to "register" each network-adapter that connects to your network.

The network-adapter inside your computer is "registered" with your ISP,
but the network-adapter on the WAN port on your router is *NOT* registered with your ISP, and so the ISP refuses to give an IP-address.

On your computer:
Click Start
Click Run
Type CMD and press ENTER
Type IPCONFIG /ALL and press ENTER

Look for lines like:

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-10-09-D1-11-B1

to find the "MAC-address" for your computer.

Contact your ISP to "register" the "MAC-address" for the router, which usually is quite different from the MAC-address for your computer.

Some routers, such as D-Link Routers, allow you to "clone" the MAC-address of your computer, and then it will pass that MAC-address, instead of its own MAC-address to your ISP. Try that "clone" process.




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Make sure comp lan and wan are both activated, Make sure the ethernet cable from modem is plugged into the input slot and NOT 1,2,3,or 4

Then after all is connected, unplug main modem for 10 seconds, plug back in, then do the same with wireless router. 5 minutes later, you should be good to go.

You can access the software of you router by opening up an internet page, and type 192.168.1.1 and hit enter. It should bring you right straight to the router's firmware/software where you can change any settings if desired.

If it asks for username and password, the default is usually admin for both. (see owners manual to be exact)

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