Question about Linksys EtherFast Cable Modem with USB and Ethernet Connection [ BEFCMU10 ] (104831)

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US doesn't stop blinking!!!

Whenever I plug in my Modem into my computer, it takes a while to start up as DS blinks for a good five minutes, then it moves over to US and it never stops blinking, not only that, it never goes online. I have the Ethernet plugged in, cable's secure, and powers connected. Someone told me that you don't need the USB connected so I tried that and that doesn't help either. I switched off and still no internet connection. I just installed windows XP and I needed the internet to download the drivers for my video card, sound card etc. Please someone help!

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    Mark Gil May 11, 2010

    Was this modem working fine before?

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Ur modem has a reset button hit it hard for 30sec
power cycle ( unpulg the power cord )
wait for 1 min plug it back again,
let all lights come back
restart ur pc
then connect...
it will be up and running

Posted on May 11, 2008

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Heres how i install my modems
1.Turn off all equipment
2. Take an ethernet cable going from the modem, and plug it into the ethernet slot on the computer.
3. plug in the modems power and give it 1 min to power up.
4. Power up your computer and see if it gets connection.

Troubleshooting.
1.Go to the control pannel and look at internet connections.
2. Look for your connection (LAN), and see if is connected.
3. If it isnt connected than it is a problem on your ISP's side.

For other support
1. Call your internet service provider for help.
2. Call the customer support line for the modem.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Whenever I plug my ethernet

you might wanna check if the ethernet cord that you are using is working properly Internet light as well should be lit up on the RCA modem box.
Adriambo Tambuyat

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