Question about SMC Barricade g SMCWBR14T-G Wireless Router (SMCWBR14TG)

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Tried to upgrade firmware. It accepted everything, I can connect locally through wireless. But the "Internet" status is constantly set on "Disconnected". I have reset the router, modem many times and also reset the modem to factory settings. The most I can do is connect to the router "locally". It's like it doesn't even know the Internet is plugged into it any longer. I think I might be f*cked.

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Did you put the modem in bridge mode?
try plugging computer into to the modem to see if the internet is working
then add router to see if it has internet at the router. try pinging the router and the modem

Posted on Jul 04, 2017

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SOURCE: For SMC7904WBRA :: How to use Cable Modem on ADSL router/modem combo?

Did you have DSL prior? if so, was the MAC address cloned to the router? You may need to check that setting, its pretty common with this type of setup

Posted on Jul 29, 2007

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SOURCE: For SMC7904WBRA :: How to use Cable Modem on ADSL router/modem

Looks like your device does not support playing router for cable internet. Would recommend you get an actual router, or alternately if you have a computer with two network adaptors you could plug one into cable modem, plug other in to LAN side of router, then configure turn Windows Internet Connection service, will need to disable the DHCP service on the router. I highly recommend you get a real cable/dsl router to do this tho. Linksys 54g series has been one of my favorites. Router homepage on SMC site. http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=EN%5FUSA&cid=1&scid=4&pid=1588

Posted on Jul 29, 2007

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SOURCE: SMC Barricade g SMCWBR14-N Wireless Router... router Configure with Westell 327W

it seems that the router capability of both devices are conflicting with each other so below are the steps that you can try to setup the two devices to work with each other.

i assume that you are using pppoe connection from at&t and you are using a connection manager. if so, with the current setup that you have right, you need to disable the connection manager on your computer (network connection, disable at&t connection) and set the connection of your web browser to "never dial a connection". check now if you will be able to connect to the internet instead of being prompted for a password. if your problem is still the same, try the steps below.

configure the westell 327w the way it was before (when it works properly when hard wired to the computers but the wireless sucks) but disable the wireless capability. change now the ip address of the smc router from it's default (192.168.2.1) to an ip address which is on the same segment as the ip address of the westell 327w (ex. 192.168.1.2 if your westell 327w is using the ip address 192.168.1.1). disable the dhcp of the smc router (note:make sure that you have configured all the settings that you want to configure with the smc (i.e. wireless settings, port forwarding, etc). then connect the westell to one of the LAN ports of the smc (note: with this setup, the wan port of the smc should not be used) and power cycle everything and check if this setup will work.

hope this'll help you and just ask me if you have other concern.

ciao!



Posted on Oct 08, 2008

ziraffa
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SOURCE: Using Wireless + PPPoE at the same time kills router. SMCWBR14-G2

Hi,
From your description, I am assuming you have a direct ethernet connection from an RJ45 connection in a jack in the wall. If this is the case, then you would just need to purchase a wireless router (linksys, D-link, netgear, etc). Connect the ethernet connection from the wall to the routers internet or WAN port. You will need to access the routers firmware configuration and set it to connect with PPPoE, so get your username and password from your ISP if you are not sure what it is.

You will be able to continue to have the PC plugged into the router with an ethernet cable, and then run the laptop with a wireless connection, just be sure to configure the laptop with the security key if applicable.

If you were using a software PPPoE connection on your PC, quit using it. Just set your network adapters on both computers to DHCP, and you should be good to go.

Hope this helps

Chris (ziraffa)

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: SMC Barricade wireless router needs to be reset constantly

Maybe it is an electricity problem, or it's nearing the end of it's life. I bought 2 routers till now.each one worked fine for 2 years and then never worked.You should buy a new one or check if there's something with the electricity . Maybe a higher voltage

Posted on May 23, 2009

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