Question about Linksys BEFW11S4 Wireless-B Broadband Router (12503024)

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No Connection... We recently upgraded computers; we have a Waverider EUM3003 modem that the satellite connects to and when we run the cable from it directly to the computer the internet works, but when we run a cable from it, to the back of the Linksys router, and then to the computer the connection never establishes. We have tried resetting, unplugging, diagnosing, etc. but to no avail... any suggestions?

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    Jeffrey Pemberton May 11, 2010

    Hi - mrskey - would you tell me who your internet provider is? And who your cable provider is? Thanks.

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Have you tried doing the resetting in the following strict order?

1. Turn Everything off.
2. Turn on all satellite related components, wait a little then also turn on modem. wait 60 seconds until machine is up and IP is ready.
3. Turn on router, wait 60 seconds, allow IT to get its IP and setup itself.
4. Turn on computer.

Sometimes doing it in order is all it takes to make the machines act correctly.

Posted on May 17, 2008

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  2. Connecting the Devices Together
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Verifying Internet Connection
Connect the Broadband modem to the computer using an Ethernet cable without the router installed and make sure that the Internet connection is active. If it is not, contact your ISP. If it can go online, the PC connected to the modem is the one that's registered with the ISP.

kb4682-001_en.png NOTE: The image may vary depending on the computer and modem you're using.
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Connecting the Devices Together
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kb4682-002_en.png For Telstra Cable internet users, please contact Telstra to confirm if your internet connection is using DHCP or HB (Heart Beat) signal. There should be no other machine running HB client upon doing this procedure.
Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.


NOTE
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Step 2:

When the router's web-based setup page appears, click the drop-down arrow under the Internet Connection Type field and select Automatic Configuration - DHCP.
(a) If you are NOT using Telstra HB, proceed with DHCP setup.

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NOTE: If you are a Telstra Cable internet user and you're using WRT120N, WRT160N v1, WRT320N or WRT610N, please select Telstra Cable.
(b) If you are using Telstra Cable, proceed with the following setup. Obtain your user name and password from Telstra. Please disable any HB client that might have been previously running on the PC after the router is configured.

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Step 3:
Click kb4682-005_en.png.

Step 4:
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Step 5:
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Step 6:

Click kb4682-012_en.png.


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NOTE:
If the Internet IP Address is all zeroes (0.0.0.0) click kb4682-008_en.png first then click kb4682-009_en.png. If the Internet IP Address is still all zeroes (0.0.0.0) perform a power cycle. For instructions, click here.
If the IP Address starts with 192.168.1.xxx or if it has the same first three numbers (octets) as the router's IP address, change the router's LAN IP address to a different LAN segment. For instructions, click here.
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Power Cycling

Step 1:
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Step 2:

Unplug the router's power cable.


Step 3:

Unplug the Broadband modem's power cable and wait for 30 seconds.


Step 4:

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Step 5:

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