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I recently changed my internet connection from DSL to Comcast broadband. I had the router connected previously without a problem, when I attempted to install it with the new service I got to step 8 on the set up wizard then it kept asking me for a password and I could not go any further. I finally gave up and reconnected my computer to the modem, then I lost my internet connection completely and I had to call Comcast to get it fixed. Now I am afraid to try it again. My Modem is Motorola SBV5220 and my computer is Compaq SR5110NX desktop with windows vista basic. Can you help?

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Three options here:

The first time you connect using most cable services, you may be required to register your computer to their service, which includes entering a password they give you. That may have interfered with your first attempt by not allowing your router to connect to the internet to obtain a public IP address form the cable modem.

If it's not the cable company's fault, the user manual that came with the router will also have the default user name and password listed there. Try using that in case it has been reset somehow.


If you still cannot get past the username/password prompt, then you can simply log into the router as before, and choosing to reset the router back to factory settings. Then you will be able to set it up again from the beginning.

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