Question about Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4) Router (1010835)

2 Answers

Belkin Wireless Router

This may seem a silly question, but I cannot find the answer! I have a Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO Router attached to my desktop PC which I cannot configure in any way.

To explain, I have broadband which is accessed via a ASDL unit, and I used the Ethernet connection. My daughter purchased a laptop (well, I did to regain use of my PC!!). To enable her access to the internet, she purchased a Belkin wireless router. Following the instructions (I know little about them) I attached the router. However, when following the 'Setup' instructions from the installation disc, the process came up with an error saying it could not find an internet connection - checking the internet showed that access was 'live' and she could also connect via her laptop using our network setting. Since then I have disconnected the Belkin and now find that my PC will not connect via the Ethernet cable, only a USB.

Reconnecting the Belkin so my daughter can use the Internet, I have to reconnect the Belkin via the Ethernet connection - doing a search of my PC finds no reference anywhere to the Belkin unit. In addition to this, when I checked the connection via my daughter's laptop, the network I enabled shows that it is not a secure network.

Can you please tell me how to overcome these issues? I know that people cannot access my PC just because the network isn't secure (I did not allow a 'sharing' facility), but I don't like the idea of others' slowing my broadband access by using it for free and slowing it down (the free part I don't really mind, just the slow speed!!). So the questions really are:-

1. Why didn't the installation process detect a broadband access via Ethernet, yet the wireless router did anyway?

2. Why does my PC not connect to my broadband via Ethernet if I now disconnect the wireless router?
and
3. If I leave the router working, how can I make my network setup secure?

Many thanks - great site by the way!!

Derek

Posted by on

  • k m Sep 01, 2008

    when i type in the ip address 192.168.2.1 it does'nt work it just shows you lots of sites complaining of the same thing, ive even tried putting http:// in front but that does'nt work either how can i make my wirless router secure if i cant access the ip adress????? please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

×

2 Answers

Just plug this router in and use the ethernet cable.
now use the (e) internet icon in your programs list. you will get an "cannot connect to internet" page or something like that.
in the TOP search area eg: address bar ...type in the ip address:192.168.2.1
and it should allow you acess to the site.
remember....you need your broadband account info..

YOU NEED TO GET THIS FAR TO SECURE YOUR WI-FI SYSTEM.

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

1. you need to put the software belkin installation disc into the girls laptop not just the desktop.

2. you need to plug the modem back in

3. on the back of the router press the little button NOT THE RESET BUTTON MAKE SURE IT IS THE LOCK BUTTON it will ask you for a password on the laptop

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I connect my Macbook to my Kodak wireless printer with my Belkin G+MIMO router?


When you added the WPS encryption ket to your wireless router, this secures your wireless network from unauthorized access to you wireless network.
To allow your wireless computers and wireless printer to communicate with your wireless network the wireless cards in the computers and printer needs to be configured with the WPA encryption settings that you configured in the wireless router.

May 26, 2012 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

1 Answer

Looking for driver for a belkin wireless G Plus MIMO Router. Model # F5D9230-4 ver.3100 Thank you


This looks like the correct one:
http://en-us-support.belkin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/523/~/f5d9230-4-wireless-g-plus-mimo-router---firmware-update
(select download Version 3xxx Firmware )

Feb 16, 2011 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

1 Answer

How do I attach a better aerial to my wireless G plus MIMO router?


Hi,

You cannot attach any extra aerial to the Belkin router, even if you attach it will not help you to increase the wireless signal strength. Its of no use in adding extra serial.

Thanks in Advance!

With regards,
Prema.

Jan 10, 2011 | Belkin Wireless-G Plus MIMO Router

1 Answer

Can a belkin network card f5d7050 work with a belkin g plus mimo router


As MIMO is compatible with all wireless g products there shouldn't be any issues at all....
so some questions:
  • do you have other wireless devices working with the router? if so can you duplicate their settings for this n/w card?
  • have you set security on the router?
  • what are you using to connect to the network the windows interface (assuming it's PC not MAC based) or the Belkin one?
i have a linksys g n/w card attached to my MIMO router & it's fine so I'm sure that this is solvable!

Sep 06, 2010 | Belkin F5D9050 Wireless G Plus MIMO USB...

1 Answer

Have wireless G plus MIMO router and lapto using a


Please enter to the router page and decrese the chanel. make it to 6 or 11

May 01, 2010 | Belkin (F5D6230-3) Wireless Router

1 Answer

Bought an Belkin wireless g plus mimo router at


You maybe able to reset the router to the factory default by powering up the router, press and hold the RESET button at the back of the router for 7 secs..
Then open a browser and type in the IP configuration address to reconfigure the router.

Sep 30, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

1 Answer

Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO router - connectivity problem


  • this problem can be ISP releted they may have some issues on the ADSL line connection

Aug 10, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

1 Answer

Problems with Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO Router


- Nope, it is not possible, you may need an Access Point to do it.

Mar 11, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

1 Answer

Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...


What seems to be the problem here? feel free to contact us for any concern about this router....

Aug 30, 2008 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4) Router (1010835) Logo

543 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Belkin Computers & Internet Experts

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2260 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18358 Answers

steve morris
steve morris

Level 3 Expert

1675 Answers

Are you a Belkin Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...