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Can I use my Motorola SBG900 Surfboard as a network hub?

Can I use my Motorola SBG900 as a network hub for my hardwired desktop and my wireless laptop? I am trying to set up a home network so I can print with my laptop via my wireless connection to my printer that is hardwired to my desktop.

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Yes you can use this device for that purpose.

Posted on May 28, 2010

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Set up wireless security


1 On a computer wired to the SBG900 USB or Ethernet port, open your web
browser (for example, Microsoft Internet Explorer)
2 Type http//:192.168.100.1 and press ENTER to display the login window:
3 In the User ID field, type admin (case sensitive) and press TAB.
4 In the Password field, type motorola (case sensitive) and click Log In to
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As soon as your network is operational, run the SBG900 Setup Program to:

"Wireless Network Setup"
For a LAN with one or more wireless clients, enable wireless security on the SBG900.

"Wireless Network Setup"
After enabling wireless security on the SBG900, as required on each wireless client:
> If you disabled ESSID broadcasting on the SBG900, set the client Network
Name (ESSID) identical to the ESSID on the SBG900.
> If you enabled WEP on the SBG900, set the client WEP key identical to the
WEP key on the SBG900.
> If you enabled Allow Only Listed Stations Access, be sure the MAC
address for each client is correctly listed on the SBG900.

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go the the ps3 network settings. scan for wireless networks and select your network. if there is a password enter it and you'll be connected!

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The SSID (network name) and password should be on the wireless router itself, usually underneath the unit.

If its not there, the password will be with documentation you got with the wireless router.



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Try to logon to the configuration page of your router and from there you can able to setup the Local Domain Name on it for your network.

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Can't connect to the internet wirelessly


Well, to avoid confusion, I'd start by doing a factory reset. Insert the straightened end of a paperclip into the reset hole and power up the device to do this. From there, the device should begin broadcasting the default wireless network with the name (SSID) of "Motorola." The DHCP server should also be enabled and if your computer is configured to receive an automatically assigned IP address your wireless network interface should pick up an IP. The security for the "Motorola" network is disabled by default.

Basic troubleshooting from there would be to try to see if you can connect your wireless computer to another wireless network that is know to be working well. Either buy and return another wireless access point or router from a retailer or head to a Starbucks or other establishment that offers free wireless. If the wireless computer is hooking up nicely with the secondary wireless network, you can refocus on the SBG900 as the likely source of the problem.

If after attempting the aforementioned procedures you find that the wireless computer continues to fail to connect to the SBG900 you might have to consider that you have a faulty device. At that point I would consider consulting the manufacturer's documentation.

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