Hi, I have the Belkin F5D7663-4 modem router, which I've been running for a while with a home network of 2 PCs and a laptop accessing the internet wirelessly. I recently installed a Firewire port card in the main PC next to the router and when I rebooted it wanted to reinstall the adapter (also Belkin).
I reinstalled it but despite all being well on the router, I can't connect. When I click the Belkin icon and connect, I put in my key and it turns blue for a couple of seconds as if connecting then goes red again. At suggestion of Belkin I've connected an Ethernet cable today (no change, in fact, PC hasn't noticed this) and tried to access the long number that Belkin suggest in the handbook without http etc. Won't connect (although my IE does keep trying to put an http at the front). So I can't even get in to see if my key is wrong!
The other desktop and this laptop have continued to connect no problem so clearly not the router.
Could it be the adaptor?
All suggestions appreciated!
I had this model of router quite some time ago. I had some bad experiences where when I tried to login to it I was unable to, the web based management interface would not respond (as you have described) . Resetting the device would resolve this I would recommend trying that. Unplug it, wait a few minuets and plug it back in. Then try again to access the management interface. 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 or whatever via a web browser.
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Did you try direct wiring the other pcs to see if they will connect separately? If they won't then check the network settings on each pc that won't connect. Make sure that the gateway address is the same ip address as the router is.
Did it work before the outage, all of them at once? If so go to the Command Prompt (RUN, type in cmd, enter and a small window will pop up), and where the cursor is blinking type in - ipconfig - (some win versions use winipcfg) , hit ENTER. That will tell you what address are set to. It should say 192.168.xxx.xxx.
Type in - ipconfig /release - ENTER. That will reset the addresses which should now all be zeros.
Now type in - ipconfig /renew - (make sure you have the blank space between the g and the /). This should give you the 192.168.xxx.xxx address for IP if your network settings are set correctly under Network Connections- Properties-TCP/IP
Sometimes under outages you need to reset both the modem, the router and the pcs to acquire the new addresses.
Hi, 1.Connect a Cat5 cable into the Ethernet port on the back of your cable or DSL modem. Plug the other end of the cable into the "Connect to Modem Internet/WAN" port on the back of the Belkin Router. 2.Connect a Cat5 cable into the "Ethernet" port on the back of any desktop or stationary computers and then plug the other end of the cable into one of the LAN ports on the back of the Belkin Router. Start with port one and work your way up with subsequent computer connections. 3.Turn the Belkin Router on by plugging the router into a power outlet. Allow 30 seconds for the router to fully boot up. All computers tethered to the modem via a Cat5 cable have access to the Internet. 4.Open the Wi-Fi Wizard on your laptop and turn on the Wi-Fi antenna. Once turned on, the Wizard finds all network connections in your area. Connect to your network to establish an Internet connection. Complete this step for each computer not tethered to the Belkin Router with a Cat5 cable.
3.When it comes to sharing folders, there are two main ways to do this. You can either 1) right click the folder and enable sharing through the shortcut menu., or 2) add the file/folder to ‘Shared Documents’ (for XP) or ‘Public Folder’ (for Vista).
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Check that the wireless drivers are installed properly on both your laptop and desktop. THe certificate error is because your laptop does not "trust" your computer. Under network conections click add a connection ec, and when you try to conect, microsoft should ask you weva to trust the connections from computer to computer that should do it :D
it will as long as the modem/router is connected to a phone line, instead of the pc, the only cable connected to the pc should be a ethernet cable; or you have the pc networking set that it connects via another pc instead of through a gateway, re run the wireless network wizard.
To my knowledge, yes. "dial-up internet" connotes standard modem attached to a computer unlike DSL modems (non USB) that are stand alone. Therefore the dial-up internet modem should be connected to a single computer. That PC then would have to enable its Internet Sharing for others in the network to access the Internet. This is accomplished by hooking all the PCs to a single network using a hub/switch. The router can perform this function (hub), however, all the PCs in the network would have to use for their Default Gateway IP address not that of the router but that of the PC with the dial-up internet modem. Having said that, it would then be necessary to use static IP adds in all the PCs. The built-in firewall and DHCP features of the router would not be necessary.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Try the manual method.connect router to pc with ethernet cable
1.logon to 192.168.0.1
2.Connection type ; PPPOE
3.type in your username@ISp and pass
5.Configure wireless setting(SSID,Wep)
Configure pc with the same SSID and WEP
uplug the ethernet cable and check if your are able t connect wireless