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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check your IP address to 192.168.10.1 on the network settings
after that turn modem and VoIP off.
Click on Setup / Manual Internet
Select Dynamic IP under "My internet connection is"
Click on "Clone Your PC's Mac address"
Click on Save settings, if it ask for reboot click on reboot
After the router reboots (NOT COMPUTER), it will take you back to the router.
Once your are in the router, turn the modem on first then the VoIP.
After the modem and VoIP has finish rebootin
Click on the status tab of the router and check uder the "WAN"
Settings and check the IP address. If you get an IP address then check the internet.
If you do not get an IP address Click on Release and then renew.
If you still do not get an IP address click on Advance tab
Click on Advance network on the left and turn UPNP off and save the settings.
After that it should be able to get an IP address and you should be able to get online.
Posted on Jan 12, 2008
Make sure you are plugging the SMC into the WAN port on the Linksys router and not the LAN ports. Your internet connection (which is your SMC) should always plug into your WAN port on the Linksys. Any computers that you may need to plug in, like Desktops that are "wired" and not "wireless", should plug into the LAN ports on the Linksys. If you are not using the WAN port on the Linksys for your SMC modem, then that would explain why you cannot get to the internet on wireless or wired computers.
Here's why you are getting the "low connectivity" message:
Computers don't understand why the Internet is connecting or not connecting...so the "low connectivity" message you keep receiving has nothing to do with your wireless signal strength. To a computer NIC, "low connectivity" means your network adapter could not find a DHCP server and receive a valid IP address. When this happens, your network adapter assigns an IP address to your computer in the following range...169.254.0.0, and will display the "low connectivity" message until it is able to receive a valid private IP address from the DHCP server. You can verify this by going to START | RUN and typing "cmd" (without the quotes), then hit ENTER. A black box will pop up....then type "ipconfig" (without the quotes) and hit ENTER. This will show you your IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address, and you can verify that your IP address is in the 169.254.0.0 range. A valid private IP address is typically in the 192.168.0.0 range, but could also be in the 10.0.0.0 range, or the 172.16.31.0 range. Also, make sure you have DHCP server enabled on the Linksys router for the LAN. This will ensure your "wired" and "wireless" computers receive a valid IP address.
The WAN port on your Linksys router should be configured to "Obtain an IP address automatically using DHCP".
Posted on May 01, 2009
Power off all of your network devices, including modem, router, and computers. Then power on each device in the following order:
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Posted on Aug 09, 2009
if your not able to connect then id try rebooting it all start with the modem then the router and your pc see if that helps and if nothing works it very well could be the modem
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
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