On this hub this will give you a step by step instruction on how to
manually setup or install a Linksys router for Cable internet.
This guide is recommended for Cable Internet Service in the USA like Charter, Cox, Comcast, Cable Vision, etc.
you need to connect the device together. You need to connect your cable
modem to the internet port on the back of the router, and the computer
should go to one of the 4-port on the router labeled Ethernet (1, 2, 3,
- Then turn on the modem first, wait for the lights to
stabilize before powering on the Linksys router. Lights that you should
have on the router are Power (solid green), Wireless/WLAN (Green
sometimes flashing), One of the no. lights where the computer is
plugged in (flashing), And the internet light (flashing).
doing this step there are times that this will already get you online.
If the internet will not work, you continue following the steps 3.
If the internet is still not working; we will need to adjust a setting
on the router setup page. To access the setup page of the router you
need to open your internet explorer or Firefox on the computer that is
hardwired directly to the router. In the address bar of your browser
(Internet Explorer or Firefox) type http://192.168.1.1/
and hit enter or click Go. It will ask you for a username and password.
Just type "admin" for the password field and there is no username. If
you have ran the setup CD prior to this, then use the password that you
have set when were running the setup CD.
4. Once you
are in the setup page of your router make sure that the Internet
Connection Type is set to Automatic Configuration DHCP, then click the
save the settings button at the bottom of the page. After saving the
settings, click the sub tab at the very top of the page that says MAC
Address Clone. Set it to enable and click the button that will say
Clone or Clone your PC's MAC and save the settings again.
After doing step 4, do a power cycle. Power cycle is done by turning of
the router, modem and computer. Leave them off for a minute, tuned them
back on in this order. Modem first wait for the lights to stabilize,
then the router wait until the power light become solid. Then turn on
the computer. This will get you online through the router.
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