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Westell 6100 ethernet

I can connect to the internet just fine when using the USB port/cord, but now, I want to use my new belkin G router, so I need to use the ethernet cord. It just won't work. I haven't even hooked up the router, because the modem won't recognize my computer when using the ethernet cord. Does anyone have ANY idea how to make this work??

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  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    I have the identical problem. I had the same problem on my old computer using XP and now on my new computer using Vista

  • lbab Sep 22, 2008

    same problem here

  • armymom7 May 11, 2010

    same here except my dsl light blicks fast and no internet This can go on for hours. I use the belkin g router too. whats going on?

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The prob may b with the ethernet adapter on the computer or the ethernet port on the modem or the ethernet cable.....
to check ethernetadaptor  ping 127.0.0.1
to check the ethernet port on the modem...if u plugin the cable u should have a light lid up on the modem ..
to check the ethernet cable  try with an alt cable which is proved to be working

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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well depends on if you want to hookup wirelessly with one or not. If the modem has a USB connection as well as ethernet, then you can hook up 1 computer to usb and 1 to ethernet with no problems. If you do want a wireless hookup then yes, you need a wireless router. I would just go with a router because of the convenience of being able to go wireless if you decide to. I would suggest a Linksys WRT-54GL with a 3rd party firmware (DD,-WRT, Tomato, etc.) Hope this helps.

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