No connectivity from 1 laptop but connectivity with another`
Original laptop works connected to RCA DCM 425. I connected another laptop to same modem port and although NIC card LEDs flash, I can't connect to internet nor receive a default gateway address. What gives?
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You open up Internet Explorer and type in your i.p address, example : 192.168.0.2, you can normally find your i.p address in network connections, and open the internet connection up, and click on details and your i.p address should be there. once you are on your ip address settings, click wireless settings and then there should be security options, and then you can put security on.
ok, ur old modem was configured for those two devices to work to gether
so u have to do the same here
*have ur modem connected directly to ur comptie
*go to ur command prompt if u have vista ( start * search * type cmd)
xp (run then type cmd)
the type in the screen that poped up ( ipconfig) enter
*look for default gateway type that in ur browser address
*should take u in ur modem interfase go to (advandced | PPPlocation | then set that modem on
BRIDGE MODEM and the modem should restart then connect router that should do it
you can't set teh modem to bridge mode, however, you can set the router to bridge.
The linksys should have bridge mode configuration in the uer guide.
connected the 2 router together
configure the IP address of the liksys to be inthe same subnet as the moem, but out of the range of the DHCP of the modem. ie. DHCP address 192.168.0.2 through 126.96.36.199, the linksys should have the IP address as 192.168.0.200
disable the DHCP on the linksys
setup the wirless just the way you would if ti was the modem.
connect from the modem LAN port to the LAN port on thelinksys. leave the WAN port open.
This RCA DCM 425 is a cable modem only its not even a router, its just a plain cable modem that is being provided by some cable company like Cox and Comcast, try searching again for a different box there they have a brnad name of Linksys, Netgear or Dlink because those are the common manufacturer of wireless router ...