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Internet not working through wireless linksys router but working when directly connected to modem

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I think the problem will rely depending on the settings on your router, Follow these step by step solution on resolving the problem.

1. Connect the cable coming from your modem going through the internet/WAN port of your wireless broadband router.

2. I suggest you test your internet connection first by connecting an ethernet cable from your Wireless Router LAN port going to your PC NIC(Network Interface Card).

3. In order for you to setup your router, you should be using a web browser. Go through your router configuration by typing 192.168.0.1 / 192.168.1.1, on your web browser. The ip address depends on the manual of the router which default ip address is assigned to your router.

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after enter the ip address, pressEnter and you should see a login box where you can type the username and password of the router.

You should check from your manual what is the default username assigned when you purchase the router. Since some routers have been using standard username and passwords.
You should use "admin" as your username and leave the password blank, press Enter / OK.

If you have a successful login, you should see a router configuration webpage where you can setup your router.

Look for the Internet Setup panel, select what type of connection you are using,

DHCP - for cable modems
PPPoe - for most DSL modems

if you are unsure, just check with your ISP.
Set the SSID to identify your router and assign a WEP (Wireless Encryption Key) under your Wireless Security section to encrypt your routers network to prevent others from connecting to your internet without any permission.

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Have you turned the wireless card on your computer?

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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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Reset the router for 30 seconds. Then power cycle the router and modem.
Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is not able to go online through the modem then you will need to call ISP first.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
then you need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.
Click Here for step by step by instructions

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